Senior Indirect Tax Accountant

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True Food Kitchen

Phoenix, AZ
Full Time
8mo ago

Company Description

At True Food Kitchen, we are purveyors of nourishment for the wellness-aware. We believe that living well isn’t just about eating the right food, but about sharing it with the right people. At our restaurants, guests are presented with the opportunity to enjoy meals without compromise. Working at True Food Kitchen is unlike anything else you’ve experienced before. Since our menu is a journey into a new way of eating, those who prepare, present and serve the food are key to telling our story. Our family of chefs, managers, cooks, servers, bartenders, hosts, dishwashers and more are the key ingredients to our growth and success. Join our growing team and we’ll show you how passionate we are about making your career goals come TRUE.

Job Description

If you’re passionate about all things tax, this role could be a great fit!  We have an exciting new job opportunity for a self-motivated, proactive, detail oriented Senior Tax Accountant to join our Accounting team.  Responsibilities include all calculations and filings for sales/use, property and franchise taxes. 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Prepare and file monthly and quarterly sales and use taxes for 40+ locations, including facilitating online payments with each jurisdiction’s web portal.
  • Analyze vendor invoices to self-assess and accrue for use tax as required
  • Manage sales/use and property tax audits, including handling correspondence with jurisdictions
  • Prepare personal property statements and facilitate the payment of returns
  • Process quarterly payments and extensions for franchise tax and annual reports
  • Research federal and SALT tax laws to ensure compliance
  • Proactively keep abreast of tax changes such as sales tax rates or filing requirements
  • Monitor new store and liaise with Legal to obtain/update tax licenses
  • Liaise with the CPA firm on the annual tax compliance engagement, including preparing state apportionment schedules
  • Communicate with investors as required to facilitate the 1065 and K-1 preparation
  • Organize and maintain sales tax exemption and resale certificates
  • Create and maintain a tax calendar for the department to ensure filing, extension and estimate deadlines are met
  • Assist with special tax projects as needed

Financial Accountabilities:

  • Record tax-related expenses and accruals in the proper period according to GAAP and supporting the financial reporting function for management, auditors, banks and external users.
  • Prepare annual tax budgets, along with updates to the tax forecast, for Finance team
  • Perform reconciliations of tax-related balance sheet accounts.
  • Pursue best practices and drive for continuous improvement, automation of processes and procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field is required; CPA/MST is a plus
  • 3-5 years in a recent multi-state indirect Tax Accounting role is required
  • Intermediate Excel experience
  • Proficiency with accounting ERP systems is required; Microsoft Dynamics GP is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to support a culture of continuous improvement
  • Motivated self-starter with strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Solid understanding of deliverables, and the ability to assume accountability for them
  • Strong sense of urgency and a “can-do” attitude
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate dynamic information clearly and succinctly
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and build internal relationships
  • Strong sense of integrity and the ability to protect confidential information
  • Experience with tax compliance software is a plus
  • Hospitality experience is a plus

 

Travel Requirements:

  • If remote, occasional minimal travel to the Phoenix corporate office will be required

Additional Information

  • Career Growth and Development programs 
  • Dining allowance 
  • Relocation assistance or remote opportunity
  • Make an impact on a growing company 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement programs 
  • Awesome Bonus Structure 
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