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Senior Tax Accountant

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, an S&P 500 company, is seeking candidates for a Senior Tax Accountant at our corporate location in Carthage, Missouri.


Senior Tax Accountants primarily work with federal and state income, payroll, property, international, and sales taxes in multiple states. A successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of tax compliance, research and analysis of tax laws, planning, acquisitions, and assistance with accounting for income taxes and SEC reporting. An ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communications skills, and the ability to learn new skills quickly.


Requirements/Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or in Business with an emphasis in Accounting) from an accredited college or university
  • CPA certification or candidacy would be beneficial
  • 3-5 years of post-graduate tax or accounting experience is preferred
  • Proven success in managing staff and projects
  • Track record of high performance work


This position offers exciting opportunities for an intelligent, motivated person to develop within an S&P 500 company and work directly on multiple projects covering a wide array of complex issues.  


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 130 manufacturing facilities located in 23 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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