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Tax Accountant

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a Tax Accountant to support the Corporate Tax team in Carthage, Missouri.  As a global-diversified manufacturing company, it’s sometimes hard to explain all the different things we do.  We like to say, “we’re the biggest company no one has ever heard of.”  We are confident you interact with one of our products in your daily life without knowing it.  Whether it’s the mattress you sleep on, the car you drive, the plane you fly on, or the furniture you sit on, our high-quality components are there supporting you.


If you join our team, this position offers opportunities to develop within the Tax department of a multinational manufacturing company. You will be provided the opportunities to be involved in and exposed to a comprehensive range and variety of complex tax compliance and tax planning projects.


This position will be a hybrid work arrangement with both remote and on-site time.  Therefore, we are seeking a candidate within our Corporate Headquarters in Carthage, Missouri.


So, what will you be doing as a Tax Accountant?

  • Support International, U.S. federal, and state tax compliance
  • Research and analysis of foreign, U.S., and state tax laws
  • Tax audit support
  • Involvement in the Company’s tax compliance – tax returns, tax payments, and other tax reporting obligations
  • Assist in finding solutions to complicated tax issues
  • Assistance with tax planning and structuring
  • Assistance with accounting for income taxes and associated SEC reporting


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field from an accredited college or    university
  • Strong critical thinking skills with an analytical mindset
  • Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt to change, multi-task, and thrive in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with focus on quality, detail, and accuracy
  • Strong project and time management skills


Things we consider a plus:

  • CPA certification (completed or in process)
  • Advanced Degree (MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Taxation)
  • Previous experience in tax or accounting
  • College GPA of 3.5 or above


Reasons You’ll Love It Here

If you are ready for a 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 professional who will develop a long-term career of success within our team.


Our benefits may vary slightly from one location to the next, but what you will find, is that we offer: medical, dental, and vision insurance; as well as paid vacation, paid personal time, and various opportunities to give back to your local community.  One convenient fact about our medical plan, is that we offer tele-visits, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you are feeling under the weather!  We also strongly encourage and provide opportunities for learning and professional development.  Our Learning & Development team has put together in-house training on subjects like front-line supervisor essentials, how to manage conflict in the workplace, and many others.


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for?  Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team.  Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Commitment to You

We’re proud of the fact that we are strongly rooted in being an inclusive, people-focused organization.  Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.


Leggett & Platt Inc. is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  In keeping with our commitment, Leggett & Platt Inc. will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.


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