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Sr. Tax Accountant

  • Job reference: NA-001880
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Tampa
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Due to business expansion, Atkins Tampa, Florida Finance & Accounting Group is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant. We offer a work/life balance!


Under the direction of senior tax management, analyzes and prepares data for tax reporting and assists with the tax compliance requirements of the firm.

Prepares federal, state and local income tax returns, researches and identifies technical issues, and clearly and logically documents all tax work for review by others.

Prepares apportionment schedules for state income tax returns.

Analyzes and completes the sales and use, property and various other transaction tax returns.

Assists with preparation of the supporting schedules for the income tax provision.

Maintains tax records and returns for joint ventures.

Resolves tax compliance and reporting issues; corresponds with governing agencies during process.

Analyzes and monitors tax accrual and expense accounts.

Researches tax law for tax compliance, taxability issues and special projects.

Assists with regulatory tax audits as required

Partners with internal corporate and field departments in completion of tax compliance and reporting.

Performs such assignments and duties as the Supervisor may deem necessary from time.


COMPLEXITY (Variety or uniqueness of tasks; relative difficulty or importance of work performed; size of unit supported, etc.):

Requires a high level of organizational and analytical ability in order to gather and interpret data and handle complex accounting issues and information. Requires the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced, changing environment.

DECISION-MAKING (Supervision received; independent judgment or initiative; consequence of error):

Work is performed under supervision, but requires use of judgment and initiative to determine the approach or action to take in varied situations. Professional judgment is expected in performing duties. Work is reviewed for progress and results.

INTERNAL CONTACTS (Required interaction/relationship with others within the organization):

Contact with all levels of administrative and technical employees.

EXTERNAL CONTACTS (Required interaction/relationship with others outside the organization):

Limited to taxing jurisdictions and accounting firms as required.







Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2-5 years’ experience in tax accounting, statutory reporting and filing. Knowledge of Oracle Financials and OneSource income tax compliance software preferred.




Requires strong PC skills and ability to work in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word and Access. Ability to deal effectively and harmoniously with people at all levels of the organization and to represent the firm professionally.




CPA certification or actively pursuing certification.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement.

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