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Accountant/Financial Reporting and Tax Analyst

Ringling College of Art and Design
Job Location:
Sarasota, Florida
Business and Financial Services

Accountant/Financial Reporting and Tax Analyst

The Accountant/Financial Reporting and Tax Analyst performs professional accounting activities to ensure that the college meets its legal reporting requirements as a tax-exempt entity with respect to Federal, State and Local tax laws as well as international tax treaties as applicable. This position performs research on tax and compliance that affect segments of the college as issues arise; supports the business activities of the college through compliance reporting for federal funds, grants, contracts and debt service; and performs advanced accounting functions and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting standards. 

This position also monitors compliance with complex IRS rules and regulations, collaborates with Human Resources for all payroll tax matters and monitors and strengthens internal controls through policies and procedures and testing of specified areas. This position is required to safeguard confidential financial and personal information.

The Accountant/Financial Reporting and Tax Analyst is responsible for preparing and/or coordination of preparation for Federal, State and Local tax returns; 990 and 990T and Florida Corporate Income/Franchise Tax Return; and responsible for government and industry financial reporting.

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of the job:

· Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures.

· Ability to interpret and comply with International, Federal, State and Local tax and financial regulations.

· Knowledge of tax laws and tax research techniques.

· Knowledge of computerized accounting systems and applications. 

· Proficient with report writing software.

· Technical and accounting knowledge of non-resident alien taxation compliance and processing.

· Ability to examine and re-engineer internal controls, formulate policy, develop and implement new strategies and procedures.

· Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.

· Well organized, highly motivated, proactive, team player and results oriented.

· Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality.

· Highest standard of ethics and integrity.

· Must be flexible and able to work within organizational change.

· Must possess strong analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related area with accounting coursework.

· Three to five years tax and accounting experience.

· Proficient with Excel and tax compliance software.


· CPA or master’s degree in taxation.

· Higher education, non-profit experience.

Open until filled. For more information and to apply:

Ringling College of Art and Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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