• Tax Accountant

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7648
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Accounting/Finance - Accounting
  • Overview - External

     

    FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

    Responsibilities - External

     

    This position is responsible for preparation and filing of the consolidated federal income tax return as well as other federal returns such as Forms 990 and 990T.

    Solves complex problems; takes broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.

    Works independently with guidance on only the most complex problems. Prepares analyses and schedules to support calculation of global tax provision.  

    Conducts analysis of tax accounting information.

     

     

    Qualifications - External

     

    Education

    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting

    Master’s Degree in taxation preferred

    Professional certifications, CPA, CMA highly preferred

     

    Experience

    8+ years’ experience. Preferably within public accounting

    Minimum of 4 years corporate tax experience

    Prefer insurance industry experience and/or Big 4 Accounting experience

    Advanced knowledge of general accounting principles

    Strong knowledge of federal and state tax issues

     

    Skills/Knowledge

    Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    Proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications, such as Peoplesoft, Microsoft Office 2016