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Sr Tax Analyst

CommonSpirit Health Englewood, Colorado

The posted compensation range of $27.84 - $40.36 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-287141 Employment Type Full Time Department Finance Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Standard Remote Yes Category Accounting and Finance

CommonSpirit Health is a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 by Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. With its national office in Chicago and a team of over 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit operates more than 2,000 care sites from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen -- both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary / Job Purpose

The Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for gathering information and preparing federal, state and local tax returns for CHI and our local “Market Based Organizations” (“MBO’s”). This position serves as a primary contact for tax issues raised by National staff and assigned MBOs. Will assist in other tax-related projects for the MBO and National staff including ASC 740-10 and tax research.

Key Responsibilities

  • Independent preparation of all assigned tax returns in compliance with laws and CHI policies and procedures. This includes Forms 990, 990-T, 1120, 1065, 5227, state income tax, sales and use, and other tax and informational returns.  Primarily responsible for gathering the data necessary to prepare tax filings and coordinating with MBO staff where necessary.  Also responsible for tracking the status of tax returns and related notices, refunds, and fees after submission to Federal, State, and Local tax agencies. 
  • Prepares tax extensions and estimated tax payments for review and approval in accordance with tax department policy.  
  • Assists in establishing processes to efficiently prepare tax returns including updating the tax organizers in accordance with changes made by the IRS and state and local taxing authorities.
  • Serves as primary tax contact at the assigned MBO and works to identify and propose resolutions to specific MBO tax issues for review in accordance with department policies. Those issues may include, but not be limited to: payroll, sales and use, income (including UBI), property taxes and exempt status issues.
  • As required, performs research and analysis of routine tax questions, obtains national review of conclusions and appropriately documents advice given in accordance with department policies.
  • Attends tax-related training by means of web conferences, phone calls, emails, etc. and educates local MBO finance staff members on reporting requirements to assist with the information gathering process.
  • Assists in FAS 109 & ASC 740-10 computations for year-end audit.
  • Assists tax supervisor, manager and director with the coordination of IRS and State Department of Revenue audits.
  • Assists tax supervisor, manager and director in the development of tax policy for CHI and MBOs and performs other duties and special projects for the assigned MBO as requested from National staff.
  • Periodic travel may be required.

Benefits Include: Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Retirement Program, Disability Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Discount Programs, Life Insurance Plans, Worker Compensation, Dress for Your Day Policy, Voluntary Benefits.


Job Requirements / Qualifications 
a.    Education/ Accreditation/ Licensure (required & preferred):

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, Master’s degree preferred. CPA or attorney preferred.

Experience (required and preferred): 

Minimum of at least two years experience in tax preparation and tax research required.

Past experience with Big 4 CPA firms strongly preferred.




While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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