Sales Tax Positions Available


Senior Manager Indirect Tax (Mooresville, North Carolina) –
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is seeking a Senior Manager of Indirect Tax to join the Tax Department. The primary purpose of this role is to strategically oversee various components of tax including audits, appeals, returns, licenses, tax accounting, etc. and to ensure all deadlines are met, calculations are correct, and to ensure compliance with state, and local regulations. This role works to improve processes related to Indirect Taxes with stores and online POS systems. This position requires the individual to ensure accurate taxation of all sales activity and ensure an accurate audit trail. This role will administer tax functions such as sales and use within the overall tax function and is expected to perform more complex calculations, have knowledge of exemption certificates and experience in tax law research. Job responsibilities: Ensures accurate POS taxation for all US and Canadian stores and works with both Tax and Business teams to ensure an accurate audit trail is maintained and readily accessible. Responsible for supporting new business initiatives and performing tax research, as required.  Continue to automate the exemption certificate process to ensure the company collects and remits accurate taxes. Work on several process improvement projects, already in progress.  Coordinates all tax-free holiday activities between the Tax Department and Operations to ensure Lowe’s complies with state requirements.  Work with managers that are responsible for the timely and accurate completion of compliance activities (tax returns) and reviews different types of tax returns ranging from simple to complex based on knowledge of content and skillset required. Effectively communicates with upper level management regarding updates on work, setbacks, team responsibilities, final review for returns and audits, research findings, etc. to ensure the day-to-day operation of the tax team is in line with company expectations, processes, and procedures. Works with external auditors and other similar government representatives to make certain that Lowe's audits and assessments are complete and accurate as well as to coordinate scheduling and any meetings needed for review and confirmation of audit or assessment completion. Required Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance. 6+ years’ tax and/or accounting experience (public or private).  Preferred Education/Experience: Master’s Degree in Accounting, Tax, CPA, CMI, or MBA. 7-10+ years Corporate/ Retail indirect tax experience. Good communication and critical thinking skills. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com. As a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company, Lowe’s is committed to creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Across every community we serve, Lowe’s associates donate their time and expertise through the Lowe’s Heroes volunteer program. For the latest news, visit Newsroom.Lowes.com or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter. To apply Click Here.  Date Posted: 7/21/2020 (IPT2677)

Sales & Use Tax Senior or Manager (Raleigh, North Carolina) –
Clarus Partners Advisors LLC is seeking a strong sales and use tax professional to add to our team in the Triangle market.  Clarus Partners is a professional services firm focused exclusively on indirect tax compliance and advisory services and we’re growing. The ideal candidate will already be in or have a desire to move to the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area and will have some combination of public accounting and industry experience – combining sales and use tax compliance and tax technical / advisory experience along with some exposure to some ERPs and sales and use tax systems.  Some of the job duties required are: Manages all aspects of sales and use compliance, including overseeing the compilation of sales, expense, and purchase data necessary for filing state and local sales and use tax returns; provide review and sign-off on all sales and use tax returns, reviews the tax calendar to ensure the filings and payments are done timely and completely; performs the monthly general ledger sales and use tax payable account reconciliations; and reviews and assures that all state and local tax correspondence is answered timely and accurately.  Reviews purchase data each month including fixed assets, construction-in-process, and expenses to determine if use tax should be accrued on a monthly basis.  Provides technical research related to sales and use tax issues and communicates those findings to management and key personnel.  Assists with the management of sales and use tax audits including the review of the sampling methodologies, gathering data, providing tax reconciliations, and reviewing preliminary audit findings. Develops relationships with clients and business units to serve as a partner in the business unit’s processes for value creation activities.  As Clarus Partners is located in Columbus, OH, this person will work remotely, either at client sites or at home.  A CPA license is not required.  Other qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration/accounting, and at least 4 – 6 years of experience with sales and use taxes at a large multi-state corporation or public accounting firm. At least 3 – 4 years of experience with preparing sales and use tax returns in a multistate environment utilizing sales tax preparation software. At least 1 – 2 years of sales and use tax technical experience, including researching and interpreting the tax laws. Strong skills with Microsoft Excel. Please email your resume to Brian Hollingsworth, Partner, at bhollingsworth@claruspartners.com. Date Posted: 7/21/2020 (IPT2675)

Sales and Use Tax Accountant (West Palm Beach, Florida)
- To ensure that Cemex US Shared Services provides our customers with superior service by providing accounting and reporting services at world-class levels to help drive business results. To analyze and continually improve current processes to gain efficiencies and ensure quality by constantly challenging the status quo. To gainfully participate in a high-performance team.  Job Responsibilities: File and pay multi-states sales and local tax, severance, business licenses and annual reports plus other miscellaneous taxes as well. Assist with or prepare monthly data preparation for all tax filings. Respond timely to tax compliance notices. Assist with correspondence from States. Perform compliance related registrations and updates for all tax filings. File fuel tax refunds and compliance. Analyze, assist and execute continuous improvement in current work processes to gain efficiencies. Maintain compliance calendars. Compliance related research. Assist with other tax projects and filings as needed. Process and organized incoming and out-going mail. Other tasks as needed. Qualifications: Accounting or Finance Degree (required). 5+ years related job experience required in multi-state sales tax compliance environment. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to analyze basic accounting concepts as it impacts state and local taxes. Computer Literacy for Windows environment. Advanced Excel skills desired. Experience in SAP (ERP) and Vertex (Tax Software). Able to develop and administer efficient work processes. Analytical approach to problem solving.  Ability to work at an appropriate level of detail. Knowledge of process control (How to measure, track analyze and initiate improvement). Excellent oral & written communication. Listening skills. To apply Click Here. Date Posted: 7/16/2020 (IPT2674)

Sr. Principal Indirect Tax Accountant (Falls Church, Virginia) - Northrop Grumman Corporation is seeking an Indirect Tax Senior Principal to join the Corporate Tax Department. The qualified applicant will report to the State Tax Director in Falls Church, VA. Roles and Responsibilities: Sales/use and gross receipts tax preparation & filings. Data extracts & Vertex returns imports. Indirect tax registrations. Calculate “Aerospace” percentage & prepare related accruals. Respond to resale & exemption certificate requests. Review iBuy carts for proper sales/use tax coding of purchase orders. Sales/use tax account reconciliations & journal entries. Work with accounts payable, accounts receivable & sectors to resolve sales/use tax issues.  Maintain resale certificates received from customers. Work with Vertex administrators to resolve jurisdiction code & other systems matters. Maintain indirect tax calendar. Maintain schedule of indirect tax payments. Respond to indirect tax notices. Support audit & incentive initiatives. Assist with VAT research and FATCA compliance. Hands on experience using Vertex O series software. A high level of confidence, attention to detail, integrity, self-motivation, and hands-on problem solving skills.  Flexible and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as, project management, planning, and personal interaction skills. Strong commitment and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment. Basic Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field plus 10 years’ experience OR a Master's degree and 8 years of experience.  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Taxation or related field. CPA license or CMI designation. Aerospace & defense industry experience. Big 4 & industry tax experience. VAT/FATCA knowledge. SAP knowledge; Costpoint knowledge is a plus. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Link to apply: https://ngc.taleo.net/careersection/ngc_pro/jobdetail.ftl?job=20016492&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.XwymtHy5XiQ.mailto. Date Posted: 7/14/2020 (IPT2673)

Sales Tax Manager (Avon, Connecticut) - Sodexo is looking for a Sales Tax Manager, starting September 1, 2020, in our Avon, CT office. The appropriate candidate will manage sales and use tax for our procurement company entity. The candidate will need a strong understanding of purchases and sales transactions, resale implications, and compliance activities. They will possess the ability to work independently, within a strong team. Excellent communication skills are a must. Food or facilities services industry background is preferred, but not required.  To apply: https://external-careers-sodexo.icims.com/jobs/605263/manager%2c-tax/job. Date Posted: 7/14/2020 (IPT2672) 
 
Compliance Manager Indirect Tax (Maitland, Florida) – Sonepar USA, a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. We are made up of 13 electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Duties: Responsible for managing a team of associates to timely and accurately file 7,000 sales & use tax annually, and eventually property tax, gross receipts tax, and business license returns. Perform related tax and compliance research. Team lead in Vertex Returns implementation project, including but not limited to setting up returns, user training, reconciliation and carryforward processes. Review monthly tax account reconciliations. Respond to notices from taxing jurisdictions. Develop and implement standardized use tax accrual process for overhead expenses and fixed assets. Identify and implement compliance process improvements. Train, mentor, and develop team members for technical growth and career development. Support Vertex O Series taxability questions and Helpdesk. Support indirect tax audits. Register in new jurisdictions as required. Oversee the preparation of ASC 740 tax supporting schedules for submission to US corporate office. Other projects as needed. Qualifications: Solid understanding of multi-state sales and use tax concepts, laws, and regulations. Proficient knowledge of Vertex Returns software absolutely required. Detail oriented with strong analytical, research, and critical thinking skills. Strong prioritization and organizational skills, including the ability to work on several concurrent projects. Strong interpersonal skills to work with on-site as well as remote teams. Ability to work with and analyze large data sets. Microsoft Office. Relevant related experience in a large corporate, multi-state, multi-entity, high-volume environment. Proven history of meeting filing deadlines and managing a tax calendar. Prior experience managing a team of associates. Vertex O Series and Vertex Returns implementation experience a plus Send resume to Jason Walter, Talent Acquisition Manager at jason.walter@sonepar-us.com. Date Posted: 7/8/2020 (IPT2671)

Senior Tax Analyst Indirect Tax (Houston, Texas) - 
Patterson-UTI Management Services, LLC. Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Indirect Tax Manager, this position will focus the preparation and analysis of sales and use taxes, property tax returns, and information related to tax compliance. The Sr. Tax Analyst will also provide assistance to other functional areas of the tax department as needed. Prepare indirect tax compliance obligations including sales and use, excise, property, business, and other regulatory returns. Prepare sales & use tax data and supporting work papers. Reconcile indirect tax accounts and record journal entries when necessary. Assist with audits, audit requests, timelines, and waivers. Review and test internal controls related to indirect tax. Support the development of indirect tax procedures, policies, and guidelines. Manage tax rates, tax classifications, and exemption documentation. Maintain tax calendar ensuring all tax due dates are met. Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal tax policy changes. Created and maintain indirect tax matrixes for A/P. Assist with SOX control documentation. Perform nexus reviews, voluntary disclosures, and registrations. Perform various tax research for domestic, international and state tax topics and deliver analysis and memo documentation to Tax Manager and Tax Director. Must be able to work independently, multi-task and prioritize under pressure and within timeline constraints. Other duties and projects, as assigned. Job Requirements: Ability to work independently, multi‐task and prioritize under pressure and within timeline constraints. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills to work effectively with all levels of employees and peers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Flexible and proactive problem solver adept at achieving results in a team‐oriented and collaborative environment. Proficient with Oracle account system with the ability to run reports and complete analysis with experience in MS Office to include Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to maintain Company and employee confidentiality at all times and handle sensitive employee information and protect Company proprietary information in an appropriate manner. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Tax. 3-6 years’ experience with multinational corporation tax. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). RIA Checkpoint and ERP systems experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Accounting or Tax. 3-6 years’ experience at a Big 4 accounting firm. CMI preferred. This job requires the ability to work under time-sensitive deadlines and maintain a calm and professional demeanor when adversity is encountered.  It also requires the physical ability to work in an office environment including the ability to sit for long periods of time while performing office or computer tasks.  The job may require some overtime including weekend or holidays.  All applicants must be able to commit to a full-time schedule. Apply using the job title “Senior Indirect Tax Analyst” hereDate Posted: 7/2/2020 (IPT2670)

State and Local Tax Attorney (Little Rock, Arkansas) - Dover Dixon Horne PLLC, a full-service commercial law firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, is expanding its leading state and local tax (SALT) team with an additional attorney. The state and local tax team advises and represents taxpayers on Arkansas and multistate tax issues, including income taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes, and excise taxes. The practice includes: Representing taxpayers in tax litigation in trial and appellate courts; Representing taxpayers in audits and administrative appeals; Advising taxpayers about compliance with state and local taxes; Seeking administrative guidance for taxpayers; Negotiating and implementing economic development incentives; Assisting taxpayers with compliance and reporting for taxes, rebates, credits, and incentives; Monitoring and drafting legislation and administrative rules; Advising and negotiating tax provisions related to contracts and transactions; Educating taxpayers about Arkansas and multistate tax issues through writing and speaking; and helping clients with other areas of regulatory, business, and trusts and estates law. This practice necessarily demands a broad skillset for an attorney, including legal research and analytic writing, written and oral advocacy, interpersonal relationship and communication skills, business sense, project management, and overall judgment. At DDH, we take a team approach to deliver client-focused, outstanding legal services for our clients, and our SALT group works particularly closely and collaboratively with an aim toward being the best in Arkansas. The SALT group and the firm as a whole are committed to investing in and developing attorneys for long-term success. This position is open both to experienced and entry-level attorneys, and the attorney’s title and compensation will depend on background and experience. Position Requirements: J.D. Professional integrity. Work ethic. Commitment to client service. Commitment to protecting and vindicating taxpayer rights. Legal writing, communication, and analytic skills. Preferred: License to practice in Arkansas. Experience in state and local tax. Experience in government. Tax LLM. Other legal experience, particularly in litigation or regulatory matters. Accounting background. Please contact careers@ddh.law or any of the DDH SALT attorneys (Matt BochT.J. Lawhon, and Mike Parker) to apply. Date Posted: 6/24/2020 (IPT2669)

Director Telecommunications Tax and Regulatory (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants LLC, a leading practice in Tax and Regulatory consulting and services with customers from five continents, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our accounting and consultancy practice. GSA is in Alpharetta, GA. This position serves as a direct report to the EVP- Professional & Corporate Services. This position is the expert advisory role to the EVP, President and CEO of a leading telecommunications/energy tax and regulatory firm. Accordingly, the role participates in the design, implementation and evaluation of tax strategy, tax reporting and regulatory reporting requirements for firm clients. The position requires management, leadership and training skills. The position will require client interaction daily and will require on-site visits for client projects and implementations of tax and regulatory outsourcing. Required Education and Experience: Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major. Paralegal, Enrolled Agent or Law Degree highly desired. CMI/CPA/MBA and/or advanced certifications required. Eight+ years of professional experience, including two years of telecommunications research experience. A minimum of 2 years managing teams and individuals. References will be tested for managerial abilities and leadership capabilities. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to work independently to accomplish tasks in a time sensitive manner.  Knowledge of state and federal laws impacting utility legislation; how to handle adversarial interactions; how to negotiate reasonable solutions; effective research techniques; ability to: plan, direct and coordinate activities of a complex, interrelated and interdependent nature, where unknowns and numerous contingency factors are involved; work with outside parties and establish a working relationship in order to accomplish program goals; interpret existing and proposal laws, policies and procedures and how they relate to utility regulations; assess the client specific impact, operational and organizational implications of existing and proposed legislative, policy and program decisions; formulate firm policies, procedures and guidelines; and serve as technical advisor and liaison with internal staff, clients and staff, industry, affiliate groups and local, state and federal agencies.  Analytical and computer skills required. Testing of analytical, computer and research skills will be part of the interview process. Send resume to carol@gsaudits.com. Date Posted: 6/4/2020 (IPT2666) 

Compliance Associate (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants LLC, a leading practice in Tax and Regulatory consulting and services with customers from five continents, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our accounting and consultancy practice. GSA is in Alpharetta, GA. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years professional working experience, be independent/self-motivated, and seeking a long-term opportunity in tax operations. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree (prefer Accounting, Finance, Math, Business). Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel). Experience working in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments. Experience working with high volume data. Must be available to work nights/weekends from the 5th – 20th of each month. Must be available to work 40+ hours a week from the 5th – 20th of each month. Excellent Customer Service (Communication/Written). 1-2 years’ sales and use tax experience preferred.  Starting Salary is $40K - $47K; Dependent on experience and qualifications. Responsibilities: Manually preparing transaction tax returns utilizing various methods (Paper, E File, EDI Upload) with various government agencies across US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Timely filing telecom tax returns for our clients as well as handling the jurisdictional notices for our clients and ensuring aging that is 30 days or less. Attention to detail. Self-motivated. Ability to work independently with limited management oversight. Thrives in fast paced environments. Send resume to carol@gsaudits.com. Date Posted: 6/4/2020 (IPT2665) 

Lead Associate Indirect Tax Operations (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants LLC, a leading practice in Tax and Regulatory consulting and services with customers from five continents, is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our accounting and consultancy practice. GSA is in Alpharetta, GA. Ideal candidates will have at least 10 years professional working experience, be independent/self-motivated, and seeking a long-term opportunity within tax operations. Requirements:  Intermediate level skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel). Desire to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environments. Must be available to work 40+ hours a week from the 7th – 22th of each month. Excellent Customer Service (Communication/Written). While this is often not necessary, we do typically work until 7pm or 8pm 3-4 nights a month and/or 6-8 hrs. on a weekend day every few months. Starting Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. Responsibilities: Facilitate and maintain the RBO Master Catalog with appropriate jurisdictional updates. Researching, Creating and Mapping new returns as deemed by the state and local level jurisdictions. Monitor and respond to the Catalog Updates email and address as necessary. Assist in the monthly data import process, cleaning data and releasing returns as indicated by the jurisdictions/clients. Assisting and Managing all monthly compliance aspects of the onboarding process including, however, not limited to: Assisting with the integration of clients within our processes, documenting client specific processes, setting up e file credentials (if applicable), and creating a smooth hand off to the compliance team after the “honeymoon” phase with associated compliance notes. Special Projects/Billable Projects as requested. Attention to detail. Self-motivated. Ability to work independently with limited management oversight. Thrives in fast paced environments. Send resume to carol@gsaudits.com. Date Posted: 6/4/2020 (IPT2664)

Vertex Tax Content Job Openings  - Tax Specialty: Indirect tax research. Vertex Inc. is the leading tax software provider and looking to build our tax content research team. Apply online for various positions at http://k.rfer.us/VERTEXINCLFD10N. Date Posted: 5/7/2020 (IPT2664)