14 hours
2018-07-222018-08-21

Accountant - Senior (Income and Indirect Tax)

Herman Miller
Zeeland, MI
  • Job Code
    129020

Accountant - Senior (Income and Indirect Tax)-18078

Position Description:

You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as an Accountant - Senior (Income and Indirect Tax) at Herman Miller and make both.


About this Opportunity
As an Accountant - Senior (Income and Indirect Tax), you'll be responsible for applying an expert knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, theories, and techniques in conducting activities to support the development, monitoring, and maintenance of ledger accounts and financial statements/reporting. You will complete assignments that are complex in nature and broad in scope, requiring an advanced understanding of and experience in accounting/finance principles and functions.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

  • Analyze and interpret data and reports containing the most advanced accounting concepts, issues, and activities.
  • Collaborate with Finance colleagues and internal/external Herman Miller contacts to collect, validate, and interpret data. You'll also assist in communicating detailed information under general supervision.
  • Conduct general activities as an individual contributor in support of maintaining and monitoring the most complex ledger accounts and generating detailed extensive reports for business units.
  • Use broadly defined procedures to support documentation processes in compliance with corporate financial guidelines.
  • Develop and independently implement work strategies to achieve desired results.
  • Provide professional mentoring to less experienced team members.
  • Provide professional mentoring to less experienced team members.
  • Receive general guidance on your assigned activities, conferring with leadership when appropriate.
  • Assist in developing and streamlining procedures and worksheets for the preparation of tax returns.
  • Conduct timely preparation of indirect tax work papers and coordinate with the external provider.
  • Assist in tax planning and strategies implementation, including transaction support.
  • Identify risks and develop plans to mitigate those risks.
  • Prepare and review reconciliations from tax returns filed to account activity.
  • Coordinate roles and responsibilities with staff in other office locations.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.



Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Six or more years of professional Accounting experience.
  • The ability to work cooperatively both in a team environment and independently.
  • Competencies that include business acumen, organization skills, and the ability to be accurate and timely in completing work assignments.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently used in the Herman Miller office environment.
  • A thorough understanding of federal taxation and the compliance process related to corporate consolidated returns.
  • An understanding of ACS 740 and the tax provision process.
  • A proven ability to research basic tax issues and analyze and draw conclusions from tax-related laws, regulations, and court cases.
  • Experience with OneSource provision and income tax solutions (preferred).
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.



Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.


Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.


Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Zeeland

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