Senior Tax Accountant

Valmont   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago


Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

The primary function of this Individual Contributor position is to ensure the company’s compliance with U.S. tax laws and regulations and to assist in satisfying its tax filing obligations. The position will involve working with various areas of tax including, but not limited to, federal tax, state and local tax, and ASC 740. The position will assist in helping compile the quarterly and annual tax provision for the company; including gathering data from divisional sources and creating supporting workpapers and preparation of corporate federal and state income tax returns. This position requires a working knowledge of current tax laws and a willingness to expand that knowledge base through various resources provided by the company.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Federal Tax Manager and has no direct or indirect reports
  • The role requires minimal domestic travel (up to 5%)

Federal tax compliance

  • Assist with the preparation and filing of the corporate federal income tax returns and related work papers
  • Prepare quarterly federal estimated tax payment
  • Research transactions of an unusual nature as they arise
  • Ensure all filing dates are met to satisfy tax compliance obligations
  • Determine 1099-MISC taxable amounts for the members of the board of directors
  • File federal withholding forms and deposit payments related to board of directors

State tax compliance

  • Prepare corporate state income tax returns and related work papers
  • Prepare quarterly state estimated tax payments
  • Monitor and implement law changes in relevant jurisdictions
  • Research transactions of an unusual nature as they arise
  • Review nexus activities by each legal entity on a periodic basis for tax compliance
  • File Nebraska withholding forms and deposit payments related to board of directors

ASC 740 – Accounting for income taxes

  • Compile and review tax accounting work papers on quarterly basis
  • Collect, analyze, and evaluate data to ensure accurate calculations of income tax liabilities
  • Assist with all aspects of ASC 740

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Utilize tax, analytical, and problem solving skills while working in a small team environment
  • Focus on continual improvement to create efficient and lean processes

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelor’s with 5+ years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience or 9+ years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, local tax laws
  • Ability to work under constant deadlines and prioritize workload accordingly
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Energetic and self-motivated team player with ability to work effectively with the small tax team and larger accounting teams
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • CPA
  • Experience with ASC 740
  • Experience with Corptax and OneSource tax provision software

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. Very little travel required for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.