Sr. Tax Accountant

A Leading US Propane Distributor is looking for a Sr. Tax Accountant to join their growing team.

Job Description
This is a hybrid role reporting directly to the Indirect Tax Manager. The Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the external environment for state and federal tax legislation to date tax information and ensures employees are educated and informed on tax related matters as it applies.
Hybrid position based in Rochester Office
  • Compute, file, and pay the State Sales and Use Tax, the multiple State motor vehicle, special fuel, and petrol returns.
  • Prepare Informational returns such as Inventory by Retail service stations, Resellers/ Retailers Petrol regarding status of filings and tax refunds.
  • Monitor the external environment for state and federal tax legislation and applicable tax changes.
  • Research analytics to ensure accuracy.
  • Effectively communicate legislation and changes to appropriate parties
  • Prepare accounting schedules and analyze general ledger balances to ensure tax assets and liabilities are recommendations for account resolution.
  • Prepare journal entries, as necessary.
  • Maintain tax systems jurisdictions and jurisdictional rates based on current law.
  • Respond in a timely manner to internal and external tax inquiries.
  • Mentor and work with staff accountants
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in accounting or tax role.
  • CPA accounting designation preferred.
  • Ability to improve work processes continuously through training.
  • Hard working and self-motivated