The TaxDepartment is a strategic, centralized organization with responsibilities for the company. This role will be a key member of the Tax team, and the successful candidate will bring experience in the areas ofcurrent and emerging US tax law. This is a support role and the successful candidate will become highly visible within the organization interacting with business unit finance personnel.
The Senior Tax Accountant must develop collaborative relationships across RELX business units to accumulate the data necessary to prepare corporate income tax returns. The Senior Tax Accountant must be able to coordinate and manage several projects at the same time.
This role will report to the Manager-Compliance & Tax Reporting, and will accumulate and manage data required for the corporate income tax returns and required extensions andestimated tax payments. The candidate will assist and coordinate with tax team members in ensuring a cohesive and effective coordination between the tax department and business units as related to the tax return compliance process. The candidate will show the results of this coordination by assisting the Manager-Compliance & Tax Reporting during the compliance process and the timely filing of tax returns.
The key objectives are:
Assist with the tax compliance processes by working closely with team members in the tax and accounting departments.
Assist in the review of federal, state and local income tax returns and estimated tax payments and extensions.
Assist in the review of annual tax provision and related analyses for presentation to management.
Assist in responding to inquiries from tax authorities in connection with tax examinations and/or notices.
Assist with ad-hoc domestic compliance and/or projects as they arise.
Alert management of situations that may adversely affect the company’s financial condition.
Assist with OneSource maintenance and other systems relevant to the position.
Internal Working Relationships
External Working Relationships
Strong organization and communication skills – written and oral
Strong analytical skills
Excellent leadership skills
Experience with OneSource tax software
Strong excel skills and financial acumen
Strong knowledge of federal and multi-state law
Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines
Ability to build strategic working relationships and effectively collaborate
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Ability to operate in environment requiring working through conflict to resolution
Ability to work well with cross-functional and cross-divisional teams
Ability to build trust with others who may not have identical goals
Persuasive written and oral presentation skills
Ability to effectively and concisely present complex data and concepts