Senior Tax Analyst


(Reston, Virginia)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About ComScore
comScore is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. We are creating the new model for a dynamic cross-platform world. In January 2016, comScore and Rentrak Corporation – two leaders in measurement innovation – united to establish new currencies for understanding consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale.
comScore, a leading technology company in the entertainment reporting industry is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst. The Senior Tax Analyst will be part of a dynamic team responsible for global tax reporting and compliance. This highly visible role will require interaction with accounting, finance, legal and business operations teams allowing the individual to gain meaningful insight into a growing company. This role will include partnering with stakeholders in the external tax reporting process to ensure the company is meeting its deadlines timely and accurately. This role will also assist in the areas transfer pricing, tax controversy and tax technology enhancements. The ideal candidate for this position is one with a solid foundation of income tax concepts who is looking to broaden their skills in other areas of corporate taxation.
* Prepare U.S. Federal and state income/franchise tax returns, including the work papers to support the underlying calculations of taxable income and book/tax differences. * Calculate and prepare U.S. federal and state quarterly estimated income tax payments and requests for extensions of time to file. * Maintain the tax fixed asset system, calculate tax depreciation adjustments and reconcile any differences between book and tax basis. * Participate in the preparation of the annual and quarterly income tax provision calculations in accordance with ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes. * Assist in coordinating and preparing U.S. foreign information returns (e.g. Forms 5471) and other disclosure forms as required. * Assist in coordinating and preparing various international income tax returns and estimated tax payments, including the work papers to support the underlying calculations. * Reconcile the Company’s income tax accounts on a monthly basis. * Provide support for federal and state income/franchise tax audits, including responses to inquiries and tax notices. * Maintain a tax compliance calendar for all income tax related filings. * Perform research and analysis of technical tax issues. * Work with tax and other finance personnel to update and maintain the tax department policy, procedures and controls. * Participate in tax process optimization, develop and implement procedural changes and/or processes to improve tax function. * Special projects as assigned.
Ideal Candidate
* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university. CPA and/or Master’s Degree in Taxation a plus * Minimum of 2-3 years of corporate income tax experience, preferably in a public accounting firm, with a proven knowledge of the following: Federal tax concepts applicable to corporations ASC 740 preparation and analysis US tax reporting for international operations * Experience with tax research software and tax compliance software (specifically OneSource Income Tax and OneSource Tax Provision) * Advanced understanding of Excel and proficiency in Word and PowerPoint * Strong analytical and problem solving skills * Planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize workload * Effective oral and written communications skills * Ability and desire to work effectively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, dynamic environment * Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Compensation and Working Conditions
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