Tax Analyst

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
ID
2022-24837

Overview

Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the largest automotive services company in North America, providing a range of consumer and commercial automotive needs, including paint, collision, glass, vehicle repair, oil change, maintenance and car wash. Driven Brands is the parent company of some of North America’s leading automotive service businesses including Take 5 Oil Change®, Meineke Car Care Centers®, Maaco®, 1-800-Radiator & A/C®, and CARSTAR®. Driven Brands has more than 4,400 centers across 15 countries, and services over 50 million vehicles annually. Driven Brands’ network generates over $1 billion in revenue from more than $4 billion in system-wide sales. Driven Brands is the quintessential growth company, more than tripling its revenues, brands, employees, and profits over the past six years. The primary focuses of the company are growing its franchisee’s profitability, all brands’ unit count and creating opportunities for its employees, franchisees, and investors. Our culture of meritocracy inspires high performance and innovation among our employees. We enable our employees and franchisees to go further, faster— generating growth for our franchisees' businesses and our employees' careers. For more information, visit drivenbrands.com.

 

Driven Brands has an excellent opportunity available for a Tax Analyst to join our dynamic team. This position will be responsible for supporting corporate income tax compliance and reporting requirements. Specifically, the role is responsible for supporting the federal, international, and state tax return compliance process as well as for assisting with tax planning and forecasting and with the quarterly and year-end income tax provision calculations.

Responsibilities

 

  • Assist the 3rd party tax preparer with the information for all corporate income and franchise tax compliance.
  • Assist responding to taxing authority inquiries, audits, and other notices, as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain tax return/provision work papers necessary to substantiate book/tax differences, tax return positions taken, apportionment factors, etc.
  • Collaborate on tax solutions with other departments to ensure that the necessary tax information is collected and the proper tax methods are implemented.
  • Read and interpret tax law and assess the company’s policies to ensure that taxes are prepared in compliance with tax legislation.
  • Remain knowledgeable and stay up to date on applicable tax law and general business practices.
  • Research and advise on proposed transactions and tax consequences.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation throughout the tax reporting and filing process to gain efficiencies.
  • Become proficient utilizing the company’s ERP and OneStream consolidation software.
  • Prepare tax related journal entries and reconcile tax accounts.
  • Assist in maintaining internal controls and record retention polices to comply with SOX and government regulations.
  • Assist on special projects as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting or a related field of study
  • 2-4 years of U.S. federal and state income tax compliance experience
  • Understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and GAAP (experience with public accounting)
  • Strong computer technical skills, including proficiency in Tax Compliance Software Programs and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), with some experience in ERP and consolidation systems
  • Strong tax compliance and tax accounting background with a comprehensive knowledge of FASB ASC 740
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred

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