We’re hiring a Senior Tax Analyst in Columbus, OH

It's a unique time at Root. We have secured funding, built a talented team, and continue to expand geographically and evolve our product. Things are going very well for us and as we move into exciting seasons of growth, there is a lot of challenging work ahead.

We have a team-driven culture where each of us knows the goals and objectives that need to be achieved. Our team knows our business strategy inside and out and is always finding new ways to drive success by continuously improving our product through relentless curiosity and innovation. We look to our team for their energy, unique talents and commitment to giving their very best.

We’re looking for the next addition to the Root Finance Team: a sharp, actionable individual with experience in federal, state and local taxation. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about building revolutionary processes, has their CPA or is well on their way, has been exposed to insurance, is naturally collaborative and loves working with numbers and data. This person will benefit from broad exposure to multiple areas of Accounting/Finance while working with a highly energetic and value-driven Tax Team.

While hiring, we take our time to make sure we are finding true alignment. If you are excited about our approach to insurance and are eager to build this with us from scratch, we'd love to hear from you.

Reports to: Tax Director


  • Prepares federal, state, and local income and premium tax work papers, returns and estimated payments
  • Prepares statutory and GAAP tax provision calculations and disclosures for financial reporting
  • Prepares monthly tax account reconciliations and accruals
  • Researches and provides analysis on complex tax issues to determine the financial impact to the Company
  • Researches and responds to tax notices and provides audit support
  • Recommends and implements technology and processes that improve the efficiency and accuracy of tax accounting and compliance related activities
  • Recommends tax savings and cash flow opportunities by reviewing, interpreting, and implementing new or revised tax laws  
  • Builds and updates tax planning and tax analytic models
  • Leads various ad hoc projects and analysis

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA or MST eligible preferred
  • 3-6 years of public accounting or corporate tax experience; insurance taxation experience is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, tax research software, and data analytic tools
  • Easily builds collaborative working relationships
  • Approaches problems with an open mind
  • Curious in nature
  • Great attention to detail
  • Self-starter, with strong interpersonal, teamwork, and partnering skills

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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