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Income Tax Analyst I or II Job

Job Grade: N
Hierarchy:  Yes - We may hire at a higher level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining



This position is posted as a hierarchy at the Income Tax Analyst I or Income Tax Analyst II level. Successful candidate(s) will be hired at the level that is commensurate with their skills and experience


Position Summary

To assist in the areas of filing the corporate federal and state income tax returns and extensions and the computation of estimated payments and tax accruals. This position currently has a flexible work schedule in place where you are required to be in the office at least 1-2 day(s) a week, with the opportunity of being remote for the remainder of the week. 

Essential Responsibilities


  • Participates in the preparation of all required federal consolidated and state income tax returns and claims for refund to ensure accurate and timely filing and minimization of tax liability.
  • Participates in the determination of the monthly tax accruals and disclosures to ensure compliance with IRS, GAAP, and Sarbanes Oxley requirements. The timeliness and accuracy of the monthly tax accrual is critical to the company's earnings determination process.
  • Keeps abreast of current changes in tax laws, regulations, and rulings by ongoing reading and research to accurately prepare federal and state income tax returns.
  • Performs other non-routine duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or as assigned.

Income Tax Analyst I Minimum Requirements

  • Entry level position where some general business experience is desired.
  • Degree in business, finance or accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to effectively use Excel spreadsheets and word processing software.
  • Demonstrated communication and relationship skills.
  • Demonstrated numerical aptitude.
  • Participates in training to facilitate skill development and to improve ability to perform more complex tasks.


Income Tax Analyst II Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in business, finance or accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to effectively use Excel spreadsheets and word processing software.
  • Demonstrated communication and relationship skills.
  • Two years' experience in income tax compliance and accounting. Appropriate experience would include: Consolidated federal and unitary state tax return preparation, Estimated federal and state income tax payment calculations , Monthly tax accruals/financial statement presentation, Income tax research and analysis, with references to authoritative tax literature.





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Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 75600:Tax Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: Analyst I: $50,000 to $71,333 per year; Analyst II: $58,000 to $82,666 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave


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Requisition Number: 50342

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