Tax / Financial Reporting Accountant

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce is working with a local government client to find a Tax/Financial Reporting Accountant to help with a 12+ month assignment that is 100% remote. Overview: Our client is looking for an analytical and motivated accountant interested in both tax and financial reporting. They are looking for someone who is detail oriented, eager to learn about complex benefit programs, and interested in helping the team ensure proper and timely reporting. The successful candidate thrives on digging into complex issues and proposing solutions, someone who is interested in researching and interpreting standards, and someone who is willing to challenge the status quo and improve processes. Summary: In this role, the Tax/Financial Reporting Accountant will be reviewing and analyzing annual tax forms and publication updates issued by the IRS and Wisconsin Department of Revenue. This includes creating, monitoring and/or analyzing IT service requests, generating queries, defining and documenting business requirements and assisting in the development of system changes. This position is also responsible for proper reporting and paying of quarterly and annual tax reports to the taxing authorities The Tax/Financial Reporting Accountant will be independently performing complex financial calculations, reconciliations, and financial analysis, assisting with the development and preparation of stand-alone departmental financial statements in accordance with GAAP, and assisting with the compilation of the Annual Financial Report. This position is also actively involved in the analysis, development and implementation of procedures to ensure the most efficient, effective and economical implementation of work plans and/or procedures.

Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting; 2+ years of equivalent work related experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Must have high speed internet
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Posted
10/06/2021
Location
Madison, WI 53702, US
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