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Sales & Use Tax Accounting Lead

COMPANY Paramus, NJ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

OVERVIEW:

The Sales & Use Accounting Lead will serve as the primary point of contact for sales & use tax control and oversee the preparation of all states monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns.  This position will report to the CFO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Preparation of all states monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns.

• Research all sales/use tax laws with various states to assure that the company is collecting and remitting the appropriate tax for all products sold and services provided to our customers.

• Identify areas of improvement for current sales and use tax processes.

• Introduce recommendations; plan for strengthening overall infrastructure and capabilities both short-term and long-term.

• Work with internal customer support teams to educate and reduce risk for sales and use tax audits.

• Manage sales and use tax audits

• Work with internal teams to ensure improvements are implemented in a timely and accurate manner.

• Manage the process for reviewing and approving all customer tax exempt certificates before applying to account.

• Oversee the maintenance of the customer tax exempt filing system.

• Run and research month end reports for all states for Accounting to prepare and files sales tax returns.

• Reconcile sales and use tax liability with general ledger accounts monthly.

• Ensure that the company has paid or accrued all tax on purchases made from our vendors.

• Conduct system testing and coordinate the setting up of taxability of any new products or services in database.

• Research and respond to customer questions on sales tax billed on invoices or exempt laws.

• Work with IT for software problems and/or testing of sales tax (incl. checking log files to ensure that all systems are connected).

• Review audit reports for both customer and purchasing taxability on master record and material master records.

• Correct any master records that were set up or modified incorrectly.

• Communicate with all areas of the company regarding sales tax issues or compliance.

EXPERIENCE:

• Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting

• Minimum of 5+ years of experience with multi-state Sales & Use Tax returns

• CPA or MBA preferred but not required

• Ability to work well independently

• Advanced Excel skills inclusive of Pivot Tables & V-lookups

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USA
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