Tax Analyst

Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: San Leandro, California, US

It’s your time, make it matter.

At Peterson, we partner with our customers to build the future. For over 85 years, our peoples’ work has shaped the communities where we live, where we raise our families, and where we thrive. Peterson’s legacy permeates every aspect of our communities. From roads and bridges, back-up power at hospitals, fire-fighting, concerts and moving goods; we are everywhere you look. At Peterson, you don’t just have a career, you have a purpose.

Our family-oriented environment is built on safety, winning, growth, and professional achievement. Hiring and developing exceptional people is critical to our continued success. We have high standards for a good reason: our people represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values.

You have high expectations too. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and want your work to matter.  Peterson offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family-owned and operated business. It’s time to use your skills and passion to do work that matters!

Job Description

Peterson Cat has an immediate need for an experienced Tax Analyst. This position will be done remotely and can based in Oregon, Washington, or California.


This position is responsible for the maintenance of tax records and assisting with the preparation of tax returns, tax-related schedules and reports.  The focus of this position includes California property tax and/or sales tax.  The person in the position prepares paperwork for local, state and federal level returns for submission within specified deadlines. Supports all aspects of Treasury Operation activities related to taxes, including accrual, filing, payment, reporting and auditing.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign the functions to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Job functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead all day-to-day tax tasks

  • Gather information and complete monthly, quarterly and annual tax payments, as well as process, review, audit and track returns

  • Work to ensure all tax payments are made timely and accurately

  • Work with internal and external parties (i.e. auditors, advisors and tax authorities) to ensure tax compliance

  • Prepare journals for accruals, deferrals and other tax related records

  • Reconcile accruals and books against estimates, statements, payments and tax returns

  • Work with auditors, advisors and tax authorities to prepare tax returns, extensions and other tasks related to tax filings

  • Prepare data for audits and work with auditors to ensure compliance with all tax requirements.

  • Produce treasury reports and transaction reports, maintain complete, supported, and accurate records and work papers for all projects completed to support the tax filings and tax positions

  • Assist with daily cash tasks, and ad hoc tasks as needed


Associates Degree from a fully accredited college in Accounting, Business, Business Administration or other closely related field; and a minimum of 3 years of directly related experience, with a minimum of 1 year working with taxes; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. A candidate for the opening needs specific experience/knowledge with California Property Tax.

Peterson Holding Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.
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