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Corporate Income Tax Senior Accountant

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Job ID 5524905
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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Enterprise Finance drives financial management for the company and maintains and enhances risk and financial controls. Key functions within Enterprise Finance include finance and accounting; Treasury; corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions; Data Management and Insights, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence, Enterprise Shared Services, Business Process Management, and Corporate Strategy. Enterprise Finance informs shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, team members, and leaders of the company’s financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines. They also maintain and enhance risk and financial controls and lead many of the company’s shared services functions including corporate properties, security, and global services.

Wells Fargo Corporate Tax is currently seeking a Senior Tax Accountant 5 to handle the following:

  • Prepare the on-going deferred income tax forecasts which supports internal financial projections and regulatory reporting requirements, including stress-testing and resolution/recovery planning. 
  • Preparation and analysis of data that supports reporting of deferred income tax.
  • Preparation activities for the monthly deferred income tax analysis required for regulatory reporting. 
  • Support the tax provision process by assisting in the monthly analysis of deferred income tax balances and related compilation of data for deferred tax journal entries.
  • Interact with other functional groups within the tax department and with the business units to collect and process accounting and income tax information. 
  • Interact with business units regarding the output of the deferred tax reporting and forecast results. 
  • Please note that this position must be based out of the posted locations. Remote applicants will not be considered. Additionally, must be able to work extended hours during tax work peaks, including some nights and weekends.

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of tax and accounting experience

Desired Qualifications

  • A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Designation
  • Big four public accounting experience
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment
  • Ability to take on a high level of responsibility, initiative, and accountability
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Hyperion Essbase experience

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Large corporate income tax return experience
  • 5+ years of experience with ASC 740, Accounting for Income Tax

Job Expectations

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed or scheduled


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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