About the job Sales and USE Tax Finance Specialist
Under general supervision of the Corporate Controller and applying continuous improvement tools and concepts, work closely with Sales & Use Tax Specialist III in a variety of sales & use tax related functions, including reconciliations, analysis and preparation of various reports.,.
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sales & use tax returns in an accurate and timely fashion as required by each taxing jurisdiction.
Assist with gathering information for sales & use tax audits. Ensure proper sales and use tax compliance with any taxing jurisdiction, and/or its subsidiaries, may operate in.
Interact with associates and sales partners as required to explain requirements on routine matters, escalate issues to Sales & Use Tax Specialist Lead, acquire additional information and/or other tax related areas.
Respond to notifications from various taxing authorities to resolve reporting and/or payment challenges as they arise, consult with Sales & Use Tax Specialist Lead on complex request.
Maintain files of resale/tax exempt certificates. Review resale/tax exempt certificates as submitted by customers for validity and acceptability and update customer database as required. Request, and/or coordinate receipt of, updated customer tax certificates as needed.
Assist with company use tax compliance audits to ensure appropriate compliance within varying jurisdictions. Areas of audit may include, but not be limited to, samples, office supplies, maintenance, repair and other expenses, etc.
Assist with preparation of reports on monthly activities, entries and year-end audit schedules as it relates to sales & use tax for management.
Assist with the assembly and presentation of requested data and information from Geiger management. Maintain a variety of computer records, reports and analyses. Collect and update information as necessary, disseminate information and issue appropriate reports to internal and division office personnel as required.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Associate degree in finance or accounting field or equivalent related professional experience required. High level of competency with Microsoft Office required. Understanding of general sales and use tax compliance issues.
Minimum of 1-2 years of sales and use tax experience or other related financial responsibilities. Experience utilizing computerized tax software.