House of Blues Senior Accountant - Tax in Houston, Texas
Who are we?
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 30,000 shows and 95+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 900 brands with the 86 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
Who are you?
Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!
Responsibilities will focus on preparation of the corporate and partnership federal income tax returns and assist with preparation of the US quarterly and annual income tax provision (ASC subtopic 740) tax packages as well as reconciling the US deferred tax balances. The position will also be responsible for maintaining and updating the company’s tax depreciation reports. This position will be responsible for assisting others in the tax department with the Corptax compliance module.
Preparation and review of the separate proforma corporate tax returns including preparation and analysis of all M-1 adjustments;
Preparation of the U.S. federal consolidated tax return;
Preparation and completion of the Corptax e-file process;
Preparation of US partnership tax returns;
Preparation of state/local income tax returns;
Assist Federal Tax Manager with preparation and review of the quarterly and annual US income tax provision (ASC subtopic 740);
Quarterly and annual reconciliation of U.S. deferred tax accounts; including reconciliation of deferred accounts by legal entity;
Assist with preparation and review of Forms 5471, 8858, and 8865 and other tax returns and filings;
Assist in IDR requests for IRS corporate and partnership audits;
Maintain and update tax depreciation;
Ability to manage the completion of work under various deadlines
3 to 5 years public accounting and/or corporate tax experience, or in the tax function of a publicly traded multinational corporation, with knowledge of US consolidated and international rules;
BS degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred;
Emphasis on strong systems skills, including Excel, Word, Oracle;
Proficient in Corptax;
Proficient in Thompson Reuters Fixed Asset software;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Proactive team player while also being able to work independently
Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.
We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.
There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.