Trupanion is looking for a dynamic, energetic, and highly curious Tax Accountant who will play a key role in the preparation of U.S. and Canadian tax returns and the worldwide income tax provision. As part of a small tax team, the Tax Accountant should have an eagerness to quickly learn about a broad range of taxes.
The Tax Accountant will have a proven ability to independently manage multiple tasks and projects, prioritize communications and requests, and help organize, maintain, and streamline processes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Preparation of US federal, state, and Canadian income tax returns and quarterly payments/extensions, performing tax technical research as necessary, and documenting tax positions.
Assistance with preparation of year-end income tax provision in accordance with ASC 740.
Assist with tax-related monthly close tasks, including accrual of various taxes, calculating and booking transfer pricing journal entries, and preparation of account reconciliations.
Preparation of monthly or quarterly sales tax, gross receipts tax, premiums tax, and other returns.
Interact with tax officials to resolve notices, registrations, annual reports, and/or requests for information and provide support for various tax audits.
Think critically and maintain an inquisitive mindset to recommend, implement, and document process improvements to promote efficiency and compliance
Develop and maintain knowledge of federal, state, and international tax laws and current developments.
Work on a variety of special projects
Qualifications (Please include a cover letter with your application!)
Education, Registration & Certification:
BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance
CPA and/or Masters in Taxation preferred
0-3 years of tax experience in public accounting firm or multi-state company
U.S. Federal and/or State income tax compliance experience preferred, but not required
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of Excel a plus
Well-developed oral and written communication ability
Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented
Ability to creatively problem-solve and passionate about process improvement
Experience with Onesource Income Tax a plus
Benefits and Perks:
Full medical, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
Four weeks paid time off
Five-week sabbatical after five years of employment
Restricted Stock Units
Open, casual, pet-friendly, and fun office environment
Free dog walking services for office pets during business hours
Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
Free on-site gym
We're all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We're focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.
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At Trupanion, we achieve great things together when we are:
Caring: We are kind to each other and assume positive intent.
Collaborative: We work together to achieve company goals (we not me).
Courageous: We are determined, take risks, and make bold moves.
Curious: We seek new information to continually better ourselves and our work.
Honest: We believe candid communication leads to successful teamwork.
Inclusive: We welcome and value all people and perspectives.
Nimble: We readily adapt and evolve in pursuit of progress and innovation.
For more information about Trupanion, visit http://trupanion.com/about
Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.