Peraton Corporation

  • Tax Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/10/2018 3:04 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton Corporation is a newly formed Government IT Services corporation with 55+ years serving defense, federal civilian and intelligence community customers, and an annual revenue exceeding $1B. We are seeking to fill a role for our Corporate Tax Manager in our corporate headquarters in Herndon, VA. The position reports to the Sr. Director, Corporate Tax.


    The Tax Manager role has a wide range of responsibility with respect to federal, state and local tax accounting, compliance and research. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Support tax director and other team members to ensure accurate and timely preparation and filing of the federal consolidated and state income tax returns and any related estimated payments and extensions of time to file
    • Manage, prepare and document income and other tax positions for the company and respond to any notices received from tax authorities
    • Support the preparation of income tax provisions and related technical positions under ASC 740
    • Manage the preparation of sales and use tax returns, personal property tax filings, business and professional occupational license filings, as well as other returns and filings
    • Manage and develop tax forecasting processes relative to projected tax obligations with scenario modeling
    • Team with outside service providers to support the corporate tax function
    • Research and respond to inquiries regarding tax matters made by internal parties
    • Analyze and interpret changes to federal and state tax laws as well as communicate financial impact of those changes 
    • Proactively identify, drive, and implement process improvements that promote risk management, streamline activities, and enhance transparency and automation in tax work streams
    • Support tax due diligence on transactions as required



    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field plus 10+ years of related tax experience
    • 10+ years of Tax experience including a combination of industry and public accounting
    • 5+ years of experience working in relevant areas of federal and state tax law
    • 3+ years of experience working in the Federal government contracting or regulated industry


    • Self-directed with proven ability to work independently, and multi-task several projects efficiently
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Proficient user of various Microsoft applications including Microsoft Office Suite
    • Familiarity with Costpoint is a plus
    • Government contracting experience is a plus
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus
    • Advanced tax degree is a plus

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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