Name:
Tax Manager
Location: Irvine, CA
Job Posting Location - City, State:
Irvine, CA
Work Type:
Full-time
Department:
Accounting

Description & Requirements

Come join our family at In-N-Out Burger!

We have an excellent opportunity for a Tax Manager based in the Irvine, CA, location. As part of In-N-Out’s Accounting Team, the Tax Manager is responsible for the implementation of corporate tax policy & planning and the company’s tax accounting and compliance responsibilities, as well as pursuing strategic tax initiatives for the company.  The ideal candidate is a team player who manages the tax team to greater performance, creates and implements tax plans, and works with the accounting and leadership teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and potential areas of risk.

General Responsibilities
  • Perform accurate and timely completion of annual federal income tax returns, and non-income tax compliance obligations, including sales and use tax returns, working with our external tax firm
  • Prepare quarterly income tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740 and quarterly income tax account reconciliations 
  • Prepare annual financial disclosures and memos related to tax matters
  • Prepare quarterly tax estimates and projections
  • Manage complex tax research projects around emerging issues and pursue prudent federal and state tax opportunities and credits
  • Perform tax research and assist various stakeholders internally and externally
  • Oversee the maintenance of the Company’s permits, licenses, certifications, and registrations
  • Manage income tax audits, inquiries, and tax notices
  • Identify and communicate relevant tax legislative developments 
  • Develop, document, and implement applicable tax accounting policies and processes
  • Ensure proper internal controls and record retention to support tax positions, calculations, and disclosure requirements
  • Maintain a forward-looking perspective by remaining abreast of industry and tax developments
  • Coach/mentor Associates on performance opportunities and strengths
  • Evaluate process opportunities and implement ways to drive efficiency and automation
  • Assess current technologies and processes relating to partner tax matters, providing recommendations for technology investments and process enhancements
  • Develop long-term professional relationships with INO Management and key vendors
  • Support the tax team’s goals and objectives by assisting Sr. Tax Manager with special projects and ad hoc assignments

Work Schedule + Benefits
  • Full-time position, Exempt
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm 
  • Department needs may call for occasional overtime
  • Excellent Benefits, to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, FSA’s, 401(k)/Profit Sharing Plan, Adoption Assistance, Education Reimbursement, Supplemental Health Plans, and Pet Insurance

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/tax. Master of Taxation degree, preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
  • 8-10+ years of relevant tax experience, with a heavy emphasis on US federal income tax compliance and income tax accounting, in both public accounting and corporate environments
  • Experience preparing tax returns
  • Experience preparing ASC 740 income tax provision
  • Knowledge of Indirect Taxes (Sales and Use Tax, Property Tax)
  • Experience in leading a team, providing a path for career development, and the desire and ability to provide direct reports with training and tools to grow and succeed
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, including written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive experience in identifying, analyzing, and communicating tax issues and their impact on the company and its operations to key stakeholders and executive leaders.
  • The ability to lead, communicate and drive improvements in tax practices and processes
  • Track record as a trusted advisor and business partner - driving business insights, actions, and accountability with a customer service-oriented attitude.
  • Tax system knowledge preferred
  • Experience in the restaurant/retail industry preferred

About In-N-Out Burger
In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder in Baldwin Park, California, and remains privately owned and operated. Under the direction of the Snyder family, the company has opened restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, Oregon, and Colorado. In-N-Out Burger’s menu has remained the same since 1948, and we have maintained a simple philosophy - serve only the highest quality product, prepare it in a clean and sparkling environment, and serve it in a warm and friendly manner. We have built a reputation for fresh, made-to-order foods prepared and served by friendly, well trained Associates.
In-N-Out Burger offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice. Should there be a need, In-N-Out Burger will provide a reasonable accommodation to complete the interview process upon request.