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Kforce State and Local Tax Director in New York, New York

Kforce has a client that is seeking a State and Local Tax Director in New York, NY.Summary:A publicly traded financial services firm seeks a State & Local Tax Director. The role will involve tax coverage of all state and local jurisdictions with respect to tax return filings as well as tax provision responsibilities. Additionally, the role will entail being responsible for managing the State and local tax system and create process efficiencies and controls. The ideal candidate is a professional with a strong tax or accounting background and an interest in leveraging technology to develop sound processes.Responsibilities

  • The individual will be responsible for preparation and review of state income tax returns, state apportionment, state income tax provision, audit support and state and local tax analytics for multiple legal entities across different businesses

  • Tax compliance management, oversight and the preparation for a high volume of state and local returns including several combined/unitary state tax returns in a time sensitive environment

  • Active participation in preparation of state and local tax forms and schedules

  • Preparation and review of state tax apportionment across all entities

  • Preparation and review of unitary and combined state and local tax returns

  • Calculate monthly and quarterly state marginal tax rates and state effective tax rates

  • Preparation and review of quarterly tax provisions as part of consolidated tax provision

  • Reconciling balance sheet tax accounts

  • Tax analysis, planning and analytics

  • Tax audit support, including responding to state IDRs

  • Working with outside service providers

  • Special projects such as Amended Returns (RARs)

  • 4 year accounting degree

  • CPA,MS or MBA in Tax preferred

  • 3-7 years of state and local tax compliance and provision experience, preferably in a large corporate environment or a large accounting firm

  • Strong managerial skills, with a hands on approach

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong analytic, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Experience covering complex state tax issues in a real-time environment

  • Significant state tax compliance and ASC 740 experience required

  • Corptax experience preferred

  • Financial services industry experience preferable, but not required

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.Compensation Type:Years

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