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Tax Accountant - Senior

Springfield, VA 22151

Posted: 09/19/2023 Telecommute: Hybrid Specialty: Accounting / Finance Job Number: 11963 Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Would you like to work for one of the leading utility companies in the Washington, DC Metro area? Our client is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to join their team and work in an ever-evolving industry with frequent tax legislation changes. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual who is driven, detail-oriented, and thrives in a challenging environment.


This direct hire role is located in Springfield, VA, (offering a hybrid schedule with some remote days) and is your opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging organization that is highly focused on results. Don’t let this pass you by! Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens.


  • Prepare, review, and record monthly and annual tax provisions and federal/state income tax returns.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes.
  • Develop and maintain support schedules for all tax attributes, temporary and permanent differences within tax provisions, and reconcile relevant accounts.
  • Prepare and manage tax basis balance sheets and deferred tax inventory.
  • Collaborate to optimize and enhance existing processes, leveraging automation wherever possible.
  • Generate tax-sharing journal entries to ensure accurate allocation of tax liabilities.
  • Promptly address inquiries from tax authorities, as well as internal and external auditors.
  • Possess knowledge of pre-tax GAAP accounting for both regulated and non-regulated operations, staying informed about energy industry trends and multi-jurisdictional retail rate matters.
  • Analyze outcomes of the financial reporting process to ensure alignment with tax requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of relevant tax accounting experience, preferably with a Big 4 firm or in a corporate setting.
  • Proficiency in tax provision software, such as Corptax or Onesource, and the ability to leverage analytical software for process automation.
  • Familiarity with the utilities industry and its specific tax considerations is a plus.

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