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Tax Accountant

at Volvo Group Global

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3S4Q566BSY1RSTK2RQ

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Job Type: Accounting
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/2/2019


Purpose/Description:

This position will perform a full range of federal and state income tax compliance functions for various Volvo U.S. companies with multi-state activities. This position is based in Greensboro, North Carolina and is part of the Volvo global corporate tax department.




Core Responsibilities:


  • Prepare U.S. federal and state/local income and franchise tax returns, extensions, and estimates for assigned companies and process related tax payments
  • Prepare combined income tax returns for Volvo U.S. Group in selected states
  • Prepare monthly income tax provisions based on IFRS accounting standards and maintain related tax accounts in general ledger
  • Prepare quarterly transfer pricing calculations and assist with annual documentation
  • Maintain and reconcile tax fixed assets and depreciation
  • Assist in researching routine tax issues
  • Respond to notices from tax authorities
  • Assist with tax audits
  • Provide tax-related information and support to various global tax personnel, internal business contacts and external service providers

Critical Competencies:
  • Technical/Functional Expertise: Demonstrating basic technical knowledge of federal and state tax rules with a general understanding of financial accounting.
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required – or higher – standards and pitching-in to get the job done.
  • Planning/Organization: Prioritizing and managing tasks to meet deadlines; managing multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Teamwork: Working effectively with others and sharing information and resources within a matrix and team-based environment.
  • Communication: Utilizing effective verbal and written communication skills to influence the actions, decisions, opinions or thinking of others.
  • Organizational Sensitivity: Acting based on how individuals and organizational units function and react, using informal systems to get things done and obtaining support of key players.

Minimum Education and Experience:
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field from nationally accredited university
  • 2-5 years of corporate tax experience with public accounting firm and/or multistate company, including specific experience preparing U.S. federal and state/local income tax returns
  • MST, MAC or similar advanced degree preferred
  • CPA license preferred
  • Proficiency with tax return preparation and fixed asset systems (OneSource and Sage Fixed Assets preferred)
  • Proficiency with data manipulation tools (Microsoft Excel required and Alteryx preferred)
  • Proficiency with online tax research tools (Checkpoint and BNA preferred)
  • Familiarity with accounting or ERP systems (SAP preferred)



Travel to U.S. locations as needed (<>


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