Full Time Job

Tax Manager

Nexstar

Irving, TX 10-04-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Primary responsibilities include management of the income tax compliance process and quarterly/annual tax provisions. Duties will include preparation & review of returns, preparation & review of estimated tax payments, preparation & review of quarterly/annual tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740, audit management, cash tax planning, and tax research. Additionally, the position will oversee journal entries and account reconciliations for the related tax general ledger accounts.

​Additional Job Description
• Manage the preparation and review of income tax returns for Nexstar and other consolidated entities in coordination with internal tax team and external tax advisors
• Manage the preparation and review of quarterly estimated income tax & franchise tax payments for Nexstar and other consolidated entities
• Manage the preparation and review of quarterly/annual tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740 and SEC tax disclosure requirements including analysis and documentation of reserve for uncertain tax positions
• Manage federal and state audits including preparation of responses, retrieval of documentation, research, and negotiation of settlements
• Manage all journal entries and general ledger reconciliations pertaining to tax related accounts
• Federal & state tax research
• Respond to tax notices
• Assist with short-term and long-term cash tax planning
• Identify tax savings strategies
• Provide tax related technical guidance & technical memos as needed
• Provide tax training & guidance to various accounting and business personnel
• Assist with the tax due diligence process related to mergers and acquisitions
• Assist with maintaining effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process
• Maintain tax calendar
• Assist with state annual report filings and various city/county business license filings
• Undertake special financial projects as assigned by the Tax Director
• Perform certain other financial accounting functions as assigned

Requirements & Skills
• BS in Accounting, Finance or Business
• CPA license
• 4-6 years with a public accounting firm and/or corporate tax department or equivalent experience
• Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Self-motivated team player with the ability to multi-task
• Ability to thrive in a team environment as well as work independently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented with ability to meet internal & external deadlines
• Intermediate to advanced Excel knowledge
• Microsoft Dynamics AX experience a plus
• Experience with OneSource Income Tax preferred

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Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.