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Senior Analyst- Tax Accounting

Senior Analyst- Tax Accounting

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US-CA-El Segundo
Accounting & Finance - Tax

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The Senior Tax Analyst will report to the Senior Manager of Tax at Aerojet Rocketdyne. This role will contribute to the developing organizational objectives and will function as the tax accountant to various tax assignments.



  • Prepare the Company’s quarterly and annual income tax provision calculations in compliance with ASC 740;
  • Prepare the Company’s income tax filings for federal, state and local jurisdictions;
  • Assist with state income/sales tax audits and respond to various tax notices from taxing authorities; and
  • Assist with the Company’s various tax planning projects including research and writing.


This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

25% - ASC 740: Prepare income tax provision computations including any related memos and SEC footnote disclosures.


25% - Federal and State Compliance:  Prepare the Company’s income tax returns for federal, state and local jurisdictions.


25% - Federal and State Audits: Assist with federal and state income/sales tax audits. Respond to various tax notices received from federal, state, and local taxing authorities.


5% - Tax Planning:  Assist in tax planning strategy projects.


10% - Technical Support for: Property tax, sales use tax, payroll tax, 1099 reporting and other miscellaneous tax compliance and reporting, including special projects.


10% - Tax Research: Research in connection with income tax provision and income tax returns matters. 


Secondary Function: 5% - Continuing Education: Remain current in new tax law changes and tax developments.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting or a related major and at least six (6) years of directly related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). CPA highly desirable. Tax experience with a Big 4 Accounting firm and/or large corporation is preferred.


US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications.



Work Environment and Physical Requirements


Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking and climbing; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  This position may be expected to work varying shifts and occasional travel.


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