Senior Tax Analyst in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 5/22/2024

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst enables financial business decisions through complex analysis and solutions to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Through insights and guidance on optimal tax planning, controls and transactions, the Senior Sales Tax Analyst ensures that the company has cost-effective management of tax liabilities. The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst will ensure the timely and accurate filing of various tax returns and related regulatory filings

Primary Responsibilities:                                              

  • Develop potential solutions to maximize tax efficiency and compliance in a changing tax landscape.
  • Develop potential changes to tax policies and plans based on analysis of legislative actions and perform analysis in support of tax strategy.
  • Resolve directly or partner with stakeholders to resolve tax-related internal/external audit issues.
  • Supervise preparation and filing of all United States sales & use tax returns, state tire fee returns, personal property tax returns, and annual business license returns.
  • Manage the verification and ongoing maintenance of customer sales tax exemptions.
  • Reconcile transaction tax general ledger accounts monthly, including identifying and resolving discrepancies.
  • Collect and consolidate data collection sales and use tax audits.
  • Assist with technical tax research.
  • Analyze and implement opportunities to improve tax efficiency.

Key Partners (Positions):

  • Tax Director
  • Tax VP
  • VP Controller
  • Accounting Manager
  • External tax consultants
  • External tax auditors

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:                                                                                   

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree from 4-year college or university
  • Experience:  Minimum 5 years of experience in public accounting, large corporate setting, or equivalent experience

Key Competencies:

  • Taxation
    • Accurately measure and report on basic tax implications for organizational transactions.
    • Analyze tax returns to ensure completion and accuracy; modify content as necessary.
    • Exhibit an understanding of principles and applications of tax implications of different business decisions, classes of tax, tax accounting, and taxation law.
    • Apply a basic understanding of taxation strategies and planning.
    • Calculate taxes payable for basic, routine organizational transactions.
  • Data Analysis
    • Demonstrate a good understanding of metrics and data.
    • Identify appropriate metrics to assess initiatives.
    • Explain the rationale behind the collection and use of metrics.
    • Leverage existing tools to meet organizational needs.
    • Draw insightful conclusions, identify trends, and recognize patterns through data analysis and collection.
    • Connect insights generated from multiple data points to provide insightful recommendations.
  • Professional Accounting Standards, Requirements, and Procedures Understanding and Compliance
    • Demonstrate a general understanding of professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures related to the business (e.g. IFRS, SEC).
    • Abide and apply professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures when dealing with financial transactions or statements, ensuring all required documentation and information is provided.
    • Keep up to date with most current professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures.
  • Financial Accounting
    • Complete basic month-end closing activities in a timely, complete, and accurate manner.
    • Exhibit awareness and knowledge of the organization's chart of accounts.
    • Assist with the reconciliation of operational processes underlying financial transactions.
    • Execute basic activities that support general accounting, such as: sales/receivables/collection and purchase/payables/payments.
  • Strong computer technical skills, including MS Excel
  • Oracle Experience a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, use keyboards or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to office conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
  • Travel required:  Only instance would relate to significant acquisition and/or required system training (external).

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

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