Senior Tax Analyst

Number of employees

800

California, United States

Posted on: 2024-02-13

Category: food

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Hi. We're Impossible Foods, and we make meat, dairy and fish from plants. Our mission is to make the global food system truly sustainable by eliminating the need to make food from animals. Why? Animal agriculture uses a tremendous amount of the world's natural resources. In 2016, we launched our first product, the Impossible™ Burger. It's delicious, nutritious, and made using but a small fraction of the land, water and energy required to make meat from a cow.

Impossible Foods was founded to transform the global food system and reduce the impact of climate change by making the world’s most delicious, nutritious, and sustainable meat, fish, and dairy — from plants. We’re building a rockstar team of brilliant, collaborative, mission-driven individuals who take pride in using their diverse skills to contribute to saving our planet. 

Want to join the movement? You can help us solve the most urgent, important challenge facing the world today (and have fun doing it).

The Senior Tax Analyst will work with the Head of Tax and business and finance personnel in a hands-on role managing the day-to-day compliance and planning of the Tax Department. This position will manage the U.S. federal and state and local income tax, property tax and indirect taxes (e.g., sales/use/VAT) of the Company to ensure full compliance with related reporting obligations and identifying tax savings opportunities and minimizing potential exposures. The Senior Tax Analyst will also be involved with income tax accounting matters and international initiatives as necessary. 

The Senior Tax Analyst must have strong analytical, interpersonal communication and leadership skills and effectively collaborate in a matrixed environment to help execute on business initiatives and tax compliance and planning requirements. 

Impossible Foods Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will  receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national  origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, status as a  qualified individual with a disability, or any other trait protected by law. 

Impossible Foods offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment or interview process, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] or call 855-877-6365. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email inbox will not be accepted.

If the ability to work remotely is indicated, this role can be performed from any US state except for Alaska, Hawaii, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Run the U.S. federal and state/local tax compliance process including income, franchise property, sales and use, and miscellaneous tax reporting to ensure efficient and timely filings.
  • Partner with the accounting and finance teams to ensure accurate information is procured for preparation of compliance obligations. 
  • Handle the sales, use and property tax compliance processes in coordination with a mix of internal and external resources. 
  • With external resource support, lead the preparation, support and filing of the consolidated U.S. federal income tax return.
  • Support in all external tax audits conducted by the IRS and various states and local governments. This includes preparation and/or review of Company’s responses to information data requests and notices of proposed adjustments.
  • Support the monthly, quarterly and annual tax provision preparation and review process in accordance with ASC 740 and tax disclosure requirements; including calculation of book/tax differences, review of tax account reconciliations and assistance with the preparation of the tax footnotes to financial statements.
  • Lead the annual R&D credit analysis to efficiently increase the Company’s tax credit position.
  • Actively monitor for U.S. federal and state tax legislative changes and implement mitigation plans to minimize tax exposure to the Company.
  • Identify, analyze and implement short and long-term tax savings strategies by collaborating with various external resources, including internal business partners.
  • Work closely with business partners and other corporate functions such as legal, treasury, supply chain and payroll, and on cross functional teams, as needed on new business initiatives to ensure a tax efficient outcomes and operations.
  • Lead the completion of and/or assistance with various special projects related to domestic and international expansion.
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree with emphasis in Finance, Business, or Accounting. A Masters in Tax and/or an LLM in Tax is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible experience in roles focused on U.S. federal and state and local tax compliance, research and planning, and ASC 740. 
  • Knowledge of U.S. federal and state tax laws and regulations and research tools.
  • Hands on experience researching and documenting complex tax issues, leading compliance preparation and timely filing, and collaborating with business partners.
  • Comfortable collaborating on cross-functional teams and communicating with executive and other senior management.
  • Experience with analysis and reporting using accounting and tax software, databases and Excel spreadsheets. 
  • A focused, self-motivated, and upbeat demeanor with a strong work ethic, along with business and bottom-line focus geared toward tax efficient results and outcomes.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience at U.S. based multinationals and/or Big 4 with increasing levels of responsibility in tax is preferred.
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