Senior Accountant, Indirect Tax
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Description

Job Summary:
Duties for this dual role position include, but are not limited to, supporting compliance for sales & use tax, personal property tax and unclaimed property escheatment, support of Corporate Tax Dept during tax audits, coordinating outsourced indirect tax return preparation, as well as, completion and maintenance of general ledger transactions, balance sheet reconciliations and financial reports for TEGNA business units.  The role requires strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills. Utilizes good judgment and takes initiative on tasks that will result in operational efficiencies.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee indirect tax support in the areas of sales & use tax and personal property tax.
  • Coordinate unclaimed property escheatment.
  • Act as primary point of contact for 3rd party compliance vendors.
  • Provide support to Corporate Tax department during tax audits and general inquiries.
  • Participate actively in month end close process by preparing and analyzing monthly journal entries and reporting documents for TEGNA business units for Indirect Tax items.
  • Reconcile and analyze assigned balance sheet accounts to supporting documentation.  Demonstrate initiative and ability to resolve balancing issues in the reconciliations.
  • Establish and maintain a superior customer service relationship with business units and third-party vendors.
  • Prepare various monthly reports and analysis for internal and external management and audit groups.
  • Perform other duties as required, including special projects.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required in accounting or business-related concentration.
  • 2-5 years of related experience, G/L & tax environment experience preferred.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and time management skills. Analytical and detailed oriented, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP requirements.
  • MS Office proficiency required.

 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fishers, IN
  • Job Type: Accounting
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/9/2020

About Us

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.