Senior Tax Accountant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

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Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 times for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We also were awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year, 3 years in a row. This recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We offer an outstanding benefit package and competitive compensation. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

The Senior Tax Accountant will prepare:

  • Tax-exempt federal and state returns for the organization and its affiliates.
  • For-profit federal and state returns.
  • Property tax and welfare exemption returns.
  • Sales and use tax returns.
  • Business tax and parking tax returns.

Will also:

  • Research complex tax issues.
  • Coordinate and communicate with various taxing authorities and auditors.
  • Prepare Statements of Information for the organization and its affiliates.
  • Prepare filing renewals with the LA County Registrar/Recorder office.
  • Provide expert advice and assistance as needed to various Health System departments and affiliates.
  • Reconcile G/L Accounts associated with taxes and licenses and resolve any discrepancies. Prepare monthly journal entries and adjusting journal entries.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in tax reporting/accounting, preparation, or consultation required.
  • A minimum of 3 years recent public accounting experience required. CPA strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of tax laws and tax principles.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong accounting skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and outstanding self-review skills required.
  • Self-starter who works well independently and with the team.
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills including excellent spelling and grammar.
  • Proficient in the use of accounting software, tax software, and Microsoft Office

  • Working Title: Senior Tax Accountant
  • Department: Tax Department
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Finance
  • Job Specialty: Accounting
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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