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Tax Accountant

  • Location: White Plains, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #812
  • Salary: $70,000


LOCATION: Westchester County, NY 

THE ORGANIZATION: Multinational Law Firm

HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:30AM – 5:30PM (Hybrid Schedule)

COMPENSATION: Competitive base salary based on years of experience up to $80K plus bonus. 

BENEFITS: Competitive paid time off policy, Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; 401K with above market match; flexible spending account, commuter benefits, plus more! Desirable location and rated top law firm to work for with excellent firm culture!

SUMMARY: The Tax Accountant will be responsible for supporting the firm with international individual tax and payroll matters pertaining to Partners and employees. This role reports to the Tax Project Supervisor. 


  • Prepare work papers involving expatriate tax matters, international payroll tax filings.
  • Assist with foreign tax return compliance and projects.
  • Reconcile and maintain related general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare and reconcile compensation accounting and reporting for international employees in the US, Europe and Asia offices. 
  • Assist with quarterly U.S. income tax payments and/or withholdings for Partners in overseas offices, including coordination with their accountants and the Partner Accounting group.
  • Research and analyze U.S. and international payroll tax laws. 
  • Continue to develop knowledge of relevant tax law developments and changes.
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of the Firm's payroll to analyze, compile, and reconcile payroll data.
  • Review add-to-earnings reports on a monthly basis and continually maintain the Firm's tax preparation authorization list. 
  • Collaborate with team to analyze and verify Partner taxes paid/withheld reconcile to amounts remitted to the authorities on behalf of the Partners.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is preferred
  • Six months related tax experience
  • Working knowledge of U.S. and International payroll tax rules
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and complex functions including v-lookups, pivot tables, and formula nesting and others
  • Ability to learn international payroll issues pertaining to expatriates
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple deliverables with competing timelines
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to communicate effectively with employees at all levels, firm management, and attorneys
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Able to use discretion and exercise sound judgment
  • Able to maintain the utmost confidentiality
  • Effective problem solver
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment