Titan Machinery, Inc

Staff Accountant - Tax/Fixed Assets

West Fargo, North Dakota
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Jun 10, 2018
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This position is responsible for preparing tax returns in compliance with applicable regulations, accurately accounting for tax transactions, and accurately accounting for fixed asset and other corporate accounting transactions and is a support resource for the Titan Shared Resource Center (SRC) and store locations. Titan's Tax Department is responsible for all matters related to, but not limited to, the following types of taxes: Income Tax - Federal and State, Sales Tax, Federal Excise Tax, Real Estate Tax, and Personal Property Tax. The Tax Department is also responsible for accounting for fixed assets as described below.


  • Complete timely and accurately, tax returns/filings, supporting schedules and payments
  • Complete timely and accurately, reconciliations of the tax general ledger accounts
  • Timely research on tax issues as they arise and make necessary follow-up, which may include entries and adjustments, communications with store or SRC personnel, and/or working with IT to correct the issue in the future
  • Timely response to questions from store and wholegoods processing personnel
  • Monitor compliance with policies and procedures of the various taxing authorities and Titan Machinery, and report accordingly
  • Facilitate tax audits
  • Responsible for maintaining and reconciling fixed asset ledgers and supporting schedules
  • Responsible for creating new fixed asset records with appropriate class, useful life, salvage value, and depreciation method for all book and tax ledgers
  • Responsible for processing fixed asset record disposals
  • Process depreciation expense on a monthly basis
  • Timely research and resolution of issues as they arise, including preparing the necessary entries and adjustments to correct identified issues
  • Assist in working with external and internal auditors to enable timely execution of their audit/review procedures
  • Respond to questions from store locations regarding the areas of responsibility
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 4-year degree in Accounting or Business
  • Ability to handle and resolve frequent interpersonal conflict
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, stressful work environment
  • Ability to respond quickly, accurately, and professionally to demands and requests from customers and employees
  • Ability to travel on a limited basis and work flexible hours
  • Exemplifies Titan Machinery's Core Values
  • Keen attention to detail, high level of initiative, and the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with diverse people/personalities
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines efficiently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Physical Requirements

Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

This position description does not list all the duties of the position. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this position description. The employer has the right to revise this position description at any time. The position description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason, without notice.

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