The Senior Accountant, Tax Reporting and Compliance, is responsible for all tax preparation, review processes, reporting and compliance for ICBA and its subsidiary and affiliated companies. In addition to tax responsibilities, this individual will serve as the direct in-person liaison for all Washington, DC office inquires. The incumbent will also prepare special accounting studies, reports and other financial analyses as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities - Internal Support
Act as special assistant to the CFO, assisting with special projects and other tasks as necessary.
Maintain a working knowledge of all accounting-related systems (budget, payroll, timecards, expense reimbursement, etc.) and assist users with inquiries.
Act as the direct contact for Washington, DC employees for all questions related to A/P, A/R, payroll, expense reimbursements, financial reporting and budget related matters, coordinating meetings and referring those individuals to the appropriate parties as necessary.
Duties & Responsibilities - Tax Reporting
Responsible for all tax reporting related to for-profit corporations, 501(c)(6) trade association, and 501(c)(3) publicly supported charities. The reporting relates to income taxes (including UBIT), depreciation, sales and use, personal property, employee withholding, and real estate taxes.
Prepare state regulatory reports and adhere to compliance reporting for ICBA and ICBA subsidiaries. This includes researching and investigating any correspondence received from state/governmental agencies.
Prepare quarterly lobby disclosure and annual calculation of lobbying expenses deductible for member banks. This includes knowledge of reporting expenses in accordance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and IRS methods.
Work in collaboration with external tax preparers in compiling information necessary to draft complex for-profit corporate tax returns, including consolidated and multi-state tax filings, nonprofit tax returns/considerations, and other regulatory filings.
Prepare quarterly tax payments, monthly accruals, and various other tax analyses required by the association and its subsidiary companies.
Bring unusual or significant tax questions to the attention of the Controller and CFO.
Research and propose resolution to technical tax matters.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or quantitative discipline; or equivalent work experience
Minimum of three years of relevant professional experience, to include both public accounting and nonprofit accounting; CPA preferred
Exposure to tax-related matters relevant to ICBA and its subsidiary companies
Strong quantitative skills and attention to detail
Strong working knowledge of Excel
Solid working knowledge of tax related issues and analysis
Some travel required, particularly during initial six months on the job
Ability to work well with other staff and external tax preparers
Ability to multi-task and approach work in a detailed manner
Ability to prioritize work in order to meet goals and deadlines
Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
About Independent Community Bankers of America
The Independent Community Bankers of America, the nation’s voice for more than 6,000 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services.With 51,000 locations nationwide, community banks employ 700,000 Americans, hold $3.9 trillion in assets, $3.1 trillion in deposits and $2.6 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses and the agricultural community.Whether located in small towns, suburbia or big-city neighborhoods, community banks improve our towns and cities by funding small businesses and using local dollars to help families purchase homes, finance college and build financial security.ICBA supports fair competition for financial institutions, maintaining the separation of banking and commerce, and a balanced financial system to prevent the concentration of economic and financial-services resources. ICBA member community banks create symbiotic relationships with the communities they serve, favor local decision-making, while adhering to the highest business practices and ethical stan...dards, and support a democratically governed association where each member bank has a voice and a vote.ICBA is committed to upholding the highest professional standards in community banking and providing programs tailored specifically for community bankers. Through ICBA educational courses, certification options and continuing education programs, community bankers are better able to serve their customers and stay profitable.