Tax Specialist Job Description

Tax Specialist Job Description

September 25th, 2019

A Tax Specialist is in charge of quarterly and annual federal tax and international tax compliance. Tax Specialists assist in preparing quarterly and annual tax provisions and performing tax accounting duties.

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We are looking for a detail-orientated Tax Specialist to be responsible for tax-related tasks. The Tax Specialist's responsibilities include preparing all tax compliance, assisting in audits, and responding to tax correspondence.

To be successful as a Tax Specialist, you should be up-to-date with the latest technologies which assist in accounting duties, have an understanding of big data systems, and good communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch Tax Specialist should have strong analytical skills, pay attention to detail, and the ability to manage your time efficiently.

Tax Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Researching tax laws.
  • Assisting in IRS and state audits.
  • Gathering information and explaining options for best practice to clients.
  • Preparing quarterly and annual tax compliance.
  • Preparing federal and state income tax.
  • Ensuring that tax returns are filed in accordance with tax authorities.

Tax Specialist Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar.
  • Proven experience as a Tax Accountant, Tax Analyst, or similar.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting laws and procedures.
  • Computer literacy in accounting software.
  • Good numerical skills.
  • A keen eye for details.
  • Outstanding analytical skills.

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