Senior Tax Accountant

Accounting/Finance Phoenix, Arizona


Position at Swift Transportation

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                                   ***Immediately Hiring***
                                   Compensation: depending on experience is $65K-$85K annually 

                                   Hybrid Phoenix work schedule available

At Swift, our greatest asset is OUR PEOPLE! We strive to be the best and give our best every day. We are passionate about learning and cultivating an environment of safety, honesty and mutual respect. We are a family where everyone has a voice and plays an essential role in our overall success and the success of our drivers. Your voice and perspective matter at Swift Transportation. We understand that you are the subject matter expert, and we trust you to ideate and execute those ideas based on the best interest of the company.

Be a part of something bigger. Be a part of the #1 full truckload carrier in the nation. Be a part of Swift Transportation.

What we offer:

  • Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience.
  • Potential bonus pay based on company performance.
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to local communities.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:
    • 401(K)
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Supplemental and Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Debt Free Colleges or Tuition Assistance Programs

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Job Responsibilities: What you will do

As a Tax Analyst II, you will be responsible for preparing corporate federal, state, and local tax returns and performing tax research as well as assembling and analyzing financial information necessary for preparing financial statement tax provisions, doing tax projections, and responding to tax audits.

  • Review/prepare corporate federal, state, and local income tax returns, including Forms 5471, extension filings, quarterly estimated payments, and fixed asset reconciliations.
  • Assist with accounting for quarterly and annual income taxes under ASC 740, including reviewing or preparing tax accrual workpapers, FIN 48 analysis, return to provision analysis, the quarterly tax footnote, and SOX compliance.
  • Respond to and address Mexico income tax issues.
  • Review monthly account reconciliations for various tax liabilities and timely provide adjustments, if any, to the Accounting Department
  • Assist with various governmental federal and state tax audits.

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Qualifications: What you need to bring

  • 3+ years corporate tax experience required.
  • Large corporate income tax, franchise tax, sales tax and/or property tax experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and/or experience required.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to effectively utilize statistical information.
  • Must possess advanced communication skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and handle changing priorities.