Vista Outdoor Sr. Tax Accountant in Anoka Distribution Center, Minnesota

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Vista Outdoor is looking for a team member to partner with tax management and other key stakeholders to maintain a high standard of tax compliance and reporting. Vista Outdoor has tax operations throughout the world that encompass unique indirect and direct tax issues.

This position will have responsibilities for various aspects related to the Company’s taxes including global income tax compliance, accounting, and planning. The position will work directly with business groups and operations, corporate finance, and external third party service providers in carrying out his or her responsibilities.

Location is open to Anoka, MN or Farmington,UT


(Experience, education, licenses, certifications, and specific knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.)

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in accounting or equivalent experience

  • CPA preferred

  • 3 plus years of related corporate or public accounting experience

  • Experience with income tax compliance for corporation including preparation of tax returns and workpapers

  • ASC 740 knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of stock compensation calculations preferred

  • Preparation of 5471s preferred

  • Experience with ERP systems preferred

  • Proficiency in MS Excel and other MS products

  • Strong communication skills


  • Work within a team to timely and accurately review and file federal and state tax returns, estimates, and extensions

  • Coordinate and implement efforts for tax return preparation including book to tax reconciliations and schedule Ms

  • Assists in tax audits including data gathering and review

  • Coordinate review of international tax returns with local countries

  • Assist with preparation and completion of the accounting for income taxes (ASC 740 and ASC 718)

  • Review, analyze, and interpret existing tax laws and proposed tax legislation for the purpose of preparing forecasts of Company’s tax responsibilities with moderate oversight

  • Provide strategic and tactical advice to management on the tax impacts of business activities, M&A, and other strategies.

  • Tax Department liaison/subject matter expert on tax issues to other departments within the business

  • Collaborate with tax team on indirect tax projects, as needed

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

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Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

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