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SALT Tax Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

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Job Summary

The Corporate Tax Department is responsible for the global taxes of the Company. The State and Local Tax Accountant utilizes appropriate accounting theory and principles to analyze data and recommend the resulting tax treatment while understanding impact to the business. The role researches, analyzes, and utilizes applicable tax information to prepare state and local tax returns and provision calculations. Additionally, the Tax Accountant works with internal and external business partners to support company initiatives and requests (e.g. audit requests, SOX requests, transaction planning, etc.). This role touches all aspects of the tax lifecycle and is heavily weighted in state and local tax compliance and tax provisions.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Tax Compliance: Perform analysis of various general ledger accounts to obtain information necessary to prepare state and local tax returns, extensions, and estimates. Compute state income tax differences, apportionment and prepare supporting workpapers. May include complex state tax returns and estimates, including consolidations. Responsible for uploading trial balance and tax adjustments into tax software. Demonstrate working knowledge of tax concepts and principles. Display strong analytical skills. Ability to develop conclusions founded on reason, logic, and interpretation. Ability to develop relationships with internal and external business partners for data and information gathering.

  • Tax Accounting: Prepare monthly tax provision and quarterly deferred calculations. May include preparation of complex quarterly and annual tax provisions. Prepare monthly general ledger tax account reconciliations. Prepare uncertain tax position workpapers and memos. Demonstrate working knowledge of accounting theory and principles.

  • Audit Support: Research and prepare responses to state and local information requests. Assist with responses to SOX/financial audit requests. Respond to tax notices.

  • Project Management: Support planning projects. Monitor due dates to ensure timely completion of tasks. Ability to determine priorities and meet critical deadlines. Detect issues and develop an approach to resolve issues. Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills. Ability to work with a team, take general directions from several sources, focus attention on details and complete projects.

  • Systems/Technology: Be a champion for the technology and process improvement culture. Look for opportunities to build automation and other efficiencies into tax processes. Upload and review accounting information in tax software. Integrate Excel and tax software. Apply technology and tax rules to complicated calculations with large amounts of data.

Reports To: Tax Director

Direct Reports: None

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • This position is hybrid with an onsite schedule of 4 - 5 days per month.

  • In-office requirements are subject to change based on business needs.

  • This position is currently available to candidates that reside within 60 miles of Columbus, OH.

  • Hybrid role, work in corporate office as required.

  • Limited travel may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent, relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years tax experience in a corporate or public accounting setting.

  • Experience with ONESOURCE software applications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to develop relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Accounting theory and principles

Other Duties

This job description is illustrative of the types of duties typically performed by this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of each and every essential function of the job. Because job content may change from time to time, the Company reserves the right to add and/or delete essential functions from this job at any time.

Typical Starting Range:

$55,200.00 - $100,000.00

Full Salary Range for position:

California: $63,500.00 - $125,000.00

Colorado: $55,200.00 - $105,000.00

New York: $60,700.00 - $125,000.00

Washington: $58,000.00 - $115,000.00

The actual base pay within this range may be dependent upon many factors, which may include, but are not limited to, work location, education, experience, and skills.

Bread Financial offers medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and other voluntary benefits (including basic and optional life insurance, supplemental medical plans, and short and long-term disability) to eligible associates (regular full-time associates scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more) and their spouses/domestic partners, and child(ren) under the age of 26. New associate elected coverage begins on date of hire (with the exception of disability coverage which has a 6-month waiting period). Six weeks of 100% paid parental leave for eligible parents is available after a 180-day waiting period. Hired associates can immediately enroll in Bread Financial’s 401(k) plan.

All associates receive 11 paid holidays. Associates have discretion in managing their time away from work through the Flexible Time Off (FTO) program and may need to notify and receive approval from their manager prior to taking the time off. Associates (except those located in Illinois) receive 80 hours of Paid Sick and Safe Time (“PSST”) upon hire and at the beginning of each subsequent calendar year. Illinois associates receive 40 hours of Illinois PSST upon hire and at the beginning of each subsequent calendar year and 40 hours of Illinois Paid Leave upon hire and at the beginning of each subsequent calendar year. Illinois Paid Leave must be used before associates in Illinois will be approved to take FTO.

Hired associates will be able to elect the purchase company stock during offering periods in June and December. You will be eligible for an annual incentive bonus based on individual and company performance.

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About Bread Financial

At Bread Financial, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community, and be part of our award-winning culture. We’ve been consistently recognized as a best place to work nationally and in many markets and we’re proud to promote an environment where you feel appreciated, accepted, valued, and fulfilled—both personally and professionally. Bread Financial supports the overall wellness of our associates with a diverse suite of benefits and offers boundless opportunities for career development and non-traditional career progression.

Bread FinancialTM is a tech-forward financial services company providing simple, personalized payment, lending and saving solutions. The company creates opportunities for its customers and partners through digitally enabled choices that offer ease, empowerment, financial flexibility and exceptional customer experiences. Driven by a digital-first approach, data insights and white-label technology, Bread Financial delivers growth for its partners through a comprehensive suite of payment solutions that includes private label and co-brand credit cards and Bread Pay™ buy now, pay later products. Bread Financial also offers direct-to-consumer products that give customers more access, choice and freedom through its branded Bread CashbackTM American Express® Credit Card and Bread SavingsTM products.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Bread Financial is powered by its approximately 7,000 global associates and is committed to sustainable business practices.

  • Bread Financial offers competitive pay, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
  • The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for the Company.
  • The Company participates in E-Verify.
  • The Company will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. Applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.
  • The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and all applicable state/local laws. The Company will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process. Applicants with disabilities may contact the Company to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Recruiting Team at TaOps@breadfinancial.com.

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