Lead Tax Accountant

AT&T Dallas, TX 2019-04-18

This position is located in Dallas, TX.


Your big ideas and creative solutions will contribute to AT&T's success as a global brand and the leading telecommunications company in the world.  Using your dynamic vision and innovative style, coupled with our iconic brand, there is no limit to the ways we can introduce our customers to the future of technology.

Overall Purpose: Responsible for the analysis and interpretation of existing and upcoming tax legislation (federal, state, local and foreign) to identify opportunities to minimize the organizations legal tax liabilities.


Key Roles and Responsibilities: Conducts research to advise management of the tax implications of activities. Preparation and/or review and filing of the tax returns required under federal, state, local and applicable foreign tax laws and regulations. Responsible for meeting all required deadlines. Supports moderately complex tax audits. Provides general ledger system expertise regarding functional issues of financial and management reporting.  Works on extremely complex taxation related problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variance factors.

Job Contribution: Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.

Education: Bachelor's in Accounting & Finance

Experience: Typically requires 5-7 years experience in Federal and State corporate/partnership income tax compliance. CPA preferred.

Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associate with this Title:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial and Accounting Systems
  • Financial Reporting
  • General Ledger
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of Organization
  • MS Excel
  • Office Support Tools
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Management
  • Tax Operations
  • Tax Regulations


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    Job ID 1912221 Date posted 04/18/2019