What you’ll be doing...

The position is responsible for the management of state & local income tax audits including gross receipts and franchise tax for multiple Verizon legal entities. The candidate will utilize existing compliance and audit experience to develop audit strategies and procedures based on the attributes of each legal entity. This fast paced position will require the management of communications with taxing jurisdiction’s; Information Document Requests responses; data requests from, general ledger and/or, accounts payable and to timely provide audit data; interaction with Corporate Accounting, IT, Tax Research, and Tax Compliance on taxability positions, explanation of records, correction of errors discovered during audits, creation, maintenance and retrieval of data needed for audits; interaction with Tax Legal on negotiating appeals of audit assessments. The position is responsible for developing and updating FIN 48 and FAS 5 reserves for assigned audits and communicating such requirements to management.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Six or more years of state tax audit/ compliance experience.
  • Three or more years of experience in audit defense for a corporation.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.

Even Better if you have:

  • A degree in accounting or any other relevant field.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local tax laws, tax accounting and/ or regulatory accounting.
  • Knowledge of Corporate tax, Insource Microsoft Office, Powerpoint and various general ledgers.
  • Strong research, communication and analytical skills.
  • CPA or MS in Taxation.
  • MBA, Juris Doctor (J.D.) or Master of Laws (L.L.M.) .

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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