Senior Tax Analyst

Penske Reading , PA 19601

Posted 1 week ago

Description:

Position Summary:

The Senior Tax Analyst, Corporate Tax reports to the Tax Manager, Corporate Tax and is responsible for the preparation and review of all federal, state and local, and assist in the preparation of international income tax return and informational filings that are required to be filed by Penske Truck Leasing to maintain compliance in all the jurisdictions where Penske does business.

The position requires knowledge and understanding of federal, state or international income tax law and U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. The candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills and the ability to act proactively with minimal supervision.

This position offers the opportunity to be exposed to many of the recently enacted Tax Reform provisions, both from a compliance and planning perspective.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review federal, state and local income (franchise), and international tax filings

  • Preparation of apportionment reports for state income tax filings

  • Drafting responses to tax notices and tax audit information document requests

  • Prepare and review required fixed asset, taxable income and balance sheet data and details required to compute IRC sections 704(b) books and 704(c) allocations

  • Assist in preparation of international tax compliance including preparation of international tax calculations for foreign tax credits, earnings and profits, subpart F, preparation of Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, and international tax disclosures, etc.

  • Performs research, analysis, and consultation on changes in income tax legislative developments (federal, state, local), and significant transactions

  • Develops research and delivers positions for moderately complex income tax issues; clearly documents and communicates findings, both orally and in writing

  • Develops and implements processes needed to support income tax reporting

  • Actively identifies process improvement initiatives to streamline and increase efficiencies

  • Ensures completeness and effective utilization of available technology and internal reporting tools to gather and analyze data to support complex income tax calculations

  • Support ASC740 tax provision team and performs special projects as needed

  • Other projects assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, with a major in Accounting preferred

  • Masters degree in Tax preferred

  • CPA certification preferred

  • Minimum 4 years of experience preparing and/or reviewing complex federal, state & international income tax returns required

  • Must be proficient in federal, state or international income taxes

  • Must have an understanding of financial accounting concepts

  • Experience with partnership taxation a plus

  • Experience researching complex tax issues preferred

  • Strong organization skills necessary to maintain complete and accurate tax files and manage tax due date calendars to ensure timely filing of tax returns and payment of taxes

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team; organized and attentive to details; ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Should have strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to develop solutions and process improvements preferred

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

Work Locations: 100 Gundy Drive Reading, PA

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Zip: 19607

Job: Finance/Accounting

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Finance/Accounting

Req ID: 1810978


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