Tax Accountant

MetLife GTO St. Louis, MO 63128 2017-02-01
The Tax Accountant is responsible for timely filing of annual reports with various states as well as preparation and mailing of other income tax forms, in order to ensure that all statutory deadlines are met. The Tax Accountant also provides administrative support to a tax compliance team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare annual Secretary of State filings for domestic corporations, LLCs, and partnerships
  • Prepare income tax extension and estimate forms, and process the forms for mailing
  • Process income tax returns and mailing (including copying/scanning, creating files, and filing)
  • Help maintain an overall tax filing calendar for tax compliance team to ensure all filing deadlines are met
  • Process check requests and deposit tax refund checks
  • Utilize software and systems to improve quality of work process and increase efficiency
  • General administrative duties

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience required
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail is critical

Business Category

Tax Operations

Number of Openings


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