Senior Analyst, Corporate Tax in Chicago IL

Cresco Labs
Title: 
Senior Analyst, Corporate Tax
Date: 
11/23/2020
Job ID: 
4934868002
Location: 
Chicago IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Accountant, Auditors(Tax), Financial Analyst

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.

MISSION STATEMENT

At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.

JOB SUMMARY

Cresco Labs is seeking a Corporate Tax Senior Analyst. The Corporate Tax Senior Analyst will report to the Corporate Tax Manager and has responsibility for preparation and review of Cresco Labs and its subsidiaries tax provision calculations and disclosures for its quarterly and annual public filing requirements. In addition, this position is responsible for reviewing federal and state income tax returns for Cresco Labs and its subsidiaries. The Corporate Tax Senior Analyst will also prepare and improve processes for indirect tax, prepare tax forecasting, participate in tax integration for new businesses and acquisitions, as well as assist with special projects as needed. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who is highly organized with great attention to detail.

CORE JOB DUTIES

  • Prepare and review the quarterly and annual tax provision
  • Mentor fellow tax department members and accounting clerks
  • Tax provision
    • Prepare and review the calculation of federal tax expense, reconciliation of tax account balances, prepare tax basis balance sheet adjustments
    • Maintain inventory of deferred tax assets
    • Prepare quarterly tax accounting journal entries, including domestic return-to-accrual analyses and financial statement impact of audit settlements
    • Prepare global uncertain tax position documentation processes, working in conjunction with advisors on legal and regulatory changes
    • Work closely with corporate accounting team to ensure proper tax reporting
  • Prepare schedules used in monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting for both internal and external reporting purposes
  • Tax compliance preparation, research and planning
    • Review annual US federal, state and local, and foreign income tax return filings
    • Prepare workpapers, schedules, calculations and other items related to federal tax return filings as well as estimated tax payments, extension payments and tax sharing settlements
    • Assist with research on various complex tax issues to determine the appropriate tax treatment and related tax reporting
    • Support IRS exam process, administration and drafting of responses to tax notices and preparation and filing of amended federal tax returns
    • Work closely with Treasury and Financial Planning & Analysis groups on tax forecasting
    • Prepare and review indirect tax filings
    • Research indirect tax filing requirements
    • Prepare written memorandums for review by the Corporate Tax Manager
  • Processes and controls
    • Assist in the implementation of new tax technology initiatives, including income tax and provision preparation software
    • Build and maintain tax internal controls, for returns, provisions, and indirect tax
    • Assist with tax integration for new businesses and acquisitions
    • Help drive the continuous improvement of processes and procedures as the company expands in both new and established markets
    • Assist with special projects both within and outside the tax provision process, including legal entity restructuring and rationalization
    • Work cross functionally with company departments and external partners

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business degree with accounting concentration
  • Advanced Degree preferred: MST, MAcc or LLM
  • CPA required
  • 2+ years accounting experience (public accounting or relevant corporate tax experience required) including at least one year of core federal tax compliance and tax provision experience (ASC 740/IAS 12)
  • Experience in complex global manufacturing organization preferred
  • Tax compliance experience, including indirect tax, preferred
  • Ability to research complex tax issues, work within a team environment to resolve such issues, and communicate results in a clear/timely manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks
  • Experience with financial accounting systems (Intacct and SAP helpful)
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required
  • Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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