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Senior Accountant

Company: Corpus Christi Polymers LLC
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Fiscal Accountant for Corpus Christi Polymers LLC (CCP) will oversee all areas of taxation including federal and state income, sales and use tax as well as treasury functions, business unit profitability, benefit plan oversight and matters of IFRS and US GAAP compliance. This position will be involved in daily accounting/finance functions, provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance instruction and act as an agent for change and collaboration on operational initiatives throughout the organization. This position will also serve as a focal point for external audits, fixed asset valuation exercises, and for the administration of property tax abatement agreements and Foreign Trade Zone.REQUIRED QUALIFICATION(s)--- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.--- 7 - 10 years of directly related experience (public accounting and/or industry accounting experience including, fixed asset, indirect tax, income tax accounting and compliance)--- 5 years of experience in a manufacturing or SAP accounting environment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATION(s)--- CPA certificationESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES--- Advise and assist Leadership on applicable tax matters.--- Preparation of corporate federal and state income tax returns, subject to review with external advisors as necessary.--- Oversee tax compliance, including the systems for estimating and computing the taxes for forecast, planning and reporting purposes--- Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team helping to provide industry knowledge and experience.--- Ensure that appropriate returns are filed in all required jurisdictions based on the operations of the companies and their affiliates.--- Maintain current knowledge of changes in and compliance with IFRS standards.--- Research and application of technical IFRS requirements. Identify and lead continuous improvement initiatives. --- Assist management and JV owners with tax and accounting questions.--- Review, update, and identify ways to improve existing accounting and tax processes.--- Manage all aspects of the property tax process including working with consultants and the local appraisal district to minimize taxable property valuation --- Administer and ensure compliance with property tax abatement agreement reporting and requirements and serve as CCP representative for communications with tax collecting government entities --- Review contracts and agreements for tax implications and advise of changes for preferred tax treatment--- Prepare annual financial statement package in accordance with IFRS--- Act as focal point for consultants preparing detailed acquired asset valuation to develop fixed asset ledger --- Assist Senior Accountant for external financial auditors and collect information for audit data requests, facilitate internal and external audit needs. --- Evaluate allowed tax depreciation methods and select and implement the method most suitable to CCP and its JV owners --- Advise on federal tax withholding implications of payments to foreign vendors and provide calculations for making required remittances and filings. --- Preparation of applicable sales and use tax returns, ensure the right workflow is in place in SAP to validate SUTAX compliance.--- Research and provide guidance on Foreign Trade Zone issues and management of liabilities for customs duties. --- Assist Management of the monthly and quarterly financial closing process and general accounting activities.--- Preparing and recording monthly journal entries for month-end accruals, recording liabilities, IFRS entries, etc.--- Assist Senior Accountant on the monthly process to review, reconcile and verify accuracy of all general ledger accounts and sub-ledgers. --- Developing and maintaining fixed asset ledger and manage depreciation recordings.--- Maintain control of the fixed Asset Register in SAP.--- Responsible for identification, recording, valuation, accounting, reporting and timely capitalization of capital projects.--- Ensures proper recognition and accounting of fixed Assets in accordance with IFRS.--- Responsible for ensuring that costs associated with assets, primarily assets under construction (CWIP), are properly captured, classified, placed into service, and depreciated according to company policy and IFRS.--- Assist the Controller in the monthly reporting and the periodic forecasting and budgeting of capital spending projects and the related depreciation to be recorded in SAP.--- Developing and implementing internal controls policies and procedures.--- Develop and implement internal controls policies and procedures--- Support Treasury operations activities.--- Support physical inventory count and reconciliation process --- Coordinate and communicate with management regarding corporate objectives, guidelines, procedures, and policies and ensure continued compliance. --- Assist CFO and Controller with the cost savings/profit improvement programs. Establish the savings tracking models. --- Develop and maintain a proper system of internal controls to ensure timely and accurate financials review and document current accounting practices and procedures.KEY COMPETENCIES & SKILLS--- Working knowledge of SAP.--- Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, innovation, and accountability.--- Outstanding analytical and quantitative skills.--- Strong understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards as they apply to a manufacturing environment.--- Experience with corporate taxation and partnerships.--- Expertise in US taxation of global entities, especially related to tax planning, research, international tax and project management.--- Excellent advisory, compliance, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex information.--- Able to work independently, have strong time management and problem solving skills and able to prioritize job list efficiently.--- Uses critical thinking and reflective analysis to make best decisions for the plant and the team following plant policies, procedures, OSHA, and environmental standards.--- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills.--- Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and commitment to meeting deadlines.--- Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks as a self-starter in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.--- Carries out job duties in a manner that demonstrates ability to achieve the expected level of efficiency, quality, timeliness and results.

Keywords: Corpus Christi Polymers LLC, Corpus Christi , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Corpus Christi, Texas

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