Tax Associate

Company Name:
RM Staffing Associates
Our client, a leader in the Transporation industry is seeking a Tax Associate to work in their Princeton corporate headquarters.
Position Summary
Responsible for all aspects of federal and state income tax compliance. Preparation of sales and property tax returns, tax correspondence, monthly sales tax account analysis, extensions, and estimated payments. This position also has responsibility for helping the Senior Tax Accountant manage the tax department programs (
i.e., One Sources, etc.) and tax research relating to compliance, audits, and planning.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks
Compile data and prepare federal and state income and franchise tax returns utilizing tax software or systems as directed.

o Manage software systems (e.g., One Source, Tax Calendar, etc.) and program oversight.
o Prepare monthly sales tax returns and annual property tax renditions.
o Calculate and make quarterly estimated tax payments.
o Prepare annual filing extensions and information reports.
o Analyze & reconcile income tax accounts as required and interact with accounting group accordingly.
o Research issues related to state income tax planning, audit issues and special projects.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Minimum 2 years work experience REQUIRED

o Effective verbal and written communication, organizational, and analytical abilities required.
o Computer competencies working with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Power Point) and tax software (preferably One Source) is essential. Experience with One Source Provision & Income Tax a plus.
o Experience with CCH Research Tool a plus.
o Public accounting or private experience. Big 4 experience a plus.

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