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Tax Accountant

National Indemnity Company Omaha, NE

Job Description

National Indemnity Company has an immediate opening in Omaha, NE, for a motivated candidate responsible for the compilation of supporting documentation for preparation of federal and state income tax returns (prepared by outside CPAs performing tax compliance services) and associated accounting for several Berkshire Hathaway insurance group companies.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Compiles supporting documentation for federal and state income tax returns for the assigned companies consisting of spreadsheets, memoranda, and other items as needed for review by Finance Department personnel, outside CPAs performing tax compliance services, and federal and state tax authorities.  Reviews certain federal and state income tax returns with respect to assigned companies.
  • Provides support for IRS and state income tax examinations.  Provides support for information return reporting.  Gathers information for reportable payments to foreign persons and entities.  Maintains database and tracks requests for Form W-9 and Form W-8.  Tracks backup withholding on payments made.  Calculates income tax withholding on taxable annuity payments.

Prepares miscellaneous filings and reports including, but not limited to:                                                   

  • Sales and use tax schedules and returns
  • Personal property tax schedules and returns
  • Annual filings with Secretary of State in states as required
  • Reconciliations of tax-related general ledger accounts
  • Annual Returns of Withheld Federal Income Tax
  • Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Returns
  • Annual FinCEN Form 114 – Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts



  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, or related field, or equivalent
  • Proficiency in personal computer, related software, and basic applications such as Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of statutory accounting principles
  • 1-2 years related work experience 

Job Details

Date Posted June 15, 2018
Date Closes July 15, 2018
Requisition 2202
Address 1314 Douglas Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Omaha World Herald Building
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 13-2011.01 Accountants
Zipcode 68102-1944

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Analysis
  • Business - Communication
  • Business - Math
  • Business - Writing
  • Microsoft - Excel
  • Microsoft - Outlook
  • Microsoft - Word
  • Financial Reporting
  • General Ledger
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Tax Auditing
  • Tax Compliance
  • Tax Preparation
  • Local and State Taxation
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • And More ...