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Tax Accountant II or Senior

Service Corporation International Houston, TX
  • Posted: October 06, 2018
  • Full-Time

You are almost finished - this should take approximately 5 minutes Senior Tax Accountant SCI is the largest Funeral Services Company in North America, located in over 40 states with approximately 1,800 locations encompassing over 20,000 employees. SCI is a company dedicated to compassionately supporting families at difficult times, celebrating the significance of lives that have been lived, and preserving memories that transcend generations with dignity and honor- and we have been doing this since 1962. By joining SCI you will be joining North America's largest provider of funeral and cemetery services with locations in Canada and the United States.

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting management in the preparation and filing of the US interim and annual tax report, including the calculation of book to tax differences, preparation/analysis of FAS 109 / ASC 740 and FIN 48 calculations, tax basis balance sheets, and tax account reconciliations. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for preparation and review of various components of the quarterly FAS 109 / ASC 740 and FIN 48 accruals including the calculation of book to tax differences, tax basis balance sheets, and tax account reconciliations. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of the federal and state tax laws and regulations, accounting and related application of such, and exercise a high level of independent judgment within established systems and procedures.

Compute temporary and permanent tax differences, maintain deferred tax inventory, and determine current and deferred tax for provision reporting purposes. Assisting in the management of SOX Compliance. Responsible for gathering, organizing, calculating and correctly utilizing data from multiple general ledger and tax accounting systems.

Assist business units with federal and state tax issues that may arise and assists management on special projects. Provide assistance, coaching, and direction to junior tax staff as appropriate. Benefits Options: Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life) 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match Vacation and sick time Tuition reimbursement Funeral discounts, and more Requirements Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, CPA or CPA eligible preferred Minimum of 2 years relevant experience, including at least 1 year with a concentration in FAS 109 (for example, auditing tax provisions, or preparing tax provisions), Big 4 experience is a plus Requires understanding of federal and state income taxation, tax accounting, and GAAP as it relates to income tax, must be able to independently research technical issues Strong organizational and verbal/written communication skills Ability to use own judgment and work with limited supervision, must be able to manage quarterly tasks and deadlines Proficient with MS Office Applications with strong knowledge of Excel, knowledge of CorpTax or Lawson is a plus SCI offers advanced training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality.

For consideration, please apply online: www.sci-corp.com Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Service Corporation International

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