Tax Accountant - Investment 8/12/2016

Confidential Company Columbus, GA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28730495
AJE Ref #
575867029
Location
Columbus, GA
Job Type
Regular

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Our client is one of the leaders in the insurance industry. It's able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, our Cancer policy.

Benefits collects, organizes, analyzes, and evaluates financial data and other related information necessary for the accurate preparation of tax returns
* Researches investment tax technical issues, interprets and applieslaws, regulations, and municipal ordinances;
* acts in an advisory capacity working with division management and/or designated representatives
* provides guidance and clarification related to interpretation of the investment accounting procedures, policies, and practices of the company and applicable regulatory authorities
* Prepares and compiles calculations of deferred taxes pursuant to ASC740, FAS 109,and SSAP101; appliesGAAP, Statutory and income tax accounting principles to analysis of financial transactions for accurate reporting in applicable financial statements

* Performs duties with minimal direction for independent action and decision-making
* interprets and applieslaws and regulations;
* acts in an advisory capacity working with division management and/or delegated representatives;
* assists with the training and development of junior team members
* completes quantitative and qualitative reviews, and prepares requiredinternal and external records, reports, statistics, financial statements, analysis, stockholders' reports, etc.;
* develops and presents conclusions and recommendations to management;
* Identifies and resolves accounting and financial transaction discrepancies, and provides detailed explanations for variances between actual and planned activities;
* maintains complete and accurate regulatory filings;
* develops, analyzes, and implements accounting procedures in a systems environment
* Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with business partners, and state and federal agencies
* Performs other duties as required

JOB KNOWLEDGE ability to prepare statistical studies and trend analysis using internal and external information to demonstrate relevant changes and recommend improvements or solutions
* Demonstrated competencies in the areas of consulting, change management, quality, and project management.