Senior Accountant, Income Tax in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 4/29/2021

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Job Description

Description:

Working with general supervision, the Senior Accountant, Income Tax will be responsible for the income tax compliance function of the company, as well as other Tax Department projects that arise.  Associate may interact with his or her supervisor several times a week, perhaps daily, to receive guidance and feedback. Some non-routine activities may require a supervisor’s advance approval.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Corporate consolidated federal income tax compliance, including estimated income tax payments.

  • Multi-state and local income tax compliance, including estimated tax payments. 

  • Preparation of income tax provisions, including maintenance of deferred tax assets and liabilities, workpaper documentation and reconciliation of tax general ledger accounts.

  • Assist with international tax compliance, analysis, and provision.

  • Supervision of staff.

  • Research tax issues and provide documentation for conclusions.

  • Prepare extensions and payments, if necessary to file.

  • Analyze tax reserves, including related interest and penalties, at least quarterly.  Update documentation as necessary

  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace

  • Work collaboratively with others within and outside of his or her function to achieve goals, simply processes, reduce costs, prevent loss, and to ensure that work is completed safely, accurately, and on time

  • Responsible for adhering consistently with all employment policies as stated in the employee handbook provided or as provided by his or her supervisor

  • Model the high level of customer service expected of all GameStop associates including, but not limited to, responding to voice mails and emails within organizationally defined timeframes, completing projects as committed, responding to others’ feedback appropriately, and making optimal use of organizationally limited resources by offering assistance to other functional teams when appropriate

  • Model team commitment by adhering to the team's expectations and guidelines; fulfilling team responsibilities; and demonstrating personal commitment to the team by being cooperative, collaborative, and flexible

RELATED COMPETENCIES

  • Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.

  • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message

  • Information Monitoring: Setting up ongoing procedures to collect and review information needed to manage an organization or ongoing activities within it

  • Managing Work: Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

  • Bachelor’s degree with an accredited program in accounting, finance, or a related field required; MBA or MS preferred

  • Minimum two to three years of public accounting tax compliance experience or minimum of four to five years of industry accounting experience.

  • Big 4 experience preferred

  • Experience in accounting for income taxes of US multinational groups preferred

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Expert ability to operate at both the strategic and operational level

  • Expert quantitative analysis skills, including the ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and report financial data

  • Proficient ability to research, analyze, interpret, and apply US federal tax laws

  • Proficient ability to identify emerging tax issues and potential impact to Company

  • Ability to research complex tax issues and communicate conclusions.

  • Work together with team members to meet common goals and meet deadlines.

  • Proficient ability to adapt to changing priorities, organize, and prioritize job responsibilities

  • Proficient ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and change in priorities

  • Recognize discrepancies in written/recorded data/information.

  • Communicate effectively with management, coworkers, and store staff

  • Accurate typing and data entry skills.

  • Proficient knowledge of Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

  • Proficient ability to remain effective under stress, and respond to pressure in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to model customer-focused behaviors leading to outstanding customer experiences

  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to GameStop policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities