Financial Consultant - Tax Department

Dearborn, MI

Post Date: 06/29/2017 Job ID: 22457 Category: Professional

Job Description:
  • Provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. Territories.
  • Providing oversight to less senior employees in the quality of work product.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for minimizing impact taxes have on company earnings, cash resources, investments and employee benefits through accurate and timely tax compliance, research and planning.
  • Coordinates certain tax filings, payments and miscellaneous research projects.
  • Participates in employee benefit plan tax filings, Department of Labor compliance and planning.
  • Responsible for the preparation and timely and accurate filing of federal, state and local tax returns.
  • Participates in federal, state and local tax audits.
  • Assists in preparation of year-end tax provision, computation of deferred taxes and preparation of applicable financial statement disclosures.
  • Make decisions and propose solutions in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Analyze complex financial data.
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports.
  • Analyze, organize and present facts and related material effectively.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with tax authorities and other departments within organization.
  • Work irregular hours as required.
  • Communicate effectively with others in a work environment.
  • Continuously review, evaluate and suggest improvements to tax department processes.

Knowledge & Skills:
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Industry and tax return concepts.
  • Bank/financial institution tax concept.
  • ASC 749 and SSAP 101
  • Premium tax returns.
  • Sales and use tax returns.
  • Sage fixed asset system.
  • OneSource income tax software.
  • PeopleSoft financial reporting system.

Education
:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or Economics.

Experience:

  • Equivalent to a senior position within Finance/Accounting or other related fields.

Tax Experience:
  • Make decisions and recommend solutions in accordance with applicable tax law or accounting procedures and established insurance industry practice and procedure.
  • Working with governmental officials and/or IRS agents, taxing authorities and jurisdictions
    preparation of corporate and state income tax returns and/or premium tax returns.
  • Work within a corporate tax department or a CPA firm tax practice.
  • Experience making decisions and recommending solutions in accordance with applicable tax law or accounting procedures and established insurance industry practice and procedure.
  • Knowledge of Bank/financial institution tax concepts.
  • Knowledge of Property and Casualty Insurance Industry and tax return concepts.
  • Experience developing complex Excel spreadsheets.
  • Strong communication skills in order to present complex information in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Ability to continuously review, evaluate and suggest improvements to tax department processes.

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