The Ohio State University | Tax Accountant

Tax Accountant

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University is currently seeking a Tax Accountant.

This position is responsible for university-wide compliance with federal and state laws on unrelated business income (UBI), including completion of federal and multi-state tax filings; reports and remits sales taxes to Ohio and other states; prepares federal excise tax returns; identifies potential UBI tax exposures, assists senior tax manager with research and the development of tax positions (for review by Legal Affairs); assists Accounts Payable with 1099 reporting issues and employee-independent contractor determinations; provides training and guidance to university departments.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience as well as a minimum 3 years’ tax experience. Candidates must have strong analytical, technical, decision-making and problem solving skills in addition to high attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills and a positive attitude. This position also requires a candidate with the willingness to adapt to new business technologies/processes, experience working with large, decentralized organizations, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.


Master's Degree. CPA certification. Tax experience in higher education.

For a complete position description and application instructions, please visit and search by job opening number 410510, or click HERE. Applications will be accepted July 25, 2015 through August 9, 2015.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.