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Staff Tax Accountant

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4391

Job Description:

Staff Tax Accountant

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

To assist in the preparation of returns complying with federal and state tax laws, and in the reporting of the quarterly and year-end federal income tax provisions.  To identify, research and analyze the tax issues and opportunities affecting the company and effectively communicate recommendations for resolving those issues. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Assistance with federal and state income tax compliance process for subsidiary corporations, including preparation of quarterly and year-end federal income tax provisions
  • Assistance with researching federal and state tax issues and other special projects
  • Assistance with developing, analyzing, and documenting tax planning opportunities, tax compliance issues and other special projects
  • Assistance with resolution of issues raised during Internal Revenue Service examinations and various state examinations
  • Communication with financial reporting personnel
  • Active pursuit of individual professional development and continuing education opportunities
  • Preparation of premium tax returns for insurance corporations

 

Required Skills

  • Good analytical, technical and tax accounting skills familiar with US GAAP (ASC 740), US corporate tax compliance, and consolidated returns.  
  • Insurance company taxation and accounting (SSAP 101) preferred but not required.
  • Solid PC and advanced Excel skills required
  • Good verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to contribute to a culture of excellence and accountability
  • Ability to interact with others in the department and Company while demonstrating individual initiative, resourcefulness, and independent thinking
  • Ability to managing multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • 1-2 years of federal and state tax compliance/consulting experience in public accounting or tax department of a publically traded company.
  • An undergraduate and graduate degree in accounting/tax required; CPA designation not required

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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