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Tax Accountant (Contract)

Houston, TX 77024

Posted: 04/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract Function: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 23438 Pay Rate: $60-75/hr

Job Description

One of the world's leading independent oil and gas exploration and production companies is seeking a dedicated Tax Accountant to join its Finance team. The ideal candidate possesses a high degree of flexibility in working style and demonstrates the ability to adapt to changing business environments and priorities. In a team-oriented approach, the new member will significantly impact the business by maintaining accurate and efficient operations while ensuring compliance with federal and state tax regulations. This is a 6-month contract.
Pay Rate:
  • $60-75/hr

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Contract

  • Process certain capital assets information that is used to process the U.S. corporate consolidated tax return.
  • Prepare the return to provision and deferred tax reconciliation for review by the Tax Manager and act as the lead contact to outside accounting firm reviewing the deferred tax position.
  • Assist the Tax Manager in processing various state income, franchise, and federal compliance matters.
  • Prepare the monthly tax provision and posts journal entries reviewed by the Tax Manager.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and record journal entries as necessary.
  • Prepare sales and use tax information on a timely basis.
  • Prepare federal excise tax returns on a quarterly basis.
  • Maintain SOX documentation for internal and external auditors.
  • Understand base erosion and anti-avoidance (BEPS) rules and documentation.
  • Participate in various planning and forecasting projects for the U.S. Division.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • A minimum five years of progressive Oil and Gas industry tax experience with additional experience in public accounting experience in the tax department preferred
  • In-depth experience in all aspects of both federal and state tax compliance in a multi-state, multi-corporation, computerized environment
  • Must possess knowledge of federal and state income tax laws, state franchise tax laws, excise tax laws, and IFRS and GAPP
  • Must have the ability to combine knowledge of tax laws and skills in using computer software to produce returns which comply with federal and state laws, including OneSource Tax and BNA Fixed Asset Manager
  • OneSource Income Tax, SAP, and SAP reporting platform experience required
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must be able to work onsite at Houston office to train during first two weeks and able to work onsite once per month in the following months

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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