Staff Accountant – Sales and Use Tax

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Job Summary:
The Staff Accountant/Tax will work on various tax reporting, compliance and planning projects as directed by the
Accounting Manager/Tax along with maintaining some monthly accounting duties.

Job Expectations:
  • Assist in researching and gathering information for federal state and local tax returns prepared by our external tax preparers to ensure timely filings.
  • Prepare real and personal property tax returns, monthly sales tax returns ensuring accuracy and timely filings.
  • Assist with the fixed asset system to ensure additions, disposals, impairments are accurately recorded and depreciated for book and tax.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of various tax accounts on the general ledger, ensuring accuracy and timely reporting.
  • Prepare business licenses, and Secretary of State filing’s, ensuring accuracy and timely filings.
  • Assist with preparing, providing, and maintaining resale certificates for companies vendors.
  • Assist with the preparation of the quarterly income tax provision, including quarterly tax estimates and year end extension estimates to ensure timely filings.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the tax calendar, tax notice log, and carryover schedules.
  • Assist with the accurate and timely filings of governmental surveys.
  • Remain current and up-to-date on existing and upcoming tax laws.
  • Identify areas of tax savings under the guidance of management.
  • Support budget and forecasting activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organizational skills
                                                   
Equipment Knowledge:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Experience Requirements:
Generally requires a minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of relevant income tax and/or sales tax and accounting
experience.  New graduates with internship experience and strong academic performance will be considered.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred, or combination of education or equivalent work
experience.

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