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Tax Accountant

Company: Loram Maintenance of Way
Location: Hamel
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Title: Tax Accountant
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Tax- Accounting & Finance
Reports to: Senior Tax Manager
GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PURPOSE:
The Tax Accountant is responsible for the preparation of sales/use tax returns, VAT and Canadian GST/HST/PST. This role will assist in recording fixed assets within SAGE FAS system, prepare various account reconciliations for income tax, sales tax and/or income tax payable accounts and prepare carline reports. Ensure organization complies with periodic tax payments and other taxing authority requirements. Prepare complex spreadsheet computations in preparation for multijurisdictional corporate income tax filings and other miscellaneous tax assignments.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Compliance


  • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales/use tax returns, and/or VAT returns
  • Assist with federal and state income tax return information gathering
  • Prepare quarterly/yearly state estimates/extension tax payments/filings
  • Assist with various year-end tax provision projects
  • Prepare annual Carline Reports

    Functional & Technical Skills

    • Provide planning and/or process improvement ideas for all assigned areas of responsibility.
    • Update Sage FAS software as needed to ensure assets are input correctly
    • Provide feedback to business units regarding tax impact of business decisions
    • Monitor federal/state income and sales/use tax law changes
    • Monitor, review and suggest improvements for existing internal tax policies and systems

      BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

      • Adaptability
      • Building Strategic Work Relationships
      • Communication
      • Continuous Learning
      • Values Based
      • Information MonitoringREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
        Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and or Finance
        Experience: 0-3 years of Tax experience and/or general accounting
        *Or the equivalent of 4 years combination of education and experience
        KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

        • Excellent written and oral communication skills
        • Attention to detail
        • Proficient with Microsoft Excel/Word

          PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

          • Experience with tax software such as Vertex and/or Sage FAS
          • CPA

            WORKING CONDITIONS:
            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            • Office deskwork, requiring sitting, walking, using phone & computer
            • May lift up to 30 lbs. occasionally
            • Up to 10% or more travel including international
            • Can tolerate variable and sometimes challenging conditions during visits or inspections of company equipment in a railroad environment

              Loram is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law
              Revised: May 2024

Keywords: Loram Maintenance of Way, Minneapolis , Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Hamel, Minnesota

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