Tax Accountant

Job Summary: 
The Tax Accountant will work on various tax reporting, compliance and planning projects as directed by the Accounting Manager/Tax along with maintaining some monthly accounting duties.      
 
Job Expectations: 
  • Research and gathers information for federal state and local tax returns prepared by our external tax preparers to ensure timely filings
  • Prepares real and personal property tax returns, monthly sales tax returns ensuring accuracy and timely filings
  • Manages the fixed asset system to ensure additions, disposals, impairments are accurately recorded and depreciated for book and tax
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of various tax accounts on the general ledger, ensuring accuracy and timely reporting
  • Prepares business licenses, and Secretary of State filing’s, ensuring accuracy and timely filings.
  • Preparation of the quarterly income tax provision, including quarterly tax estimates and year-end extension estimates to ensure timely filings 
  • Supports tax research related to federal, state, international, property and sales and use tax.
  • Gathers information for tax authority audits, as well as other ad hoc projects
  • Implements communications and negotiations with tax authorities over tax payment issues through letter writing
  • Maintenance of the tax calendar, tax notice log, and carryover schedules
  • Provides accurate and timely filings of governmental surveys
  • Remain current and up-to-date on existing and upcoming tax laws
  • Identifies areas of tax savings under the guidance of management
  • Research tax issues in all applicable areas of tax including memorandum write-up of results and maintaining legislative materials by reviewing, interpreting, and implementing new or revised laws 
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Required: 
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
 
Experience Requirements:
Generally, requires a minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of relevant income tax and/or sales tax and accounting experience, with Big 4/Mid-Tier CPA firms preferred. 
 
Education Requirements: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred, or a combination of education and equivalent work experience. CPA preferred. Master’s Degree in Taxation a plus.

Please Note:  At this time we are not offering any employer-sponsored work authorization.​ 

iHerb Inc.​is a leading online retailer of nutritional supplement and wellness products (vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, bath and beauty, pet care, sports nutrition and children's health).​ Via its e-Commerce website, iHerb.​com delivers 35,000 products from over 1,500 brands direct to the customer in more than 180 countries.​ iHerb carries trusted brands customers love around the world.​ 

iHerb's growth has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a top 500 e-Commerce provider in North America and recently as a top 300 mobile commerce business in the world.​  In 2013 Google bestowed iHerb with its Google Trusted Store designation having shipped over 1,000,000 orders to customers in the US market with a 98%​ on-time shipping and a 99.​9%​ issue free orders.

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