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Tax Accountant

Posting ID:     19730
Job Title:    Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile - Canfor Southern Pine, Inc. (AL06) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

As a member of the Tax Accounting team reporting to the US Tax Manager, the Tax Accountant will assist the group with tax compliance responsibilities while acting as a trusted resource to other departments across the business.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • 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



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA or MST is preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or corporate tax environment
  • Experience with OneSource tax preparation software considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Flexibility, ability to multi-task, detail oriented and positive
  • Customer service oriented with ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Mobile, AL
Mobile is a prospering port city full of history, tradition, charm and character. It is a modern and progressive mini-metropolis with a unique and diverse culture all of its own. Mobile is the American birthplace of Mardis Gras and is multicultural city that loves to celebrate. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/mobile-al

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