Director of Taxation

Date:  Jun 21, 2024
Location: 

Williamsville, NY, US, 14221

Company:  Northeast Shared Services

Salary: $124,848.00- $208,080.00

SUMMARY

In 2021 Price Chopper/Market 32 merged with Tops Markets and together became subsidiaries of Northeast Grocery, Inc., along with our back-office operation, Northeast Shared Services. We operate supermarkets in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire and are comprised of nearly 300 stores, several warehouse and distribution centers, and approximately 30,000 teammates and associates. Northeast Shared Services provides business services and support to both the Tops and Price Chopper/Market 32 operating companies.  

The Director of Taxation is a strategic leader focused on the achievement of results while advocating the mission, purpose and core values of Northeast Grocery. This role encompasses federal and state corporate income taxes, as well as sales, use and applicable local taxes in six states. Through the effective management and development of a small team of internal tax professionals, and in collaboration with a professional external consultant, the role is responsible for the calculation of tax liabilities, preparation of applicable tax returns, completion of external financial reporting tax disclosures, and the performance of technical tax research. Responsibilities also extend to tax forecasting and leading the development of effective tax planning strategies.

Position can be located in either Buffalo, NY or Schenectady, NY

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coach, develop, and mentor other internal tax team members, and other finance team members, through leading by example and continuous feedback.
  • Develop and maintain a tax transformation roadmap, focusing on people, process, data, and technology.
  • Prepare quarterly and year-end tax provision calculations.
  • Lead federal and state corporate income tax compliance efforts.
  • Prepare tax forecasts and estimated tax payment calculations.
  • Prepare tax footnotes for quarterly and annual external GAAP financial statements.
  • Oversee the preparation of sales, use and applicable local tax returns.
  • Respond to tax authority requests and coordinate audit efforts.
  • Lead tax advisor for acquisition and disposition transactions, fostering internal and external collaboration.
  • Research technical tax matters and provide guidance and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with leadership to develop tax planning strategies that align with business objectives.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong alignment with Northeast Grocery’s mission, purpose and core values.
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency with Excel.
  • Exceptional leadership and teambuilding skills, including the ability to coach and develop staff and work collaboratively with external consultants.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to explain complex tax topics clearly and concisely. 
  • Outstanding project management skills with the desire to lead in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of tax laws, regulations, and accounting principles.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting, tax or related field.
  • Active CPA designation.
  • 6-10 years of experience in tax planning, compliance, and strategy, preferably in a corporate or public accounting environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

EQUIPMENT USED

Price Chopper/ Market 32 and Northeast Shared Services does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affection or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

 

Should your hours and availability better fit the needs of another store or desired shift, we may consider your application for another location or shift.

 

We may also keep your information on file for further review should the location or hours not be a fit for either the store or your stated availability.

 

The disclosed compensation range for this position is applicable within the state the position resides. The actual base pay offered will consider internal equity and may also vary depending on the candidate’s job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. The compensation range is one component of Price Chopper/Market 32 and Northeast Shared Services’ total compensation and benefits package, which includes, 401(k), 401(k) match, paid time off, comprehensive health benefits, and more.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo