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Indirect Tax Accountant

Company: CKE Restaurants
Location: Franklin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The Indirect Tax Accountant is responsible for assisting with various aspects of multi-state sales and use tax, property tax and business license processes to ensure the Company is following state tax regulations. Further, the role will be responsible for analyzing and reconciling complex balance sheet and expense accounts by thoroughly reviewing the general ledger detail, A/P, A/R, and other subsystems to determine what data was posted to the accounts and the time period that the data relates to, and providing comparative analytics. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS May perform any or all of the following duties: * Assists with the accurate preparation and timely filing of all the Company's Personal Property Tax Renditions, Sales Tax, Hospitality and B&O returns * Analyzes and reconciles balance sheet accounts including roll-forwards, ranging from straightforward by-state sales tax accounts to voluminous multi-store property tax accounts, and other indirect tax accounts * Prepare various accrual entries related to Property Tax for portfolio of stores * Assists with Business License returns and payments * Assists in the fixed asset process by assessing use tax if appropriate and categorizing the Company's fixed assets to conform to general personal property tax classifications * Communicates with Operations and Corporate team members as appropriate for assigned areas. * Prepares and scans high volume of hard copies of all check requests, statements and electronic tax payments into E-Flow database * Processes payments online or by mail once management approval is received * Support unclaimed property compliance and reporting responsibilities, including preparation of Unclaimed Property Reports for assigned states. * Utilizes E-Flow to research and query invoice details, documenting all activity in system * Other duties and/or special projects as assigned in response to changing business conditions and/or requirements * Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, preferred * Approximately three (3) to five (5) years or any combination of experience and/or education, that demonstrates a commanding knowledge in accounting, sales, use, property and/or other transaction type taxes in a multi-state organization * Understanding of applicable sales and use, and property tax laws in multiple jurisdictions * Values efficiency and identifies and initiates process improvement opportunities * Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (with an expertise in Excel; Vlookups, filtering and pivot tables) and Google * Prior experience working with computerized financial accounting system, preferably Oracle/Peoplesoft * Prior experience working with OneSource, PTMS and BLMS * Prior experience in account reconciliation and analysis * Strong researching skills; internet navigation (state/governmental websites) * Ability to adhere to inflexible deadlines for tax reporting * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally * Must display strong analytical and organizational skills and have the ability to identify and implement process improvement strategies with positive business results * Proven ability to work independently, as well as in team settings * Strong work ethic: commitment to seeing duties completed at a high standard of quality WORK ENVIRONMENT * Corporate Office fast paced, high volume of activity and deadline driven environment PHYSICAL DEMANDS * Constant interaction with internal and external partners by phone and/or electronic communications * Sitting for extended periods of time, using telephone, typing and/or operating a computer and/or mouse THE COMPANY RETAINS THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES TO THIS POSITION AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE

Keywords: CKE Restaurants, Franklin , Indirect Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Franklin, Tennessee

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