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Reference Number: PR 0003878

Specialist - Tax Accounting

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


The Specialist-Tax Accounting is responsible for the preparation of the quarterly income tax provision for our consolidated group of US subsidiaries & affiliates in accordance with GAAP and SEC rules.  This includes supporting the evaluation of the company’s tax positions for the recognition and measurement criteria in ASC 740, reconciling all related income tax accounts, and analysis of variances from budgets/forecasts.  The position will also be required to periodically research various tax accounting topics as well as preparing accounting for income tax inputs used for modeling, projection, and planning purposes.

Specific Responsibilities Include:                                            

  • Prepare the income tax provision and related workpapers in accordance with ASC 740, Sarbanes-Oxley, the SEC and the Company’s policies and procedures.  Analyze differences from prior year and Company forecasts.
  • Complete processes to ensure proper recognition, measurement, and disclosure of tax positions under FIN48 and FAS5, including quarterly evaluations of legislative developments.
  • Prepare income tax account reconciliations, ensure the completion of other internal control procedures, and maintain required SOX documentation.
  • Complete processes to ensure timely recognition and financial reporting of specific transactions, business initiatives, and income tax events.
  • Prepare income tax disclosures included in forms 10-Q, 10-K, and others as required; periodic reporting of income taxes included in separate company financial statements of subsidiaries and effective tax rate and other analysis of income tax amounts.
  • Prepare federal, state, and international provision to return adjustments and related supporting schedules
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned, including preparing inputs for tax forecasting and research on various tax accounting topics
  • Assist with the maintenance of the tax accounting software and changes to the processes described above.

Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/ Accounting or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in use of computer systems, including experience with accounting (Oracle) and tax software (One Source Tax Provision) and MS Office
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Effective time management and resource management including the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Exhibit attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

Please note that the Wendy's Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy's company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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