Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance•
5 - 7 years
Posted 176 days ago
This position will be assigned to work out of our home office in Bloomington, IL, our Central Office in Minneapolis, MN, our Southern Office in the Atlanta, GA area (Alpharetta), our Western Office in Salem, OR or our MiddleOak Offices in Salem, MA or Middletown, CT.
COUNTRY Financial is seeking a Senior Income Tax Accountant to join the Tax Compliance team. This role will focus on ensuring compliance with all aspects of income tax reporting and filings, including SSAP 101, the Internal Revenue Code, and state/local income tax laws and regulations. The Tax Accountant uses best practices and knowledge of internal and external business issues to ensure timely and accurate filing of income tax returns, payment of taxes, and financial statement provisions for assigned companies. The ideal candidate demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to a wide range of matters varying in complexity and scope and for identifying and implementing improvements to policies and processes. This role provides the Tax Accountant with an opportunity to build relationships within the organization, assist in tax audits, interact with taxing authorities, and provide input on business transactions as needed.
This position ensures timely and accurate filing of income tax returns and payment of taxes. Maintains current knowledge of tax laws. Assists in tax audits and on business transactions as needed. Identifies and implements improvements to policies and processes. Utilizes a variety of programs, including tax compliance software, electronic research software, and tax accounting software. Ensures proper accounting for income taxes in accordance with statutory and generally accepted accounting principles; reconciles assigned general ledger accounts.
*This position is part of a job family. Placement will be determined by skills and qualifications of the candidate.