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Tax Manager


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.


This role manages organizational tax reporting, tax planning, and compliance function. Ensures company compliance with local, state, and federal governmental tax regulatory requirements and minimize tax expense through proper research, planning, supervision, interpretation, and implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates, facilitates and resolves all taxing authority inquiries and audits. Keeps up to date with and advises others of organization-related tax regulations at the federal, state and local levels.
  • Keeps up to date with and advises others of organization-related tax regulations at the federal, state and local levels.  
  • Oversees the completion of accurate tax returns to minimize the tax obligations of the organization. 
  • Analyzes general ledger and related financial documents to ensure appropriate tax accounting is being performed. 
  • Analyze, research, investigate, and make recommendations to management with respect to structuring proposed transactions and new operations to comply with tax laws, and obtain maximum tax benefits.  
  • Project impact of taxes on continuing operations through analysis of current and budgeted tax accruals.  
  • Monitor and review existing company-wide operations in order to establish guidelines and procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state tax rules.  
  • Plan, coordinate, and control Federal and State audits of all returns filed by the Tax department. Analyze anticipated issues in advance in order to assume most advantageous position, ensure that adjustments are appropriate, and propose company policies to correct improper practices. 
  • Plan, coordinate, and monitor preparation of Federal, State and Local tax returns and reports to satisfy governmental reporting requirements applicable to company-wide operations.


Typical Education

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

Relevant Experience

  • 10+ years of experience.
  • Experience managing multinational tax programs.
  • Industry experience in Food Production, Agriculture and/or Mining is preferred.
  • Previous experience leading and developing people in multiple locations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Strong attention to detail

Required Certifications

  • CPA

Job Requisition ID: 7492

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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