Senior Tax Accountant

Date: Mar 2, 2018

Location: Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 44982 

Areas of Interest: Accounting; Tax 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

The Senior Tax Accountant assembles, maintains, and analyzes as well as reviews domestic and/or international tax information used in the preparation of municipal, state, and federal tax returns for BOKF and its affiliates, which may include primary and review responsibility for maintenance of tax reporting software and internal and external financial statements.


  1. Exercises control over the preparation and maintenance as well as review of tax records and information used in tax reporting such as federal and state income tax returns, franchise tax returns, sales and use and gross receipts tax returns, tax liability estimates and projections including but not limited to  state apportionment data and other return data as assigned.  Quarterly calculation of taxable income for assigned entities, as well as assisting with assigned portions of entities such as fixed asset, legal, etc.  Responsible for running tax preparation software and overall return preparation, Maintains loss and credit carry-forward schedules for federal and state, Prepares schedules/return attachments necessary to comply with IRS and State reporting requirements.
  2. Researches and reviews various tax issues as assigned including issues related to State and local income taxes as well as assisting with implementing and maintaining procedures and SOX controls to capture necessary information to prepare state returns on a timely basis.  Prepares and/or reviews state apportionment work papers and may have primary review responsibility of state and local tax returns, sales/use and gross receipts filings including due date tracking and project management. Participates in analysis of business transactions for state purposes.
  3. Prepares and reviews monthly tax accruals as well as maintains and reviews general ledger accounts including: 1) Preparation and/or reviews monthly tax account reconciliations 2) assists with annual and quarterly accrual & the maintenance and review of deferred tax inventory, 3) Settles inter-company accounts, prepares accrual to return settlement work papers and prepares the deferred tax asset/liability reclass calculation/basal III on a quarterly basis, 4) Maintains and reviews annual cash payment schedules for tax payments/refunds, 5) Prepares and reconciles monthly effective tax rates, 5) Prepares quarterly call report information.
  4. Keeps informed of tax laws, regulations, and rulings pertaining to federal and state income taxes as well as actively pursuing increased technical knowledge. Provides support for various areas of the Bank in addressing questions related to assigned duties; receives questions from department management regarding fixed assets, charge offs, and escheatment; provides occasional customer support regarding escheatment/ 1099s, provides assistance with state and local issues.  Provides technical support to others in the Tax Department.




  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of municipal, state, and federal income tax laws and regulations
  • Process income tax returns using tax software system (OneSource Income Tax, GoSystems, CorpTax, etc.)
  • Prepare income tax provision using a tax software system (OneSource Tax Provision, CorpTax, etc.)
  • Research income tax issues 
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of prevailing GAAP(ASC 740)
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work as a team to meet internal/external deadlines
  • Flexibility/willingness to learn new concepts 
  • Knowledge of state income tax allocation/apportionment concepts
  • Strong analytical, coping, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent microcomputer application and spreadsheet software skills
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Good supervisory skills


This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a Bachelor's Degree with 30+ hours of accounting and 3-4 years corporate income tax compliance/provision experience. Big 4 accounting firm experience is a plus.  Banking/financial service industry technical tax knowledge is a plus. Knowledge of tax specific Regulatory Accounting Principles is a plus.


Experience with the following systems would be an advantage: OneSource Income Tax, OneSource Tax Provision, CHECKPOINT, CCH, SAGE fixed assets, Oracle ERP (Smartview application), and TaxInterest for Windows.  


BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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