Senior Tax Accountant - Remote Option

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Job Description

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Remote ND (Casselton)

Location: Casselton, ND


Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Salary Range: $27.50 - $44.00

Department Details

Strong positive mentoring, fast paced with wide variety of projects, visibility to Sanford leadership, opportunities for advancement

Job Summary

The Senior Tax Accountant provides professional tax-related accounting expertise by integrating Internal Revenue Service regulatory guidelines, local and state tax regulations, and organizational objectives. Gathers and prepares tax-related documents to meet all tax requirements for Sanford. Completes tax account entries for financial statements on a monthly basis. Calculates and enters the month-end and year-end financial entries. Researches and drafts communications on tax law changes, as well as any operational changes where there is a tax impact. Prepares annual filing of all federal and state tax compliance (990, state charitable organization reporting, 1120 etc.), as well as compliance for indirect taxes (real estate taxes, sales tax, MinnesotaCare, employee benefits taxes, excise taxes etc.) and all other tax-related activities. Facilitates all tax-related governmental tax audits and reporting. Documents all processes and maintains record retention. Participates in merger and acquisition pro forma calculations. Calculates tax implications for divestitures.

Routinely collaborates and coordinates with finance teams, operations, and support service areas to provide enterprise-wide tax accounting. Collaborates with colleagues within the accounting department as well as cross-functional areas to assure the integrity of financial information. Understands relationships between all subsidiaries. Understands organizational capabilities and interdependencies across all departments. Identifies areas for improvement and proactively addresses problems within scope of responsibility, while escalating issues to leadership as needed. Regularly makes recommendations for new processes; modifies existing tools, techniques, and processes with approval from leadership. Supports the development and implementation of new processes or techniques. Helps to streamline operations. Serves as a resource for leadership and staff on tax-related accounting. Acts as a subject matter expert and keeps current on emerging professional issues and legislation that impact tax accounting practices. May serve as a project leader.

Must have excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills. Must have solid understanding of Internal Revenue Service regulations, and multi-state and local tax regulations, with a foundation in generally accepted accounting principles. Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks effectively. Must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail. Must demonstrate initiative and be able to maintain a high level of energy. Requires a professional commitment to continuous learning and development. Represents organization in governmental tax audits. Must be knowledgeable of legislature that changes tax regulations. Advanced excel skills are required. Sales Tax Experience, nonprofit, healthcare, income tax a plus.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business-related degree with an Accounting minor is preferred.

Must have at least two years of related work experience, preferably in a healthcare environment. Must demonstrate advanced proficiency in Excel (e.g., v-lookup, pivot tables, etc.). Strong tax research skills as well as oral and written communication is required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1- or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-

Job Function: Finance

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