Tax Accountant Senior

July 30, 2020
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Position Type :

Full time
Type Of Hire :

Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :

Bachelor of Accounting
Travel Percentage :

Job Description
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the team
This position will repot to our Tax Executive or Tax Director over our corporate Tax group.

What you will be doing
You will prepare federal, state and local income tax returns, maintain tax records and be
responsible for all aspects of sales and property tax liabilities for multiple legal entities.
u2022 Maintains current knowledge of tax laws, updates and revisions and informs management of issues affecting FIS.
u2022 Reviews proposals for tax implications and recommends actions that meet business plans while managing tax liability.
u2022 Investigates and reconciles discrepancies.
u2022 Anticipates potential tax filing conflicts and resolves before returns are filed, i.e., acquisitions, fixed purchase option leases, etc.
u2022 Reconciles any year-end balances and recover any tax overpayments.
u2022 Requests refunds for dual taxation, incorrect assessment and exempt property.
u2022 Assists with tax audits.
u2022 Monitors internal reporting software database for integrity and maintenance.
u2022 Other related duties assigned as needed

What you bring
u2022 Bachelor's degree required, accounting or finance. Remain knowledgeable on current tax regulations.
u2022 Typically requires five+ years professional tax experience filing returns in multi-state locations.
u2022Good understanding of generally accepted accounting principles as well as company accounting policies, procedures and standards
u2022 Knowledge of federal, state and local income, use and sales tax concepts, practices and procedures for multiple entities in multiple jurisdictions
u2022 Communicates ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and professional manner
u2022 Ability to analyze and solve problems using learned techniques and tools
u2022 Analytical and statistical examination skills
u2022 Demonstrated ability to plan and accomplish work to ensure critical deadlines are met
u2022 Ability to create spreadsheets and demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and accounting software
u2022 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients and public

What we offer you

  • A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • Time to support charities and give back in your community
  • A fantastic range of benefits designed to help support your lifestyle and wellbeing
  • Great work spaces with dedicated and motivated colleagues

Privacy Statement

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.

EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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