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JOB DESCRIPTION:


Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and John Middleton. The companies’ premium tobacco brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country’s top premium wine producers and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, an investment company. Altria’s mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.


Altria Client Services’ role is to provide high quality services to the Altria family of companies. We are currently seeking a highly qualified Federal Tax Analyst to join our Corporate Tax department in Richmond, VA.


The successful candidate will prepare Federal income tax returns for Altria Group, Inc. and its domestic subsidiaries and will assist with a broad range of tax analysis.


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:


• Preparing the annual income tax provision, quarterly effective tax rate analysis, and all associated income tax accounting issues

• Preparing separate company and consolidated federal income tax returns for Altria Group, Inc. and its domestic subsidiaries

• Keeping abreast of significant developments in the federal tax area and advising appropriate tax department personnel and others within the company

• Preparing a broad range of U.S. tax analysis including quarterly estimated tax payments, forecasting, IRC Sec. 199 manufacturing deductions, research tax credit studies, analyzing the impacts of new legislation, and planning initiatives to determine areas of potential tax savings

• Assisting with responses to federal IDRs as well as other federal audit support activities

• Contributing to special projects including collaboration with outside tax professionals, automation initiatives and implementation, research projects and initiatives, and presentations to a variety of audiences regarding tax matters


SPECIFIC SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:


• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA/CPA candidate and/or an advanced degree in Taxation or Business a plus. A minimum of 4 years of experience with a ‘Big 4’ accounting firm working on publicly traded companies and/or a large publicly traded manufacturing company

• Comprehensive knowledge of federal tax laws as they apply to large manufacturing companies, holding companies and services companies

• Expertise in income tax accounting (e.g., ASC 740, Income Taxes)

• Exceptional analytical and technical skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel; a basic understanding of relational database concepts, and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point and Corptax or similar tax software


At Altria Client Services, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement.


In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your federal tax skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance program.


NOTE:


Altria Client Services Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

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