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Senior Tax Accountant

Government and Military



Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Senior Tax accountant Position:

  • Assist in the preparation and review of federal and state income tax returns and quarterly estimated and extension payment computations;

  • Support the Company’s corporate income tax provision process for compliance with US GAAP/SEC reporting as required by ASC 740;

  • Coordinates closely with Tax Accounting and Reporting team to assist in timely and accurate preparation of quarterly and annual tax provision and related disclosures.

  • Assist with federal and state income tax audits, as necessary;

  • Assist in timely filings of monthly, quarterly and annual non-income tax filings

  • Research developments in tax law to determine appropriate tax methods and identify tax savings opportunities for the Company;

  • Support various special projects and assist with ad hoc tax assignments as needed in all areas of tax, including assistance with research & development studies, oversight of the fixed assets tax ledger and depreciation program, tax notice correspondence, etc.

  • Directly support the senior tax manager and work closely with cross-functional team members to help them optimize their performance by providing financial and operational information and analysis

Basic Requirements:

  • Will work mostly remote-telework but may need to come into one of the local offices in Chantilly, VA or Germantown, MD for meetings and projects

  • BA/BS in Accounting

  • US Citizenship is required
  • 3-5 years of experience in income tax compliance and income tax accounting reporting under ASC 740, public accounting experience a plus

  • Knowledge of and experience working with tax forms and processing

  • Analytical Skills

  • Intermediate level proficiency of MS Office Suite mainly proficient I excel

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills and engagement with peers, customers and managers

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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