Job Opening: Accounting

posted Oct 16, 2015, 9:27 PM by Eva Chiu

Associate Tax Accountant (Fixed Assets) 
Summary of Job Scope and Expectations:

The Associate Tax Accountant (Fixed Assets) position is responsible for accurately maintaining the fixed asset depreciation database of 300,000+ company tangible and intangible assets in accordance to federal and state tax regulations.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

  • Maintains the company’s fixed asset depreciation database for 300,000+ company tangible and intangible assets. Ensures accurate and timely reports based on information contained in the database.
  • Works collaboratively with the Accounting Fixed Assets group to ensure the most favorable tax treatment for fixed assets.
  • Prepares Cost Segregation Studies for all new store units and remodels.
  • Implements the tax savings strategies developed by Tax leadership and the company’s tax consultants related to tangible and intangible assets.
  • Assists with the preparation of federal and state tax returns by preparing work papers and reports on tangible and intangible assets.
  • Participates in special projects related to achieving tax savings on fixed assets, and proactively seeks to improve department processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; major in Business/Accounting preferred with course work in accounting/tax required
  • 3+ years of accounting/tax experience, preferably in a retail/restaurant/hospitality environment
  • Successful completion of annual store training
  • Ability to demonstrate and teach Company’s Mission, Values, and Culture
  • Knowledge of income tax depreciation methods and classification of assets
  • Knowledge of accounting and tax principles, concepts, and practices
  • Knowledge of enterprise accounting systems and sub-systems related to Tax
  • Knowledge of Cost Segregation methodology
  • Knowledge of BNA fixed asset system
  • Knowledge of the retail/hospitality industry and practices
  • Computer/technology skills and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Communication (oral and written), listening, and assessment skills
  • Financial analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to access data and produce needed reports for Fixed Assets
  • Ability to solve problems independently
  • Ability to assist with projects
  • Ability to train other Tax associates
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Ability to talk and share before a group
  • Ability to work positively with other departments (“win/win”)
  • Demonstrates proactive behavior and attention to detail
  • Ability to embrace change and continuous learning