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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Tax Accountant in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Tax Analyst , you will assist in execution of the income, cigarette & tobacco, unclaimed property and property tax compliance functions for C&S and affiliated companies, including compilation and submission of filings and liaison with tax authorities, outside agencies and internal C&S groups. Responsible for tax compliance functions and tax planning for C&S and affiliated companies. Develop tax strategies and policies to enable compliance with applicable legislation and mitigate tax exposure. Partner with external and internal stakeholders to ensure optimal execution, risk mitigation and to establish controls.


  • Prepare Cigarette & Tobacco filings and payments

  • Review relevant information for provided by various internal departments for reasonableness and completeness

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual Cigarette & Tobacco filings and payments by entity and state to comply with relevant legislation

  • Submit to supervisor/manager to review

  • Submit filings to various state agencies

  • Liaise with state and local agencies to resolve queries

  • Work with Treasury and Accounts Payable to effect payments

  • Responsible for returning damaged cigarette stamps to the appropriate states on a quarterly basis

  • Work with internal departments to ensure relevant and accurate data for Cigarette & Tobacco tax returns is provided from company systems and warehouse locations on a timely basis

  • Work with Senior Tax Analyst and Supervisor to ensure required Cigarette & Tobacco licenses are in place, either by obtaining new licenses or renewing prior licenses

  • Assist with preparation of data required for maintenance of cigarette and tobacco rates, involving:

  • Review legislation to determine relevant rates

  • Review rates in system ongoing and provide any rate changes to IT to update

  • Confirm that rates are applied correctly by validation of data provided

  • Assist with income tax, property (real and personal) taxes, and unclaimed property compliance including preparation and submission of filings, resolution of queries with state and local agencies, reconciliation of third party filings and payments made vs C&S internal records

  • Assist in the ongoing review of legislation to ensure compliance and optimization for Cigarette & Tobacco returns

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for accounts representing property tax, cigarette & tobacco and unclaimed property

  • Propose adjusting entries as necessary and review with supervisor/manager

  • Assist with coordination and management of documentation/information as required for tax audits

  • Document procedures


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required

  • Zero – three years of applicable experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office tools; familiarity with financial systems and tax software preferred

Requisition ID 12727

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Finance


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