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Tax Manager

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Job Description: 
Altar is a family owned and operated business with almost 60 years of experience, dating back to 1955. Starting off with 20 acres and packing asparagus under the shade of a tree, we have become the world’s largest grower and shipper with over 29,000 acres of green asparagus in Mexico. We have since expanded our vision and added other commodities to our offerings; green onion, cilantro, and spinach. As growers and shippers, we are committed to offering premium, quality vegetables that exceed expectations in flavor, color, and freshness.
We are looking for a highly talented and autonomous individual for the position of: Tax Manager with experience, who is ready to enter a leading company in Produce; This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant and growing company that offers a highly entrepreneurial environment and an unparalleled support team to maximize its success. It is a key point for us to find the right person with the potential for advancement and the ability to work independently in an accelerated environment. You will join a talented team that has a passion for the fresh produce business. 
We are looking for a tax and accounting expert to manage and facilitate the accurate preparation and filing of our company’s state and federal tax forms. The ideal candidate is a team player who manages the tax team to greater performance, creates and implements tax plans and works with the accounting and leadership teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and potential areas of risk. The Tax Manager will ensure compliance with state and federal law through a series of systems and system controls that are designed to ensure accurate, timely reporting. They will monitor current and impending changes to tax regulation and make the appropriate updates to policies and strategies. The ideal candidate is single minded in their pursuit of ensuring compliance and achieves this goal through optimizing reporting procedures and driving the successful function of the tax team.
The successful candidate will have:
  • We are looking for a candidate with 2+ years of experience in a tax manager or public accountant role.
  • Preferred candidates have a current CPA license.
  • Agricultural Company experience a plus.
  • Individual/corporate/partnership tax knowledge. 
  • Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills. 
  • Knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations. 
  • Familiarity with U.S. federal, state and local reporting requirements. 
  • Experience with a variety of tax operations and ability to drive process improvements.
  • Ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks and the tasks of other tax team members. 
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.
  • Excellent and effective communication skills (both verbal and written). 
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to multi-task and strong organization skills. 
  • Ability to maintain confidential information. 
  • Able to operate with the highest ethics and integrity at all-times. 
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Teamwork supports others in the organization as needed, and work under pressure, and confidentiality. 
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office and other productivity applications.
  • The practical knowledge of Famous software, ERP system, or equivalent is preferred but is not mandatory.  
Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements.
When applying, please submit your cover letter, resume and list of three professional references, as a single document (PDF).
If you meet the qualifications listed below, we strongly encourage you to apply for this position!

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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