Frontdoor Tax Accountant in Jackson, Mississippi
Frontdoor is the largest provider of home service plans in the United States, as measured by revenue. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, OneGuard and Landmark, as well as Candu Home Solutions, an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than four million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 17,000 pre-qualified contractor firms. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds).
The Senior Tax Analyst position will be responsible for the preparation of all federal and state income tax workpapers needed to support tax compliance required by the IRS and state taxing authorities related to the company’s domestic activity. The Senior Tax Analyst must be knowledgeable of all statutory filing obligations, as well as internal deadlines and establish a work plan for timely completion of all returns. Additionally, the Senior Tax Analyst position will be responsible for assisting the tax team with quarterly and yearly income tax reporting as required by ASC 740.
Assist in the preparation of federal and state income tax compliance workpapers
Ensure compliance files are thoroughly and contemporaneously documented and maintained in IRS and State audit ready format
Assist in the preparation of all federal and state estimated tax payments and extensions
Assist in the preparation of all aspects of quarterly tax reporting in accordance with ASC 740
Monitor and Forecast monthly and annual cash taxes
Prepare quarterly account reconciliations of all income tax accounts
Assist in the design and implementation of process improvements, which will lead to acceleration of processes, while maintaining accuracy of calculations and strength of internal controls
Partner with team members as necessary to assist in the successful closure of federal and state income tax audits.
Maintain the compliance tax calendar, including all associated extensions and estimates
To fulfill this role successfully, the candidate must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:
BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline
MA/MS Master’s Degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
Minimum of two (2) years corporate or public accounting experience in the area of corporate income tax compliance (preferred experience includes U.S. Form 1120 and related forms preparation, as well as multistate U.S. Income and Franchise tax return preparation) and income tax provisions
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Must possess proficient computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Must be proficient with corporate financial reporting tools (i.e. JD Edwards, Jedox, etc.)
Must be proficient in corporate tax software systems (i.e. OneSource, CorpTax, etc.)
Must possess an understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, specifically related to tax reporting (i.e. ASC 740, FIN 48, etc.)
Must possess an understanding of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, and possess the ability to research, understand, and document tax technical positions utilizing available research software such as Bloomberg BNA
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
Ability to interface with all levels of the organization
Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent must be prepared to:
Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects.
Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers, phones etc.
Fingering and Repetitive motions; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.
Express or exchange ideas with others through the use of spoken word, quickly, accurately, and at an easily audible volume, and receive detailed information through oral communication at usual speaking levels without correction, and/or make fine discriminations in the nature of sounds in the environment.
Incumbent is required to have:
- Close visual acuity to perform detail-oriented activities at distances close to the eyes, as well as visual acuity to perform activities at or within arm’s reach with skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and expansive reading.
Incumbent will be subject to:
- Inside working conditions: The change of building environment such as with or without air conditioning and heating.
Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as Candu Home Solutions, an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit frontdoorhome.com .
Job Category: Finance/Accounting