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Tax Accountant

Reston, Virginia
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Job Description:

The Leidos Corporate Tax Department is seeking a Tax Accountant to join our team of tax professionals supporting our Corporate Office located in Reston, VA. This position will report to the Tax Manager.

In this role, you will be part of the Corporate Tax team and will assist in all aspects of the preparation of the worldwide income tax provision. You will also assist the Company s external service providers to ensure successful completion of all income tax compliance, including coordinating with internal teams to gather relevant data. You should be a strong communicator, detail oriented, a team player who enjoys tax and is interested in being part of an organization committed to continuous growth.

This is a primarily telework position with a twice a month mandatory office visits for meetings and team building activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist in preparing the income tax provision and related financial statement disclosures on a quarterly and annual basis, including foreign tax provisions and provision-to-return adjustments
Prepare various supporting analyses for the income tax provision, including valuation allowance and uncertain tax positions
Gather evidence and support related to internal controls and making sure the Company adheres to SOX protocols
Assist external auditors in completing their review each reporting period
Prepare and analyze monthly tax account reconciliations and related adjusting journal entries
Maintain tax calendar and ensure filings are made timely
Gather and analyze data from various systems (general ledger, contracts, etc.) and Corporate Accounting to provide to external service providers
Coordinate with external service providers to prepare federal, state and foreign income tax filings, including extensions and estimates throughout the year
Review various state and foreign income tax returns prepared by external service providers
Assist in tracking and processing tax payments in a timely manner
Assist in responding to federal, state and international tax notices and audits

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor s Degree in Accounting, Tax or related field and 2+ years of progressive experience in accounting (corporate/public), OR Master s degree in Accounting, Tax, or relevant field and 1-2 years of relevant accounting experience.
Strong knowledge of accounting and tax principles, practices, and procedures
A quick learner who is flexible and willing to take on new challenges and roles
Energetic and have a high sense of urgency and able to prioritize workload in order to meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
A high level of confidence and integrity, detail oriented, creative and self-motivated, able to take a hands-on approach to problem solving and a team player with a positive attitude
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer and technology skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Must be comfortable with virtual communications and working with geographically disparate groups

Preferred Qualifications:

Big 4 experience
Master s Degree in Taxation/Certified Public Accountant
Experience with OneSource Tax Provision

Pay Range:
Pay Range $52,650.00 - $81,000.00 - $109,350.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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  • Job Reference: 674042711-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Reston, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent