Pinnacle Foods

  • Sr. Tax Associate

    Location US-NJ-Parsippany
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  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.


    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.


    If you are an individual who has a drive for results, thrives working on highly collaborative, cross-functional teams and demonstrates the agility to work in a lean, fast-paced environment then get to know us at




    To become an integral member of the Pinnacle Foods tax department with a focus on tax research, income tax provision preparation, income tax compliance, tax technology, special projects and transaction-type taxes.



    • Prepare complete and accurate federal, state, and foreign income tax returns
    • Prepare federal and state extensions and quarterly estimated taxes
    • Assist with preparation of interim and annual income tax provisions and supporting workpapers
    • Perform research and assist with income tax related special projects
    • Proactively identify process improvements, implement changes, and ensure best practices
    • Assist in leading the tax department use of OneSource tax technology for tax provision and tax return preparation and maintain technology usage best practices
    • Prepare transaction-type tax returns




    • Strong technical knowledge of federal and state corporate income tax laws
    • Strong technical knowledge of income tax compliance matters
    • Strong technical knowledge of ASC 740, related guidance, and all tax accounting matters.
    • Proficient in the use of tax technology software, preferably OneSource or CorpTax, and all aspects of computer software in tax applications



    • Public accounting (Big 4 experience preferred)/ private experience (manufacturing experience preferred but not required)
    • 2 to 4 years relevant core domestic corporate tax experience
    • Proficient in tax technology software (preferably OneSource or CorpTax), Microsoft Office, and tax research products
    • Expertise in corporate federal and state tax return compliance
    • Knowledgeable in federal and state income tax law
    • Knowledgeable in tax provision matters
    • Knowledgeable in transaction type taxes
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Highly organized, focused, and able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong research and analytical skills
    • Diligent and strong work ethic; high integrity



    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • MS in Taxation and/or CPA is optional



    • No direct reports.



    • Minimal


    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.






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