Sr. Corporate/Tax Accountant


Do you enjoy taxes? Are you looking for a new opportunity? The Krusteaz Company is looking for a new Senior Corporate/Tax Accountant! The Senior Corporate/Tax Accountant is responsible for managing tax filings, completing complex month-end tasks and reporting, and supporting annual audit activities. Additionally, this position is responsible to be an expert resource on the company enterprise accounting system and processes for the accounting department and other related functional areas. This position will help to ensure the financial transactions, policies and procedures meet the organization objectives, needs, and regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will bring a positive and customer-focused approach.

Essential Functions: Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
  • Lead the process of preparing state and federal income tax returns.
  • Lead the process of preparing multi-state sales and use returns and other tax reporting.
  • Compile and provide tax advisors with all materials needed to ensure timely filing of federal tax returns.
  • Provide necessary tax related reporting for annual audit, including state and federal tax provisions.
  • Help coordinate and perform monthly and annual activities by preparing and analyzing accounting transactions and financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepare the monthly and annual financial packages for internal and external reporting needs.
  • Actively support and participate in developing, implementing, and maintaining accounting and internal control policies and procedures to ensure an effective system of internal controls.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of enterprise accounting system and function as a high-level user in the department.
  • Provide functional advice and training to less-experienced accountant positions.
  • Lead the interim and annual audit processes.
  • Recommend and implement improvements to existing work processes and procedures. impacting monthly and quarterly financial close.
  • Participate in other projects as needed to support the goals of the department and team.

Position Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals qualified with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to develop relationships, work effectively, and influence people in a positive and professional manner at all levels and in all functional areas of the company.
  • Responsive, with the ability to handle changing timelines and priorities.
  • Strong accounting, financial, and tax acumen.
  • Comfortable to stand up for and support accounting policies and processes to all groups.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Whole problem solver, suggesting and implementing solutions to solve root causes.
  • Critical thinker. Ability and willingness to articulate and discuss issues/problems/possibilities from the structural and transactional level to the summary financial statements level.
  • Solid technical full cycle accounting skills.
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization.
  • Advanced Excel & Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 5+ years of progressive professional general accounting experience, including preparation of financial statements.
  • 5+ years of tax experience, including sales and use tax, property tax, and federal tax returns.
  • 3+ years of ERP Experience, preferably Oracle Fusion.
  • Proven leadership experience in a growing organization.
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred.
  • Prior manufacturing accounting experience preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone along with reaching. Specific vision abilities include close vision requirements due to computer work. Moderate noise, ability to work in a confined area, and ability to sit at a computer for an extended period of time are also included. Ability to effectively communicate and work in a dynamic environment.

The policy of The Krusteaz Company, is to hire, train, and promote all persons in all job groups in accordance with law, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital or military status, national origin, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.

Get to know us:
  • A people-focused company that cares​: We're a 90-year-old company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup and a focused eye on the future. As a midsized, privately-held company with a portfolio of beloved food and beverage brands, our people are the most important ingredient in our success.
  • A valued and supported workforce​: We place tremendous value in our employees and provide competitive pay and comprehensive benefits to ensure our employees can create the best life for themselves. Benefits include a top tier health insurance plan with lower than average employee cost share, generous PTO, 401(k) match, and more.
  • An engaged and energized culture​: At The Krusteaz Company, collaboration and ingenuity drive our fierce commitment to creating extraordinary product experiences that people love.
  • A place to grow and make a difference: An entrepreneurial spirit has been at the core of our company since the beginning, attracting self-starters who are curious and love to learn and to share ideas.

Hybrid Work Model: At The Krusteaz Company, we have in-office "core days" of Tuesdays and Wednesdays where all corporate employees are expected to be onsite. Monday, Thursdays, and Fridays are flexible remote days to allow for work/life balance. You may be asked to come in outside of a core day from time to time, based on business needs. We have found aligning our scheduled in-office days provides opportunity for employees to build connections and collaborate together.

Benefits: We are proud to offer generous benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance (starting at $45/month for employee only coverage), 401(K) matching, 3 weeks of paid vacation, 10 paid holidays, company provided life insurance and disability insurance, flexible spending account and tuition reimbursement.

Salary Information:
  • An employee in this position can expect a salary range between $88,131 and $145,408. We typically pay between $99,000 and $126,000. The actual salary offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including internal equity, experience, education, certification, training, and location. All positions are eligible for additional incentives based on business performance.

We hope you'll take the time to get to know us!