Tax Manager

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Published 19 days ago

Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.

Who we are:

ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking membership organization that operates in a results-oriented work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. This is an Alexandria, VA position that offers an excellent benefits package and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn what it’s like to work at ASCO, click here.

Who we are looking for:

ASCO is in search of a Tax Manager to assure that ASCO is complying with tax-exempt tax filings and unrelated business income tax filings, as well as local business registrations and licensing fees. The selected candidate will provide expert tax accounting skills to evaluate the tax status of various product offerings, complete calculation of taxable income under various scenarios, manage the preparation of tax returns, and respond to state and federal agency queries.

This position is open to part-time candidates.

What you will do:

  • Understand the revenue sources for each of the seven legal entities (and any additional entities formed) and evaluate for possible unrelated business income tax liability and sales tax liabilities and advise the department delivering the product or service on taxation so that the revenue source is set up appropriately for tax reporting
  • Maintain knowledge of tax regulations applicable to tax exempt organizations and apply to ASCO’s tax data collection and reporting
  • Develop appropriate designation of direct and allocated costs that may be deducted against unrelated business taxable revenue, assist in implementing coding or other methodology to easily capture the costs, and work with Finance on the structure of chart accounts to assure ability to easily extract tax filing information
  • Calculate and prepare estimated tax payment filings and tax return extension requests
  • Manage the timely and accurate preparation of income tax returns including working with Finance, Legal, Communications, and outside tax advisors
  • Respond to and follow up on federal and state tax authority correspondence to assure resolution of any issues
  • Manage local business license tax filings and registrations
  • Advise on sales, tax registration, and payment of taxes
  • Assist with federal and state tax audits for direct and indirect taxes
  • Support various special projects and assist with ad hoc tax assignments as needed in all areas of tax, including assistance with research and development studies
  • Review, update, and create processes to ensure corporate wide tax compliance and identify best practices

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree institution in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Tax Preparer
  • 5 – 6 + years in the preparation of tax-exempt organization tax returns
  • Federal, state, and local income and multi state tax experience including compliance and tax audits
  • Advanced Excel skills, other automation tools knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of tax law and US GAAP and accounting standards.
  • Proficient use of technology including enterprise/general ledger (GL) systems, and tax compliance applications (i.e., NetSuite, Thomson Reuters Onesource corporate tax software etc.)
  • Experience developing account structures to capture data and skills to extract needed data from accounting system

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience working for a CPA firm with broad exposure to various types of tax-exempt organizations
  • Experience with Workday a plus


  • Outstanding communication and ability to develop good working relationships with parties involved in collecting or providing information for tax reporting.
  • Self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks and independently define, implement, and manage creation of new processes.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve extremely complex problems requiring the application of tax, accounting, technical or management principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate complex information to non-tax professionals.
  • Must function as a technical and subject matter expert.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, thoroughness, accuracy, and organizational skills with respect for deadlines are critical.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology.
  • Ability to make judgements regarding reasonable allocation methods or approaches to areas that do not have specific guidance.

ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Alexandria, VA
Associated Location
Alexandria, VA, USA

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