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Income Tax Specialist

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Responsible for preparation and review of income tax returns. Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare federal and state income tax returns estimated payments and extension requests (corporate and partnership), and computation of book-tax differences
  • Prepare elements of the quarterly and annual income tax provisions
  • Assist in the preparation of period and annual tax rate forecast
  • Analyze deferred federal income tax reconciliations by legal entity, and assist with consolidated deferred tax roll forward
  • Interpret and make recommendation reports out of the tax Fixed Asset system
  • Accumulate and review apportionment data for other specialist to prepare state and local tax returns for each legal entity/banner
  • Assist with ongoing compliance related to tax incentives and credits
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 3+ years tax compliance experience
  • Ability to work with contacts outside the tax department
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and organization skills
  • Highly proficient in Excel
  • Experience with relevant tax preparation software
  • Ability to work weekends as necessary
  • Ability to travel independently (~10%)

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • CPA
  • Tax accounting experience
  • Compliance / provision software experience


Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
 Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Tax || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Accounting, Tax, Compliance, CPA, Finance, Legal

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