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Accountant State & Local Tax

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Jan 13, 2023
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  25567

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?


Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.


We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.


Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.


We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Primary Purpose of the Position:

The State and Local Tax, Accountant is primarily responsible for participation in tax compliance, audit defense, resolution of notices from tax authorities, and research to ensure company compliance with applicable tax laws and regulations for both direct and indirect US state and local taxes.  This role will also assist in minimizing the company’s liability for these taxes through informed application of tax laws, regulations, and court cases.  Further, the role will also assists the broader tax team by participating in other areas of corporate taxation including but not limited to US federal, and international as needed.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Participates in preparation and/or review of various U.S. state and local tax calculations and reporting requirements including but not limited to income, sales and use, excise, and property taxes
  • Participates in tax audit defense planning, and voluntary disclosures
  • Participates in preparation and/or review of state and local income and franchise tax returns.  Accumulates and processes data necessary to generate accurate filings and supporting schedules
  • Participates in the accumulation and reconciliation of data for apportionment and allocation purposes
  • Participates in tax research and documents conclusions
  • Participates in the preparation of estimated U.S. income and franchise tax payment/withholding calculations and related filings
  • Assists with the quarterly and year-end income tax provision process, including preparation of state income tax provision calculations, support, and analysis.
  • May assist in the preparation of the company’s consolidated US federal income tax return and related projects
  • Serves as a liaison between the corporate office, subsidiaries, divisions, and plants in matters relating to the above taxes to ensure appropriate compliance and coordinate appropriate journal entries
  • Maintains and tracks tax calendar to ensure all state and local income, sales and use, and other returns are filed in a timely manner and are organized
  • Participates in preparing requests for tax rulings and other formal tax communications
  • Collaborates with third party service providers as required on compliance matters


Position Requirement & Competencies:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college degree level education or work-related experience.
  • Job related experience for 2 year(s) minimum preferred
  • Preparation of state income and franchise tax returns
  • Experience with state tax research
  • Previous Big 4, large CPA firm or corporate experience preferred


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $60,900- 91,080 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


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Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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