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: 
  • Assist in researching and gathering information for federal state and local tax returns prepared by our external tax preparers to ensure timely filings. 
  • Prepare real and personal property tax returns, monthly sales tax returns ensuring accuracy and timely filings. 
  • Manage 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. 
  • Prepare business licenses, and Secretary of State filing’s, ensuring accuracy and timely filings. 
  • Assist with the preparation of the quarterly income tax provision, including quarterly tax estimates and year end extension estimates to ensure timely filings. 
  • Assist with tax research related to federal, state, international, property and sales and use tax. 
  • Assist and gathers information for tax authority audits, as well as other ad hoc projects. 
  • Assist with communications and negotiations with tax authorities over tax payment issues through letter writing. 
  • Assist with the maintenance of the tax calendar, tax notice log, and carryover schedules. 
  • Assist with the accurate and timely filings of governmental surveys. 
  • Remain current and up-to-date on existing and upcoming tax laws. 
  • Identify 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. 
  • Support 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 (2) to five (5) years of relevant income tax and/or sales tax and accounting experience. 
 
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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