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Tax Accountant III

Job Function Finance and Accounting Location Lenexa, Johnson, KS Workplace Type Hybrid Travel 5% Date Posted 10/24/2023 Job ID 13529

At Jack Henry, we deliver technology solutions that are digitally transforming and empowering community banks and credit unions to provide enhanced and streamlined user experiences to their customers and members. Our best-in-class products are just the start as we lay the groundwork for the future of digital banking and payments. We hope you’ll join us. We can’t do it without you.

We are currently seeking an experienced innovative professional to join our tax department. As a Tax Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing and completing tax returns and reports focused on federal, state, local, property, and other tax liabilities. You will also assist with preparation of tax provision and tax audits, research tax laws and methods, and work special projects. The ideal candidate will be an experienced professional with an understanding of tax-related practice and procedure. If you are interested in joining the team that prioritizes a balanced lifestyle while driving value for our organization, please apply!

This position will be filled to work in a hybrid capacity and will require you to come to one of the following Jack Henry office locations up to 2 days a week: Lenexa, KS, Springfield, MO, or Monett, MO. 

What you’ll be responsible for: 

  • Prepare Corporate Income Taxes, Franchise Tax, and Property Tax returns.  Maintain company tax records, prepares filings for tax refunds, and research inquiries from government agencies regarding filings, compliance, and other claims.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end tax provisions and related accounting entries.
  • Research methods and present proposals to lessen tax liability through the use of laws and regulations and recommend actions that meet the business plans while managing the tax liability.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all tax laws affecting the company.
  • Assist in tax audits.
  • Reconcile tax accounts in the general ledger.
  • May perform other job duties as assigned.  

What you’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of large public accounting or 4 years of experience in corporate taxation.
  • Corporate tax preparation experience.
  • Ability to use independent judgment to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload.      
  • Ability to travel up to 5% to attend JH meetings, trainings, and/or professional conferences.

What would be nice for you to have:  

  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, practice, and legislature.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
  • CORPTAX software experience.
  • Experience with data transformation tools: Power BI, Alteryx, etc. 

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this opportunity. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement on this posting, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet motivated people who align with Jack Henry’s mission and can contribute to our company in a variety of ways. 

Why Jack Henry?

At Jack Henry, we pride ourselves through our motto of, "Do the right thing, do whatever it takes, and have fun." We recognize the value of our associates and believe much of our company’s strength and success depends on their well-being.

We demonstrate our commitment by offering outstanding benefit programs to ensure the physical, mental & financial wellbeing of our people is always met.

Culture of Commitment

Ask our associates why they love Jack Henry, and many will tell you it is because our culture is exceptional. We do great things together. Rising to meet challenges and seeking opportunities is part of who we are as an organization. Our culture has helped us stay strong through challenging times and we credit our dedicated associates for our success. Visit our Corporate Responsibility site to learn more about our culture and commitment to our people, customers, community, environment, and shareholders.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Jack Henry, we know we are better together. We value, respect, and protect the uniqueness each of us brings. Innovation flourishes by including all voices and makes our business—and our society—stronger. Jack Henry is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, performance management, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, education, training, social, and recreational activities to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status, or any other protected status protected by local, state or federal law.

No one will be subject to, and Jack Henry prohibits, any form of discipline, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for good faith reports or complaints of incidents of discrimination of any kind, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in related investigations.

Requests for full corporate job description may be requested through the interview process at any time.



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