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Job #: R-00011370
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Tax
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join our Tax Department in Reston, VA. This is a great opportunity to work with a group of closely knit high achievers. Our team oriented professionals strive for a collegial, open-door atmosphere.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepare complex book/tax adjustments, including stock compensation.
  • Assist with review of federal and state income and franchise tax returns, extension requests, estimated tax payments, and supporting workpapers.
  • Assist with review of state apportionment workpapers.
  • Gather and analyze data as required for preparation of tax returns by Big 4 Accounting Firm.
  • Perform foreign source income analysis and calculate foreign tax credit.
  • Prepare GILTI calculations quarterly and annually, and assist with interest expense limitation calculations
  • Perform tax research, including understanding tax law changes.
  • Assist with the analysis and implementation of tax planning and savings initiatives.
  • Analyze and reconcile income tax accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Assist in preparation of information for ASC 740 and FIN 48 purposes; both foreign and domestic.
  • Prepare quarterly cash flow analysis for foreign income tax payments.
  • Prepare responses to foreign tax notices and audit requests.
  • Serve as a single point of contact for various foreign service providers.
  • Research international tax issues arising from the preparation of tax returns.
  • Maintain international tax calendar, including filings required in local jurisdictions
  • Assist in a variety of special projects as needed.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Math or related field and 4+ years of progressive experience in public accounting or corporate/public blend, specializing in corporate taxation.
  • Exceptional project management skills are required, with proactive process improvement experience.
  • Strong accounting skills, including demonstrated ability in account reconciliations.
  • Strong computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Energetic and have a high sense of urgency while working on projects.
  • A quick learner who is willing to take on new challenges and roles.
  • A high level of confidence, detail orientation, integrity, self-motivation, and a hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • Attentive to detail, yet understand and apply the degree of accuracy necessary for the task at hand.
  • Must be flexible with strong judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Must have ability to prioritize workload in order to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Must be organized and demonstrate problem solving ability.
  • Self-starter, creative, team player, and positive attitude!


Desired Qualifications:
  • CPA and/or MST preferred.
  • Experience with Deltek, Costpoint, Hyperion and OneSource are a plus.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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