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Tax Accountant

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Enterprise Services is looking for a Principal Tax Accountant.Duties involve, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare the company's federal, state, and local tax returns by examining accounts and records and computing tax returns according to prescribed rates, laws, and regulations
  • Audits financial records to determine tax liability
  • Prepares claims for tax refunds, maintains tax records, prepares routine and special tax reports, and advises management regarding business, internal programs, and activities as they relate to tax matters.
  • Amending Federal Tax returns as assigned
  • Amending State Income tax returns as assigned
  • Amend State Unemployment returns as assigned
  • Amend Local returns as assigned
  • Submitting W-2 corrections to federal and state entities and filing amended returns
  • Applying for state and unemployment withholding account by legal entity as needed
  • Ensuring compliance for timely and accurate reporting of all payroll taxes.
  • Assisting in maintaining the federal, state and local quarterly payroll deductions to tax payment reconciliations
  • Creating and filing the employee and employer federal, state and local payroll tax reporting and payments for amendments as filed
  • Tracking refunds based on amendments filed
  • Coding returned checks for deposit and GL postings
  • Maintaining changes in unemployment rates on ADP Smart Compliance
  • Maintaining states by entity information on ADP Smart Compliance
  • Reporting headcount to the Federal and State departments of labor
  • Responding to federal and state tax and wage inquiries
  • Researching and responding to Case workflow email notices for employee work and home address combinations
  • Reconciling tax reporting and payments made throughout the calendar year to the W-2 file
  • Assisting with the Analyzing merger, divestiture and acquisition activity, for tax entity impacts and implementing resulting actions as needed
  • Assisting with the reconciling of tax accounts with Payroll Tax Accounting personnel and ability to analyze and take correction actions as necessary.
  • Payroll tax electronic and paper record retention according to company and department policy, including filing.
  • Assisting with International tax filings and research as neededBasic Qualifications:
    • 4 Years of relevant experience with Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related field OR 2 Years with Masters degree in Finance, Accounting or related field OR 8 years of relevant experience with a high school diploma
    • 3 years of payroll tax experience
    • Ability to obtain CPP certification from American Payroll Association within one year of start date
    • Microsoft Excel/spreadsheet analysis experience
    • Ability to cross train others in tax supportPreferred Qualifications:
      • SAP payroll experience
      • ADP Smart Compliance Tax Software experience
      • CPP certification from American Payroll Association#LI-ED1Salary Range: $61,400 USD - $92,000 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Plano , Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Plano, Texas

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