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Analyzes, evaluates and researches federal and state tax legislation and tax laws; reviews applicable tax law changes and makes recommendations to management; performs tax accounting duties for corporate and/or insurance companies, as necessary; assists with federal and state audits; and maintains and updates tax package for tax return processing purposes.
Essential Job Functions
Researches and analyzes the IRS codes, federal and state regulations, administrative rulings, and court decisions to make recommendations which ensure company compliance. Analyses and assesses the economic and reporting impact of state and federal legislative changes; uses computerized programs to research such legislative changes. Notifies Home Office and regional personnel of changes in tax reporting requirements in order to update company procedures. Develops planning models for federal and state tax audits to strengthen negotiating positions on tax issues; prepares documentation and support in response to requests from federal and state tax auditors. Develops and implements audit procedures. Initiates and communicates tax planning ideas to Tax Supervisors and Managers. Reviews and assists with the preparation of federal, state, and premium tax filings. Assists Tax Analysts as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Three years of tax experience or four years of accounting operations preferably with Farmers.
Special Skill Requirement
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 20 lbs. maximum, seeing, speaking, hearing.
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.
Job Posting: 07/01/2020