• Income Tax Accountant

    Job ID
    2018-5968
    Department
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Hard Rock International

    With venues in 74 countries, including 183 cafes, 27 hotels and 12 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's most valuable collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise and Hard Rock Live performance venues. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Atlantic City, Bali, Cancun, Daytona Beach, Ibiza, Orlando, Shenzhen and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include, Maldives, Manila, Malaga, Georgetown, Fortaleza, Rosario and Chengdu. New Hard Rock Hotel, Casino or Hotel & Casino projects include Berlin, Budapest, Desaru Coast, Dublin, London, Los Cabos, Madrid, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Sacramento, Dalian and Haikou in China. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Tax Accountant – will assist the income Tax Manager in all areas of corporate tax compliance and provision functions related to federal, state and local tax. In addition, this individual will assist in other special projects as required. Qualified candidate will have a desire for personal, departmental, and organizational growth.

    • Prepare federal, state, local and franchise income tax return workpaper
    • Prepare analysis of book to tax differences, tax return working papers, investigate material discrepancies between year-end tax accounting and tax returns
    • Deliver timely analysis and response to matters identified by the Tax Manager on consolidated or separate tax returns
    • Assist with tax research on specific federal and state income tax issues
    • Keep up to date on relevant U.S. tax compliance legal and procedural developments
    • Revises procedures by developing and streamlining procedures and worksheets for calculation of tax provisions.
    • Assist with federal, state, and local estimated tax payments and extensions
    • Support other tax compliance and projects, as required
    • Assist in federal and state income tax audits, gathering necessary information in response to IDRs as needed
    • Support indirect tax compliance as required (i.e. sales and use tax, beverage tax, Canadian GST, and other non-income tax)
    • Prepare accurate and timely tax accounting submissions
    • Prepares/assists with tax provision schedules
    • Prepare quarterly and annual tax reporting packages and entries for various entities
    • Prepare analysis to “true up” income tax returns with year-end tax accounting entries
    • Complete supporting documentation in compliance of SOX procedures

     

     

    Non-Essential Functions:

    • Strong tax technical skills
    • Working knowledge of US GAAP financial reporting, deferred tax accounting, valuation allowances, etc.
    • Strong computer technical skills - MS Excel
    • Inquisitive and curious about the business and drive for results
    • Highly disciplined and comfortable in a fast-paced environment
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Effective collaboration skills to work successfully in a team environment
    • Ability to work and act independently demonstrating the ability to be proactive & successfully resolve issues with minimal assistance
    • Must have ability to interface with other departments within the organization in order gather information in a manner that professionally represents the department
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Operate ethically to protect the image of Hard Rock

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years of experience with federal and state income tax compliance
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other four year degree with equivalent accounting experience

     

    Work Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Pre-Employment Process:

    Employment with Hard Rock International requires the successful completion of the pre-employment process; to include a satisfactory background check.

     

    Closing:

    Hard Rock International is an equal opportunity employer. We live our motto LOVE ALL – SERVE ALL, and strive to foster an inclusive workplace culture for every team member. Hard Rock welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

     

    Disclaimer
    While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).

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