Senior Tax Accountant

  • Job Reference: 425086344-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Verra Mobility Corporation
  • Location: Mesa, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Who we are...

Verra Mobility is a global leader in smart mobility. A combination of the global capabilities and talents of American Traffic Solutions (ATS), Highway Toll Administration (HTA), and Euro Parking Collection (EPC), the company develops technology-enabled solutions that help the world move safely and easily. Verra Mobility fosters the development of safe cities, working with police departments and municipalities by operating more than 4,000 red-light, speed, and school bus stop arm safety cameras in more than 200 jurisdictions across North America. The company also creates smart roadways, serving the world's largest commercial fleets and rental car companies to manage tolling transactions and violations for more than 8.5 million vehicles. Verra Mobility is a leading provider of connected systems, processing nearly 165 million transactions each year through connectivity with more than 50 individual tolling authorities and more than 400 issuing authorities. Arizona-based Verra Mobility Corp. currently operates in 15 countries and in 22 languages.

Focused on solutions that help the world move safely and easily, Verra Mobility builds safe cities, smart roadways, and the connected systems that tie them together. The company is constantly looking toward the future, ensuring it creates relevant solutions today that will work tomorrow. Seeking to understand new customers, regions, and businesses that will shape tomorrow's smart mobility experiences, Verra Mobility strives to ensure more people around the world reach their destination safely and easily. Keeping its core principles front and center, Verra Mobility is fueled by relationships, driven by impact, guided by what's right, and energized by what's next.


Verra Mobility Corporation is a rapidly-growing, entrepreneurial company that operates with a people-first philosophy and approach. The company lives by its core values-Do What's Right, Lead with Grace, Win Together, and Own It-in everything it does for its customers and team members. The company seeks to grow aggressively, both organically and through acquisition, to continue to be the undisputed market leader with these five core competencies: bias for action, customer focus, teamwork, drive for results, and commitment to excellence.

Position Overview

Verra Mobility is hiring a Senior Tax Accountant. The successful individual will be responsible for providing support for the annual Federal, state and foreign income tax returns and the quarterly tax provision. The individual will record and reconcile tax account balances and activity in the general ledger, manage estimated tax payments and forecast, draft technical accounting memos, coordinate responses to state and local tax auditors and assist with various projects including process improvements and acquisition integration, among others.

Essential Responsibilities

* Calculate Sch M book/tax differences and coordinate information requests to external tax service providers to prepare the quarterly estimated payments and annual Federal and state income tax return
* Assist with the preparation and review of the quarterly and annual income tax provision under ASC740, including the reconciliation of tax accounts and preparation of disclosures
* Prepare tax-related journal entries and account reconciliation during month-end
* Assist with various income tax audits and other tax-related correspondence
* Assist with information requests for foreign income tax, VAT and statutory financial reporting and compliance for foreign entities
* Complete tax projects, including fixed asset system implementation, transfer pricing analysis, TRA calculation and business credits and other tasks as necessary
* Perform tax research, analysis and draw conclusions as requested by various departments including HR, Legal, Payroll, Operations, and Finance
* Complete tax-related SOX compliance reviews and quarterly controls testing
* Prepare taxable income projections and forecasts of cash tax payments
* Analyze changes in tax law and related new company processes and procedures
* Work with the due diligence and integration teams to evaluate and harmonize tax procedures and compliance of acquired businesses
* Assist tax department with written documentation of tax policies and procedures


* Requires a bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting
* 2-4+ years from a national public accounting firm or relevant industry experience preferred
* 2+ years of preparation or review experience of consolidated US and state tax return compliance
* Strong experience preparing provisions under ASC740, managing Federal and state income tax compliance, and implementing/using leading income tax provision and compliance software
* Working knowledge of income tax laws including TCJA, US GAAP and SEC reporting, and Sarbanes Oxley requirements
* Evidence advanced skills in utilizing Excel and Word applications
* Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people cross-functionally, including with departments throughout the business having varying personalities
* Strong problem-resolution and analytical skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including summarization of detailed data
* Experience with the Great Plains or comparable ERP systems preferred
* CPA and/or Masters' Degree in Taxation is preferred

Aligned with Verra Mobility Values

* Do What's Right - We've committed to doing the right thing for each other and for our customers - integrity is our DNA
* Lead With Grace - We embrace the importance of our colleagues and customers and always treat them with kindness and grace.
* Own It - We foster a culture of accountability and excellence, where going the extra mile is standard practice.
* Win Together - We are ambitious and like to win, but we know we win more when we include others and work together.