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Senior Tax Accountant -Indirect Taxes

80,000 – 95,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Senior Tax Accountant - Indirect Taxes

Our client is a fast growing convenience retailer that has multiple brands. The US operations includes the majority of states in the United States. The tax team is currently recruiting for Senior Tax Accountant/ Indirect Taxes
This position will be responsible for both state and local indirect taxes. Relevant taxes include sales, use, meals, petroleum, tobacco, property, real estate and other miscellaneous tax filings. The selected candidate will also be involved in the monthly close process and prepare account reconciliations for various state and local indirect taxes and real estate / personal property taxes. Ideally this role will also be involved in special projects (i.e. audits, research, etc.), and provide assistance to other tax staff. This position reports to a Tax Manager

This is a hybrid role with 3 days in office and 2 days remote. The workload is manageable and the Company fosters expectations supportive of work life balance.

Responsibilities include;

Work independently to resolve tax issues and disputes with state agencies.

Assist as requested on indirect tax audits, or other projects as directed.

Work with other finance and operating groups to improve processes.

Timely review of all assigned general ledger accounts, prepare detailed reconciliations and variance analysis.

Prepare and review state and local indirect sales and excise tax returns utilizing various internal and external systems.

Responsible for the processing and purchase of cigarette stamp orders as instructed by warehouse.

Accumulate and analyze large transaction based data sets required to prepare returns, account reconciliations and analyze results.

Improve and streamline existing processes surrounding critical processes.

Work with 3rd party providers and internal resources to code and process tax payments.

Technical tax resource for various indirect tax areas.



Bachelors Degree in Accounting; Finance or Business; Any relevant certifications such as a CPA is a plus

Three (3) years in a multi-state corporate environment or relevant experience in public accounting/ tax consulting practice

Excellent interpersonal skills- role interacts with Corporate Accounting; Finance/Accounting; Warehouse and Cash Management;ITsystem group; State Revenue Agencies; Avalara-SUT software and Marketing

Proficient in Excel and experience with tax research and compliance software is required

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This role is best suited for an individual living in the metro west suburbs who relishes a manageable role. The Company looks to staff groups so that the usual work week is 40 hours.

Indirect taxes is a specialty area that combines technical skills; negotiation capabilities and an ability to work with many different people.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 80000

Salary Max : 95000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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