AllianceBernstein

  • Tax Accountant

    Location : Location US-TN-Nashville
    ID
    2019-6739
    Category
    Finance (Treasury,Tax,Contoller, Financial Planning & Analysis)
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Position

    AB is looking for an experienced ITA who will report to the International Tax Manager. The ITA will be responsible for the transfer pricing process inclusive of the calculations and key allocation factors.  The ITA will review the calculation and recording of the current and deferred tax provision for the UK, Asia, and other European regions on an annual and quarterly basis. The ITA will work with third-party service providers in preparing, reviewing, and filing the US international information corporate and partnership tax returns including the review of the Canadian tax returns. The role is responsible for tax accounting entries and corresponding tax payments for Latin American and Canadian entities. The ITA will have a working knowledge of FATCA / CRS/ US tax certifications (Forms W-8’s) and aid with registrations, filings and queries. The person is a Certified Public accountant with at least 3 years tax and accounting technical knowledge.  It is also desired for the ITA to have tax knowledge of U.S. GAAP, U.S. corporate tax provisions, familiarity with the OECD / BEPS rules.

     

    Company Description

    AllianceBernstein (AB) is a global investment-management firm providing industry-leading research and investment solutions through a combination of innovation, intellectual curiosity and relentless ingenuity. We offer high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional and individual investors worldwide. Our clients include some of the world's top institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. Through close partnerships with our clients, we collaborate on investment strategies across regions and sectors to inspire innovative thinking and deliver superior outcomes.

     

    We invest in our people and in the communities in which we operate, and we celebrate our diversity to showcase what makes us unique. We offer our talent the opportunity to grow professionally while working on cutting-edge ideas and outcomes in a global culture that operates as a tight-knit community.

     

    If you're ready to innovate and grow your career, join us.

     

    AllianceBernstein is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.

    Responsibilities

    Preferred Skills & Responsibilities

    • Assist with the consolidation of non-US pre-tax book income and tax expense schedules across legal entities
    • Familiarity with non-US foreign tax provisions on a US GAAP basis
    • Experience with ASC 740
    • Exposure or experience with Canadian tax reporting and workpapers (HST / GST and federal income taxes)
    • Preparation of tax workpapers for GILTI and U.S. international information tax forms (5471, 8865, 8858, 965 statement)
    • Experience with SmartStream G/L or similar ledger package
    • Experience with Cognos Reporting or similar tools
    • Liaise with third party firms and Tax Manager in complying with OECD (i.e. BEPS, CBCR, Master File, Local File and Notifications) filing requirements
    • Work with external tax preparers on direct tax matters
    • Preparation of BEAT schedules
    • Liaise with external auditors, International Tax Manager, and Federal team on SOX internal controls pertaining to international tax
    • Transfer pricing experience and knowledge is a plus
    • Provide transfer pricing support to internal Finance clients
    • Ability to identify value-added opportunities
    • Manage tax accounting journal entries and prepare general ledger account reconciliations
    • Share tax knowledge with tax team and internal partners
    • Ability to communicate, written and verbal, tax concepts to tax and non-tax professionals
    • Network with internal partners to learn about the company and share tax information
    • Participate in special projects

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university
    • CPA required
    • 2 or more years’ experience in a Multinational Corporate Tax Department and / or a Big Four Accounting Firm
    • US GAAP 

    Qualifications & Skills

    • S. tax technical knowledge of outbound international tax issues
    • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP inclusion of foreign operations for consolidated U.S. tax provision
    • Knowledge of the U.S. tax rules and regulations under 2017 TCJA a plus
    • Well-organized with the ability to prioritize
    • Prior experience working at a large international corporate firm(s) or Big Four Accounting Firm desired
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, collaborative by nature
    • Proficient MS Office w/ advanced Excel and Access knowledge
    • Attention to detail with problem-solving abilities
    • Strong internal client focuses with the ability to respond timely
    • Can work independently and collaboratively as part of a tax team

    Location: Nashville, TN, USA

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