Sales Tax Positions Available


Auditor (Remote & Open Across the US) - Tax Specialty: Sales Tax. Revenue Recovery Group, Inc. (“RRG”) is seeking auditors to join our Louisiana & Colorado audit teams. Auditors are responsible for performing examinations of taxpayer records to verify compliance on behalf of our local government clients. Auditors can work remotely from anywhere in the US (95% of the work will be done remotely with occasional travel). RRG has been engaged in tax auditing for state and local governments since 1989. We specialize in “coordinated” audits, where a large number of local taxing jurisdictions are represented in an audit of one taxpayer. While the primary focus is on the sales/use tax, we also audit most of the revenue sources relied on by local governments, including lodging, franchise, occupational license, etc.  Our mission is simple: we strive to increase voluntary compliance, educate the Taxpayer, and verify accuracy of reported amounts with minimal interruption of business schedules. RRG auditors are continuously exposed to new industries, accounting systems, procedures, people and cultures.  No two audits are exactly the same. RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: Assist with and independently perform examinations of taxpayer records for one or more local taxing jurisdictions under the supervision of the Audit Manager. Prepare detailed reports and work papers that clearly document and substantiate audit findings. Present audit findings to the taxpayer and explain procedures, applicable tax laws and policies. Conduct all examinations in accordance with established internal policies and procedures. Work directly with taxpayers and taxpayer representatives (attorneys, accountants, etc.). Ensure audit documentation, progress reports and timesheets are updated in real-time. Research and identify potential audit candidates. Mentor and assist in the training/onboarding of new auditors as directed by the Audit Manager. Maintain strict confidentiality of taxpayer information at all times. Maintain current knowledge of local and state sales & use tax laws and rates. Other job duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to work independently from home. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Basic knowledge of accounting principles and records. Excellent oral and written communication. Must have strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving skills and strong attention to detail. Excellent time management skills. Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, business administration, finance or a related field. Minimum 2-years sales and use tax experience either as an auditor and/or on the tax compliance side. RRG employees enjoy a relaxed, family corporate culture. RRG's salary and incentive plan offers the opportunity to benefit financially from individual and team excellence and offers health, dental, cafeteria plans, personal days, paid holidays, and 401K benefits. Please send resume to swoolf@revenuerecoverygroup.com. Date Posted: 1/13/2022 (IPT216)

Tax Specialist Sales and Use Tax Advisory (Bartlesville, Oklahoma) - Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021. The Tax Specialist Sales and Use Tax Advisory position is a key role in the Sales & Use Tax group working with various business units and outside tax jurisdictions. It requires the ability to work independently, be detail oriented, have strong organization skills, be able to effectively multi-task with many requests, and possess a positive attitude. The preferred applicant should have previous Sales & Use Tax experience as well as experience with SAP FI & MM, Microsoft Excel, and be systems oriented as the group utilizes multiple systems. The applicant should be committed to being a team player, maintain internal and external relationships and be able to analyze work for more efficient processes and procedures. The individual should have strong verbal and written communication skills. Responsibilities May Include: Coordinating multiple Sales & Use audits with external taxing jurisdictions. Participating as needed in audit hearings, protests and settlements. Providing Sales & Use tax guidance regarding transaction taxability. Completing a monthly review of Sales & Use tax return data. Participating in contract review and deal analysis with the business units to ensure new ventures/projects are structured in a manner to legally minimize sales and use taxes. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Legally authorized to work in the job posting country. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Strong analytical skills. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel experience. 3 or more years of Indirect Tax experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Sales tax experience in public accounting, refining, manufacturing, or as an auditor at a state agency. 5 or more years of experience conducting, managing, or consulting on sales and use tax audits. SAP proficiency. Systems oriented. Tax software experience. Knowledge of technology tools such as Alteryx and Tableau. Process driven and active learner. Organizational skills with ability to prioritize responsibilities and effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Strong problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude and team player. Results oriented. Ability to influence others. Outstanding oral & written communication/presentation skills To apply click here. Date Posted: 1/12/2022 (IPT213)

Sales Tax Accountant (Charlotte, North Carolina) - As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.  Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today. Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar. This role is primarily responsible for timely and accurate compliance with state and local tax laws while providing excellent internal customer service to our field and corporate operations. Positions at this location require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location will be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered. Responsibilities: Prepare and file state and local sales and use tax returns, including compilation and analysis of financial data. Maintain and update sales tax return worksheets and procedures. Research and resolve general ledger account variances with internal customers. Reconcile sales and use tax general ledger accounts on a monthly basis. Respond to sales tax inquiries raised by internal customers and taxing jurisdictions. Register, renew and cancel state, county, city and local sales tax permits. Develop and maintain sales tax knowledge relating to laws and regulations in assigned states. Identify process improvements and cost savings opportunities. Assist with special projects as assigned. Qualifications: 4 year degree in Accounting or Tax required. CPA or CMI certification preferred, or CPA/CMI candidate preferred. 1 to 5 years multi-state sales and use tax compliance experience required. Experience with food/vending or support services industry preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office required, especially Excel, Access is ideal. Experience with SAP and sales tax compliance software preferred. Strong accounting and analytical skills. Ability to identify trends through data analytics and work orders. Ability to independently research issues and reach a resolution in all cases. Must be a detail-oriented, team player with a strong work ethic. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of electronic data. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with ability to adjust to shifting priorities. Ability to work extended hours as required to meet internal and external deadlines. Send resume to Josh.Sigmon@compass-usa.com. Date Posted: 1/10/2022 (IPT212)

Sales Tax Analyst, (Kennesaw, Georgia) - The Aaron’s Company is seeking a Sales Tax Analyst for our Kennesaw GA office.  The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in U.S. Sales Tax and/or Canadian GST/HST.  The duties for this position are varied and will include assisting with sales tax audits and tax projects; analyzing and reconciling the sales tax data to be provided to our outsource provider; maintain sales tax licenses and preparing miscellaneous tax returns.  Responsibilities also include resolving tax notices and communicating with various tax authorities.  Accounting duties will include preparing journal entries and reconciling tax accounts.  The successful applicant should be in the metro Atlanta area; however, work can be performed mostly remote, in office or hybrid.  Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  Very proficient in Excel.  The ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment is required. Please send resumes to gloria.stafford@aarons.com.  See full job description at Aarons.com. Date Posted: 1/7/2022 (IPT211)

Tax Analyst Tobacco Tax (Salisbury, North Carolina) - Ahold Delhaize is one of the world's largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-Commerce. Its family of great, local brands serves more than 50 million customers each week in Europe, the United States and Indonesia. Together, these brands employ more than 372,000 associates in more than 6,700 grocery and specialty stores. Our Global Support Office (GSO) is based in Zaandam in the Netherlands, but GSO associates also work in all the countries we serve. This team supports all our great local brands in finance, HR, IT, legal, communications, sustainable retailing and other key functions. The Tax Analyst US will provide tax guidance and compliance activities for state and local tobacco taxes. Key Result Area’s/Goals: 1. Tax Compliance & Reporting. Preparation and remittance of tobacco tax returns and related reports to the appropriate tax jurisdiction. Prepare monthly GL account reconciliations. Compile annual budget. Any other duty or task as assigned by management. 2. Tax Research & Analysis. Monitor and implement state and local tobacco tax laws. Maintain tax matrices and business systems with tobacco tax rates. Research (new) tobacco tax laws to determine tax impact on business. 3. Tax Support to business partners and projects. Participate in project teams and create awareness, translate, and communicate on tobacco tax issues and solutions. Maintain tobacco tax licenses in accordance with state laws. 4. Internal and External Audits. Manage State and Local government tobacco tax audits. Coordinate and review internal controls for SOX compliance. Requirements: Minimum of a 4-year accounting, finance, or business administration degree or the equivalent in work experience. Strong excel skills are preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 1/5/2022 (IPT210)

Manager Sales and Use Tax US (Salisbury, North Carolina) - Ahold Delhaize is one of the world's largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-Commerce. Its family of great, local brands serves more than 50 million customers each week in Europe, the United States and Indonesia. Together, these brands employ more than 372,000 associates in more than 6,700 grocery and specialty stores. Our Global Support Office (GSO) is based in Zaandam in the Netherlands, but GSO associates also work in all the countries we serve. This team supports all our great local brands in finance, HR, IT, legal, communications, sustainable retailing and other key functions.  The Manager Sales/Use Tax US will provide leadership in all areas of Sales & Use Tax and related projects in line with the company’s guidelines, values, and standards. Key Result Area’s/Goals: 1. Tax Research & Analysis. Review and approve taxability of products sold through the point of sale. Research new/potential tax laws to determine tax impact on business. Monitor state and local laws and implement changes. 2. Tax Compliance & Reporting. Supervise and review the preparation and filing of sales & use tax returns. Review and approve monthly GL account reconciliations. Any other duty or task as assigned by management. 3. Tax Support to business partners and projects. Ensure sales and use tax implication of corporate projects and initiatives are addressed and implemented. Regularly communicate status of projects to management. Provide analysis and legal research of various tax matters and issue guidelines. 4. Internal and External Audits. Manage state and local government audits and prepares responses to auditor. Reduce audit workpapers with ongoing audits and recommend ways to reduce future audit exposure . Manage and negotiate state and local audit assessments with state and local authorities. Perform internal audits on product taxability at the point of sale. Coordinate and review internal controls for SOX compliance. Requirements: Minimum of a 4-year accounting, finance, or business administration degree or the equivalent in work experience. Minimum of 5 years of sales and use tax experience. Preferred candidate will have knowledge of product taxability of items sold through the point of sale for grocery retailers. To apply click here. Date Posted: 1/5/2022 (IPT209)

Analyst Sales and Use Tax (Salisbury, North Carolina) - Ahold Delhaize is one of the world's largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-Commerce. Its family of great, local brands serves more than 50 million customers each week in Europe, the United States and Indonesia. Together, these brands employ more than 372,000 associates in more than 6,700 grocery and specialty stores. Our Global Support Office (GSO) is based in Zaandam in the Netherlands, but GSO associates also work in all the countries we serve. This team supports all our great local brands in finance, HR, IT, legal, communications, sustainable retailing and other key functions. The Tax Analyst Sales/Use Tax US will provide tax guidance and complete compliance activities for sales and use taxes.  Key Result Area’s/Goals: 1.Tax Research & Analysis. Maintain and setup taxability of products sold through the point of sale. Monitor state and local laws and update changes in business systems. 2. Tax Compliance & Reporting. Preparation and remittance of sales & use tax returns. Prepare monthly GL account reconciliations. Prepare annual budget. Any other duty or task as assigned by management. 3. Tax Support to business partners and projects. Ensure sales and use tax implication of corporate projects and initiatives are addressed and implemented. Regularly communicate status of projects to management. Provide analysis and legal research of various tax matters and issue guidelines. Internal and External Audits. Assist with State and Local tax audits. Assist with the reduction of audit workpapers with ongoing audits. Perform internal audits on product taxability at the point of sale. Requirements: Minimum of a 4-year accounting, finance, or business administration degree or the equivalent in work experience. Preferred candidate will have knowledge of product taxability of items sold through the point of sale for grocery retailers. To apply click here. Date Posted: 1/5/2022 (IPT208)

Indirect Tax Manager (Multiple Locations) - Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities.  Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.  We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar. At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service. CMS Energy’s Corporate Tax Team seeks an Indirect Tax Manager with 10 years of experience who wants to learn and grow with us in an ever-changing energy industry.  The ideal candidate has a base understanding of tax principles; including sales and use tax, property tax, excise tax, and tax research.  We expect the candidate to be hard-working, display initiative, communicate well with others and be a life-long learner. Our offices are open, and we are “Together Again”.  We offer a hybrid work environment.  On occasion, you will need to travel to attend off-site training sessions, meetings and between Company locations. Key Responsibilities: Responsible for timely and accurate filing and payment of indirect taxes including sales & use, property taxes, and excise taxes. Provide tax consulting to accounts payable, supply chain, buyers, and others related to sales & use matters. Identify and initiate tax research and planning projects for continuous improvement in indirect taxes. Lead sales & use and property tax related process improvement initiatives. Manage state and local audits of indirect taxes, working directly with auditors to provide required and requested data, and manage end to end audit process, with assistance from Tax Director. Manage sales tax refund and exemption certificate process, including obtaining, validating, and maintaining the certificates. Responsible for property tax compliance, including data gathering and analysis, return filings and tax payments. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related degree or equivalent experience. 10 + years tax experience in public accounting (Big 4 preferred) or corporate tax environment. 4 + years of progressive work-related experience in indirect tax compliance and research. Strong technical, organizational, analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills. Ability to champion and implement process improvements, including refinements to current processes and work-papers, as well as utilizing technology to improve and enhance workflow. Strong judgment and decision-making skills. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines. Proficient in Microsoft Office.   Preferred Qualifications: CPA or Master’s degree in Taxation; SAP experience. Functional technology capabilities (Alteryx and/or Power BI). Tax research and planning experience. To apply click here. Date Posted: 12/22/2021 (IPT206)

Sales Tax Compliance Manager (Charlotte, North Carolina) - As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.  Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar. The Sales Tax Compliance Manager is a highly visible position supporting all compliance functions of the Sales & Use Tax Team from registration, data analysis, return preparation, tax remittance, and account reconciliation. This is a key role, providing leadership opportunity and the ability to influence sales and use tax compliance strategy for all Compass entities.  This position actively partners with other functions on a regular basis, including Legal, Treasury, Field Operations and others. This role is located in Charlotte, NC and has lots of growth opportunity. Positions at this location require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location will be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered. Key Responsibilities: Manage the day to day aspects of the sales and use tax compliance function – including oversight of tax registrations, data processing & analysis, return preparation, review and approval of returns and account reconciliations while ensuring all deadlines are met for assigned entities. Monitor business and law changes for potential impacts on compliance. Resolve notices or other issues with governmental jurisdictions on a timely basis. Lead, motivate, and mentor team of compliance professionals, including remote professionals if required. Coordinate with external third party providers as required. Review and document compliance process and provide feedback to leadership and staff. Assist with identification and implementation of improvements through automation and process transformation. Assessment and integration of newly acquired entities and/or corporate restructurings. Contribute to the development and growth of the sales tax compliance function. Assist Controversy & Research in preparation and resolution of all audits. Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with direct & indirect reports, peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service. Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner. Qualifications: B.A./B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Business, or similar subject. 8+ years of progressive responsibility in a large corporation or public accounting firm with 3+ years managerial or supervisory experience. Sales and use tax compliance expert comfortable operating in a multi-state environment with numerous legal entities. Strong accounting and reconciliation skills and experience required. Operational experience with large scale ERP systems.  SAP preferred. CPA or CMI certification or candidate preferred. Experience with sales & use tax technology solutions – Vertex preferred. Ability to communicate effectively with the Sales Tax Team, senior leadership, external advisors, and other key stakeholders. Strong written, verbal, and listening communication skills. Self-motivated, proactive, positive individual, able to work well independently and in a team. Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. Send resume to Josh.Sigmon@compass-usa.com. Date Posted: 12/21/2021 (IPT206)

Tax Accounting Manager (Sparks, Nevada) - Sierra Nevada Corporation is seeking an indirect tax manager to lead the indirect tax function.  This job is focused on indirect compliance and audit defense and helps to ensure that SNC has adequate and adhered to tax policies and procedures that ensure compliance to state and municipal tax requirements. The position is in charge of tax compliance, policy, research, and strategic tax planning that minimizes the company's tax burden and risk in the areas of sales and use tax, property tax, and unclaimed property. The position also requires strong understanding of the audit process as the position will oversee indirect tax audits and defense as well. As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team. Job Responsibilities: Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the organization promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business results. Supports the implementation of company programs, procedures, methods and practices to promote key corporate messages. Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results. Ensures employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements. Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions. Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to employees in order to achieve department, company and customer results. Assists Vice President and Director in creating and implementing effective policy and operations for managing and complying with tax regulations for state and local municipal sales and use tax as well as property tax and unclaimed property compliance. Ensures effective business planning for the indirect tax units' annual operations, compliance, audit, and staffing requirements. Leads the indirect tax teams development, management, and operation of company policies and compliance processes to ensure team can function effectively in guiding managers through tax and payroll operations and policies. Leads company preparation for indirect tax audits from State and Local municipal authorities, as well as with the company's auditors and examiners with support and coordination with Vice President and Director. Assists in creating change in company indirect tax policies and procedures to better achieve economies, efficiencies, and better management of tax operations. Ensures all vendor interfaces with indirect tax are assessed and monitored for efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with contracts for operations and services affecting the indirect tax unit. Must-haves: Experience in managing indirect taxation and tax policy for companies multi-state operations. 3+ or more years of supervisory or management experience in indirect taxation. Project management experience including tax policy revision and implementation of new processes and procedures. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent. CPA Certification, CMI Certification, IPT Certification, or equivalent. Masters Degree in Taxation. Knowledge of business principles from multiple disciplines and ability to apply these principles in driving change/outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities. Builds capacity of individuals and teams through effective employee development, involvement, communication, and supervision efforts. Creates a strong mutually supportive work spirit and culture where people can do their best. Establishes trust and inspires others. Delivers on commitments and hold others to same. Champions the organization and advocate solutions in the overall company's best interest. Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions. Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers. Fosters change in company direction. Effectively plans and executes changes. To apply click here. Date Posted: 12/13/2021 (IPT205)

Senior Tax Accountant I, Transaction Tax Compliance (Chicago, Illinois) - U.S. Cellular. Responsible for focusing on the day to day management of the relationship with U.S. Cellular’s outsourced transaction tax compliance vendor. Also responsible for continually monitoring the financial control processes and ensuring that tax and accounting transactions are executed in accordance with tax laws and established standards of internal control. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manage the relationship with the third party transaction tax outsourcing vendor, including but not limited to the calculation of tax amounts, the submission of data, validation of the accuracy of the funds requested, the review of general ledger upload data and account reconciliations. Understand the sources of the tax return supporting documentation and reporting process including the flow of transaction taxes from the source documents, to the tax reports used for filing purposes, to the tax accrual accounts to ensure accuracy of information sent to third party out-sourcing vendor. Ensure required tax return copies are maintained in accordance with U.S. Cellular policy. Resolve a wide range of tax and accounting issues in innovative ways. Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications. Manage workload effectively and efficiently by prioritizing responsibilities. Provide business partners and management with variance analysis working with business partners to identify drivers behind variances. Provide functional advice or training to less-experienced associates. Review, research, and recommend improvements to analysis, reporting, and systems. Respond to financial inquiries of operational management providing requested information for management of the business. Coordinates tax and accounting matters with other departments and locations. Supports both internal and external audits by providing necessary support. Responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable SOX controls. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business. Three (3) or more years’ experience in tax, finance or accounting. Experience with transactional taxes. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with the ability to establish and maintain professional productive relationships. Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and planning skills and ability to meet highly detailed reporting requirements. Strong PC literacy skills in a Windows environment with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access and Word). Ability to balance assigned tasks, impromptu inquiries, and projects and efficiently utilize time. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in developing solutions to apply to their areas. Ability to work well independently and formulate recommendations for solutions. Continuous improvement mindset. Identify changing requirements and problems regarding management needs or other procedures; recognize and respond to. Ability to identify substantive issues and thoroughly and accurately research and analyze them. Ability to convey and/or consult on issues of a moderately complex nature in a clear, concise, and organized manner. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with SAP and Vertex. Prior telecommunications industry experience. Send resume to Christine.Dokey@uscellular.com. Date Posted: 12/9/2021 (IPT203)

Senior Tax Accountant II, Sales and Use (Chicago, Illinois) - U.S. Cellular. Responsible for ensuring the correct taxation of customer transactions by monitoring the billing system and providing technical tax guidance on new products and initiatives.  This role works on audit defense, identifies and implements process and technology improvements. Act as a representative of the Tax department at critical cross-functional project meetings impacting tax considerations, system functionality and decision making, while investigating issues that require originality, ingenuity, and in-depth analysis. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Act as a team lead; training and mentoring less experienced associates; provide functional advice or training to less-experienced associates. Act as a representative of the Tax team at critical cross-functional project meetings. Apply analytical skills and professional judgement while analyzing and reviewing complex transactions. Manage state, local and regulatory audits including planning, negotiating, organizing and presenting data to auditors. Research applicable sales, use and regulatory changes that impact the organization and prepare memos to document findings; communicate findings to internal business units as needed. Collaborate with internal business units by providing tax guidance on new products/services. Respond to customer tax questions on billing and exemption matters. Perform taxability review of specific types of purchases and provides guidance for the correct application of sales and use tax. Test the billing system to ensure the correct application of tax on customer transactions. Support external and internal audit requests. Help to ensure team’s compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements for assigned areas, ensuring that internal controls are designed appropriately and operating effectively. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business. Five (5) or more years of experience in transaction tax, accounting or finance. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with all levels of management and associates. Proven technical tax research and understanding of current tax issues. Strong PC literacy skills in a Windows environment with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access and Word). Demonstrated success to independently resolve and/or develop recommendations for unprecedented, complex issues and problems. Ability to anticipate problems and develop recommendations for management resolution. Ability to communicate issues of a complex nature in a clear, concise, and organized manner. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior state and local tax and/or public accounting experience. Experience with SAP and Vertex products. Prior experience in telecommunications/wireless industry. Send resume to Christine.Dokey@uscellular.com. Date Posted: 12/9/2021 (IPT202)
 
Sales & Use Tax Manager (Birmingham, Alabama) - Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country. When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time. What You’ll Do: Manage.  Guide, develop, and motivate one supervisor and two professional staff.  Oversee outside service provider and support sales and use tax filings, payments, and other compliance activity.  Oversee sales and use tax audits, understand relevant issues, and provide well thought out responses to obtain resolution. Evaluate.  Assess and improve current processes for compliance, reconciliations and accruals, and overall sales and use tax decisions in an effort to improve productivity, minimize risk, create value, and increase overall compliance efforts.  Acquire deep knowledge of sales tax system (Vertex) and the internal sales and purchasing systems where data originates. Communicate.  Provide well organized oral or written summaries of technical positions.  Facilitate and contribute to meetings with Company personnel and / or outside service providers.  Coach and develop sales and use tax team members. Research.  Monitor sales and use tax law changes and their application, favorable or unfavorable, to Vulcan’s business.  Research state and local sales and use tax matters, including evaluating such matters in the context of mergers & acquisitions.  Execute.  Prioritize project management and focus on driving value and continuous improvement.  Provide day-to-day technical guidance to division management. Skills You’ll Need: A bachelor’s degree (preferably in Accounting or Finance).  CPA is a plus. 10 – 15+ years of experience working in accounting, finance, or consulting environment with at least 10 of those years specific to sales tax.  Previous supervisory/team leader experience expected. Demonstrated ability to handle complex tax analyses and complex account analyses, perform advanced tax research, handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.  Proven written and verbal communication skills.  Willingness and confidence to question existing processes. Professional knowledge in a broad range of sales and use tax processes, concepts, and tools.  Strong multi-state knowledge of sales and use tax (preferably in mining and/or manufacturing). Highly proficient in computer applications, including Microsoft Excel and Word, email, and internet functions.  Oracle and Vertex experience a plus. Act with unyielding integrity and honesty in business transactions, promoting company policies and holding self and other employees accountable, keeping promises and commitments.  To apply click here. Date Posted: 12/6/2021 (IPT199)

Sales Tax Accountant (Birmingham, Alabama) - Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country. When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time. What You’ll Do: Review Tax Returns and Related Processes.  Review sales and use tax returns prepared by outside service provider.  Prepare account reconciliations and substantiate account balances and adjust as needed.  Maintain sales tax notice log and facilitate resolution. Assist with Sales Tax Purchases.  Be point of contact for purchasing related tax questions (collaborate with internal A/P and plant personnel, vendors/suppliers).  Provide purchasing-related sales tax exemptions.  Apply for direct pay permits where needed.  Review tax short pay invoices and contact vendors as needed.  Analyze & Maintain Data.  Review monthly transactions from taxing software to determine accrual adjustments.  Review mapping of purchasing tax codes. Research.  Maintain deep knowledge of taxing software engine and matrices, as well as the sales and purchasing systems where the data originates.  Assist sales tax team members with state and local sales & use tax research. Position reports to Sales Tax Supervisor.  Other duties as assigned. Skills You’ll Need: A bachelor’s degree with a business major (preferably Accounting or Finance) is preferred. At least three years of accounting or bookkeeping experience preferred. Ideal candidates will have industry-related sales tax experience. Experience working with Oracle and tax software (Vertex) is a plus. Skilled in computer applications, including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), word processing (Microsoft Word), email, and internet functions. Use of technology, including phone and laptop, is essential. Act with unyielding integrity and honesty in business transactions, promoting company policies and holding self and other employees accountable, keeping promises and commitments. To apply click here. Date Posted: 12/6/2021 (IPT200)

Manager Sales Tax (Irving, Texas) - We're here for the Makers! Come be a part of the team where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are here for all Team Members and all Makers to create, innovate and be better together. CT and CO only. To review pay ranges for the position you are applying for, please visit Michaels Pay Ranges – CO & CT only. Reporting to the VP of Tax, the Sales Tax Manager will manage a team of tax professionals (including 3 direct supervisors) in the overall achievement of the Tax Department’s goals. The position will be responsible for the areas of sales/use tax compliance, systems, and audit, tax exempt customers, unclaimed property and business licenses. The position may also be responsible in specific instances for tax planning, research, accounting, as well as special projects and cross-functional teams. Major Activities: Tax Planning, Accounting, Research and Compliance as needed to meet the goals of the Department. Management of our outsourced transaction tax compliance provider to ensure returns are accurately and timely filed. May serve as principal contact on one or more projects with governmental officials, outside counsel, and business partners. Lead special studies to determine tax implications of company operations. Responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely filing of tax returns, and for the accurate reconciliation of Sales and Use Tax accounts. Work with third party provider on business license compliance as well as any notices received. Assist as needed, with Audit Defense. Approving the Vertex sales tax rate change updates, UDA tax code changes and resolving store sales tax issues. Participation on cross-functional teams as a subject-matter expert. 10% Coaching and mentoring of associates in the department. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Technical expertise in tax appropriate for the years of experience in the one or more tax disciplines. Experience in managing and mentoring. Experience in tax compliance, audit, systems, research and accounting. CPA or CMI strongly preferred. 8-10 years of experience preferred.  To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/23/2021 (IPT197)

Sr. Tax Auditor (Remote and open across the U.S.) - APEX Analytix is the leading provider of trusted supplier data; supplier portal software; controls, audit and analytics software; and AP recovery audit services. We protect over $5 trillion in spend and prevent or recover over $3 billion in overpayments annually, and our client portals actively support over 3 million suppliers. Our software and audit services are built on our SmartVM® database of over 20 million supplier records with contacts, scored for accuracy and age, based on integration with over 650 external data sources and over 10 million communications with suppliers each year. APEX Archimedes™, an advanced cognitive technology and innovation system, supported by IBM Watson®, is integrated into APEX Analytix software and services to harness the power of the future through smarter recoveries, controls, analytics, working capital and supplier data. We serve over 250 Fortune 500/Forbes Global 2000 clients around the world and are fluent in languages covering 98 percent of global trade. Must possess knowledge of multi-state sales & use tax laws.  Must be able to determine proper taxability of transactions to develop tax refund claims and present recommendations to our clients.  Under the supervision of the Director, aids in completing engagements efficiently and timely.  Prior experience must include a working knowledge of ERP systems, third-party bolt-on sales tax software, tax audits, reviews and working with state auditors and vendors.  Must be able to work independently on assigned client engagements while maintaining professional relationships with clients, vendors, and taxing authorities.   Our goal is to provide our clients with exceptional services utilizing our audit skills, personalities, tax knowledge and proprietary software. Specific Responsibilities: Research client sales & use tax data to target potential opportunities. Determine the proper application of sales & use tax laws to specific transactions. Provide documentation to clients, vendors, and taxing authorities. Prepares refund claim packages and corrective action recommendations for timely submissions. Develops and maintains effective and productive relationships with clients, vendors, and taxing authorities. Documents and maintains audit progress reports and other administrative reports as required. Provides support for field operations related to sales & use tax issues and questions. Requirements: Working knowledge of multi- state sales & use tax laws, and audit procedures. Utilize tax research tools to determine the proper application of sales & use tax laws to specific transactions. Personality and knowledge to gain the confidence and respect of clients, vendors, and taxing authorities. Assist in the development of software applications to automate the identification and confirmation of opportunities and provide “out of the box” input to continuously improve our applications. Five to seven years of sales & use tax experience in a corporate tax department, public accounting, government agency or consulting organization. Proven ability to determine the proper application of multi-state sales & use tax laws to specific transactions. Previous experience recovering sales & use tax overpayments from various states and/or vendors. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration. CMI in Sales and Use Tax and CPA are preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/23/2021 (IPT196)

Staff and Senior Transaction Tax (Dallas, Texas & Katy, Texas) - We are seeking Transaction Tax Experienced Staff and Seniors for our Houston and Dallas practice who will join our team working with our clients to plan for and manage various sales and use tax issues. This is a consulting position, and your work with us will include assisting clients in a number of various capacities related to sales/use tax matters. Our client projects include tax overpayment reviews, tax liability/exposure analysis, voluntary disclosures, audit support/assistance, tax research and memorandums, developing tax matrices and training programs, tax process reviews, compliance support and tax reserve analysis/calculations. You will be supported by and work directly with the local Director/Manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients. You will have an opportunity to learn and grow significantly in this role. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity. We will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office. What you will do: Perform detail reviews of transaction data and supporting documentation to determine proper sales/use taxes due in order to quantify refund claims and/or reductions to audit assessments. Manipulate and analyze client data from various accounting and reporting systems. Research tax issues in multiple states and help develop tax planning strategies. Address complexities and tax technical issues that arise from client operations. Proactively monitor transaction tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure clients are aware of potential opportunities/costs. Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills. Contribute significantly to the development of a dynamic and growing consulting practice. What you need to succeed: Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with two or more years of experience in indirect tax, with consulting experience preferred. Experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required. CPA or CMI preferred. A fundamental understanding of state and local tax laws and regulations. Excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation; must be able to work effectively with minimal direct daily supervision. Ability to apply your technical expertise to varied client issues/needs and provide creative, insightful analysis. Ability to research tax issues using CCH/AnswerConnect or other tax research tools. Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects, activities and deadlines. Personal computer software proficiency, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Excel/Access and Powerpoint preferred Experience with indirect tax engines including Vertex, OneSource, Sovos, Avalara, and financial accounting systems such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Navision are a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively. Willing and able to develop client relationships and work effectively in a team environment. Ability to anticipate new situations and/or changing demands and respond proactively. Some travel out of town will be required, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences. Must be able and willing to consistently produce quality work in fast paced environment with daily requirement to meet set deadlines. Willing and able to occasionally work irregular hours and overtime as needed or required. The positions are based in Katy, TX and Dallas, Texas and require office time, some work-from-home and some travel to client locations. If interested or have any questions, please email your resume and/or contact Carolyn Shantz, CPA, CMI at (713) 516-4676 or cshantz@meritadvisor.com. Date Posted: 11/22/2021 (IPT196)

Tax Associate (Seattle, Washington & Durham, North Carolina) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce, and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at www.avalara.com. Primary job duties involve participation in the daily operations of this practice, including supporting the following tasks: Act as the primary liaison between the state taxing authorities and customers participating in state voluntary compliance programs. Analyze correspondence from state taxing authorities and update internal tools ensuring state assigned deadlines are met. Answer questions from state taxing authorities on voluntary compliance requests based on the information provided by the customer. Negotiate penalty reduction, limited look-back periods, and acceptance into state voluntary compliance programs. Quickly identify and communicate state mandated program changes to the team and ensure internal documentation reflects the changes in a clear and concise manner. Submit voluntary compliance forms to the state taxing authorities. Proactively identify and communicate process improvements and changes to continuously improve department metrics. Assign related tasks to designated team members. Perform regular reviews of voluntary compliance forms to ensure most current forms are being utilized by the team. Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and two or more years of professional experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Professional demeanor, team player and positive attitude, able to adapt to changing priorities. Demonstrated high standards of excellence in work product and professionalism. Strong attention to detail with precision. Considered a Plus: 1 - 3 years of sales tax consulting experience.  Regional or national public accounting experience within a state or local tax practice.  Demonstrated experience in working with the sales and use tax voluntary compliance process in 46 states is highly preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/22/2021 (IPT195)

Senior Indirect Tax Accountant (Irving, Texas) - If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone! This position is responsible for assisting the Indirect Tax Manager in carrying out compliance and audit functions for a US-based multi-national corporation. Responsibilities & Requirements: Consolidate and reconcile monthly state and local sales and use tax data for Flowserve US. Prepare consolidated sales and use tax data file to be presented to 3rd party consultants for monthly filings. Act as main point of contact for internal and external customers on all indirect tax matters. Manage state and local audits to include data analysis, reconciliation, and communicating with auditor and keep Manager updated. Maintain knowledge of sales and excise tax law and applicable changes. Lead tax minimization efforts through identification of overpayments, updating systems and filing refund claims. Prepare monthly tax reconciliation and journal entries. Maintain and update US sales tax registrations and file voluntary disclosures, if applicable. Address and work directly with taxing jurisdiction to clear tax notices and outstanding liabilities.   Research and communicate sales tax impact of large capital projects. Regularly communicate with Manager regarding projects and tasks. Lead the property tax compliance process through data consolidation, data request, conduct controller verifications and working directly with 3rd party consultants. Responsible for initiating and making timely property tax payment to include maintaining an updated property tax payment list, provide backup support to sites and providing feedback as needed. Update and maintain listing of FLS US locations. File Unclaimed Property Tax Refunds as needed. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum 5 + years of Indirect Tax experience. Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to gather, organize and analyze data. Ability to work with minimal daily supervision. Strong written and oral communication skills. Team player, detail oriented, and organized. Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly advanced Excel. Preferred Experience/Skills: Tax research skills including proficiency in CCH, RIA, and/or BNA research software. Experience with Sharepoint, SAP BPC, and SAP ERP. CPA or CMI is preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/18/2021 (IPT194)
 
Associate/Senior Associate, Sales and Use Tax (Atlanta, Georgia & Houston, Texas) - Alvarez & Marsal Taxand is seeking an Associate or Senior Associate to join our Sales and Use Tax practice. What will you be doing: Assist, prepare, and maintain sales and use tax documentation for audits. Perform multi-state state and local sales and use tax research. Prepare detailed Sales & Use tax technical research memorandums for internal sources and clients. Analyze Accounts Payable systems and miscellaneous entries to determine the taxability of specific transactions. Draft pertinent technical letters to appropriate state officials on tax interpretation. Work with ERP systems such as SAP and Oracle and automated sales tax determination packages (Vertex, OneSource, Avalara, etc.) to ensure proper taxation of sales and purchases. Provide sales and use tax training of external and internal customers in the form of memos, classes etc. Perform any tasks necessary to ensure we assist our clients in accomplishing their goals (i.e.,  increased compliance to tax laws, reduction of audit risk, etc.). Develop recommendations based on audit results to minimize exposure. Work on research projects to update clients’ sales and use tax matrices. Build relationships with client personnel. Participate in the development of staff through mentoring and supervision of projects. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required. 2+ years of Sales and Use Tax experience is required. Experience with various research software RIA, CCH and other software (Vertex and OneSource is a plus). Must have a positive proactive can-do attitude with strong analytical, organizational, technical and technological skills and a commitment to being a team player. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required; knowledge of Vertex and OneSource software is a plus. To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/18/2021 (IPT193)

Sales & Excise Tax Manager (Overland Park, Kansas) - Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America. The primary responsibility is to manage sales and use and taxes for the company. This position manages compliance, business system tax attributes, audits, exemptions, and other miscellaneous taxes. This position requires the use of independent thinking in performing responsibilities and requires strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks.  This position is exposed to confidential information requiring the use of appropriate judgement. Works from general policies and departmental objectives.  This position reports to the Director of Taxation and is supported by a tax assistant, that also supports other areas. Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Timely and accurate filing of sales and use tax returns, including oversight of business systems tax outputs and reporting; Business systems sales and use tax attribute maintenance;  Tax-related end-of-month financial journal entries; Sales tax exemption certificates; Sales and use tax audits; Internal sales and use tax audits; Expenditure taxability analysis and related communication; Miscellaneous gross receipts, production, and severance tax returns: Unclaimed property compliance. Performs special projects as needed. Required Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of accounting and comprehensive knowledge of corporate sales/use taxes affecting company operations.  Skills needed include organization, decision making, problem solving, and written and oral communication skills. B.S. degree in accounting or finance. Five years progressive private, state, or public accounting experience with significant exposure to sales and use taxes. To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/17/2021 (IPT192)

Tax Director (Chesapeake, Virginia) - Dollar Tree. Direct and supervise sales/use tax and unclaimed property planning, compliance and audit functions.  Lead process improvement to ensure the collection, remittance and accounting for sales/use tax is accurate and efficient. ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop sales/use tax planning ideas and drive implementation.  Lead the determination of taxability of sku’s so amounts charged at the register are accurate and in accordance with individual state and local laws, and minimize audit assessments.  Drive changes/improvements as discovered or developed to minimize risk and improve sales/use tax compliance. Recommend cost effective ways to improve the sales/use tax and unclaimed property processes.  Constantly seek ways to improve these processes. Ensure sales/use tax implications of major corporate projects and initiatives are addressed and implemented.  Regularly communicate status of projects to management. Lead sales/use tax compliance, including returns, payments and account reconciliations.  Ensure sales/use tax is effectively and accurately collected, remitted and accounted.  Ensure unclaimed property compliance is accurately and timely filed and reconciled. Lead the research of the unclaimed property items to minimize the amounts needed to be escheated to states.  Lead sales/use tax and unclaimed property audits.  Discuss and negotiate audit issues with state auditors to minimize assessments.  Must be able to manage multiple audits simultaneously.  Initiate recommendations to improve documentation and other means to make audits more streamline and efficient.  Lead, motivate, & professionally develop tax department staff Assist in communicating the company’s sales/use tax posture to top management. Maintain internal controls documentation as required under Sarbanes Oxley. Identify issues and opportunities for the company.  Then develop plans and implement strategies to add value to the company. Requirements: Minimum 10 yrs. Operating Tax. Prior experience managing and leading teams. Bachelor’s Degree (BA, BS, or BFA). Preferred Specialized Experience, Education, and Training: Tax Compliance Software. Master’s in Accounting or Taxation. Big 4. ASC 450. Certificates, Licenses or Registration: CPA, CMI, or JD Required. Communication Skills: Interpersonal, Verbal and Written. To apply click hereDate Posted: 11/14/2021 (IPT189)

Tax Manager (Dallas, Texas and remote allowed) - Tax Specialty: State tax, including but not limited to property tax and sales tax. CMI is preferred but not required. At Greyhound, our iconic buses travel the length and breadth of the United States to provide regularly scheduled passenger services. Always putting our customers first, we also provide a number of other services, including express package deliveries and charter services. A people powered business, we’re passionate about recruiting, developing and training world-class talent. And to keep us way out ahead as the industry leader, we also provide a challenging and rewarding environment that encourages creativity, inspires growth and enables everyone to achieve their full potential. So, join our winning team and begin an exciting new journey. The Tax Manager will manage and support various operational tax functions, including sales, property, fuel, unclaimed property, and business licenses. Key Duties: Review monthly sales/use tax calculations and prepare sales/use tax data for third party compliance provider. Coordinate collection of mileage and fuel purchasing data for purposes of filing US and Canadian fuel tax refund claims each month/quarter. This includes reviewing internal reports for accuracy. Review fixed asset data for property tax reporting purposes (Texas emphasis). Provide support with respect to sales tax audit requests (US and CN), in addition to addressing proposed assessments from taxing authorities. Research applicable to various operational tax matters (sales, property, fuel). Primary liaison for purposes of collecting necessary tax data from Dallas-based sources/teams for unclaimed property reports and business license taxes and provide data to third party compliance providers. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting/business. 5+ years’ experience in operational taxes (sales, property, fuel). Public accounting experience and/or transportation-related experience is a plus. Experience in researching tax statutes, regulations, etc. Experience in working with state and local tax audits. Skills: Attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills. Strong in area of IT/technology and ability to assist with automation/efficiency projects. Proficiency in Excel and handling large data sets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Email resume to Rachel.Moore@greyhound.comDate Posted: 11/14/2021 (IPT186)

Tax Accountant (Richardson, Texas) - Job Summary & General Duties: Reconcile Sales and Use Tax payments made by Avalara and record transactions in Oracle. Maintains historical records by scanning and filing documents timely. Maintain tax calendar and compliance records for each state and jurisdiction. Maintain taxability for each product in Avalara system and A2K. Manage and maintain sales tax exemption certificates in Avalara and A2K. Manages responding to tax notices, dispute resolution, and handle correspondence with taxing authorities on sales and use tax related matters. Assist with audits related to sale and use taxes. Assists with business partners on any research related to new tax law and/or taxability studies. Assists with business license registrations and renewals. Maintains product taxability matrix. Maintains Sales and Use tax procedural manual. Performs internal audits on Sales tax returns to ensure work papers, deductions and exemptions are properly captured. Maintain Sales tax radar log: when issues are found, how resolved, when it was resolved. Accomplishes Accounting and AdvoCare mission by thoroughly understanding and following policies and procedures. Special projects as assigned. Attributes: Professional mannerism, pleasant demeanor and express self verbally. Courteous, out-going and customer service oriented. Patient and teaching spirit. Flexible, adaptable to change and working in multiple areas. Attention to detail. Ability to work well in a team environment. Ability to work responsibly and independently. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment. Able to meet deadlines. Knowledge and Skills Preferred: Bachelor degree in Accounting or related field. 2-5 years of relevant tax experience in a corporate or public accounting environment. Avalara experience is a plus. Knowledge of sales tax principles. Proficient in MS Office Suite. Advanced skills in Excel. Strong analytical skills. Strong communication skills. Organized self-starter, able to set priorities. Ability to research and reconcile historical tax filings. Oracle knowledge and application skills is a plus. To apply click here. Date Posted: 11/5/2021 (IPT186)

Indirect Tax Data Manager (Mooresville, North Carolina) - Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the 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. The primary purpose of this role is to administer the sales and use tax environment for Lowe’s. This position requires the individual to ensure accurate taxation of all sales activity and to ensure an accurate audit trail from stores/ dotcom through downstream systems. This role is expected to perform complex calculations, have knowledge of exemption certificates, tax free holidays and experience in tax law research. Ability to interact/communicate with various Lowe’s departments on special projects. Key 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. Strong knowledge in a querying language like SQL or experience using Alteryx and working with big data. Assist in the automation of the item taxability assignment process. Works with the item assignment team, in place. Responsible performing tax research, as required. Recommend ways to automate the exemption certificate process to ensure the company collects and remits accurate taxes. Coordinates all tax-free holiday activities between the Tax Department and Operations to ensure Lowe’s complies with state requirements. Assists store, corporate personnel and allied businesses with sales/excise tax questions and responds accordingly. Work with internal and external auditors to produce documentation supporting the SOX process. Updates sales tax procedures and tax information on internal communication systems for U.S. and Canada locations. Works with other departments, including but not limited to Operations, Accounting, Legal to retrieve data and ask/answer questions. Directs the payment of taxes, fees and licenses; overseeing the setup through Lowe's portals, input of jurisdictions, delivery and addressing of non-electronic and electronic payments, etc. and providing approval when needed. Participates in account reconciliation, consolidates and reviews work papers to assess alignment with final reports for management. Researches changes in the federal, state, and local laws and analyzes the impacts on costs and tax payments; conducts expense adjustments subsequently. Identifies sales tax variances and works with Lowe’s IT on system corrections. Work with offshore Tax team in Bangalore, India on Avalara exemption process. Work and promotes ethical standards of the company. Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. Experience in retail indirect tax and accounting (corporate or public). Strong communication and critical thinking skills. Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Accounting, Tax, CPA, CMI, or MBA. To apply click here. Date Posted: 10/25/2021 (IPT180)

Manager, Indirect Tax (Irvine, California) - Pacific Dental Services. The primary purpose and function of the Indirect Tax Manager is to manage the research and special projects for the Indirect Tax function. Essential Functions: Performs complex tax research & reviews tax research performed by staff. Analyzes complex data & information in order to reach conclusions on Indirect Tax issues. Assists with review, analysis, research and resolution of Indirect Tax issues. Develops a solid working knowledge of the business in order to defend tax positions. Manages the ASC 450 research, analysis, and written memoranda/disclosures. Manages tax expense cash flow calculations & forecasts. Manages tax refund projects. Utilizes technology for process automation. Mentors, supports, and assists in the development and training of Indirect Tax staff. Other duties may be assigned. Education, Certifications, and/or Licenses and Experience (Minimum Requirements): Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting preferred) JD a plus. CMI preferred in Sales & Use Tax, property tax a plus. 5–10 years of relevant Indirect Tax experience. “Big 4” CPA firm experience a plus. Solid background in Sales & Use and Property Tax. Experienced user of Oracle Cloud. Advanced user of Excel. To apply click here. Date Posted: 10/18/2021 (IPT174)