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Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 4:05 PM

POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Tax Manager, this position will be responsible for the coordination and completion of certain of Saltchuk's corporate income tax compliance and reporting requirements, primarily those of the Florida-based subsidiaries. Such requirements include federal, state, and foreign income tax returns, sales & use/gross receipts tax returns, property tax returns, tax provision reporting, tax research, and special projects. This position is located at Tropical Shipping, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saltchuk Resources, Inc. COMPANY INFORMATION Saltchuk is a family-owned, diversified transportation and distribution company headquartered in Seattle. With consolidated revenue of nearly $3 billion and approximately 6,000 employees, Saltchuk is ranked among the largest privately held businesses in Washington. Saltchuk companies provide air cargo, domestic shipping and logistics, international shipping and logistics, marine services, and petroleum distribution. We believe in - and champion - the inherent value of our companies' individual brands. The Corporate home provides leadership and resources to our companies, but not direct management of their operations. Although the company has grown considerably since its founding in 1982, the Corporate home employs about 50 people and has retained the collegial and entrepreneurial culture of a much smaller organization. Saltchuk is a values-driven organization, committed to safety and taking care of its employees, communities and the environment. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Obtains necessary information and prepares/reviews federal, state and foreign tax returns. This includes income tax, sales & use tax, gross receipts tax, property tax, and foreign withholding returns. Identify and track book/tax differences. Performs research on technical tax issues and writes technical memoranda documenting conclusions. Assists with income tax provisions, monthly and quarterly estimated tax payments computations and monthly tax account reconciliations. Assists with identifying and implementing process improvements and procedures for the tax function. Working with the Tax Manager, manages federal, state and international income tax audits. Assists in monitoring and interpreting US, state and foreign tax laws and evaluating their impact on Saltchuk and its affiliates. Maintains awareness of tax law changes and updates. Collaborates with other members of the Saltchuk companies' finance teams on the analysis of tax implications of potential new investments and/or acquisitions. Assists in identifying significant tax problems and/or opportunities relating to the company's operations, including research and development of solutions/strategies. Communicates status of assigned work to the Tax Manager. Initiates timely action on technical, scheduling and other problems and brings recommended solutions to the Director's attention. Performs all other assigned duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS Education Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field. Masters in Taxation or LLM is preferred but not required. CPA certification preferred Experience and Skills Minimum 3-5 years in the tax area. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong technical knowledge of corporate federal income tax, state income tax, and tax accounting principles. Computer operation skills: advanced Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word skills, knowledge of Windows environment, and experience with tax return software such as OneSource. Skills in analytical thinking, problem solving, planning/organizing, decision-making, and follow-through. Ability to pay attention to detail and produce an accurate and organized work product. Ability to utilize existing procedures and suggest process improvements. Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and under deadline pressure, ability to set priorities and schedule work, willingness to accept new responsibilities. Strong skills in interpersonal relations, ability to work closely with others, ability to cooperate with others in a manner that recognizes the importance of team work in achieving company goals. Qualified candidates should apply by sending their resume and cover letter to: Riley Toher, Human Resources Assistant, Saltchuk 1111 Fairview Ave North | Seattle, WA 98109 Saltchuk is a family of diversified transportation and distribution companies with a vision to serve our customers by being the best in North America. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our organization -- in a work environment where anyone would be proud for their children to work. Please see Equal Opportunity Employer


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