Contract - Tax Accountant in Grapevine, TX at GameStop

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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SUMMARY

Under minimal supervision, the State Income Tax Accountant will assist with state and federal tax compliance for all GameStop and affiliated business entities and provide audit support as required. The principal business outcome for this role is to ensure that the organization is in compliance with state and local tax requirements.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

• Prepares multi-state and local income tax returns for all entities, meeting all deadlines.

• Calculates estimated income tax payments.

• Assists with federal income tax reporting and other compliance.

• Assists with the preparation of income tax provision for book purposes, including maintenance of deferred tax assets and liabilities, work paper documentation, and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.

• Prepares unclaimed property tax returns.

• Prepares scheduled annual reports.

• Researches income tax issues by jurisdiction and summarizes findings.

• Maintains state income tax rates.

• Assists with correspondence related to state and federal tax compliance.

• Assists with state income and federal tax audits.

• Prepares documentation and reports to comply with accounting-related Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.


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.

• 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

• Technical and/or Professional Knowledge and Skills: Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; keeping up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise.


BASIC AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)

• Associate’s degree or equivalent (two years of college-level accounting study) required; bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related quantitative business field preferred

• Two or more years of  general accounting experience preferred

• State and federal income tax experience preferred

• Proficient knowledge of CorpTax software preferred

• Must be willing to work some weekends and evenings as required to meet reporting deadlines


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

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

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

• Ability to meet multiple, potentially overlapping, deadlines and adapt to changing priorities

• Ability to communicate effectively in basic English to other people throughout the organization, including those with varied responsibilities and varied understanding of accounting principles

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

• Demonstrated commitment to federal and state statutes and regulatory requirements; adheres consistently to all professional accounting standards and practices