Sales and Use Tax Specialist
- Preparation and filing of US sales and use tax returns, Canadian GST returns, NJ Spill Tax returns, and other ad-hoc transaction tax returns.
- Analyzing and reconciling US and Canadian transaction tax accounts.
- Assisting in reverse use tax review and audits in various states.
- Maintaining customer exemption certificates in Vertex O-Series.
- Managing state-driven tax matrices in Vertex O-Series.
- Responding to taxability questions from plant personnel, customer service, and purchasing as needed.
- Conducting tax research and formulating independent opinions to provide tax determinations, issue vendor exemption certificates, prepare quarterly legislative updates, and defend audit positions.
- Managing and/or assisting with sales and use tax audits in various state and local jurisdictions.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
- 3+ years of experience in sales and use tax compliance in a multi-state environment.
- Strong research and analytical skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access.
- Experience with SAP, Vertex O-Series, and Vertex Returns preferred.
- Performance objectives:
- Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and shift priorities while ensuring deadlines are met.
- Ability to identify, understand, and communicate issues, including developing process solutions.
- Added value for the candidate:
- Potential opportunity to independently manage the sales and use tax function.
The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.