Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:
The Tax Senior will report to the Director of Tax and collaborate with the CFO, finance and accounting executives, and the Tax Manager. Additionally, they will work with central office corporate teams as well as divisional finance and executive teams. This role involves diverse corporate tax responsibilities spanning international, federal, state, and local taxes. The Tax Senior will primarily assist the Director of Tax and Tax Manager in implementing tax governance policies, aiming to achieve the finance and tax function's goal.
This is a hybrid-working environment. Final candidate will be required to work from the office 3 days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday), while Monday and Friday remote working is allowable.
Prepare federal, state and local income/franchise tax returns through utilization of corporate tax return preparation software (CORPTAX). Includes preparation and organization of tax work papers, preparation of state income/franchise tax returns and state apportionment work papers, preparation of quarterly tax estimates and annual extensions.
Support and prepare aspects of the annual federal tax consolidation. On a semi-annual basis, support preparation of the U.S. group's consolidated income tax provision.
Coordinates and communicates with divisional finance and accounting personnel to obtain financial and tax information that is relevant for corporate tax return preparation.
Responsible for providing assistance on federal, state and local tax audits.
Assists corporate finance department in identifying, researching, evaluating, and implementing cost/tax savings, including credits and incentives opportunities.
Supports international tax communications and manage information reporting and compliance requirements (e.g. transfer pricing, US withholding tax reporting, etc.).
Support various additional tax administrations: divisional sales/use tax processes, payroll withholding taxes, information reporting requirements as well as property tax and escheatment administration.
Prepares and maintains reconciliations of key income tax and deferred tax accounts (e.g. income tax payables, book-tax fixed assets basis reconciliations, year-end provision to return reconciliations).
Responsible for management, organization and resolution of federal, state and local tax notices.
Assists with detailed review of the company's annual fixed/intangible asset depreciation/amortization computations.
Assists with special projects as needed (e.g. R&D credit analysis, voluntary disclosure compliance efforts, federal/state return refund claims, and state tax planning efforts).
Prepare state tax nexus studies and assist with Entity Management workflows in respect to State Business Registrations and Annual Report Filings. Includes advising the Finance, Operational and Legal teams on State Business Qualification requirements.
Perform research and analysis to support management decision-making regarding complex technical tax issues, including legal entity restructuring, transfer pricing and tax basis studies.
Attend professional development and training sessions.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Ability to deal effectively with external tax consultants and advisors
Experience in fast-paced environment, highly driven with the ability to conduct multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Possess strong interpersonal skills (including self-discipline and self-control) to deal with accounting managers and staff within Group Companies and secure cooperation
Financial acumen to identify tax strategies and deductions available to minimize company's tax burden in accordance with applicable laws
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytical, data analysis and problem-solving skills
A high degree of creativity and ability to think strategically
Excellent organizational, time-management and project-management skills
Perform other duties as assigned
CPA certification is required
Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in accounting or taxation
Minimum of three years in corporate taxation. May include a mix of public accounting and industry experience of mid-to-large sized diversified company with multiple subsidiaries operating in multiple states (Big Four Public Accounting Firm Experience is a Plus)
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Familiarity and practical knowledge business and tax automation techniques and tools (e.g. MS Power Query, Power Pivot and Power BI, Alteryx etc.)
Familiarity with tax compliance/reporting, research and tax depreciation software
Familiarity with tax return preparation software (CORPTAX experience is a Plus)
Experience working with numerous subsidiaries, accounting and finance departments
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Accounting / Finance
Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc
Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Sonic Healthcare USA is a division of Sonic Healthcare Limited, one of the largest diagnostic laboratory medicine companies in the world. We aspire to help people live better, healthier lives. We focus on delivering the highest quality laboratory information through our unique Medical Leadership model and federated structure, through regional diagnostic laboratories operating across the United States.
Since its establishment in 2007, Sonic Healthcare USA has grown to become the third largest laboratory medicine company in the United States, with operations across the country. From our boardroom to our individual practices, we are guided by the leadership of our medical specialists, senior scientists experienced managers, all of whom understand the unique demands and privileges of working to improve the health of our patients.