Tax Analyst

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Fremont, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
70452
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role

Tesla is seeking a highly-motivated Income Tax Analyst to join its Global Tax Team. This individual will be responsible for supporting the US direct tax function, which involves a broad variety of partnership and corporate taxation. This is an amazing opportunity to join a growing organization and make an immediate impact.

Responsibilities
  • Authors partnership and corporate tax workpapers in support of federal and state taxable income.
  • Gathers information for reporting to external CPA firms.
  • Participates in the quarterly corporate and partnership income tax provision processes.
  • Manages quarterly federal and state estimated income tax payments.
  • Manages tax extensions and payments
  • Assist with ongoing tax audits.
  • Analyzes income tax projections, and provide estimates on the tax return amounts.
  • Manage calendar maintenance of due dates for tax filings and payments.
  • Authors responses of tax notices and issues in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collaborates in tax research planning and incentive projects.
  • Actively partners with cross functional groups within the company to understand the tax impact of business operations and ensure that tax needs are identified, considered and communicated.
  • Participate in tax process optimization, develop and implement procedural changes and/or processes to improve tax function.


Requirements
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Tax and/or Finance.
  • CPA and/or MST strongly preferred.
  • 1-3 years of tax experience with Big 4 firm and/or in-house tax department.
  • Experience with partnership structures, income allocation provisions, capital account maintenance,and Schedule K-1 reporting..
  • Experience with fixed asset reports, MACRS depreciation rules.
  • Strong US domestic (federal and state) income tax and ASC 740 accounting for income tax knowledge and practical experience.
  • Previous interaction with external CPA firms required.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with teams across the globe.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot Tables, array formulas, etc.) are required.
  • Evidence of exceptional ability.
  • Must be a self-starter who handles multiple projects with competing priorities with minimum supervision.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving abilities, able to research complex tax matters.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with all levels of personnel across disciplines, business units and outside contracts.
  • Positive attitude, eager to learn and willing to take on challenges.
  • Ability to adapt in a constantly changing, fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Experience in Alternative Energy and/or Automotive industry a plus.

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