Sr. Tax Accountant

Accounting Santa Rosa, California


Position at Jackson Family Enterprises

Jackson Family Wines is seeking a motivated full time Senior Tax Accountant to join our tax department. The ideal candidate will work closely with and report directly to the Tax Director. This role requires a strong background in tax accounting for corporations, pass-through entities, with some individual tax experience as well. The successful candidate will be a key player in ensuring tax compliance, planning, and policy maintenance in a fast-paced, team-structured environment.
 Essential Functions/Duties:
  • Prepare the annual income tax provisions, including financial statement disclosures, corporate and flow-through income tax return compliance, quarterly estimates, multi-state compliance, and coordinate foreign filings in collaboration with external tax advisors.
  • Coordinate and gather information for all tax compliance and assist in preparing technical tax memos and position papers.
  •  Support the company with tax research, recommendations, and assistance in tax controversies.
  •  Assistance in maintaining tax fixed asset records with experience in Purchase Price Allocations and Cost Segregation analysis.
  • Assist with transfer pricing analysis and compliance.
  • Build strong working relationships with external advisors and collaborate with external accounting firms on recurring compliance and planning projects.
  • Stay updated on changes in tax law and issues that may impact the company/enterprise.
Job Requirements/Skills:
  • Three to four years of strong tax and accounting experience, (big 4 experience preferred).
  •  CPA license not required but preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business, MS in Taxation a plus.
  • Strong understanding of tax laws, code sections, and GAAP.
  • Industry experience in wine and agribusiness is a benefit but not required.
  • Experience with Thomson Reuters’ ONESOURCE Income Tax, Checkpoint, and BNA Fixed Assets preferred.
  • Advanced Excel proficiency – a high level of comfort with Lookups, Pivot Tables, Power Query, Data Integrity, and other advanced Excel functions.
  • ERP and database experience desired, JD Edwards a significant plus.
  •  Alteryx and Power BI experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills with ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of cross functional teams.
Wage transparency:
The base salary for this role ranges from $90,000 - $120,000 annually. Compensation will be determined by candidate experience, skills, and location.
  • Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Vacation accrual; 12 paid holidays; 72 hours for Health & Wellness
  • Paid volunteer time - 16 hours per year
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Modern Health virtual mental health & coaching visits
  • Wine discounts!
At Jackson Family Wines, we respect, celebrate, and take pride in each other’s differences. Together we nurture a culture that embraces fairness, acceptance and belonging. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our best innovation, enrich our employees, and connect us to our customers and global community. We aspire to evolve in our commitment for a better future and one that is rooted for good.