The Senior Staff Accountant for Income Tax reports to the Income Tax Manager. This person will work with the Income Tax Manager in filing all of the company’s income tax returns (Bass Pro, TM, personal companies) and preparing all income tax work papers.
INCOME TAX STAFF DUTIES:
Income Tax: This position works with all income tax filings. Bass Pro files Corporation, Partnership, Limited Liability Company, S-Corporation, and Foundation income tax returns. Bass Pro files in 30 plus states and also files multiple returns in Canada. The responsibilities of this position include preparing income tax work papers, using OneSource income tax software to prepare returns, filing tax extensions, and calculating quarterly estimated tax payments and tax distributions. In addition, this position will assist with income tax research and planning, tracking of tax credits, and work on any income tax audits (IRS and state). The position will also work with our outside tax consultants (such as PWC) in any tax filing.
Franchise & Miscellaneous Taxes: This position will have responsibility for filing our various Franchise tax returns and other miscellaneous tax returns as applicable (i.e. business tax, unclaimed property). It will also have responsibility over certain monthly account reconciliations and journal entries.
Charitable Contributions: This position will be responsible for tracking all of the company’s charitable contributions. This includes identifying them, tracking them in a database, and making sure we get acknowledgement letters from donees.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting highly preferred
Two years of public accounting experience in tax highly preferred
CPA license preferred
Strong computer skills. Both spreadsheet and word processing skills required. Comfortable doing research on the internet.
Extremely organized. This is a critical component of the income tax work.
Manage several different tasks at once. Track multiple deadlines.
Self-motivated. Takes initiative.
Ability to build successful working relationships with internal and external business partners. Will have to work with multiple people and levels throughout the organization, public accountants and many different governmental agencies.
Proven record to be trustworthy and of good character. Works with extremely confidential & sensitive data.
About Bass Pro Shops®
Spanning destination retail, boat manufacturing and award-winning resorts, Bass Pro Shops is an innovative pioneer in connecting everyone to the great outdoors. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today Bass Pro Shops is a leading destination retailer offering outdoor gear and ...apparel in an immersive setting with more than 100 retail and marine centers that host 120 million people annually. White River Marine Group, part of the Bass Pro family, is the largest manufacturer of boats in the world by volume offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands including TRACKER®, SUN TRACKER®, NITRO®, TAHOE®, REGENCY®, MAKO®, RANGER®, TRITON®, STRATOS® and ASCEND®. The company also operates Big Cedar Lodge – America’s Premier Wilderness Resort, along with other restaurants, nature-based attractions and resort destinations.
Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is committed to inspiring everyone to enjoy, love and conserve the great outdoors. The company is known as a national leader in protecting habitat and connecting families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as “one of America’s Best Employers.”