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Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016 12:17 AM


Indirect Tax Accountant
Job Number:1634
The Woodlands,Texas


As a Tax Accountant/Specialist, you will be working with sales tax, property tax, and business licensing. It includes indirect tax return preparation and filing, property tax rendition preparation and filing, tax research, and jurisdiction registrations. The requisite skills include problem solving, indirect tax technical knowledge (property tax and sales tax), functional indirect tax system knowledge, and teamwork (working with stores, credit department, sales representatives, and customers). Also, effective organization and communication are needed due to the timeliness of requests from branches, credit, and customers.

Respond to branch and customer inquiries for sales tax, property tax, and business licensing. Examples of inquiries include the following:
Exemption certificates
Tax Credit requests
Taxability questions
Maintain sales tax exemption certificates
Review exemption certificates received from the field
Update the system for customer exemptions to correctly tax invoices
Maintain sales tax and business licenses for corporate and branch locations
Assist with indirect tax return preparation and filing for Canada, United States, and Puerto Rico
Provide support for the following indirect tax areas as needed:
State and local jurisdiction audits
Property tax rendition preparation and assessed value protests
Tax Systems Support
Create, maintain and update taxes rules within the tax engine
Create, maintain, and update exemption certificates within the tax engine
Troubleshoot basic taxability issues
Validate transaction tests during software updates
Taxability Research
Document tax positions
Maintain taxability matrices
Plan and implement indirect tax planning opportunities

BA/BS in Accounting, Tax or commensurate years of relevant work experience
Ability to meet deadlines and thrive in a goal-driven environment where accountability is key
Ability to understand and apply key accounting and indirect tax concepts
Have attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and problem solving skills
Experience recognizing and reconciling discrepancies in written information and recorded data
Ability to meet multiple deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
Effectively communicate with management and team members
Must excel at multi-tasking a variety of projects, priorities, and responsibilities with limited supervision
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook required
Experience with the following software is a plus:
Vertex L Series
Vertex Returns

Contact Person: Shandell Gallardo
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