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Tax Accountant 3

Wells Fargo | Columbia MD 21046 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/06/2019

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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wholesale Banking provides financial solutions to businesses across the United States and globally.  Our four major business lines include Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Commercial Real Estate, and Wells Fargo Commercial Capital.  We also have groups in credit risk, group risk, finance, marketing, human relations, and the Wholesale Chief Operating Office that support our businesses.

Wells Fargo Commercial Capital (WFCC) combines Wholesale’s secured lending businesses including Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF), Corporate Trust Services (CTS), Wells Fargo Capital Finance (WFCF) and Wells Fargo Equipment Finance (WFEF). This consolidated group of businesses helps customers leverage their company’s assets into flexible financing solutions. WFCC is a leading contributor to Wholesales revenue, assets, and net income.

This position is within Corporate Trust Services (CTS), a division of Commercial Capital.

Through its Maryland offices, Wells Fargo Bank is the premier provider of Corporate Trust Services to the Mortgage-Asset Securities Market. We are currently seeking a highly-motivated, dynamic individual to fill a Tax Accountant 3 position with the following qualities:  problem solving and analytical skills, planning and organizational skills, attention to detail, customer service skills, ability to comprehend legal documents, communication skills and adaptability.  This position is ideally suited to an analytically trained individual with interest in a position utilizing their tax knowledge,  accounting and finance skills. This position will be primarily responsible for but not limited to: preparing ,analyzing  and reviewing quarterly and annual comprehensive tax basis financial statements for tax entities issuing Pass-Through Securities. Tax entities include REMICs, Partnerships, Disregarded Entities, Grantor Trusts and WHFIT’s (Widely Held Fixed Investment Trusts). The individual will also be responsible for training new team members, reviewing system generated checks for reasonableness, communicating tax structure modeling requirements, resolving issues, researching IRS Code and Regulations, performing all duties within published SOPs and providing exceptional customer service to investors and all internal & external customers. Your primary internal customer’s include Analytics, Business Development, Bond Administration and other Tax department team members.

Team members support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of tax and accounting experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of REMIC and Partnership preparation
  • Analyzing Financial statements
  • Analyzing monthly and quarterly exceptions
  • Knowledge of Intex
  • Tax Experience
  • Familiarity generating and analyzing cash flows and troubleshooting tax models.
  • Knowledge of Original Issue Discount/Present Value concepts/financial calculations
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle and accomplish multiple tasks effectively
  • Strong Microsoft skills (Excel, Access)
  • Knowledge of mortgage banking

Street Address

MD-Columbia: 9062 Old Annapolis Road - Columbia, MD


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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Location Columbia, MD, 21046, United States
Categories Accounting/Bookkeeping/Finance

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