Regulatory Tax Lead Analyst Job Opening

Regulatory Tax Lead Analyst


Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Category: Treasury Analyst

What you’ll be doing...

This position is responsible for the preparation of tax returns, regulatory filings, conducting research and interpreting statutes and laws, working with accounting and surcharge analysis and other related tasks.
  • Responsible for handling the wireline and wireless compliance process for the Regulatory Team.
  • Work with, understand and prepare Regulatory filings which include those filed with the PUC, Federal and State Regulatory Agencies and third party fund administrators for all Verizon owned companies to ensure that they are accurately and timely filed in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and rulings.
  • Work on and manage projects that include implementation of cost savings strategies and process improvements to enhance the compliance process.
  • Work with the accounting aspect of the Regulatory function, including assistance with preparation of account reconciliations, review of accrual journal entries and understanding and monitoring the surcharges and expenses related to this tax type.
  • Prepare payments and manage the liabilities and expenses related to the tax returns; work with AP, Treasury and various in-house payment systems.
  • Compile the annual budget and monthly cash forecasts.
  • Assist with analysis related to mergers and acquisitions (including due diligence and computing purchase price adjustments).
  • Ensuring adherence to all SOX controls.
  • Assist with all Regulatory related audits, as needed.
  • Conduct research as needed, including the tax impact to all Regulatory filings with the addition of any new products and services.
  • Focus on identifying process improvements and streamlining existing procedures.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Four or more years of experience in tax.
Even better if you have:
  • A degree.
  • Regulatory experience.
  • Experience with tax research, tax accounting, SOX processes, telecommunication taxes, and tax saving strategies.
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables with competing timelines.
  • Ability to work in accurately managing deadlines.
  • Ability to interface with tax legal, tax technology, tax compliance, tax research and other business groups.
  • Knowledge of tax law, compliance procedures, accrual methodology, and tax initiatives.
  • Oral, written and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and while working within a team.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Knowledge with the data requirements needed for the preparation and filing of tax returns (ie: knowledge of billing systems, etc.).
  • Knowledge of various tax systems, such as CCH, RIA, and Vertex.
  • Experience to PeopleSoft or SAP or other major General Ledger Suite Software.
  • Working knowledge of artificial intelligence and data analytics skills.
  • Experience handling audits and replying to State and Local Auditor IDR’s.

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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