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Tax Associate

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

About this role: Wells Fargo is seeking a Tax Associate within Corporate Tax. In this role, you will:

  • Perform moderately complex tax accounting activities related to the preparation of federal, state and local income tax returns or the financial statement accounting for income taxes
  • Prepare comprehensive tax work papers, perform account analysis, and prepare responses to audit requests
  • Research memos or correspondence and embody and model compliance and risk management requirements for supported area
  • Exercise proficiency in accounting and multi-jurisdictional income tax laws, rules and regulations
  • Develop knowledge of federal and state income tax laws, rulings, regulations and judicial decisions
  • Perform basic income tax research
  • Maintain records related to income tax returns and reports
  • Work with moderate to minimal supervision
  • Consult on income tax related matters with lines of business and other control functions
  • Develop relationships with assigned business units related to the collection and analysis of information important to income tax accounting or compliance
  • Work with business partners to collect internal financial or tax data, perform data analysis, test for accuracy, identify and resolve data problems
  • Participate in projects
  • Communicate and provide consultation regularly with mid-level stakeholders companywide Required Qualifications, US:
    • 6+ months of Analytics experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education Desired Qualifications:
      • Large corporate income tax return or tax provision experience
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
      • Financial services industry experience
      • Experience working with changing priorities and deadlines
      • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
      • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
      • Essbase and/or SmartView experience
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to be flexible and adjust plans quickly to meet changing business needs
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is ideal We Value Diversity At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements. Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Keywords: Wells Fargo, West Des Moines , Tax Associate, Accounting, Auditing , West Des Moines, Iowa

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