Tax Accountant I

Mission Viejo, CA, US, 92691

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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As the Tax Accountant you will be responsible for assisting in tax compliance and tax accounting requirements. You will participate in the effective and efficient operations of the Corporate Tax Department. In this role you will interact with a variety of accounting, finance and operations employees throughout the Company while executing the required responsibilities.


What You’ll Do: 


Sales and Use Tax Compliance: (45%)

  • Prepares and files U.S. sales and use tax returns.
  • Prepares and files Canadian GST/HST/QST/PST tax returns.

Property Tax Compliance (35%)

  • Prepares and files local property tax returns.
  • Prepares and files local property tax installment payments.

Tax Accounting and Administration: (20%) 

  • Prepares account reconciliations for indirect taxes.
  • Prepares monthly property tax accruals.
  • Assists with responding to internal and external inquires.
  • Supports the Corporate Tax Department projects and initiatives.
  • Support the Corporate Tax Department in responding to audit inquires of the indirect tax function.


The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


What You’ll Bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting or related discipline required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Tax Accounting.
  • Identifying and understanding issues; problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  • Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.


What You’ll Receive:


  • At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 
  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!



James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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