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Tax Accountant in Memphis, TN 38138 at TruGreen

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description

TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"

Position Overview

Prepares tax returns for unclaimed property.  Corresponds with tax authorities and agencies.  Prepares state income tax apportionment according to various state regulations.  Compiles data for federal and state income tax filings.  Reconciles tax-related balance sheet accounts.  Maintains federal and state income tax-related records.


1.     Prepares tax returns for unclaimed property (e.g., unprocessed customer credits) for escheatment to state taxing authorities.

2.     Maintains and updates fixed asset records for income tax purposes using tax fixed asset software and accounting records.

3.     Receives and reviews notices and correspondence from external tax authorities and agencies and drafts written responses.

4.     Assists with estimating taxable income for tax provision purposes. 

5.     Researches and compiles property, payroll, and sales information for state income tax apportionment according to various state regulations.

6.     Assists with computing required estimated income tax payments.

7.     Compiles data for federal and state income tax filings prepared by third party accountants for all legal entities (corporations, LLCs, partnerships) within the ownership structure. 

8.     Prepares reconciliations of tax-related balance sheet accounts for accounting purposes (e.g., Blackline) for multiple legal entities.      

9.     Maintains files for summarizing federal and state income tax fuel credits as computed by third party tax preparer.  Works with the accounting department to allocate fuel tax credits and corresponding tax preparation fees to branch profit & loss statements.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field and up to two years of accounting, bookkeeping, and tax-related experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Federal and state income taxation experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of state and federal income tax processes, laws and regulations
  • Ability to maintain accurate tax information and records
  • General knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping practices
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with quantitative data
  • Mathematical skills to compute taxable income and calculate state and federal income taxes and credits
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to operate independently and collaboratively within a team

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand and walk
  • Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
  • Speak and hear
  • Use close vision abilities

Occasionally required to:

  • Lift or move up to 25 lbs
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Noise level

            *  Low to moderate

Adverse Conditions

            *  Minimal

TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

By providing my cell phone number, I agree that TruGreen may call or text/SMS message me on that number using an automated telephone dialing system or prerecorded or artificial voice to discuss possible employment opportunities, my account, including current and possible future services, customer service and billing.  I understand that providing my cell phone number is not required to inquire about or apply for employment or purchase services, and that I may revoke this permission at any time. 



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