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Income Tax Accountant

Finance | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:                              Income Tax Accountant    

Job Location:                       Store Support Center, Mattoon, IL

Reports to:                           Controller

FLSA Status:                        Salaried Exempt

Exempt Classification:       Administrative

                                                                                                                                      

JOB SUMMARY

The Income Tax Accountant will assist in the preparation of federal, state, and local tax returns for multiple states and multiple entities across the Rural King enterprise.

 

JOB DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the preparation of federal, state, and local tax returns for multiple states and multiple entities
  • Research and identify tax compliance obligations
  • Manage the tax planning and research
  • Review quarterly tax estimated payments, extensions, and tax analysis
  • Oversee any outsourced tax preparation functions
  • Provide technical support, guidance, and training to tax staff
  • Review and prepare journal entry-related tax transactions
  • Manage the process to prepare annual and quarterly income tax provisions
  • Assist with general accounting and tax department functions as assigned
  • Use discretion and independent judgment in daily decisions
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and 5-7 years of applicable experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Multi-state tax accounting experience required
  • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong problem-solving and partnership skills
  • Ability to generate and speak to financial reporting to management
  • Advance proficiency in MS Office, most notably Excel
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire on-boarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • None

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day