SR. SALES AND USE TAX ACCOUNTANT

Accounting & Finance Greeley, Colorado


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year. JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

JBS is seeking a Sr. Sales & Use Tax Accountant to join our growing tax department.  The position will be responsible for all aspects of state and local sales & use tax, including the preparation of the multi-state sales and use tax returns, analyzing transaction level detail, conducting audit defense, and a completing tax related accounting.  The individual must be detail oriented and able to meet tax deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead accountant in all areas of sales and use tax
  • Review and prepare account reconciliations
  • General ledger analysis and preparation or review of journal entries
  • Perform queries and reports from SAP and Vertex
  • Review or prepare multi-state sales and use tax returns, including payment requests
  • Lead accountant on sales and use tax audits
  • Assist with providing documentation to independent auditor
  • Assist in gathering information, answering inquires and working with outside consultants regarding sales and use tax
  • Communicate with Company operating units regarding sales/use tax accruals, payments and returns
  • Handle notices and communications from tax authorities   
  • Perform research related to new tax laws and/or tax planning projects
  • Complete special tax projects assigned by the tax manager and/or head of tax
Qualifications:
  • BS in Accounting, Finance or Business 
  • 4 - 6+ years of relevant tax experience in public accounting or a large corporation
  • Vertex experience a plus
  • SAP experience a plus
  • CPA, CMI or other relevant certification a plus
  • Strong technical tax skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and accounting skills
  • Strong ledger and account reconciliation experience
  • Detail oriented and deadline driven
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access and other Office Products
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of employees and management
  • Must be able to meet internal and external deadlines 
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled