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Tax Accountant IV - 3DI28 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

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Tax Accountant IV
Buffalo, NY
Basic Function:
The candidate will be involved in assignments that include; complex tax accounting,  federal and state return review and tax preparation,  tax related research, special projects, audit representation and acquisition related work. 


This is a role for a tax professional in a public company corporate income tax department.
Prepare, and assist in the review of the monthly tax provision including all analysis of current and deferred income taxes under FAS 109. Prepare an analytical review of the deferred income taxes under FAS 109.  Maintain and document internal controls required under Sarbanes-Oxley.
Prepare and/or review the income tax returns of the more significant subsidiaries. 
Provide training and work guidance to junior analysts for tax related assignments. 
Assist in required tax research projects and tax analytical projects. 
Assist as necessary in sales tax compliance or special projects.
Assist in providing support to business units within the bank for their tax needs.
Assist in providing continuous process improvements to the corporate tax practice.
Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.
Complete other related duties as assigned.


The incumbent would work under limited supervision and would exercise significant latitude and responsibility over work assignments.
The position requires regular contact with internal personnel and external auditors to gather information, provide advice and respond to audit inquiries.  Writing skills are required for correspondence with government auditors.

May have 1 to 2 direct or indirect reports.

Bachelors’ degree in Accounting and a minimum of five years accounting and tax experience or in lieu of degree a total of nine years’ experience with five years in tax accounting. 

Certified Public Accountant designation. Strong accounting background with corporate tax experience.  Proficiency with Excel, Word and corporate tax preparation software.  Self starter and motivated.  Strong organizational skills with emphasis placed on detail and the ability to work effectively under time constraints.  Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills, including strong knowledge 



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