Income Tax Positions Available

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Senior Tax Associate (New York, New York) - Specialty: Corporate Income Tax. Sotheby’s.  Responsibilities: Assist with the preparation and review of all corporate income tax compliance including: annual consolidated federal form 1120; annual U.S. state and city returns; U.S. information reporting for certain foreign entities (forms 5471, 8858 and 8865); and quarterly federal and U.S. state and city estimated tax payments. Prepare and maintain tax return workpapers necessary to substantiate book/tax differences, tax return positions taken, apportionment factors, etc. Assist with non-income tax compliance obligations. Assist with the preparation of monthly sales and use tax compliance. Assist with ad-hoc income tax and sales and use tax projects. Assist with aspects of the quarterly and annual tax provision. Assist with the preparation of U.S. partnership return form 1065. Conduct tax research. Assist with federal, state and city corporate income tax audit, inquiries and other notices, as needed. Assist with ensuring compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and tax related GAAP reporting including coordination with internal/external auditors, business units, and Corporate Controllers Group. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. 3-7 years of federal and U.S. state income tax compliance experience. Must have strong workpaper documentation experience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be highly organized, responsible, and detail oriented with the ability to work with appropriate supervision and adhere to deadlines. Knowledge of SAP, Hyperion Financial Management, Onesource Income Tax, and Vertex sales tax compliance a plus. CPA and/or MST coursework a plus. Sales and use tax experience a plus. To apply, please visit the Sotheby’s careers page: http://www.sothebys.com/en/inside/careers.html. Date Posted: 7/25/2017 (IPT2178) 

Tax Accountant II (Northwood, Ohio) - Pilkington.  Primary Duties: Assist with preparation of federal, state and local income and franchise tax returns for all North American legal entities.  This requires completion of detailed tax workpapers and review of the current year forms for any changes that may be required to the workpapers.  The preparation of the workpapers includes calculations of current year book-tax differences, reviewed and adjusted detail trial balances and other various schedules used in the completion of each legal entity’s tax returns. Assist with preparation of federal, state and local estimated income/franchise tax payments and extension payments for all legal entities as required by the individual federal, state and local taxing authorities. Assist with preparation of various state and local annual reports as assigned for North American legal entities. Assist with preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual governmental surveys as assigned for North American legal entities. Preparation of other miscellaneous filings, reports, etc. as assigned. Assist with quarterly and annual tax reporting requirements to Group Tax.  This will also include various reporting such as forecasts and year end special analysis items. Assist with preparation of personal property tax returns as assigned in OneSource Property Tax Software.  This includes fixed asset analysis for jurisdiction specific taxability, querying accounts in the general ledger, and completion of the tax returns per the state/local requirements. Assist with all federal, state and local income and franchise tax audits as necessary.  This requires the initial gathering and organization of information requested by the auditor as determined by the Tax Manager.  This generally involves coordination with accounting to obtain the detail required by the auditor. Assist with personal property tax audits as necessary.  This will entail compiling miscellaneous information requested by the auditor and the coordination/compilation of data from various locations as necessary, e.g. capital asset purchases and disposals, facility closing information, etc. Assist with sales/use tax audits as necessary.  Duties include: data gathering, data analytics in Excel, invoice research, product taxability research and resale certificate reconciliation.  Assist with other audits as necessary.  This would include business licenses and unclaimed property. Assist with personal property tax audits.  This will entail compiling miscellaneous information requested by the auditor and the coordination/compilation of data from various locations as necessary, e.g. capital asset purchases and disposals, facility closing information, etc. Assist with the preparation of transfer pricing documentation as required by various taxing authorities. Assist with the preparation of UK and Japanese CFC reporting documents as requested by Group Tax. Assist with the preparation of CbCr documentation as requested by Group Tax. Assist with completion and review of US and international exemption certificates, i.e. W-9 (US) and W-8BEN-E (foreign). Assist with various special projects as necessary across all areas of North America tax. Will include sales tax reviews, exemption certificate maintenance and review and other various compliance and audit assignments. Qualifications Required: BS/BBA in Accounting or Finance. 2-4 years corporate tax experience, i.e. sales/use, property and/or corporate income/franchise. Strong PC skills including good working knowledge of MS office software, i.e. Excel and Word and similar software. Familiarity with various tax software products such as One Source Property Tax, CORPTax, Intelliforms or similar products. Ability to manage time, organize workload and meet deadlines by prioritizing. High level of attention to detail. Good research skills. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. 10-15% travel required.  Will require travel to various facilities and possible international travel. US Passport required for international travel, both within and outside North America. Ability to attend training sessions as required. Qualifications Desired: CPA and/or Masters in Taxation. Prior accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. Prior tax audit experience.  Send resume to bclawson@endevis.com. Date Posted: 7/6/2017 (IPT2169)