The Opportunity :
We’re looking for a Tax Analyst to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology.
Education is our passion and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world.
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community.
We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
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As Tax Analyst, you will play an integral role in the tax and accounting functions within our Finance department. In this role, you will report to the Director, Domestic Tax and Reporting and be responsible for income tax compliance and financial accounting and reporting of income taxes.
Specific responsibilities will include :
Assisting in the preparation of worldwide annual and quarterly income tax provision under ASC 740
Preparing U.S. federal and state income tax and local gross receipts tax returns (consolidated and stand-alone entities) and preparing supporting schedules, including state apportionments
Supporting the Director of International Tax with compliance and transfer pricing requirements for foreign entities
Preparing estimated tax and extension calculations for all U.S. and foreign entities and processing payments
Owning of the tax payments schedule, including ongoing updates to reflect payments made, refunds received, and other adjustments
Performing research projects such as R&D credits, foreign tax credits, and other issues from Tax Reform
Assisting in addressing tax notices, including direct correspondence with taxing jurisdictions
Assisting with income tax audits from various taxing jurisdictions
Developing, documenting, and maintaining practices and procedures
The Candidate :
Required skills / qualifications :
1+ years of tax experience, including preparation of income tax provisions and income tax returns
Strong communication and organizational skills
The ability to work with all levels of internal personnel and outside consultants regarding tax issues
Self-motivated; ability to multi-task, deliver quality work in a timely fashion, meet various deadlines, and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented with excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
Strong computer skills, particularly with general ledger / systems, spreadsheets, and word processing
Fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred skills / qualifications :
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Experience using OneSource Tax Provision software
Experience with PeopleSoft accounting, RIA Checkpoint, and BNA tax research
The Office :
Blackboard has an office located in Bogota, Colombia as a hub for the LAC market.
Located in Capital Towers center in the financial district
Excellent and secure area to eat lunch, have a walk, or dine after office hours
Benefits in prepaid medicine
Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100
Free bike parking for employees and paid bike parking for visitors
Multiple private spaces for virtual and face-to-face meetings
Regular events like bring your dog to work day and ping-pong, foosball, and Mario Kart tournaments
Sodexo card provided for employees
Learn more about the Bogota office culture by checking out our Facebook page
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.