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Do you have experience in tax compliance and reporting for tax-exempt organizations; a working knowledge of or experience in preparing and filing Forms 990 and 990-T; and previous work experience with a public accounting firm? We’re looking for a Senior Tax Associate to assist with tax compliance, quantitative analyses to support tax decision making, and proper document retention. This position will also monitor compliance with tax procedures to preserve KS' tax exempt status and minimize adverse tax consequences.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Tax in the public or private sectors.
  • Proficient tax research skills using CCH, RIA, BNA and/or Westlaw.
  • Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills and people skills to interface with different levels of management and staff throughout the organization and community.
  • Excellent organization skills required to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, prioritize changing workloads, and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work extended and flexible hours as necessary given time change demands/scheduling and some travel.

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Kamehameha Schools is a private educational trust founded in 1884 by Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, she dedicated her assets to improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians. Pauahi’s vision of ho‘ōla lāhui — revitalizing a people — drives us to help shape a thriving and vibrant future for Native Hawaiians.

As an educational institution, students are at the center of all we do. Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment for individuals who embrace culture and diversity, are growth minded, and understand that pilina — relationship building — both internal and external are critical to our success. We are deeply committed to strengthening Hawaiian identity throughout our organization and finding the right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to our mission.

With the support of over 4,000 regular and temporary staff, Kamehameha Schools believes in enabling our students to grow into culturally engaged local and global servant leaders of their communities.

Kamehameha Schools’ current workforce is comprised of full- and part-time, on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at locations across Hawai‘i pae ‘āina (group of islands), including three K-12 campuses, 29 preschools, and other regional and support offices. Download our brochure to learn more about the type of positions offered and how to apply.

Kamehameha Schools’ greatest priority is to provide a safe learning and working environment for our haumāna and staff. In order to create a strong culture of safety, we expect all employees, with steadfast determination, to exemplify KS’ core values of:

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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