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Tax Supervisor - listed June 25, 2019


Alaska Executive Search
Anchorage, AK


Anna Plumb

Job Description

Position: Tax Supervisor
Location: Anchorage
Pay Range: $70,000+ DOE and excellent benefits

In the frenetic world of finance, it can be hard to find an employer who not only believes in work-life balance but exemplifies it daily. We have just the place! This high-profile international company has a vacancy for an experienced Tax Supervisor in Anchorage.
This company believes that great customer service begins and ends with high regard for employees; they provide their staff with the environment and tools needed to grow as professionals, including strong regard for the importance of life outside of work.
You’ll have access to the best professional development opportunities, leadership development and education. If you enjoy participating in your community, you’ll have many chances to do so through this company, and you will always be able to bring your own community enhancement ideas to the table!
The ‘hard’ benefits of course include PTO, paid holidays, medical, basic insurance, paid parental leave, plus a host of others that help make this a highly desirable place to work!
Take a look at what they need from you as a potential employee, and if it looks like a good match, send your resume to – we look forward to hearing from you!

Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages projects by planning the tax process and the procedures to be performed with quality;
Answers preparer questions;
Conducts detailed reviews on all returns and appropriate review notes for preparers;
Meets internal deadlines to match the client expectations for timely delivery of service;
Manages projects by developing a budget; monitoring budget vs. actual; scheduling resources for project and identifying out-of-scope activity.
Prepares provision workpapers and discusses with the appropriate team members; identify and discuss uncertain positions with team members;
Drafts tax provision memorandums;
Plan tax accrual reviews;
Assists with developing, recommending, and implementing efficient and effective methods to maximize client benefits
Identifies consulting opportunities to reduce client’s tax liability; Provides efficient and effective support for client consulting projects;
Gathers relevant information for controversy work;
Documents all significant tax positions;
Ensures proper documentation is archived to GoFileRoom;
Introduces and develops new or improved ideas to improve the position of clients and/or the company
May be required to prepare studies of tax implications and offers clients alternative courses of action;
Other duties as required
May supervise and manage the day-to-day work assignments of Core Tax Services Associates –
Provides verbal and written performance feedback to Core Tax Associates, as necessary
Acts as mentor to Core Tax Services Associates

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other relevant field required
Master’s degree in accounting beneficial, Master’s degree in taxation preferred
Three (3) to five (5) years of prior experience
Experience with corporate taxation, consolidations, and partnerships preferred
Prior basic supervisory experience preferred
Prior experience preparing and reviewing of tax provisions preferred
Passed CPA Exam preferred
Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat
Experience with tax research databases such as BNA and RIA
Proficient in all tax compliance process software including GoFileRoom, GoSystemRS, Caseware, BNA Depreciation Software, or comparable programs and standard tax workpapers
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Able to follow instructions as directed by members of Tax Team
Able to prepare simple tax returns
Strong initiative
Seeks advice of appropriate superiors regarding issues, problems related to compliance
Ability to effectively delegate work as needed - Trains other team members
Strong analytical, research and critical thinking skills
Able to work well in a team environment

All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.

AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.

AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities. AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates.


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