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Senior Indirect Tax Accountant 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Location NorthStar Energy  
Description

Job Summary

The NorthStar Indirect Tax and Staff Accountant is responsible for the preparation and filing of non-income taxes and supporting the general ledger function for NorthStar and its Shared Services companies.  In addition, this role supports the Senior Accountant in the general ledger and conducts recuring general ledger activities each month, including performing variance analysis to identify and analyze discrepancies that may exist in the general ledger. 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • The Indirect Tax Analyst & Accountant will perform the following:
  • Prepare complex tax calculations, workpapers, journal entries and reconciliations required for accurate tax reporting
  • Prepare and review tax returns, payments, review tax authority notices, and work with tax jurisdictions to resolve issues and improve processes, including maintenance of the tax calendar
  • Monitor real property tax assessments and assist site managers with real property assessment appeals and other tax compliance matters
  • Assist with tax audits and tax refund/credit reviews, including preparing documentation, assisting with proposed adjustments, and identify and recommend actions to resolve issues
  • Monitor changes to laws and rates, perform tax research, and clearly communicate verbally and in writing recommended business applications, impacts, or changes to NorthStar’s tax policies or practices
  • Engage with the business regarding existing or new business activities and tax requirements for areas of responsibility and provide tax guidance to support business decisions, including forecast and budget support
  • Determine, maintain, or review tax requirements, classifications, exemptions, rules, rates, and tax updates
  • Maintain all business and operating licenses
  • Reconcile and maintain key balance sheet accounts, including all tax accounts and other GL accounts as assigned
  • Prepare and post journal entries into the general ledger, including tax accruals when appropriate
  • Utilize knowledge of internal controls to identify potential weaknesses in the internal control environment
  • Assist the internal and external audit by providing source documentation or other information as requested
  • Utilize experience to drive improvements and efficiencies
  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting ortaxand  3+ years of relevant accounting and indirect tax experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • Experience in Sage and/or Blackline desired

Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on accuracy
  • General understanding of US GAAP and other accounting concepts
  • Strong Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Awareness, understanding, and adherence to internal controls
  • Ability to research and problem solve independently while utilizing strong analytical skills
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and deliver on time
  • Ability to develop working relationships with co-workers and others
  • Strong work commitment and ability to work under pressure

Key Qualities:  The ideal candidate demonstrates collaboration skills with colleagues and customers; a strong level of commitment and personal agency to create positive outcomes; and high ethical standards.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Position Requirements

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent plus 2+ years of relevant accounting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Public accounting experience preferred but not required
  • Awareness, understanding, and adherence to internal controls
  • Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on accuracy
  • General understanding of US GAAP and other accounting concepts
  • Strong Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Ability to research and problem solve independently while utilizing strong analytical skills
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and deliver on time
  • Ability to develop working relationships with co-workers and others
  • Strong work commitment and ability to work under pressure

Key Qualities: The ideal candidate demonstrates collaboration skills with colleagues and customers; a strong level of commitment and personal agency to create positive outcomes; and high ethical standards.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands or arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Computer Skills: An individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel and Word.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of the Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places; fumes, dirt, dust or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environmental is generally moderate.

 

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