Motor Fuel Tax Analyst in Atlanta, GA at RaceTrac

Date Posted: 11/16/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    200 Galleria Parkway Southeast
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2021

Job Description

RaceTrac Company Overview

Job Description:

The Tax Analyst is responsible for preparing federal and state motor fuel tax returns for RaceTrac, Inc. convenience stores, and for its subsidiary fuel supply company, Metroplex Energy, Inc.  and various affiliated companies. This individual is will research federal, state, and local tax law, and leveraging strong communication and interpersonal skills to work closely with internal teams and government officials.  This individual works in a fast-paced environment with tight timelines and uses his/her ability to solve problems, think outside the box, leverage technology and pay close attention to detail to succeed in the position. This individual must have a strong desire to learn and help the organization identify opportunities for tax savings and/or process efficiency and innovation.

Responsibilities:

•    Completes general tax accounting functions including research, report/spreadsheet preparation, account interpretation and analysis.
•    Reviews, investigates and corrects errors and inconsistencies in tax entries and reports and communicates with government officials with regard to tax questions as necessary.
•    Prepares tax returns for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual filings.
•    Compiles information for audits to ensure that RaceTrac complies with all federal, state and local tax legislation.
•    Collaborates on tax solutions with departments such as Construction, Accounting, and Supply/Distribution to ensure that the necessary tax information is collected and the proper tax methods are implemented.
•    Reads and interprets tax law and assesses the company’s policies to ensure that taxes are prepared in compliance with tax legislation.
•    Responds to customer inquiries regarding tax rates, exemptions, and taxability. 
•    Remains knowledgeable and stays up to date on applicable tax law and general business practices.
•    Become proficient in tax software such as OneSource (sales tax and income tax), Avalara (excise tax), and RIA Checkpoint.
•    Evaluates current processes and procedures and offers improvements for suggestions.
 

Qualifications:

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Completes general tax accounting functions including research, report/spreadsheet preparation, account interpretation and analysis.
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in tax entries and reports and communicates with government officials regarding tax questions as necessary.
  • Prepares tax returns for weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual filings.
  • Compiles information for audits to ensure that all companies comply with all federal, state, and local tax legislation.
  • Collaborates on tax solutions with departments such as Supply and Distribution and Accounting to ensure that the necessary tax information is collected, and the proper tax methods are implemented.
  • Reads and interprets tax law and assesses the company’s policies to ensure that taxes are prepared in compliance with tax legislation.
  • Responds to customer and Accounting inquiries regarding tax rates, exemptions, and taxability.
  • Remains knowledgeable and stays up to date on applicable tax law and general business practices.
  • Becomes proficient in tax software such as Avalara (excise tax), and CCH and/or RIA Checkpoint (tax research), in addition to the company trading platforms Allegro, Right Angle, and PDI.
  • Evaluates current processes and procedures and offers suggestions for improvements where applicable.

Work Experience/ Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or University with a degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 1-3 years of related Accounting experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Experience in Petroleum Industry a Plus
  • Experience in Motor Fuel Tax and/or Sales Tax a plus
  • Experience with Alteryx, Right Angle, and/or Workday a plus
  • Detail Oriented individual with strong analyzation and communication skills

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