Tax Staff Accountant

Alexandria, VA, USA Req #3106
Wednesday, February 7, 2024


SUMMARY:  The Staff Tax Accountant will be part of VSE Corporate Tax team and is expected to successfully manage multiple, simultaneous assignments, deadlines, priorities, and tasks. Responsibilities consistently require a strong attention to detail, tax technical analysis, communication, and a level of independent organization and prioritization of responsibilities.




Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare federal, state, and local income tax returns, including return workpaper, state nexus and apportionment analysis, and quarterly estimates and extensions.
  • Prepare indirect tax returns, including sales tax, property tax, gross receipts tax, unclaimed property, and other returns.
  • Assist on tax provision calculation, supporting analysis and tax disclosures for quarterly and annual SEC filings.
  • Assist income and indirect tax audits and controversies.
  • Conduct tax research and provide support for business unit accounting teams.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Minimum of one to three years of diverse tax experience in direct and indirect corporate tax area
  • Proficient with tax return software


  • CPA certification
  • Public accounting experience


  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

At VSE, we don’t just hire employees; we nurture careers and champion well-being. We understand that our success is driven by the people who make up our incredible team, and that’s why we’re committed to providing a workplace that goes beyond just a job-it’s a place where you can truly flourish. When you choose VSE, you’re choosing a company that prioritizes YOU.

Let us tell you why:

Time Off: Enjoy Paid Time Off to relax and recharge.

Family Support: We offer Paid Maternity Leave and Paid Bonding Leave, along with access to our Employee Assistance Program, ensuring your family’s well-being.

Education: Pursue your educational goals with Tuition Reimbursement for Undergrad, Technical, and Graduate Programs.

Financial Security: We offer a 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan to secure your financial future.

Healthcare: Your health is essential, and we provide Health, Dental, and Vision Care.

Flexible Spending: Take advantage of HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care plans for added flexibility.

Insurance: We've got you covered with Short-Term and Long-Term disability insurance.

Competitive Salaries: Your hard work is rewarded with competitive salaries. Ready to be part of a company that values you as much as your skills and expertise?

Join VSE and let’s take your career to new heights while ensuring your well-being every step of the way. Come grow with us. Your future begins here. Apply TODAY!

Other details

  • Job Family Finance and Accounting
  • Job Function Accountant and Auditor
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Alexandria, VA, USA