Tax Accountant

at Transamerican Auto Parts
Location Compton
Date Posted April 8, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Tax Accountant's role will be split between state and local tax work and general ledger work, with opportunity to expand knowledge beyond tax activities. This role will be primarily responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of State and Local tax returns and will support the accounting for fixed assets and other selected asset and liability accounts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

State and Local Tax:

  • Prepare State and Local Tax returns
  • Prepare of Personal Property Tax renditions
  • Prepare federal and local excise tax and license returns
  • Prepare Property Escheatment returns
  • Review multi-jurisdictional resale certificates
  • Manage tax calendar and ensure that deadlines are met
  • Assist in internal and external tax audits and compliance with internal controls
  • Update, maintain and organize tax records and filings
  • Assist in federal, state, and local income, franchise, sales and property and tax audits

General Ledger:

  • Prepare month end journal entries
  • Prepare capital expenditure analysis
  • Calculates and enters depreciation on monthly basis
  • Perform variance analyses for financial statement accounts
  • Prepare account reconciliations for accuracy, reasonableness, and timely resolution of outstanding issues
  • Interact with internal and external auditors
  • Ad hoc reports and projects as needed

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-4 years of tax accounting experience with emphasis in preparation and review of a variety of tax returns with medium to large size companies
  • SOX compliance knowledge a plus
  • Strategic thinker with strong understanding of GAAP and accounting concepts
  • Can-do attitude, adapts well to change and welcomes new challenges
  • Must have strong attention to detail, be a resourceful researcher and be deadline driven
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with advance-level proficiency in Excel and high proficiency in ERP systems
  • Effective communicator, both verbal and written
  • Great interpersonal skills and able to work with all levels of the organization
  • Problem solver, able to multi-task and work independently with minimum supervision

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Standard office environment

TAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA - W/V/D/M

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