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Sales Tax Accountant - RT

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
San Antonio, Texas, 78205, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2018

Description:

Sales Tax Accountant - RT

San Antonio, Texas 78205

SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for monthly transaction tax compliance responsibilities for the U.S., Puerto Rico, and/or Canada.

This position assists with sales/use/B&O compliance, business license compliance, preparing journal entries, assisting with customer exemption certificate management, assisting with transaction tax audits, reconciling tax related accounts for month end closing procedures, performing the monthly use tax review, maintaining excellent internal/external customer service, assisting with tax software maintenance, and other ad hoc continuous improvement projects as assigned.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Monthly transaction tax compliance data preparation and review of 3rd party return preparers

Maintaining business licenses

Maintaining customer exemption certificates

Researching tax laws for accurate compliance and monthly reporting

Maintaining tax automation software to ensure compliance accuracy

Transaction tax audit defense

Reviewing purchasing data and preparing journal entries for maintaining compliance accuracy

Preparing and supporting transaction tax refund claims

Assisting with various projects as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

Attention to detail, accuracy, and precision

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as a team member

Strong analytical / problem solving skills

Excellent oral/written communication skills

Ability to use and/or create macros/automation to improve processes

Experience working directly with auditors.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively negotiate tax positions

Benefits

Full

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. 2 to 5 years of experience with sales/use tax compliance at a global company and/or complex multi-entity reporting responsibilities.

2. 2 to 5 years of experience preparing returns working with complex datasets including SAP, Sabrix, and/or Vertex data. JD Edwards experience is a plus.

3. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

4. Ability to utilize critical thinking/analytical skills to solve complex tax issues.

5. Experience researching tax laws and regulations using tax research engines.Knowledge of GAAP and SOX controls preferred

6. Manufacturing (medical device/supply/technology) industry experience preferred

7. Proficient with Microsoft Excel is a requirement. Proficient with Microsoft Access is preferred

8. Experience with G/L account reconciliations preferred

9. Experience with Process Improvement preferred

10. Master’s Degree in Accounting / CPA / MBA preferred

11. Salary Expectation?

12. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

13. Complete Current Address