Senior Tax Accountant

Date: Mar 18, 2024

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container is seeking a highly motivated Senior Tax Accountant to join our global tax team. The Dart tax department is a collaborative team that works at a fast pace, while also maintaining a strong work-life balance. Our tax area relies heavily on individuals who enjoy learning new processes and who show honest dedication and attention to the small details in the work that they do. This position will contribute to the timely preparation, review, and filing of federal/state/local income and franchise tax returns, sales and use tax returns, schedules, extensions, and estimates. In addition, this role will assist with research, technology, and efficiency initiatives. 


From the Corporate office to the production floor, we create a culture where everyone is respected and where people can be themselves. We celebrate that you can bring your authentic self to work each and every day. When you do that, you are more creative and that helps us continue to set the Industry Standard of Excellence in all we do.


Dart employees enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule, working 3 days in the office and 2 days from home. Relocation assistance may be available. Apply and join the Dart team today!


The Dart family of privately held companies, which includes Dart Container Corporation and Dart Interests, utilizes Dart Finance Shared Services (DFSS) to deliver specialized tax, treasury, risk management and internal audit services to Dart affiliated entities through a highly cross-functional and cooperative work environment. As this position is within DFSS, the successful candidate’s responsibilities with Dart will span several different industries including hospitality, manufacturing, real estate management and development among other industries.


Day to Day Role:

  • Prepare and file required federal, state, and local income and franchise tax returns for assigned companies, which include preparing supporting workpapers and schedules and monitoring tax calendar
  • Prepare and file required federal, state, and local estimates and extensions for assigned companies
  • Prepare sales and use tax returns for assigned companies
  • Communicate with Accounting, Treasury, and other departments with any questions relating to assigned companies
  • Review fixed assets and prepare necessary tax depreciation reports
  • Prepare and review supporting schedules for tax provisions included in the financial statements for assigned companies
  • Prepare and review response to federal and state tax notices or audits for assigned companies
  • Assist with other projects within Tax department or across departments as needed
  • Expand tax knowledge and maintain certification by completion of continuing education
  • Compile data to support audit responses and requests for information from taxing authorities
  • Assist with technology and data initiatives designed to drive efficiency and streamline reporting
  • Support research of tax compliance and planning matters


Core Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field of study
  • Credential with unlimited representation rights before the IRS (CPA, Juris Doctorate or Enrolled Agent)
  • Two (2) years of public accounting experience in a minimum of three of the following areas: C Corporation, S Corporation, individual tax, Partnership or Trust
  • Experience with ProSystem Fx, CorpTax or equivalent tax preparation software
  • Experience with tax research software and tax provision software
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal and external customers
  • Ability to analyze data, note issues and develop possible solutions to problems
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with an emphasis in taxation or related field of study
  • Experience with Alteryx, Microsoft Power BI or other data reporting tools
  • Experience in sales and use tax
  • Experience preparing tax provisions


Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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