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Senior Tax Associate

Renaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning

United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Company Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology! Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom.

Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

As a Senior Tax Associate, you will play a crucial role in the Finance Department by assisting with federal and state tax compliance, quarterly and annual tax provision preparation, tax research, and other tax-related projects. You will work closely with the other members of the tax department and the broader accounting organization.

In this role as a Senior Tax Associate, you will:

  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly and year-end ASC 740 tax provision computations and documentation.

  • Assist with the preparation of federal, state, and international income tax compliance, including preparation of extensions and estimated tax payments.

  • Assist with tax purchase accounting, acquisition integration, and other tax projects that arise during the course of business.

  • Prepare and review sundry tax filings for the business, including excise tax filings, property tax returns, and various business license filings.

  • Research and respond to sales tax questions submitted by internal and external customers.

  • Support the sales tax function, ensuring that sales tax permits remain current.

  • Maintain and reconcile tax depreciation and amortization schedules.

  • Research and resolve tax notices received from various jurisdictions.

  • As needed, conduct tax research on other issues and share findings with the tax department and other members of the organization.

  • Stay up-to-date with changes in tax laws and regulations.

  • Utilize accounting and tax software, including NetSuite, Floqast, OneSource, Vertex, and Microsoft Office products.

  • Ability to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

  • Communicate effectively with team members and Renaissance clients to provide exceptional service and support.

  • Contribute to a positive and collaborative work environment within the tax department.


For this role as a Senior Tax Accountant, you should have:

  • Working knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code and Regulations in addition to US GAAP

  • Minimum of two years of experience in public accounting

  • Corporate tax experience utilizing knowledge of ASC 740 and US GAAP

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with OneSource Tax Provision/OneSource Income Tax software preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and staying current with tax laws

Bonus Points for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited institution

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary Range: $74,700 to $102,750 This range is based on national market data and may vary by location.

Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • World Class Health Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Telehealth
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave (20 total weeks with 14 weeks paid) & Milk Stork program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Well-being and Employee Assistance Programs

Frequently cited statistics show that some women, underrepresented individuals, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities may only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we encourage all applications! Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need for the future!


Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to any term, condition or privilege of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, or status of an individual in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Renaissance also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Talent Acquisition.


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

For information about Renaissance, visit: https://www.renaissance.com/