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Shaw Industries Inc Income Tax Accountant I in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Income Tax Accountant I

Position Overview

Position Overview:

We are looking for a detail-oriented and self-motivated individual to join Shaw’s fast-paced, dynamic, diverse, and evolving Corporate Tax Department. The Income Tax Staff Accountant will assist the Tax Department in all functions related to domestic and international income and franchise taxation for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., subsidiaries and related entities.


On a timely and accurate basis, this Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of the income and franchise tax returns of Shaw Industries Group, Inc. and related entities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Consolidated federal income tax return, separate company and combined state income tax, franchise tax, excise tax and similar returns, U.S. reporting regarding foreign corporations including compliance-related forms and information-reporting forms, foreign local currency tax returns, annual reports and registrations.

  • Assist in the preparation of all federal, state and foreign estimated payments and extensions.

  • Assist with tax audits by gathering information requested by auditors, reviewing auditors’ proposed adjustments and documenting conclusions for Tax Senior staff for review.

  • Assist with the management of tax fixed asset records. Draft responses to notices from the IRS, state and foreign departments of revenue on a timely basis for Tax Senior’s review.

  • Assist the Tax Senior in the preparation of the quarterly and annual domestic income tax provisions (including schedules and workpapers) required under ASC 740, which includes the calculation of income tax contingencies for FIN 48 analysis.

  • Research and document tax-related issues and propose solutions or other actions to Tax Department.

  • Follow legislative updates and determine the applicability to company’s business activities.

Required Competencies:

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Learn Continuously

  • Adapt and Change

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

Position Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Income tax accounting concentration preferred but not required. Alternately, sufficient experience indicating a level of knowledge in corporate income taxes.

  • Ability to do income tax research using electronic research tools.

  • Basic understanding of federal corporate income tax return preparation process including tax work paper preparation and cross referencing, calculation of basic book/tax differences and understanding of federal Form 1120.

  • Basic understanding of state income tax return preparation process including apportionment concepts and ability to research each state’s filing requirements.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely using formal business writing techniques and internal memorandum.

  • Organizational skills.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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