Kettle Cuisine

Tax Manager

  • Location:   Lynn, MA
  • Position Type:   FT

Position Summary Under the supervision of the Corporate Controller, this position is responsible for the preparation of all tax filings and resolution of notices and inquiries from tax authorities. Key responsibilities of this position also surround working with third parties/external firms regarding tax returns, the annual tax provision, and other annual compliance filings.

Roles and responsibilities


Prepare accurately and file timely across entities and various states: sales and use tax returns personal property tax returns franchise/excise/B&O tax returns CAT tax returns, and other returns as required

Maintain related tax due date calendar Assist/coordinate with registered agent(s) to ensure all annual state filings are completed timely and accurately across entities

Assist/coordinate with external firm to properly and timely file and pay federal/state/local tax returns, including extensions

Assist/coordinate with 3rd party in preparing the annual tax provision

Resolve notices and inquiries from tax authorities Handle all tax exemption certificates across locations (both to vendors/suppliers and from customers)

Maintain business licenses and reseller permits Maintain certificates of good standing, certificates of formation and dissolution, W-9 forms Assist with legal entity simplification projects Recommend and implement tax savings initiatives

Additional compliance work as required Take on additional responsibilities and ad-hoc projects as the role advances and the company scales Qualifications and education requirements / Experience Degree in accounting, business, or closely related field. At least 5 years of experience in corporate/multi-state taxes. Prior experience in manufacturing, logistics, transportation or similar industry is preferred. CPA preferred Preferred skills / Attributes Strong sense of accountability A self-starter and results focused to ensure you meet objectives, commitments, and timelines.

Must be able to communicate clearly in writing and verbally, across the organization and with external stakeholders Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and act with a sense of urgency.

Demonstrate good judgement and confidentiality. Maintain a high level of integrity, confidentiality and professional skepticism Excellent time management, follow-through and organizational skills.


Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in its people, products and reputation. Each employee is expected to understand and live our Core Values every day. Honor Food –

We create and produce the best tasting, safest, all natural recipes that strive for perfection in every batch, from bench to kettle Honor Each Other – We seek to develop trusting, respectful and mutually rewarding relationships with all our team members and business partners Honor Development – We recognize and nurture each other’s talents, strengths and interests to further strengthen and grow our team Honor Innovation – We continually strive for creative and sustainable ways to achieve excellence

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