Operations Tax Associate – Birmingham, AL

Position Summary:

Responsible for the preparation and accuracy of various tax-related forms/returns. Will research tax issues and collaborate with trust officers, portfolio managers and other department staff to resolve tax issues and IRS notices. Process daily tax activities such as tax withholdings, account updates, cost basis changes, wash sales adjustments.

Job Location:

Birmingham, AL

Essential Functions:

  • Provide quality assurance on day-to-day processes and year-end reporting which directly impacts tax reporting and filings
  • Assist account opening department with establishing appropriate account settings in the accounting and tax system
  • Responsible for daily federal withholding reconciliation and IRS deposits
  • Responsible for state withholding payments and corresponding state tax returns
  • Reviews closing account documentation to determine tax reserves needed for payment of federal, state, and local income taxes and tax service fees
  • Interact with other Operations Teams to resolve any account settings, transaction issues or tax withholding problems
  • Assist in the processing of wash sales, cost basis updates, and tax adjustments to client accounts
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs any and all other duties assigned by Market President for which the employee is qualified and physically able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance, Accounting, or related field; three to five years of experience required in field related to the position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to compose original correspondence, write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and practical problems.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, writing, and analytical skills; ability to work well with others and assist others in working through problems rationally and objectively.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary work that involves sitting most of the time; employee exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to loft, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Walking and standing are infrequently required.

Clarity of vision at less than 20 inches, with or without correction.

Ability to clearly express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, and to receive detailed information through verbal communication, with or without correction.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Inside work for the most part; normal office equipment. Employee may occasionally spend time outside the office; may drive a vehicle and be exposed to weather and temperature fluctuations. Also work outside the office may be required, such as traveling to other offices and divisions.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to resumes@argentfinancial.com

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