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Careers Tax Accountant in Dayton, Ohio

As a Tax Accountant, you will be responsible to manage the Company’s federal, state, and local income and property taxes and to serve as support and provide back-up duties for the payroll administrator.

  • Exercise discretion to prepare tax provisions schedules, returns, payments, reports and maintain Dayton Freight’s tax database.

  • Ensure compliance for personal and real property taxes; sales & use tax; payroll taxes; federal, state, and local taxes.

  • Establish and reconcile tax accruals and ensure compliance with GAAP.

  • Identify and implement tax savings.

  • Challenge and appeal the property tax assessments for the Company’s real estate holdings, when necessary.

  • Keep up-to-date with tax changes and industry trends.

  • Lead, coordinate, and offer support and guidance during audits.

  • Serve as the primary contact and resolver of payroll tax issues.

  • Serve as support and primary backup for our payroll administrator.

  • Audit state and local taxes for employees to ensure compliance with state and local requirements.

  • Complete weekly payroll tax reconciliation and determine what corrections need to be posted.

  • Review weekly payroll tax reports to balance tax payments.

  • Complete monthly payroll bank reconciliation for Financial Accounting.

  • Complete quarter-end payroll tax process.

  • Assist the Payroll Administrator with the year-end process.

  • Research and communicate payroll tax notices to Tax Payment Services and exercise discretion to follow-up with Account Manager for high priority cases.

  • Establish tax codes and accounts, as needed.

  • Timely and effectively handle special assignments, as directed.

  • Continuously improve processes

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar or 3+ years of related, professional experience

  • Strong organization skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Knowledge of state and federal tax form processes

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong teamwork, initiative, and customer service skills

  • Stable and growing organization

  • Competitive weekly pay

  • Professional, positive and people-centered work environment

  • Comprehensive benefits package: Health, Dental, Vision, AD&D, 401(k), etc.

  • Paid holidays (8); paid vacation and personal days

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Street: 6450 Poe Ave

Telecommute: No