FSU is looking to expand its tax team and is seeking a senior level part-time tax analyst with experience in worker classification, scholarship and fellowship reporting, and taxable fringe benefit analysis. This individual will cross-train and serve as the primary backup to the Assistant Controller of Tax and Compliance on all tax-related matters.
Provides analysis functions relating to the taxation of payments made to and on behalf of students, employees, visitors, and contractors as well as worker classification status. Coordinates with business partners (Student Business Services, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Procurement, etc.) to resolve taxation of payments.
Responsible for designing, developing, and conducting the preparation of the annual tax-exempt bond review including private use evaluations and Form 990 Schedule K.
Collects and analyzes sales tax data received from departments to prepare monthly sales tax returns. Assists departments with understanding and compliance in sales tax. Researches and monitors multi-state sales activity to determine the point at which state and local registration thresholds are met.
Monitors and tracks departmental activity as it relates to all areas of tax to assist with review and analysis to determine potential areas of risk. Researches and resolves basic inquiries and issues regarding tax reporting and filing. Supports efforts to educate FSU departments on relevant tax policies and procedures to ensure compliance and reduce risk of exposure.
This position is a .75 FTE making it eligible for most benefits. FSU offers a robust
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Ability to demonstrate critical thinking based upon in-depth data and substantiating information while working within a team, being respectful of others’ differing opinions and maintaining ethical standards.
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously
Ability to compile, review, and reconcile data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance
Knowledge of and the ability to research, interpret, and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this
position; or a a high school diploma/equivalency and six year of experience
related to the duties of this position.
Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field
Previous tax experience relating to the taxation and reporting of payments made to and on behalf of students, employees, visitors, and contractors as well as worker classification status in either higher education, public accounting, or a related industry
Experience with preparation and filing of Florida sales tax returns
Experience with identifying and measuring private business use in tax-exempt bond-financed facilities