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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



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.



  • 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



  • 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



  • None


  • 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