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Major League Soccer (MLS) is seeking a Tax Analyst to provide tax compliance support for the League. Ideal candidates will have experience in a partnership tax environment, and domestic corporate tax experience is a plus.

You will also partner with member clubs to ensure consistency at the partner level.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, review, and coordinate the tax work papers to be provided to the service providers

  • Proactively interact and work closely with team members to gather information

  • Detailed review of work papers and tax extensions/returns from service providers and closely monitoring status and their progress on federal, state, and local tax return processes for the league.

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly and annual income and excise tax returns for certain states and international jurisdictions

  • Assist with international tax compliance issues for subsidiaries in Canada, the Netherlands, & Luxembourg, and all other cross border tax matters

  • Assist with resolving several open tax audits at all government agency levels

  • Assist with the Form 1042 compliance process

  • Ensure accurate compliance with foreign tax laws as it relates to foreign payments and receipts based on various business deals

  • Identify value and improvement opportunities in the tax process

  • Working across the enterprise and responding to inquiries in a timely manner

  • Opportunity to participate in various special projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA required; MST desired

  • 2-4 years of recent experience in public accounting tax practice

  • A good understanding of research areas and a broad knowledge of partnership tax compliance and tax accounting desired

  • Knowledge of SALT tax compliance desired

Required Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills with extraordinary attention to detail

  • We are looking for a committed self-starter with an ability to work independently

  • Ability to apply interpersonal performance management process to lead projects and deliver results

  • Ability to achieve goals while overcoming obstacles and/or planning for contingencies with a passion or sense of urgency about reaching targets

  • Detailed self-assurance of work against required quality standards before submitting for review

  • Unquestioned ethics, integrity, intellectual honesty, and good judgment

  • Strong interpersonal skills in a fast paced collaborative setting with the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Are you our next Tax Analyst? If so, we would like to receive your application.

Total Rewards

Starting Base Salary: $70,000 – 80,000. MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

  • Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.

  • Career & Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.

  • Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of our team and inspire you to elevate the Game.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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