Tax Senior Accountant

G&A – Accounting /
Full-time /
At Instructure, we believe in the power of people to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Our goal is to amplify that power by creating intuitive products that simplify learning and personal development, facilitate meaningful relationships, and inspire people to go further in their education and careers. We do this by giving smart, creative, passionate people opportunities to create something awesome. And that's where you come in.

We are looking for a Tax Sr Accountant. This is an opportunity to play a key role in an international publicly traded company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Tax, the Tax Senior Accountant will be responsible for supporting all aspects of Instructure’s domestic and international tax reporting and compliance obligations. The ideal candidate has a strong income tax accounting and compliance foundation, as well as a strong work ethic, critical thinking skills, the desire to drive change and process improvement, and ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

What you will do:

    • The Senior Tax Accountant will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with tax regulations, optimizing tax strategies, and providing valuable insights to support the company's financial goals.
    • This position offers an excellent opportunity for a seasoned tax professional to contribute to a dynamic and global organization.
    • Support domestic federal and multistate tax compliance preparation through preparation of workpapers including book to tax differences, state modifications, state apportionment workpapers, etc.
    • Preparation of annual and quarterly domestic income tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740, working with internal team and external service providers
    • Prepare tax account reconciliations and related journal entries on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis as required
    • Prepare quarterly estimated tax liability calculations and assist in payment submission to taxing authorities
    • Provide support for state and local tax audits and notice responses
    • Assist in the preparation and filing of monthly sales tax and annual tangible personal property tax returns.
    • Assist in the preparation and filing of quarterly VAT/GST/PST/HST/QST filings
    • Prepare and maintain complete and accurate work paper documentation.
    • Interact on a regular basis with regional and corporate financial personnel to ensure that they are fully informed and adding value in areas of compliance, tax financial reporting, and operational/development support
    • Work closely with the Senior Manager of Tax and financial team assisting on global income tax accounting and special projects with their respective business units
    • Support preparation and maintenance of tax controls documentation for SOX compliance
    • Stay abreast of current tax developments and compliance issues to help ensure Instructure remains tax compliant in all of its activities.
    • Contribute to building high-performance culture and positive work environment

What you will need to know/have:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    • Minimum 2 years of public accounting experience (Big 4 or Large Regional Preferred), or corporate tax experience with large multinational company
    • Experience with ASC 740 and federal, state tax law knowledge is a must
    • Experience in preparing and reviewing federal, state, and local income tax returns and supporting workpapers for large multi-national corporations

Get in on all the awesome at Instructure:

    • Competitive salary, equity and 401k.
    • Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance.
    • HSA program, vision, voluntary life, and AD&D.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • Paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and flexible work schedules.
    • LifeStyle Spending Account
$80,000 - $115,000 a year

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