Lead Tax Analyst
Location: TEMPE, Arizona

Join a growing, global commercial bank at the heart of the innovation, technology, green tech and life sciences space. We continue to expand our global footprint and our banking technology is at the core of everything we do. This is an important tax role that manages and supports our growing tax team focusing on managing our domestic and foreign income tax and non-income tax compliance and tax accounting and reporting. You will be working closely with proactive and fast-paced team focused on providing insights and delivery of innovative solutions. The position will build strong relationships with finance function and business line tax counterparts in the US and foreign corporate office.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Prepare quarterly and year-end ASC 740 calculations and supporting schedules, including financial statement and regulatory tax disclosures

•Prepare US federal, state and local income and non-income tax returns and supporting schedules

•Prepare quarterly estimated tax payments and extension requests

•Prepare informational reporting returns and supporting schedules

•Prepare monthly account reconciliations and variance analysis for global income tax accounts

•Perform SOX control documentation for tax accounting and reporting

•Timely respond to tax notices and support domestic and international tax audits including gathering information, responding to information document requests (IDRs), and communicating the Company’s position to the auditors

•Communicate complex financial issues in a clear and concise manner with various audiences to facilitate understanding of transactions applicable to the tax return and tax provision.

•Participate with the identification and implementation of technology and process improvements to increase efficiency of tax provision and compliance process

•Assist with research of tax laws and regulations and evaluate tax impacts
•Assist with analysis, documentation and implementation of special projects

•Maintain a coordinated line of communication with business operations and key company resources in the organization


Skills and Requirements:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent – MST or CPA preferred.
•4 or more years of public accounting or corporate tax experience, preferably with federal, state and local compliance experience.
•Strong analytical, tax technical and research skills required.
•Ownership of areas of responsibility and accountability in providing accurate and timely deliverables
•Banking industry experience is a plus, but not required.
•Demonstrated working knowledge of ASC 740 income tax accounting is required.
•Ability to prepare technical memos and presentations that are clear and persuasive for both tax professionals and business partners
•Advanced Excel skills preferred. Proficiency with MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook). Fundamental knowledge of OneSource Income Tax essential and Oracle experience preferred, but not required.
•Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple assignments.
•Must be result-driven, collaborative, and detail-oriented

•4-5 years experience

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