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Accountant II - Tax Compliance & Acg - Business Services

Date: Feb 21, 2021

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33617

Company: Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC

Job Description

The primary objective of the RTR Accountant II – Tax is tactical support for general ledger reconciliations, journal entries, tax report filings, and accounting analysis related to Property Tax.  This position assists the department in compliance with tax law research, as well as implementing strategies to minimize audit payments and exposure issues.

The scope of responsibility includes tax return compliance filings, property tax assessments, property tax bills, research of technical issues, audit and refund assistance, and resolution of tax discrepancies with taxing authorities related to the tax types mentioned above.

The Accountant II actively partners with the Independent Bottlers and other functional groups within BSNA on a day-to-day basis. The Accountant II also provides tax assistance and support as needed with our BPO partner.  This position delivers excellent customer service through advanced analytical support, timely and accurate reporting of financial statements and tax filings.

Role Responsibilities

  • Primary support for BPO partner with responsibility for Property Tax
  • Train and help develop skills and competencies of BPO partner. Ensure their thorough understanding of applicable subject matter, including tax compliance questions, reconciliations, and month end close activities
  • Review and approve journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, external tax & licensing documents, and various daily tasks prepared by the BPO partner
  • Coordinate, review, and approve the return preparation, assessments, and payment of bills ensuring timely and accurate filing and payments
  • Reporting and Analytics to include tracking of assets, returns, assessments, bills, year over year reporting/analysis, and missing assessments and bills
  • Maintain Property Tax Calendar and Vendor Master Data
  • Analyze Fixed Asset data
  • Responsible for OCR within PTMS, troubleshooting OCR system issues and developing processes related to OCR

Role Responsibilities cont.

  • Prepare Annual Property Tax Budget
  • Communicate with client bottlers as well as taxing jurisdictions to resolve inquires or report information
  • Review and resolve discrepancies with tax authorities
  • Oversee / Maintain departmental tax software and database systems (PTMS) to manage data flow and tracking
  • Provide support for internal and external audit
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • CPA, CMI and/or Masters of Tax preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years finance and/or accounting experience (knowledge of SAP would be preferred)
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel, Access, Word, and Internet tax research tools
  • Property Tax Reporting and PTMS database experience is highly preferred
  • Beverage industry experience preferred
  • Flexibility to adjust workload and hours when necessary to meet all required deadlines
  • Well organized.  Demonstrated planning, time management and prioritization skills
  • Customer Focus:  Developing sustainable, productive internal and external customer relationships and establishing oneself as a valued, trusted financial business partner

Foundation Skills

  • Team Skills/Collaboration – Ability to work effectively in a team environment and the ability to develop relationships
  • Speaking and Writing – Clearly articulate relevant ideas, opinions, and information
  • Thinking Analytically – Analyze information to provide clear and concise recommendations
  • Exercising Judgment – Generate alternatives and assist in selecting the best option; problem solving
  • Project Management/Prioritizing – Ensure the timely completion of designated objectives
  • Negotiation Skills – Ability to effectively negotiate the Company’s tax position

About Company

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa