Senior Tax Accountant

Date:  Mar 7, 2023

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

About Our Company

Lids Sports Group, operating within Lids Holdings, Inc. is the largest licensed sports retailer in North America, selling fan and fashion-oriented headwear and apparel across North America, Europe, and Australia. Operating out of Indianapolis, IN, Lids retail stores and affiliated concepts offer officially licensed headwear from collegiate teams and major professional sports teams, as well as branded headwear and other specialty fashion categories in the latest styles and trends in over 1,200 locations and counting. Lids is currently in growth mode with the goal to open a significant number of stores, both domestically and internationally, as well as with the goal to help grow Lids to be the largest brick-and-mortar licensed sports retailer globally.

General Position Summary

Lids is seeking an experienced tax accountant to join our team. This position will be responsible for helping with month end accounting amongst our different business entities. This includes international entities and international accounting. Additional responsibilities will include being general tax compliance, income tax estimates and potential credits, assist on state and local tax examination matters, and be involved, as requested, in special projects.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly tax account reconciliations within the general ledger
  • Carry out the month end close processes in a timely and accurate manner
  • Processing tax payments to appropriate agencies
  • Calculate the quarterly income tax estimates, year-end extension, ensure payments are made in a timely manner
  • Interact with auditors on tax related matters
  • Assisting with the preparation of the VAT sales tax return for international entities
  • Transfer pricing and other cross border tax reporting requirements
  • Keep current on relevant tax legislation
  • Identify legal tax savings and recommend ways to improve cash flow
  • Advise business about the tax implications of operational activities
  • Coordinate outsourced tax preparation work
  • Other functions and projects as assigned

Additional Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 2-4 years of combined tax and accounting experience in a private, public, or government environment
  • CPA is a plus but not required
  • Ability to research state tax issues and provide recommendation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in Dynamics 365 and/or tax return software is a plus
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Job Required Knowledge & Skills


Reports To

Tax Manager

EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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Req ID: 13436 

Location: Corporate Office 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis