State Tax Analyst South Carolina

Full time
Based on experience
south-carolina 02/01/2018   Full time Based on experience
  • Stable and growing, 115 year old global company with a passion for innovation.
  • Mentoring will be provided by the Supervisor of State Tax, the Senior Manager of Tax and the Tax Director with a combined 55+ years of progressive tax experience and knowledge.
  • The experience gained in this role opens the door to progressive opportunities within and outside of the Tax Department.
  • Rare opportunity to work with complex and sophisticated multinational company in a smaller town environment without the headaches of larger metropolitan areas.
  • While overseeing state income tax compliance, you will have opportunities to expand knowledge in the provision, audit, planning, and economic incentive areas.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package and on-site wellness center.
  • Relocation assistance!
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Potential flex-time considerations.
  • Great quality of life, lower cost of living, outdoor enthusiast location 
    (close to the best of both worlds – mountains and beaches)!

Company: 

A $5 billion global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products and packaging supply chain services. With 336 locations in 34 countries, the world is our workplace. Collaborate with inspired people and make friends in places you've never imagined, all while changing the face of manufacturing and product design.

Position: 

Reporting to the State Tax Supervisor, this position acts as the Lead Analyst responsible for State Income Tax, to include provision, compliance, credits and incentives, audit defense, and other special projects.  Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Prepare and review state and local income and franchise tax returns and various other tax related filings as necessary.  Prepare complex schedules for apportionment and adjusting workpapers by analyzing tax law, scrutinizing data received, and streamlining processes. Responsible for the loading of accurate information into the software system used for tax return preparation.
  • Maintain complete, supported, and accurate records and workpapers for all projects completed to support the tax filings and tax positions, as well as support the Tax Department’s database initiative for efficient record retention.
  • Prepare and review workpapers and schedules for quarterly and annual tax provision calculations, account roll forwards, and general tax compliance with changing accounting standards and tax legislation. 
  • Research and prepare memoranda and other documentation regarding tax issues, changing tax regulations, and accounting standards.
  • Prepare responses to Information Document Requests from the various state and local taxing authorities.  Communicate with State and Local tax authorities during routine audits to answer questions and to satisfy inquiries as needed. 
  • Prepare and review applications for state and federal grants and economic incentive programs.  Work with state and local authorities to research incentive programs and assist with other departments on incentive projects for new locations and acquisitions.
  • Support teams outside of the tax area as needed to provide support and tax knowledge.

 Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (CPA and or MST is a plus).
  • 2+ years’ multi-state corporate income tax experience.
  • Microsoft Excel proficient (CorpTax, Oracle, and Hyperion experience preferred).
  • Leadership and team building abilities are a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and research skills.

 Location: 

Hartsville is home to major industries, charming neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, plenty of places to eat and cultural opportunities to enjoy, as well as Coker College and the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Math.  Hartsville's cost of living is 18.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Shorter commutes provide increased work/life balance and from Hartsville, you can be in the mountains or at the beach in less than 2 hours!

REF: US/TJ/S

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