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The Staff Accountant reports to the Manager, Tax & Financial Compliance, and provides assistance on a wide range of financial accounting, reporting, and administrative activities to ensure adherence to state, federal, and international tax laws; also prepares comprehensive tax work papers, researching various tax topics while maintaining tax return records and reports, gathers documentation and prepares responses for the Manager’s review related to tax audits.  In addition, the Staff Accountant will assist with the preparation and timely filing of the University’s 990 tax return, review of unrelated business income and other reporting issues for the 990T return and any related foreign filings.

The Staff Accountant will oversee the University’s foreign wire transfer process, including review of foreign wires for potential international tax compliance issues as well as coordination with requesting departments and the University’s external service provider. Similarly, this position will act as a liaison with the General Counsel’s Office, Human Resources, and other Finance departments to help ensure compliance with IRS, federal and state rules and regulations. Additional responsibilities will consist of assistance with vouchers/requisition approval as well as year-end account reconciliations.