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Lead Tax Accountant

Location : Richmond, VA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

ProspectBlue is partnered with a Richmond based power and energy company to assist with their need for a Lead Tax Accountant

Job Summary

This role may be responsible for the coordination, preparation and/or review of assigned federal, state and/or local tax returns, tax payments, and tax accruals, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and established policies and procedures.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepares information for financial statements and regulatory filings. 

  • May coordinate preparation of annual tax budgets and maintain actual to budget variances, as assigned. 

  • Coordinates responses for internal and external audits of financial statements, regulatory filings, internal controls, and tax returns. 

  • Researches tax, accounting, or business issues related to assigned entities or projects, formulates, and provides recommendations to management. 

  • May allocate and plan various work assignments and/or projects, providing guidance where necessary.

  • Problem solve, and ensure that the department meets its operational deadlines. 

  • May provide leadership on projects, including analyzing tax issues in connection with acquisitions, divestures, or new business opportunities; identifying potential tax opportunities; and analyzing the impact of new or proposed tax laws and/or interpretations. 

  • May coordinate with management in training of co-workers and dissemination of new or emerging issues or information.

  • Reviews current processes and recommends and implements changes to procedures and processes.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Qualifications :

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

7 years experience in tax accounting, tax laws and general accounting practices and procedures and/or related experience, 6 years public accounting experience.

Other knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Knowledge of tax research methods with ability to interpret tax laws, prepare general tax research memorandums, and formulate recommendations for management. 

  • Ability to research complex issues, formulate and develop recommendations to management.

  • Working  knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with ERP software

  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to coordinate the completion of multiple work assignments and/or projects, provide guidance where necessary, problem solve, and ensure that the project team meets it operational deadlines.

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and training to others.

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to motivate team members towards completion of work assignments. 

  • Ability to provide critical feedback and peer reviews for assigned work tasks.

  • The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined below.

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined (above)


Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor or Master

Preferred Disciplines:  Tax, Accounting,Finance, Business

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

CPA, CMI or other appropriate certification preferred.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.


At this time, our client cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

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1650 Willow Lawn Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23230

(804) 282-1289

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Richmond, VA 23230

Suite 300

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