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Senior Tax Accountant

Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Senior Tax Accountant

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a Senior Tax Accountant to add value, expertise, and leadership to our Corporate Tax team in Carthage, MO.   Our Senior Tax Accountant provides work direction and technical guidance to our tax staff.  This position offers development and career advancement opportunities into management within a tax department at an S&P 500 company.


What you’ll do

  • Review federal and state income tax returns, including compliance, research and analysis of tax laws, and planning opportunities
  • Review and assist with accounting for income taxes and SEC reporting
  • Develop and motivate tax staff by providing functional expertise, leadership and career guidance


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or in Business with an emphasis in Accounting) from an accredited college or university
  • 2-3 years of experience effectively managing projects in a tax environment
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communications skills, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly


Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA certification or candidacy
  • 3-5 years of post-graduate corporate income tax experience


We encourage a culture of internal growth and promotion; we are seeking a Senior Tax Accountant who will develop a long-term career of success within our team, while bringing others along in the journey.

Who we are and what we offer

Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. Our corporate campus also has a fitness center, on-site cafeteria and mail services, and access to a scenic walking trail.

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company.

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