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Albertsons Tax Accountant in PHOENIX, Arizona

The Albertsons Companies are working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randall's, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

The National Accounting Services Center, located in Northwest Phoenix, AZ has an opening for an Accountant in the Tax Department.

Qualifications:

  • Four year college degree in accounting

  • 4 or more years experience working with multi-state sales and use tax.

  • Four or more years accounting experience in a large organization with mainframe-based accounting systems.

  • Advanced level PC skills with knowledge of Windows & Microsoft software applications.

  • Detail oriented with high degree of accuracy.

  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Self-motivated and work independently with a minimum of supervision under rigid time constraints.

  • Good analytical and organizational skills.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Honest and trustworthy, exhibiting sound business ethics.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter complicated journal entries in preparation of four week close.

  • Ability to communicate with internal and external auditors relating to sales/use/rental tax issues.

  • Reconciliation and allocation of real estate taxes between entities.

  • Review invoices for payment and accrue amounts due for various liabilities.

  • Prepare monthly reports for various state and local governmental taxing authorities.

  • Direct preparation of special projects or reports assigned to the section.

  • Set up PC systems to enhance productivity within the office.

  • Reconciliation of various Balance Sheet accounts.

  • Provide assistance in the reconciliation of difficult and troublesome accounts.

  • Train and assist Associates and Clerks in specific accounting tasks and in the use of systems.

  • Various other projects as assigned by supervisor.

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