Tax Senior

Kendra Scott Austin , TX 78719

Posted 4 months ago

About Kendra Scott:

We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with gorgeous products and a WOW! experience. Family, fashion and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.

Position Overview:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Tax Senior to join our Finance team at Kendra Scott! This position requires a hands-on, self-starter to be responsible for all things tax, including tax compliance, planning, research and accounting. Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to problem solve and multi-task, as well as work effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.


  • Compile information for and review federal and state income tax returns and annual income tax provision prepared by accounting firm

  • Prepare monthly tax accruals, rollforwards and reconciliations

  • Work closely with the Accounting and Finance teams to gather the information required for tax compliance work and ongoing tax planning

  • Facilitate and review the monthly multi-state sales and use tax returns, prepared by an external vendor

  • Work with external vendor to coordinate property tax filings and payments

  • Respond to internal tax related questions from the organization

  • Respond to tax related correspondence and notices from federal, state and local taxing authorities

  • Manage tax audits and related information requests

  • Research technical tax topics and communicate findings as needed

  • Manage unclaimed property filings in coordination with internal and external partners

  • Monitor tax law changes and determine the impact to the company

  • Report company information to US Department of Commerce on a monthly and annual basis

  • Communicate complex concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals

  • Determine nexus requirements in new locations and assist with registration and ongoing licensing

  • Manage special tax projects as needed

  • Implements plans to achieve departmental priorities

  • Seeks to understand and support broader company objectives

  • May guide others

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 3+ years prior experience in public accounting or corporate environment

  • CPA certification preferred

  • A proven ability to execute with consistent delivery and reprioritize based on evolving business needs

  • Experience preparing individual, business and multi-state tax returns

  • Sales and use tax experience preferred

  • International taxation experience preferred

  • Strong accounting, analytical and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in MS Excel

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task

  • A strong ability to build cross functional partnerships and work collaboratively

  • A growth mindset: desire to learn, grow and embrace new ideas

  • A shared appreciation for our 3 core values of Family, Fashion and Philanthropy

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