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Senior Tax Accountant HQ GS


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 Sr. Tax Accountant prepares federal and multi-state tax returns for the JR Simplot Company and affiliates in a timely manner. The role ensures company compliance with regulations. This position also manages tax basis fixed assets for federal/state compliance and deferred tax liability detail.

Key Responsibilities

  • Well organized by independently managing workload to ensure all reporting deadlines are met and fixed asset reports prepared for tax are timely provided to members of the direct tax team.
  • Reviews and prepares tax returns for the organization in a timely manner as required by law. Gathers all necessary information.
  • Keeps informed about appropriate federal, state and local tax regulations and filing obligations.
  • Achieves proficiency in using the department tax software and compliance calendar systems. Skillfully interfaces with Company ERP system for data retrieval and reporting.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Required Certifications

  • Highly motivated to achieve accuracy and in meeting deadlines to include adhering to internally developed work plans and procedures.
  • Advanced Excel skills are required to facilitate reporting responsibilities.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related discipline is also required.
  • CPA and Master's Degree in Taxation as well as experience with large corporate ERP systems such as JDE or SAP are preferred.
  • Combination of education, training and experience will be considered for this position

Job Requisition ID: 3126

Travel Required: None

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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