We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.
Our work depends on a Senior Tax Accountant joining our team to support the GDIT Tax Department activities in Herndon, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Tax Accountant supporting the GDIT Tax Department, you will be trusted to support tax department strategy, planning and compliance functions. In this role, a typical day will include:
Tax Strategy and Planning:
Participates in tax forecasts including liability, cash tax and effective tax rate
Strategic tax planning, analysis, and communication
Identify/Support tax saving or risk mitigating opportunities
Implement/Manage tax saving or risk mitigating opportunities
Analyze and support tax ramifications of contract proposals
Research jurisdictional tax law and maintains current knowledge of tax laws affecting the company
Provide guidance to non-tax functions regarding direct and indirect tax requirements
Accounting for Income Tax and Tax Compliance:
Analyze and prepare journal entries including income and transactional taxes
Preparation of federal and state income tax returns
Assist in automation and review of indirect tax returns
Support corporate headquarters in IRS audit inquiries
Support state income and non-income tax audit inquiries
Participates/Assists in business unit financial statement internal and external audit inquiries
Identify/Support process improvements, systems enhancements, and process automation
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or relevant discipline
5+ years of relevant experience
Experience with corporate taxation
US Citizenship for system access
Highly proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
Grasps and applies new information quickly; handles more complex assignments
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment, and professionally executes projects with little direction
Leadership and supervisory skills
In-depth knowledge of computer computerized Finance Systems
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Moderately complex financial analysis skills
Tax preparation or work experience with multi-state corporations
Handles moderately complex assignments and multiple projects at once
Intermediate knowledge of revenue recognition and profit analysis concepts and techniques
Intermediate knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley audit and reporting requirements
Intermediate Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Intermediate technical knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
Intermediate technical knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Intermediate knowledge of Long-Term Accounting for Government contracts, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Financial Accounting Standards Board statements, Securities Exchange Act
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
Full-flex work week
401K with company match
Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
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We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.