Tax Preparer

Position Summary

Responsible for tax compliance as related to JMA as well as the Owner’s family personal tax matters. Provide overall tax support to the Tax Department. Performs work under limited supervision and work is reviewed upon completion.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with US federal, state and local tax laws through the preparation of partnership, s- corporation, trust and individual federal and state income and franchise tax returns, including preparation of various detailed work papers and supporting schedules

Analyze financial and tax information to properly calculate tax depreciation, depletion and amortization

Analyze and reconcile various accounts to the general ledger as needed

Become proficient with companies’ software (SSI and QuickBooks) to gather data and information to perform compliance and research

Perform tax research and develop conclusions on issues

Prepare monthly sales and use tax reports

Process and oversee annual Form 1099s for JMA and other entities as directed

Assist and/or prepare annual ad valorem renditions and assist with the annual ad valorem process

Prepare US Census filings

Assist Management on special projects

Job Specifications – Experience

Minimum of 3-5 years income tax experience required, preferably in large public accounting firm or industry equivalent

Education and Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related degree with 30 hours of Accounting

Microsoft Office Suite proficiency with strong Excel and PDF skills

Proficient with 10 key and data entry

Fundamental knowledge in applicable federal and state tax laws and regulations

General knowledge of financial and accounting principles and theory

Working knowledge of income tax return preparation software and oil and gas accounting software

Strong organization and analytical skills to interpret complex data

Effective interpersonal skills to collaborate work with internal and external people to collect data

Desirable, but not required – Certified Public Accountant, Oil & Gas experience, Software experience with Prosystem fx, Asset Keeper and SSI