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Tax Accounting Analyst

Date:  Jan 23, 2023

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 



Job Specifications:


  • Expected Pay Range $21.63 - $32.93

This position is responsible for collaborating closely with all members the Tax Department to ensure that the duties are met in a timely and accurate manner.  This position will work as part of a greater team charged with the responsible for all aspects of income tax compliance, accounting, and audits. Most importantly, this position works in tandem with another departments within the company to ensure all duties and responsibilities are met.  


Job Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the tax calendar;
  • Send out and track quarterly/annual information requests necessary for provision and tax return calculations;
  • Work with a team to accurately prepare and timely file the corporate federal and state income tax returns, including less complex book/tax differences and data entry into compliance software;
  • Calculate and remit all state income tax payments, including extensions and estimates;
  • Prepare and track internal account reconciliations, submissions, and approvals;
  • Complete monthly variance analysis;
  • Respond to all state and local tax notices, searching assistance from others within the department;
  • Complete state and local apportionment data;
  • Assist with ASC 740 analysis including provision to return, quarterly and annual calculations, for Vail Resorts and various additional stand-alone provisions;
  • Maintain documentation necessary for all income tax processes and SOX controls.
  • Research and document relevant tax laws regarding positions taken on tax returns,
  • Identify risks, obstacles and issues; recommend solutions and work with management to resolve escalated issues;
  • Identify, develop, and implement, process improvement opportunities;
  • Support internal teams by providing subject matter expertise and informal training to the team;
  • Proactively pursue professional development activities (attending training, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, etc.);
  • Special projects as needed.



  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience required;
  • Corporate tax or General Accounting experience required;
  • Advanced analytical skills;
  • Detailed oriented;
  • Must be highly motivated and communicate in a highly professional and articulate manner verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to manage multiple complex assignments;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


The budgeted range starts at $21.63 - $32.93.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 488598

Nearest Major Market: Denver