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TAX ANALYST, Office of the Vice President for Finance (VPF), to support MIT’s tax compliance, reporting, analysis, and research needs.  Will assist with data collection and analysis for tax compliance and reporting; interact with a wide variety of stakeholders on MIT’s annual tax returns; research and resolve basic inquiries/issues regarding tax reporting and filings; and support the team’s efforts to educate the MIT community on a variety of tax policies/procedures.


REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or a related financial/business field; at least one year of experience with federal, state, local, and/or international tax, preferably with a public accounting firm, large law firm, multinational corporation, nonprofit tax department, or higher education; knowledge of U.S. tax reporting and general taxation principles; demonstrated customer service experience in an accounting, finance, economics, or related business field; strong Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills; excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, customer service, and written and verbal communication skills; and discretion, tact, and good judgment with highly sensitive/confidential information.  Seek a self-starter who can work successfully on multiple challenging projects simultaneously and is able to build interpersonal relationships and work collaboratively and collegially in a consensus-driven, fast-paced, and high-volume environment with non-negotiable deadlines.
PREFERRED: experience assisting on large tax compliance projects for complex multinational organizations; knowledge of and experience with unrelated business income and reporting on the Form 990-T and related forms (8886, 5471, 926, 8885, 8621, 8858, 5713); understanding of flow-through investment entity structures and ability to read and interpret IRS Form K-1; ability to conduct tax research, including IRS code, regulations, rulings, and case law.  Job #23661-6

Salary range: $60,000 – 73,000