Income Tax Accountant II

Outerwall

(Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Outerwall
Creating a better everyday.™ As the company behind well-known Redbox® movie and video game rental kiosks, popular Coinstar® coin-counting kiosks , ecoATM® device-recycling kiosks, and Gazelle® electronic reCommerce services, Outerwall is on a mission. We're pushing the walls of retail way out, into a new dimension building businesses that make life simpler and better for consumers and retailers.
Summary
The Income Tax Accountant is primarily responsible for preparing work papers and returns for Redbox Automated Retail, LLC and the consolidated group. He/she will be responsible for preparing the tax provision for financial reporting and calculating estimated taxes.
Responsibilities
* Prepare tax returns for federal, Redbox and consolidated parent companies * Organize and maintain return work papers, including: calculating book-tax differences and supporting schedules * Calculate federal estimates and extensions and assist with cash tax forecasting for current and future years * Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual income tax provisions and related financial statement disclosures in accordance with ASC 740 * Maintain and communicate necessary updates for fixed assets including tax depreciation schedules and calculations and support to indirect tax stakeholders * Assist with preparation of state and local income/franchise tax returns, work papers, and estimates and extensions * Monitor changes in tax rates and legislation, update management and team about discovered modifications and initiate alterations to comply with authoritative requirements * Research new and ongoing issues using online tax research tools and conclude on accurate application of federal and state law. Communicate research findings either orally or in writing. * Compile and prepare information and supporting documentation in response to notices and audits * Maintain notice activity relative to incoming notices and active notice balances * Collaborate with members within tax department and with professionals across the business * Other duties and special projects as assigned
Ideal Candidate
**Education & Experience:** * Minimum 2 – 4 years of federal income tax experience; multi-state income/franchise tax experience a plus * Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field * CPA, Corptax (Tax compliance software) and OneSource (Provision) and FAS experience, a plus **Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:** * Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills * Proficient in Word, experience with Microsoft Dynamics (or other general ledger systems) a plus * Must be detail oriented. Able to organize, problem-solve, and execute multiple tasks and priorities * Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills * Ability to work under tight reporting deadlines as a team player and independently
Compensation and Working Conditions
Reports to Senior Income Tax Manager
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Skills Desired
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  • Audits
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Financial Reporting
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Research Tools
  • Accounting
  • Software
  • Law
  • Federal Income Tax
  • ASC 740
  • Corptax

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