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Senior Tax Accountant

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 11/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-13935

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the sales/use tax compliance process providing oversight of a staff accountant. It collects, analyzes and interprets data/input in response to non-routine situations and administers advanced tax or business processes. This position is expected to identify process improvement opportunities and promote standardization where applicable. It is responsible for operating relevant financial and reporting systems.

Function Specific Activities:

  • Education

  • Prepares and files sales/use tax returns in a multi-state tax environment.
  • Analyzes the tax exposure in various jurisdictions.
  • Responds to tax authorities' filing notices and information requests.
  • Prepares amended returns and refund claims.
  • Advises business on relevant tax matters.
  • Performs account reconciliations and provides resolution of sales/use tax accrual research items.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, relevant tax experience is required.
  • Knowledge and Skills

    Foundation Skills

  • 3 or more years of previous experience in a Tax Accounting Support role required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of sales/use tax principles required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
  • SAP and MS Access experience preferred.
  • Understanding of database concepts is vital for success in this position.
  • Competent analytical skills.
  • Team Skills/Collaboration: ability to work effectively in a team environment and across teams where necessary, to develop relationships throughout the company and to work collaboratively.
  • Analytical skills: Requires highly developed analytical ability to solve problems and provide guidance of moderate complexity and scope. 
  • Speaking/Writing: Clearly articulates ideas, opinions, feelings and information so that others understand them.
  • Project Focus: May take lead in projects of limited scope. 
  • Attention to Detail: Ensures that all necessary steps are taken to perform tasks in a quality manner; effectively proof and edit work.
  • Professionalism: Handles issues with confidentiality and diplomacy.
  • Flexibility: Adapts behavior in dealing with changing situations and people. Is open-minded and adjust priorities in response to unanticipated events. Willing and able to adjust work schedule to accommodate overtime to meet required deadlines.
  • Time Management: Moderate level of planning and organizing ability.  Ability to recognize deadlines and meet deadlines as established on a consistent basis. 
  • Years of Experience : 3-5 years related experience

    Professional Experience

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

3-5 Years Experience

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do 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. Apply
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