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Senior Income Tax Analyst in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Description

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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: 

Reporting to the Senior Income Tax Manager, the Senior Income Tax Analyst will ensure the timely and accurate preparation of tax provisions and filing of various tax returns and related regulatory filings. The Senior Income 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 Income Tax Analyst ensures that the company has cost-effective management of tax liabilities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Tax Management

  • Develop potential solutions to maximize tax efficiency.
  • Develop potential changes to tax policies and plans based on analysis of legislative actions.
  • Perform analysis in support of tax strategy.
  • Conduct assessments and prepare insights on tax implications of financial risks.
  • Prepare annual tax returns and tax forecasts.
  • Update documentation on tax policies and procedures.
  • Resolve directly or partner with stakeholders to resolve tax-related internal/external audit issues, particularly income tax audits.
  • Work with Tax associates to quantify and minimize US tax through tax planning initiatives relating to US operations.
  • Analyze and review P&L and balance sheet accounts in determining Federal taxable income and insure those items are properly reflected in the US Federal Tax Return.
  • Analyze P&L and balance sheet accounts to identify the location of transactions, assets, and people to properly source taxable income to the appropriate State.
  • Prepare quarterly income tax provision calculations and related analyses and journal entries
  • Prepare consolidated U.S. income tax return, state tax returns, including consolidated returns, quarterly U.S. income tax provision, and quarterly financial footnotes.
  • Review fixed assets and adjust tax attributes as necessary.
  • Collect and consolidate data collection for income tax audits.
  • Assist in communications with taxing authorities.
  • Reconcile tax accounts monthly.
  • Assist with technical tax research.

Performance Improvement Management

  • Analyze opportunities to improve tax efficiency.

Direct Report Position Title(s)

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  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 3 years income tax experience in public accounting or in a large company
  • Certifications: CPA

Candidate Skills and Competencies


  • 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.
  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance
    • Demonstrate awareness and knowledge of the organization's policies, such as the organization's travel policies.
    • Comply with organizational regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Keep up to date with most current organizational finance policies.
  • Financial Accounting
    • Assist in developing financial statements for the organization.
    • 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.
  • Internal Control
    • Recognize the need for internal controls, such as duties conflict segregation, user access, and data integrity controls, and abide by the relevant organizational policies.         
    • Act in a manner to prevent error and fraud issues.
  • Financial Planning
    • Demonstrate awareness of the organization's budgeting process, adhere to budgeting protocols, and work in a manner that is consistent with achieving the organization's financial goals.
    • Gather information pertinent to the budgeting process and analyze validity of inputs.
    •  Identify discrepancies between actual and budgeted spending.
    • Aware of the organization's financial goals in the short and long term.
  • 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.


Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • 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, tools 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 weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel Required: Minimal travel required (5%).

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.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R06756