The Leidos Corporate Tax Department is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join our team of tax professionals supporting our Corporate Office located in Reston, VA. This position will report to the Tax Manager.
The Senior Tax Accountant will be part of the Corporate Tax team and will assist in all aspects of the preparation of the worldwide income tax provision. The Senior Tax Accountant will also assist the Company’s external service providers to ensure successful completion of all income tax compliance, including coordinating with internal teams to gather relevant data. The Candidate should be a strong communicator, detail oriented, a team player who enjoys tax and is interested in being part of an organization committed to continuous growth.
This is a primarily telework position with a twice a month mandatory office visits for meetings and team building activities.
- Prepare the income tax provision and related financial statement disclosures on a quarterly and annual basis, including foreign tax provisions and provision-to-return adjustments
- Review various supporting analyses for the income tax provision, including valuation allowance and uncertain tax positions
- Review support related to internal controls and making sure the Company adheres to SOX protocols
- Assist external auditors in completing their review each reporting period
- Prepare opening balance sheet and associated purchase accounting entries related to acquisitions
- Provide support in connection with special projects
- Review and analyze monthly tax account reconciliations and related adjusting journal entries
- Maintain tax calendar and ensure filings are made timely
- Gather and analyze data from various systems (general ledger, contracts, etc.) and Corporate Accounting to provide to external service providers
- Coordinate with external service providers to prepare federal, state and foreign income tax filings, including extensions and estimates throughout the year
- Review various federal, state and foreign income tax returns prepared by external service providers
- Assist in tracking and processing tax payments in a timely manner
- Assist in responding to federal, state and international tax notices and audits
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Tax or related field and 4+ years of progressive experience in accounting (corporate accounting / public accounting), OR Master’s degree in Accounting, Tax, or relevant field and 3+ years of relevant accounting experience.
- Strong knowledge of accounting and tax principles, practices, and procedures
- A quick learner who is flexible and willing to take on new challenges and roles
- Energetic and have a high sense of urgency and able to prioritize workload in order to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
- A high level of confidence and integrity, detail oriented, creative and self-motivated, able to take a hands-on approach to problem solving and a team player with a positive attitude
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Strong computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Must be comfortable with virtual communications and working with geographically disparate groups
- Big 4 public accounting experience
- Master’s Degree in Taxation/Certified Public Accountant
- Experience with OneSource Tax Provision
Pay Range:Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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