Staff Tax Accountant I – Federal Tax

Houston, TX 77069

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Accounting/Finance Job ID:: 131877 Pay Range: $75,000-90,000 / year

Job Description

Staff Tax Accountant I - Federal Tax - Houston, TX 77069 Responsibilities:
  • Prepare income tax return work papers and the associated federal and state income tax returns for S corporation, partnerships, and private foundation.  Must be able to independently prepare complex Excel spreadsheets, analyze source documents for book/tax differences, prepare information returns, and taxable income estimates monthly.  Will be responsible for preparing and maintaining all DD&A schedules on a regular basis including cost and percentage depletion calculations, UOP and MACRS depreciation, and state depreciation and depletion schedules.
  • Duties include research of various state and federal income and franchise tax issues, and communications with with tax authorities,  analysis of capital expenditures for tangible/intangible characteristics and expense versus capitalization issues.
  • The position is also responsible for preparing monthly and quarterly state withholding returns, annual payroll tax returns, and various state annual reports and franchise tax returns.
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CPA preferred
  • 1-2 years experience 
  • Must know basic tax accounting principles, partnership and S corporation taxation, and state income/franchise tax required 
  • Knowledge and experience in oil & gas independent producer tax preferred
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and tax return software. Experience with Access preferred


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