Staff Accountant

Whippany, NJ

JOB ID: 10799

JOB CATEGORY: Corporate Opportunities

POSITION TYPE: Regular Full-Time


When you join Suburban Propane, you become a part of a fast-paced and dynamic company that has been serving its employees and customers for over 90 years.


A Staff Accountant (Tax) is primarily responsible for filing various types of Tax returns, interpreting assessments and performing audits.

Utilizes training and best judgement when communicating directly with state and local taxing authorities, which we have friendly but oppositional relationships with.


  • Completes tax returns and audit preparation in a timely fashion
  • Completes tax assessment interpretation
  • Communicates effectively and knowledgeably with state and local Taxing authorities, Central Support and field locations
  • Researches relevant Tax issues utilizing various media when required
  • Performs account reconciliations

Why Suburban Propane? Suburban Propane takes pride in serving our employees and does so by offering competitive pay with incentive potential and a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, HSA and FSAs, paid vacation, personal and sick pay, tuition assistance, online learning opportunities and training, and a 401(k) with company match and immediate vesting.

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  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Business or equivalent experience required

  • Proficient PC skills utilizing Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and analytical
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage time constraints
  • Previous Tax compliance experience is appreciated, but is not mandatory for this position 
  • Training in tax compliance in the employee’s area of responsibility is provided

As part of our pre-employment hiring process, background checks and drug screens are performed.


Headquartered in Whippany, New Jersey, Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH) is a nationwide marketer and distributor of a diverse array of products to meet the energy needs of our customers, specializing in fuel oil and refined fuels, as well as the marketing of propane, natural gas and electricity in deregulated markets. With over 3,000 employees, Suburban Propane maintains business operations in 41 states, providing prompt, reliable service to over one million residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers.



All applicants for employment shall be considered without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.