A senior tax accountant manages tax records and prepares tax returns, tax-related schedules, and reports. He/She oversees the analysis of tax regulations to ensure they are met by the organization. He/She oversees the operations of junior tax accountants. Asides from that, he/she regularly reviews financial books and various journal entries to ensure accurate financial reporting. Additionally, he/she conducts research on various tax issues, determines tax projections and suitable tax notice responses.
For this job, candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field and must possess at least five years of experience in a related position. Having relevant certifications is a plus. You must possess accounting, multitasking, interpersonal, people, and communication skills. Also, you must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Senior tax accountants earn about $80,354 in a year. Their salary varies between $65,000 and $99,000.