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Tax Accountant

Ellenton, Florida - E-Verify | Full Time Financial Planning & Analysis — Tax
The Tax Accountant will be an integral part of the tax team assisting management in achieving team goals that facilitate the accurate and timely completion of all regulatory and reporting requirements for internal and external parties.  Through understanding of tax concepts, the Tax Accountant will assist with the preparation and analysis of domestic income tax returns, tax position work-paper documentation, and income tax payment computations.  The Tax Accountant also assists in the review and filing of state and local sales & use tax work papers and returns as prepared by external consultants, and prepares annual reports, business licenses, property tax, and any other required filings for the Company.  The Tax Accountant will contribute to the timely preparation of the domestic income tax provision and financial reporting responsibilities.  
Essential Job Functions
  • Prepare and review computations, workpapers, schedules, and other items related to income tax return filings, annual income tax provisions, and estimated and extension payments, for federal, state, and local jurisdictions while ensuring proper documentation of the Company’s filing methodologies.
  • Prepare and properly document the Company’s annual reports, business licenses, property tax, franchise tax returns, and other filings.
  • Reconcile notices from federal, state, and local taxing authorities, contact tax agencies to obtain information, resolve issues, and respond to inquiries from outside auditors (both private and government).
  • Keep up to date on current tax practices, technical issues, and changes in tax law to perform ongoing monthly review and analysis of all tax-related transactions and liabilities in the general ledger to ensure proper reporting of tax-related expenses, assets, and liabilities.
  • Actively support and participate in planning and decision-making for ongoing process improvement.
  • Perform moderately complex tax research and assist with tax planning analysis.
  • Maintain tax department compliance software, including regular updates, and build the tax filing module for electronic filings. 
  • Maintains the corporate subsidiary organizational chart for tax reporting purposes.
Job Qualifications
  • BS/BA in accounting or equivalent experience. 
  • Current CPA license, CPA candidate, Masters -Taxation or J.D. strongly preferred. 
  • 1-3 years of prior tax experience preferred including domestic federal, state, and local tax compliance in a public accounting firm or medium to large size company with multiple subsidiaries.  Prior experience with multiple state sales tax and state income tax returns is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Excel and Word) required.  Must be able to use various tax research tools.  Prior experience with Corptax and Lawson software is a plus.  Experience with automation software (Alteryx, Power Query, Power BI) is also a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) required, along with a positive and professional demeanor.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, task-oriented, and a self-starter. 
  • Must be able to perform in a deadline-driven environment.

Given the touring nature of Feld Entertainment’s business, COVID vaccination is strongly encouraged for successful candidates.

About Feld Entertainment
Feld Entertainment®, family owned and operated, is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Disney On Ice,  Monster Energy AMA Supercross, and the SuperMotocross World Championship. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 80 countries and on six continents. Visit for more information.

International Touring Personnel
To the extent international touring personnel are visiting a jurisdiction that requires vaccination, proof of vaccination in accordance with the relevant international law should be submitted directly to either the Tour Manager or to Human Resources at least six weeks prior to the start of the tour.  The Company will maintain all information regarding vaccination status as confidential in accordance with applicable laws.  The Company cannot guarantee employment for any Associate who is unable to satisfy foreign entry requirements.  Mitigation Guidelines for touring employees will remain in effect until further notice as do applicable venue, local, state and/or international requirements, rules, regulations and/or laws, if any.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our employees, customers, and partners worldwide. We celebrate diversity and encourage our profoundly talented workforce to express themselves proudly. Our successful business model requires different perspectives and voices so that we can create the incredible live shows we put on. Come join us and help us light up the world.

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