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Tax Officer

Bank of Hawaii

Oahu, HI
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Tax Officer-1700419

Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve 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, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.

It’s 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 people’s 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 Tax Officer:

Under the direction of the Manager, the Tax Officer is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate tax compliance for Bank of Hawaii Corporation and subsidiaries as well as all other assigned duties.  Assists in business unit’s 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.  In addition, this position is responsible for demonstrating the Excellence in Sales/Service (ESS) philosophy by participating in and practicing ESS disciplines and behaviors.


We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Effectively prepares federal, state, and territorial jurisdiction tax returns on a timely basis and related quarterly estimated tax computations.
  • Working closely with other tax department staff, prepares monthly and quarterly provisions work papers in coordination with others; assists in responding to federal and state tax audits; prepares various other tax forms as necessary; performs various research and other projects working with or supervised by other staff.
  • Prepares various loan schedules, fixed asset related schedules, and other various schedules as support for tax work papers on an as needed basis.
  • Makes innovative use of technology (i.e. OneSource and other department programs) to enhance efficiency.
  • Performs various tax research projects as needed and writes memos and letters with clear and precise language in a logical manner.




…if you come to us with these qualifications…



  • Bachelor’s  degree from accredited institution with major in accounting, finance, other business major or equivalent work experience



  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in corporate tax accounting, tax provision preparation with public accounting firm and/or other experience with U.S. income tax compliance, or equivalent work experience. 
  • Must have understanding of federal and state income tax provisions and ASC 740, as well as basic tax research skills.


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and) or similar software. 


Other Job Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated 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 Accounting/Finance
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting May 24, 2017, 7:07:00 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing

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