Lead Tax Analyst – Provisions

Category: Finance
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: 11794
Posted Date: March 13, 2019

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.



The primary responsibilities for the Lead Tax Analyst position includes the preparation of the quarterly federal and state income tax provisions, effective tax rate reconciliations, and tax footnotes and related disclosures for purposes of the Form 10-Q and 10-K filings. This position also entails extensive monthly/quarterly/annual reporting of various tax analytics to senior management.


  • Income Tax Provisions – Prepare the monthly/quarterly/annual federal, state and foreign tax provisions for the Company and its subsidiaries ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Annual Effective Tax Rate – Prepare the annual effective tax rate calculation for interim period reporting.
  • Management Reporting – Assist in preparing extensive monthly/quarterly/annual tax analytics to assist senior management in preparing for investor earnings calls.
  • Tax General Ledger Reconciliations – Prepare the ending DTA/DTL balances, tax payables including intercompany tax payables/receivables and reconcile to the general ledger
  • Tax Footnotes and Disclosures – Prepare quarterly/annual tax footnotes and disclosures.
  • Special Projects – Including but not limited to intercompany tax allocations, cash tax settlements, taxable income projections and modeling scenarios.


  • 4-6 years of experience with a corporate tax department or equivalent experience with a public accounting firm.
  • Experience with preparation of quarterly federal and state income tax provisions.
  • B.S. degree in Accounting or equivalent courses required.


  • Solid accounting based background and familiarity with tax accounting (ASC740) highly desirable
  • Proficient with the creating workpapers and automating processes using Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to analyze data for effective problem resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written report and with other teams.
  • M.S. Tax degree and/or CPA certification highly desirable.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://www.etradecareers.com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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