Staff Tax Accountant in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 9/3/2021

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SUMMARY

Working with general supervision, the Federal Income Tax Accountant is responsible for the Federal income tax provision and return, including all associated accounting, compliance and reporting functions.  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*

  • Prepare Federal tax estimates, returns and extensions
  • Assist in preparing quarterly and annual ASC 740 tax provision and tax account analysis using provision software
  • Maintain fixed assets for Federal tax depreciation
  • Respond to Federal tax notices
  • Maintain and update Federal tax compliance calendar
  • Research Federal tax matters and prepare monthly tax issues memoranda
  • Prepare quarterly tax account reconciliations
  • Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization; adhere consistently with all organizational policies related to our respectful workplace
  • Demonstrate a consistent commitment to field-focused service by prioritizing field-based requests, responding quickly and favorably to field-based feedback, by minimizing tasks, and proactively seeking ways to help store teams focus on customer service as productively as possible
  • 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

BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field required; CPA, MBA or MS preferred
  • 3-6 years of corporate income tax experience required
  • Retail or multi-location tax experience preferred

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Proficient ability to operate at both the strategic and operational level
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows-based business computers and Microsoft Office programs; specifically, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word
  • Proficient quantitative analysis skills, including the ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and report financial data
  • Proficient ability to organize, prioritize, and control job responsibilities, while remaining the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Communicate effectively with management, coworkers and international staff
  • Ability to research, analyze, interpret and apply Federal income tax laws and principles
  • Ability to identify emerging Federal tax issues and potential impact to Company
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and change in priorities
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient ability to work collaboratively with others; conduct working relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
  • 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