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Federal Tax Accountant

Company: Valvoline
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Why Valvoline?

You know Valvoline, right? We’re a household name. We’re one of the most recognized and respected premium brands in the global automotive lubricant industry, we have a presence in more than 140 countries, and our customers have trusted us for 150 years. But at Valvoline, we’re never idle, so we still have work to do. We need good people to help us achieve our vision to build the world's leading engine- and automotive-maintenance business. That’s where you come in. Do you love collaborating with team members? Are you ready for a rewarding job that will help you grow your career? If so, join us.


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Federal Tax Accountant. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


How You’ll Make an Impact

The Federal Tax Accountant requires (a) experience with corporate tax compliance processes and practices; (b) corporate tax subject matter expertise (federal, state, local, transaction); and (c) experience with ERP and tax software platforms. This position is the level after entry-level, with the expectation the incumbent will be able to prepare and file tax returns using available platforms with moderate supervision by Tax Manager or experienced staff. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Reviewing, preparing and processing federal, state, and local income or transaction tax returns, including supporting workpapers and analysis and internal controls and retention policies.
  • Reviewing, preparng and processing federal, state, and local income estimated payment calculations and returns.
  • Supporting research of tax law changes and tax planning opportunities.
  • Reviewing and preparing tax provision calculations, workpapers and supporting schedules based on SAP financial records and supporting internal controls and retention policies.
  • Supporting tax controversy / tax audit defense / tax authority inquiries.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably Accounting) or equivalent combination of experience and education (“ECEE”)

  • Minimum one year of experience in corporate income tax 
  • Must possess core level of accounting theory and be able to understand financial data with strong computer skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products (Word, PPT, Outlook)

  • Experience with tax software (i.e. OneSource, CorpTax, Vertex, etc.)

  • Experience with ERP systems (i.e. SAP, JD Edwards, etc.)

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (or CPA Eligible)

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


Keywords: Valvoline, Lexington , Federal Tax Accountant, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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