Senior Tax Accountant in Falls Church, VA at HITT

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Senior Tax Accountant

We have an immediate need for an experienced Senior Tax Accountant in our Corporate Accounting Department.  The role offers a positive, team-oriented environment, exposure to all areas of the company and growth potential. 


  • Review and file periodic indirect tax returns including Sales Tax, Gross Receipts Tax, Business Tax, CAT Tax, and B&O Tax
  • Review and manage annual US personal property tax returns
  • Manage the indirect tax audits
  • Research and settle state and local tax notices
  • Maintain the tax calendar along with tracking the monthly return payments
  • Conduct tax research and communicate implications to project teams
  • Update tax configurations, improve tax systems and resolve tax disputes
  • Collaborate with other business units to gather information as required
  • Assist Manager with special projects and tax planning initiatives
  • Manage the annual forecast for indirect taxes and quarterly tax accruals
  • Work with Treasury/Accounts Payable to manage check requests and electronic fund transfers to taxing authorities
  • Prepare presentations and other training materials


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years of multi-state sales and use tax experience
  • Strong knowledge of general indirect state tax laws and concepts
  • Experience researching state & local tax laws and regulations using third party research tools such TTR
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel
  • Construction firm experience a plus
  • Experience with JD Edwards or other comparable ERP solution including analytical tools
  • Organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize competing tasks, anticipate resource needs and meet deadlines
  • Ability to carry out job responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner
  • Superior judgement and critical thinking skills. Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

HITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


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