Senior Tax Accountant

Veridian National Search - Baltimore, MD

Senior Tax Accountant

$4B+ Private University— Baltimore, MD— $80-100K, no bonus


The Sizzle

  • Role is hybrid – 2x per week in office
  • Targeting 3+ years of experience, strong tax, or internal payroll experience, helping with 941 and state filings, strong excel skills, will look at straight public accounting experience or public/private mix
  • Focus is on employment tax
  • Higher education experience is a plus
  • Tuition benefits for employees and their children


Minimum Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field
  • Three years of progressively responsible related work experience. If a bachelor’s degree is in an unrelated field, four years of progressively responsible experience is required
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation and review of federal and state employment tax returns and/or tax remittances.
  • Preparation and review of state unemployment tax returns and/or remittances.
  • Review of federal and state correspondence related to employment and unemployment taxes and preparation of draft response letters for manager review.
  • Preparation of reports, account reconciliations, work papers and journal entries as part of the tax return preparation process.
  • Development and execution of analytical reviews designed to ensure accuracy and completeness of data sets related to employment taxes.
  • Employment record set-up and treaty facilitation for international students and scholars.
  • Providing tax technical support to various University stakeholders related to employment, tuition reporting, vendor reporting and nonresident tax reporting and withholding.
  • Tax research projects related to employment, tuition reporting, vendor reporting and nonresident tax reporting.
  • Identification and implementation of work process improvements.
  • Preparation of materials to inform administrators about various federal and state tax compliance related to their department.
  • Presentations to groups and individuals, providing information relating to special tax issues, such as residency status and international tax treaties.
  • Other special projects as assigned by the management team.

Posted On: Thursday, October 6, 2022

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