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Advantage Solutions Tax Accountant in Salt Lake City, Utah

Summary

Tax Accountant Remote

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a dynamic Tax Accountant who will report to the Tax Controller and be responsible for researching and resolving tax inquiries and issues; prepare paperwork for local, state, and federal tax returns. Obtaining and analyzing data for indirect tax return and tax provision preparation.Prepare responses to various income state tax agencies. Initiate ideas, recommend and propose implementation plans to streamline tax processes and procedures.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Preparation & Reporting Management

  • Research tax compliance questions and resolve issues as requested.

  • Gather, analyze, and prepare data for income tax returns and special tax projects such as in house tax returns.

  • Interface with personnel from business units to ensure timely delivery of information and to validate and develop accurate reports.

  • Prepare various tax analysis schedules using intermediate Excel functions.

  • Analyze data collected to determine appropriate city apportionment percentages to prepare accurate tax reporting and determine appropriate tax filing requirements based on findings.

  • Prepare and review city, franchise income tax returns based on data gathered for all territories where Nexus exists.

  • Gather and analyze data for property tax filings.

  • Responsible for business license filings in multiple cities. Coordinate with outside service provider for business license filings.

  • Manage the computation and processing the Tax Department’s tax schedules, payments, and records for all territories where Nexus exists.

  • Resolve minor tax issues and make recommendations to resolve complex tax issues while weighing risks.

State Tax Notices & Audits

  • Participate in the overall income state tax audits.

  • Analyze audit reports and find errors in detail calculations provided by external auditors.

  • Prepare responses to various income state and local tax agencies.

Processes & Procedures

  • Initiate ideas, recommend, and propose implementation plans to streamline tax processes and procedures

  • Monitor income tax, business license and property tax filing calendar.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Tax/Accounting, CPA is preferred, but not required.

  • 2-4 years of experience in tax/accounting

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Analytical and research Skills

  • Team building Skills

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to federal and state tax codes

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment

  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports

  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Tax Accountant will report to the Tax Controller and be responsible for researching and resolving tax inquiries and issues; prepare paperwork for local, state, and federal tax returns. Obtaining and analyzing data for indirect tax return and tax provision preparation

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Preparation & Reporting Management

  • Research tax compliance questions and resolve issues as requested.

  • Gather, analyze, and prepare data for income tax returns and special tax projects such as in house tax returns.

  • Interface with personnel from business units to ensure timely delivery of information and to validate and develop accurate reports.

  • Prepare various tax analysis schedules using intermediate Excel functions.

  • Analyze data collected to determine appropriate city apportionment percentages to prepare accurate tax reporting and determine appropriate tax filing requirements based on findings.

  • Prepare and review city, franchise income tax returns based on data gathered for all territories where Nexus exists.

  • Prepare a portion of the Company’s income tax provision, and assist in the overall process.

  • Manage the computation and processing the Tax Department’s tax schedules, payments, and records for all territories where Nexus exists.

  • Resolve minor tax issues and make recommendations to resolve complex tax issues while weighing risks.

State Tax Notices & Audits

  • Participate in the overall income state tax audits.

  • Analyze audit reports and find errors in detail calculations provided by external auditors.

  • Prepare responses to various income state tax agencies.

  • Prepare monthly tax audit status report with latest findings and present to Tax Controller during monthly meetings.

Processes & Procedures

  • Initiate ideas, recommend, and propose implementation plans to streamline tax processes and procedures

  • Prepare and file monthly/quarterly/annual sales & use tax returns from various corporate divisions within the Company

  • Monitor sales and use tax rate changes and communicate monthly updates to business units

  • Prepare and file bi-annual Abandoned and Unclaimed Property tax returns for various legal entities within the Company

  • Complete monthly general ledger tax account/accrual reconciliations for Accounting team.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Tax/Accounting, CPA is preferred, but not required.

  • 2-4 years of experience in tax/accounting

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Analytical and research Skills

  • Team building Skills

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to federal and state tax codes

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment

  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports

  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine | US-CA-Carson | US-NV-Las Vegas | US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-OR-Tigard | US-OR-Beaverton | US-NM-Univ of New Mexico | US-ID-Boise

Primary Posting Location : City Irvine

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Postal Code 90746

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-395815

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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