Job Details: Tax Accountant

Title:
Tax Accountant
Job Id:
6740
Location:
Torrance, CA
Payroll:
United States
Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Tax Accountant is responsible for vital tax functions dealing with U.S. tax issues, including tax research, planning, and compliance.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Oversee the compliance of multi-state sales and tax preparation
  • Monitor and communicate tax rate changes internally for proper application
  • Prepare and examine accounting records, financial statements, taxes, and other financial reports
  • Responsible for all correspondence related to tax inquiries with Federal, State and Local jurisdictions
  • Reconcile tax accounts to the general ledger
  • Assist with month, quarter and year-end closing
  • Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility, and assist in improvement of internal controls
  • Assist with financial and tax audits and prepare relevant schedules
  • Other projects as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Tax provision or tax compliance experience, a plus.
  • Master-level Excel skills and experience in all MS Office programs.
  • Experience with QAD a plus.
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP as it relates to current tax environments, domestic and foreign
  • Precise attention to detail, accuracy and deadline-oriented exercising strong time management skills are a must
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed

 

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.


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