Indirect Tax Manager

  • Location
    Glendale Heights, Illinois
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    Up to USD140000 per annum
  • Expiry Date


  • Responsible for the tax process for the sales and use tax function including VAT (Canada) from registration though filing of monthly, quarterly and annual returns.
  • Maintenance of tax rules for Avalara filing software ensuring the company is properly assessing and collecting sales and use taxes from our customers. Will be supported by our tax accounting firm.
  • Acting liaison with our Information Technology team to ensure data is properly feeding from our proprietary software to Avalara and invoices are being properly taxed.
  • Oversight of resale and exemption certificates process.
  • Responsible for oversite and assistance with certain month end closing activities, including journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis as assigned.
  • Manage the annual audit processes as related to tax matters, providing our auditors with reconciliations and financial information.
  • Manage any sales and use tax local or state audit or any customer tax audits.
  • Draft and send timely responses to notices from state taxing authorities.
  • Acting liaison with our tax accounting firm for income, franchise and other tax matters including securing R&D tax credits and other related incentives to lower taxable income
  • Collaborate with HR and licensing personnel inside the company to ensure company is properly registered with states and counties we do business in
  • Assisting in the integration of acquisitions on related tax matters
  • Create and maintain documentation for continuous improvement of internal control processes.
  • Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the company in achieving its goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work with others and to communicate tax technical concepts to a non-tax audience when necessary.
  • This position has one direct report.

Experience and education

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Master’s degree in taxation
  • 8 to 10+ years of experience with local/multi-state sales and use tax filings
  • CPA a plus
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and prior management experience
  • Proven analytical skills coupled with intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly organized and process driven
  • Excels in a fast-paced environment
  • Good problem-solver with attention to detail
  • Dependable professional with a strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Experience with Avalara or other Sales and Use tax software
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel

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