Domestic Tax Consultant
Domestic Tax ConsultantSpringfield, Massachusetts Finance & Accounting Job ID R14891
Domestic Tax Consultant
Boston, MA or Springfield, MA
As a Tax Consultant in the Domestic Tax Unit, you’ll have an opportunity to join an engaged team of professionals who work to reduce the Company’s exposure to tax risks, support M&A transactions, provide high-quality tax advice, and satisfy tax accounting, reporting, and compliance requirements for the Company’s domestic life insurance companies and its non-insurance subsidiaries.
The Tax Consultant will report to the Domestic Tax – Non-Life Tax Lead, a part of the Corporate Tax Department within Corporate Controllers. The team is responsible for federal and state tax compliance, GAAP and Statutory tax accounting including computations of quarterly and annual income tax provisions, financial statement reporting, and income tax planning and forecasting.
Prepare income tax provisions in accordance with GAAP and statutory accounting rules (ASC740 and SSAP101)
Prepare Federal and state tax compliance for domestic life insurance companies and non-insurance subsidiaries
Support GAAP and statutory audits
Assist with IRS and state audits
Assist with tax planning opportunities, M&A transactions, and modeling tax impacts of proposed legislation and capital planning projects
Develop a strong working relationship with internal and external clients
Drives continuous improvement and efficiencies
Anticipates changes, looks for trends and directs or redirects efforts
Collaborate with external auditors to provide support
The Minimum Qualifications
3+ years income tax experience (GAAP – ASC 740)
3+ years of experience in working corporate tax technical functions such as federal tax returns
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related.
The Ideal Qualifications
Statutory tax accounting experience with an understanding of SSAP 101, is a plus
CPA or MST highly desirable
Experience with provision/compliance software, GL systems, and research tools is a plus
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to identify issues, research, and recommend effective solutions
Strong interpersonal skills: ability to interact and collaborate within the Tax department and across the Company
Strong organizational skills, experience managing a diverse workload and skilled at prioritizing
What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team
Regular meetings with the Domestic Tax Team
Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
Hybrid work schedules
Access to mentorship opportunities
Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits
#LI-DM2MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
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