Senior Tax Accountant – Provision & Compliance Jobs in Chantilly at Perspecta

Business Group Highlights


The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Perspecta is hiring for an exciting Tax Accountant position to join our tax accounting team in Chantilly, VA. This is a new staff position to support US federal and state income tax provision and compliance. The Senior Tax Accountant will work with transaction accounting teams and service providers to prepare tax filings and perform account reconciliations. The Senior Tax Accountant will be a key driver of tax process automation and efficiency projects and will act as key interface with Controllership / accounting and account finance teams.

Core jobresponsibilities:

Prep of US federal and state income tax provision work papers

Prep of account reconciliations and tax payments

Support outsourced income tax compliance, prepare data requests and other work papers

Support Financial Statement & SOX audits

Coordinate tax audit data requests

Assist with automation projects working with Finance / Controllership / IT and operations

User of Hyperion FCCS, Costpoint/Cognos and various tax software SaaS packages


Job Requirements :

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting,or Finance plus 5-7 years of related experience or a Master’s degree plus 3-5 years of experience is required

Additional certifications: CPA preferred, MST a plus

At least 3 years in Public Accounting supporting Corporate Tax clients

Strong knowledge of US GAAP and Tax Accounting

Experience with US and State Tax income compliance

Prior experience with ERP and finance systems; prefer Costpoint, SAP, OneSource, and Excel

Delivering results and meeting stakeholder expectations

Ability to work in dynamic environment

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Job info:

Job Title: Senior Tax Accountant – Provision & Compliance

Company Name: Perspecta

Location: Chantilly

Experince: 5 – 7 years

Job Category: Aerospace & Defense

About Perspecta