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Tax Accountant

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking to hire an entry-level or intermediate-level Tax Accountant to support the Corporate Tax team in Carthage, Missouri. This position offers opportunities for you to develop within the tax department of an S&P 500 company and will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in and exposed to a comprehensive range and variety of complex tax compliance and tax planning projects.


What you’ll do

  • Support International or U.S. federal and state tax compliance
  • Research and analysis of foreign or U.S./state tax laws
  • Tax audit support
  • Opportunities to assist with tax planning and structuring
  • Assistance with accounting for income taxes and associated SEC reporting 


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or will complete by May 2022) from an accredited college or university
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communications skills, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly


Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA certification or candidacy
  • Masters of Accountancy or Taxation
  • One or two years of tax or accounting experience
  • 3.5 GPA or above


If you are ready for real world experience that can take your career to the next level, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. We encourage a culture of internal growth and promotion; we are seeking a tax accountant who will develop a long-term career of success within our team.


Who we are and what we offer

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:  medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, 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 21,000 employee-partners in 142 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market: Joplin