Senior Income Tax Accountant

The Senior Tax Accountant works with members of the Tax Department to prepare the Company's federal, state and local income tax returns. The Senior Tax Accountant will also monitor federal and state income tax laws to determine the impact of new legislation on the Company, and will work with the Tax Manager to respond to matters of tax controversy. In addition, the Senior Tax Accountant will be involved with researching and implementing tax savings strategies and the negotiation of state and local tax incentives related to the Company's business plans.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Tax Accounting & Compliance

* Preparation of federal, state and local income tax filings of the Company.

* Assist with the preparation of effective tax rate calculations throughout the year, quarterly deferred income tax provisions, tax related account reconciliations and other required accounting functions.

Savings & Strategy

* Identify and research state and local incentives as well as prepare and/or review necessary applications and other required documentation.

* Identify, research, model and implement income tax saving ideas, strategies and filing positions.

* Work directly with taxing authorities to respond to income tax notices and provide documentation to auditors. Assist with developing audit strategies that result in successful resolutions to matters of tax controversy.

Maintain effective relationships with internal and external business partners

* Build relationships with business partners to learn Kohl's operations, identify opportunities and ensure integrity of information for business planning, decision making and income tax return filings

* Partner with other Finance teams to ensure timely and accurate SEC reporting and related analysis

Develop Efficient Processes

* Organize resources to optimize process efficiency and accurate results

* Develop and redesign processes to systematically minimize errors and increase productivity

Required

* 2-5 years of Income tax accounting and compliance experience (large public accounting and/or multistate corporation)

* Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously

Preferred

* CPA or MST

* Bachelors in Accounting

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