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Tax Accountant


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The International Tax Accountant reports to International Tax Manager and works closely with domestic and international accounting functions. The person will assist with forecasting current year taxable income from its foreign operations and foreign tax credit utilization. The person will be responsible for preparing U.S. informational return with regard to some of its foreign affiliates. He or she will also assist with monitoring global transfer pricing compliance and coordinating foreign tax return filings. The person will maintain and administer the company's FATCA reporting obligations. He or she will assist with indirect tax compliance of the Company's Canadian operations and help with other miscellaneous projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in international and federal tax audits.
  • Perform international, federal tax research.
  • Assist in preparation of foreign reporting for U.S. consolidated income tax return, including Form 1042, Form 5471 and Form 8858
  • Assist in Canadian tax compliance, REG 105, GST and Provincial Sales Tax.
  • Perform Tax Depreciation of foreign subsidiaries
  • Assists in tax provision calculations
  • Preparation of BEA filings for the Company foreign investments.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university- Accounting/Finance degree  preferred. 

Other Information

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well in a team environment. Strong analytical skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; particularly Excel.

Job Requisition ID: 8150

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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