Tax Staff Accountant at project44
Our mission is to usher in a new era of trust and predictability to transportation and logistics, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. The industry is massive, as is the opportunity. We’re looking for bright, ambitious individuals to join our growing global team and help us enable a more productive and successful world. We’re changing the way the world ships, and we’re looking for you to help us get there!
Tax Staff Accountant
The Tax Staff Accountant will support all tax activities of the Company’s rapidly expanding group of companies including the preparation of state, local and international indirect tax filings, gathering information for income tax returns, and assisting the finance team in completion of financial accounting related to tax matters. The successful candidate is a strong communicator with a desire to grow along with the company. The role will work directly with the Tax Director in building processes and controls around the tax function and will also contribute to tax planning projects with third party tax advisors including the Company’s external accountants, KPMG.
Why would someone want to apply for this position?
Do you want to be part of something bigger? Do you want the chance to build and design processes and practices from scratch? Project44 is building something revolutionary and needs top talent in a fast-paced growth environment. We constantly challenge our teams and employees to bring their best ideas and efforts. The position will help project44 add a key resource to its accounting and finance department as we build formal tax reporting and compliance processes. The rapid scaling of the company will also bring a lot of exciting projects which will provide an enriching and rewarding experience for the candidate to broaden their skills, both in the tax area and beyond.
Critical Job Elements/Roles
- Complete recurring state and local sales tax returns, filings, and compliance
- Prepare income tax provision and related journal entries
- Support third party providers in completion of Federal and multistate income tax filings
- Compile account reconciliations and/or supporting schedules for tax related GL accounts
- Develop Transfer Pricing documentation for intercompany transactions
- Assist with various ad hoc tax filings (business licenses, use tax, CAT, etc.)
- Help respond to correspondence/inquiries from various tax authorities
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
- Knowledge of US federal and state tax codes and regulations.
- Prior experience with sales tax software is desirable (Avalara is a plus)
- Proficiency with tax research software such as CCH, RIA, etc.
- Familiarity with GAAP Accounting for Tax rules (ASC740)
- Great Excel skills
Diversity & Inclusion
We're designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. We can only deliver a truly world-class product and experience if our teams are as diverse and unique communities we are building for. So it's up to us to create a company where anyone can bring their authentic self to work everyday. We're constantly working to improve, and we accept our responsibility to elevate the voices left in the margins. It's on every one of us.
Our focus on inclusion manifests in the way we hire, the customers we serve, and the regions we prioritize. We're building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for: a company that celebrates you for being you.
We pride ourselves on celebrating everyone — project44 is an equal opportunity employer actively working on creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where underrepresented groups can thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we’d love to review your application!
For any needed accommodations during the hiring process, please email [email protected] Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.
More about project44
Since 2014, project44 has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continues to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we’ve created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world’s leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences.