1+ months

Trust Tax Officer - 2000132

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, Hawaii
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Trust Tax Officer - 2000132


Bank of Hawaii
In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. Weve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, were embracing change with our new 21st century banking.

Its our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.


Does this sound like you?
Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in peoples lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Trust Tax Officer
Under the direction of a Trust Tax manager/supervisor, the Trust Tax Officer I is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate tax compliance for all assigned accounts.  Assists in the business units compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act

Well give you these important responsibilities

  • Effectively prepares accurate tax returns including individual, corporate, partnership, non-profit, trust, estate and gift on a timely basis. Demonstrates a clear understanding of federal, state, and local tax laws. Analyzes accounts for estimated income taxes and minimizes the amount of related underpayment penalties so they do not exceed the acceptable levels established by the Trust Tax Department.
  • Maintenance of engagements including timekeeping, due date tracking, account set-up and account closing.
  • Makes innovative use of technology (i.e. ONESOURCE, ProSystem fx Suite, BNA) to enhance efficiency. Conducts tax research, training, and development under the direction of a supervisor to improve on tax technical knowledge. 
  • Manage engagement budget and work in process to ensure engagements are profitable. Communicates effectively with internal and external clients regarding information required for and the progress of engagements.
  • Communicates with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents, state and local taxing authorities and other departments to resolve issues and develop their confidence and respect.  Writes memos, emails and letters with clear and precise language; presents ideas in a logical manner.
  • Communicates progress updates on assigned projects, difficulties encountered and recommended solutions to supervisors.
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.

 This position requires use of a personal computer and other standard office equipment (fax, copier, calculator, telephone).


 if you come to us with these qualifications


  • EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Accounting from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience.
  • EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years of related experience in taxation or equivalent work experience.  Must have an understanding of relevant income tax laws and regulations.
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS:  Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) or similar software.  Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.  Experience with tax preparation software OneSource Trust and ProSystems fx preferred.
  • OTHER JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.  Must be analytical, detail oriented and organized.  Must be able to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities and possess good project management skills. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with others.  Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed or assigned.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Function Operations
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Feb 26, 2020, 4:30:25 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


Posted: 2020-02-26 Expires: 2020-04-10
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