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Tax Associate

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title:Tax AssociateLocation:CityScapeWhat you'll do:The Tax Associate will support various tax functions including Federal, State and Local tax compliance, estimated tax payments, tax provision computations, internal controls, internal/external audits, forecasting/tax planning and various special projects. The Tax Associate will report to the Tax Manager and will be based at Company headquarters located in downtown Phoenix, AZ. The Tax Associate will be a key member of the tax department as the Company continues to grow and evolve.What we are looking for:

  • Assist with in-house preparation of Federal, State and Local tax returns along with all supporting workpapers and reconciliations.
  • Assist with the preparation of the tax provision under ASC 740 along with all supporting workpapers and reconciliations.
  • Calculate estimates of tax payments for cash projection and estimated tax purposes.
  • Help update and maintain records related to tax fixed assets.
  • Assist with documentation surrounding departmental policies, procedures and processes.
  • Assist with the preparation of responses to taxing authority inquiries related to compliance.
  • Assist with audits and examinations by various taxing authorities and jurisdictions, including required internal and external coordination.
  • Assist with tax research and analysis of new or revised tax laws and the potential impact on the Company.
  • Assist with tax research and analysis in response to requests from other business areas with regards to sales and use tax, property tax, fees, assessments, tax forms (including forms 1099), withholding, federal income tax, state income tax, etc.
  • Work on special projects and tax planning as needed.
  • Adhere to all Company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in the building of a professional, proactive, responsive, technically strong tax organization.What you need to have:
    • Master's degree in Tax, Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent education and experience (1 to 3 years' Tax Accounting experience).
    • Basic knowledge of: U.S. Federal, state, local taxes and GAAP accounting.
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on multiple projects with competing priorities.
    • Initiative to develop strong technical competency to achieve business objectives.
    • Active CPA license or desire to obtain CPA license a plus.
    • Large corporate tax compliance software (OneSource) experience preferred, but not required.
    • Tax research software (Bloomberg BNA/RIA Checkpoint) experience preferred, but not required.Personal Characteristics
      • A desire to learn and take direction.
      • A superior work ethic and dedicated to the highest work quality, job excellence and accountability.
      • Detail-oriented, while willing to learn the "big picture" concepts.
      • Hands-on and resourceful.
      • Interested in federal, state and local tax audits; M&A transactions; strategy and planning.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Ability to work with others.
      • Flexible and able to quickly and effectively manage priorities and direction.
      • Self-reliant, uses good common sense, takes initiative, results-oriented.
      • Strong team player who generates enthusiasm, collaboration, credibility and commitment.
      • A desire to see progressive career growth.Benefits you'll love:We offer all the important things you'd want - like competitive salaries, an ownership stake in the company, medical and dental insurance, time off, a great 401k matching program, tuition assistance program, an employee volunteer program, and a wellness program. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to bolster your business knowledge, learning the ins and outs of how successful companies operate and manage their finances, giving you invaluable hands-on experience to help grow your career!About the company:Western Alliance Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Alliance Bank of Arizona, Alliance Association Bank, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank, and Torrey Pines Bank are divisions of Western Alliance Bank; Member FDIC. AmeriHome Mortgage is a Western Alliance Bank company.Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, nation origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information. Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email or call 602-386-2488. When contacting us, please provide your contact information and state the nature of your accessibility issue. We will only respond to inquiries concerning requests that involve a reasonable accommodation in the application process.-- Western Alliance Bancorporation

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Phoenix , Tax Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Phoenix, Arizona

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