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Tax Accountant

Posting ID:     27000
Job Title:   Regular   
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile - Canfor Southern Pine, Inc.  


You are dedicated and driven, consistently excelling in every aspect of your work. You maintain meticulous attention to detail and always deliver clear & concise written communications. Exceptionally organized, you efficiently manage time and resources while you tackle challenges with creative problem solving. Your adeptness in interpersonal interactions fosters positive relationships and your decision-making skills are finely honed. It may be “accrual” world out there but you find solutions to any complex issues thrown your way!


As the Tax Accountant, you will focus on preparing a wide variety of tax returns while serving as a trusted resource for other departments. In this role, you will have the opportunity to build a solid foundation in tax accounting, enhancing your skills and expertise. This position offers a clear path for career advancement, making it ideal for someone who is dedicated and driven to succeed in the field.      


The life of the Tax Accountant includes:

  • Calculate income tax adjustments and compile information from multiple sources
  • Prepare quarterly Federal and State estimated income tax payments
  • File Property, Sales & Use, Excise and Forest Products Tax Returns
  • Perform research in multiple areas of taxation and communicate findings
  • Draft responses to State and Local notices and assist in Audit Defense
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger tax accounts
  • Other duties as assigned


For this role, come armed with:

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining strong attention to detail


In a perfect world, you also have a CPA or MST and experience with OneSource tax preparation software.


If you uphold a professional demeanor, commanding respect and setting a high standard in your work environment, click that “apply” button today!


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align still apply.


At Canfor, we embrace diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, criminal record checks, and drug testing, depending on the role and location.


Why Canfor? We're a global leader in low-carbon forest products like lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets, and green energy. We prioritize innovation, environmental practices, and community support. In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine, offering high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, well-being, and growth. We provide learning opportunities for skill development at every career stage, competitive compensation, and industry-leading benefits for employees and their families.

Join us today, and together, we can build a sustainable future.


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