Tax Accountant

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Marietta, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.

 

 

Purpose:

This position is responsible for the preparation, filing and payment of federal, state, and local income tax returns (using an outsourced service provider) and other indirect / non-income tax filings in the United States and Canada of Bekaert Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates. The tax accountant also prepares all tax related information necessary for any legal, statutory, or financial reporting.

 

This is a hybrid role located at our North America Headquarters in Marietta, GA. He/she reports to the Finance Manager of Bekaert Corporation, coordinates with the VP Finance and Administration, NAM.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Collects relevant financial data and other information as necessary in the preparation of the annual filing of U.S. federal and state income tax returns
  • Coordinates and cooperates with the external tax advisors to assure timely filing of the U.S. and Canadian federal as well as state/provincial income tax returns
  • Responsible for the timely preparation and filing of certain of the company’s various tax and other compliance filings such as annual reports, franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, intangible property taxes, license taxes, single business taxes, unclaimed funds, Form 1099’s, excise tax, etc.
  • Coordinates, prepares, and files on a timely and accurate basis various state sales and use tax returns. Conducts research and provides advice as necessary to support sales tax compliance
  • Prepares payment request for tax / fee payments for approved tax payments
  • As needed, organizes the mailing of tax and other filings, including preparation and retention of certified mail receipts
  • Assists with and coordinates periodic audits by various tax authorities as needed
  • Organizes and maintains tax department files in accordance with the company’s records retention policy and in a manner facilitating efficient and effective document retrieval
  • Assists, as appropriate, with the compilation of tax depreciation and true value calculations
  • Prepares the company’s tax provision calculations and the relevant reporting for review by the Finance Manager N.A.
  • Collects relevant financial data and other information as necessary in the preparation of the annual filing transfer price exercise
  • As needed, assists with various projects
  • Performs such other duties as may be requested from time-to-time

 

Position requirements:

  • Knowledge of accounting and tax principles. Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in business
  • +5 years of experience in a corporate or tax environment
  • IT skills including MS office, knowledge and / or experience with SAP, Corp Tax and/or One Source and tax resources
  • Sound analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional, dependable, and motivated with a strong work ethic. Willing to do what is necessary to assure that deadlines are met
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work comfortably with senior management

 

 

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