Contour Jobs – SQA Trainee

Contour Software

Reporting to the Tax Director, this candidate is to assist with a wide range of tax responsibilities including compliance, provision, FIN48, and audit support.


Assist in the preparation of federal, state, and local income and franchise tax returns for multiple business entities.

Assist with the preparation of tax payment estimates, extensions, cash tax projections, and planning.

Assist with annual state and local apportionment data packages.

Assist with preparation of domestic and foreign quarterly and annual tax provision calculations in accordance with U.S. GAAP, including the computation and reconciliation of deferred tax assets and liabilities in compliance with ASC 740; also review general ledger tax accounts to ensure all entries are proper.

Assist with federal and state regulatory audits, including preparation of responses to information requests and review of tax assessments for accuracy.

Assist with tax planning and research and other special projects as deemed necessary.

Contacting US Tax authorities and handling any notices.

Required Skills

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, business, or specialization in tax.

Great interpersonal skills as well as excellent written & verbal communication.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Exceptional analytical and decision-making skills.

Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects while maintaining excellent work quality. Some overtime is required when needed.

Working knowledge and understanding of US GAAP tax accounting principles and good knowledge of the U.S. tax system.

Experience with Excel applications, other Microsoft Office products, and accounting business applications.

Required Experience

3-5 years of US tax experience

CPA certification preferred.

Corporate tax background is strongly preferred; some public accounting experience is a plus

Experience working in a mid-size to a large publicly traded company

Great Plains knowledge preferred.

OneSource Tax software and Bloomberg research tool knowledge preferred.

Exciting Benefits We Offer

  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Profit Sharing Plan [Tenured Employees Only]
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility
  • Company Provided Lunch/Dinner
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Recreational area for in-house games
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment
  • Leave Encashment

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