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USAA Tax Analyst I - State Premium Tax in Plano, Texas

Purpose of Job

We are seeking a talented Tax Analyst I for our Plano, San Antonio or Charlotte facility.

Supports specific aspects of USAA's corporate tax liability to include preparation and maintenance of tax records, , returns, and other related materials. Possesses knowledge of tax laws and regulations for their tax specialty which may include but not limited to local, State Premium Taxes. Researches and advises business leaders on potential impacts from new and changing tax laws and regulations and provide tax options to reduce tax burden. Participates in the development of tax strategies within the department and/or the business and defines data requirements for business systems related to tax. May assist in tax audit responsibilities by researching potential gaps and supporting tax management in responding to the audit request.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.

  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.

  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.

  • Applies advanced knowledge of a tax specialty in the preparation, maintenance and analysis of complex tax records to include but not limited to tax returns, and periodic reconciliations of taxes to general ledger liability accounts.

  • Computes current and cumulative tax adjustments and completes required forms and schedules.

  • Calculates forecasted and actual current tax amounts in accordance with GAAP and STAT accounting rules and prepares tax footnote disclosures; advises business partners of results, impact on performance measures, and variances.

  • Provides guidance and may review work product deliverables for less experienced team members.

  • Participates in special projects and analyzes tax returns to recommend tax planning ideas to tax leadership.

  • Researches, analyzes, interprets, and applies state premium tax laws, and regulations, and court or other regulatory agencies' rulings or decisions to meet compliance requirements and makes recommendations to management.

  • Seeks resolution of tax audit issues by recommending solutions to tax management and coordinating with tax peers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a similar business concentration required OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • 4 years of tax accounting, tax analysis, or tax compliance related experience and accountability for delivery of tasks and/or projects in similar field required.

  • Advanced business acumen in the areas of financial services business operations, finance operations, tax and accounting industry practices and emerging trends required.

  • 4 years experience applying tax code for tax preparation in accordance with compliance, regulatory and risk management guidelines in area of tax specialty.

  • 2 years experience researching tax issues and providing tax strategies to business leaders to reduce tax burden.

  • Experience researching and interpreting tax laws and regulations related to work product.

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred Experience:

  • Premium Tax preparation experience.

  • Experience with Tritech Premium Pro.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.


USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $72,900 - $131,400*( this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.


At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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Find your purpose. Join our mission.

USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.