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Tax Accountant

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Tax Accountant

About GreatAmerica:

GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. While GreatAmerica has grown to more than 400 team members, our entrepreneurial spirit remains and endless opportunities lie ahead. We have experienced unparalleled year over year growth since our founding in 1992. GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers. There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere. When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.

About this position:

GreatAmerica is seeking a Tax Accountant to help ensure GreatAmerica is in compliance with federal, state and local laws pertaining to sales and use tax, property tax, income taxes, and the equivalent of these. This individual will research and identify areas where taxes can and do impact the core business process of GreatAmerica and look for ways to improve in these areas. We are seeking someone who will thoroughly understand our business and consult on how taxes impact its success.

Specific responsibilities include:

•Accurate and timely filing of tax returns in all jurisdiction nationwide, including payment of taxes when due.

•Research tax laws to ensure compliance in all areas of tax. Share findings and work closely with senior leadership, team leaders, clients and external vendors.

•Help evaluate tax implication of business decisions being considered by the company

•Provide billing of taxes to our lessees when required

•Coordinate all audits by state and local agencies/tax authorities

•Reconcile all tax related accounts

•Senior Tax Acct: Mentor junior members of the Tax team, helping to build the skills of the team.

Education, experience and skills required:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting required and 2-4 years of experience in Tax and/or Auditing preferred. Our ideal candidate will have experience with Microsoft Office (including Microsoft Excel), research software (RIA, CCH) and tax preparation software (Sales, PPTX, and Income tax).

We are looking for a team player, a self-starter and someone with strong communication skills

Competencies required for all GreatAmerica team members: Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability.

Competencies required for this position: Analytical Skills, Deductive Reasoning, Detail Oriented, Problem Solving, Research Skills, Working under Pressure

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please follow the online application process at greatamerica.com. Be sure to fully complete the form, including your resume, and complete the Predictive Index assessment.

Submit your resume at:

http://www.greatamerica.com/careers/

Posted 12/01/16

Job ID: 20743298
Mactive ID: 42083