Tax Accountant



Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

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Intro and job overview:

The primary responsibilities of the Tax Accountant are to ensure transactional tax returns/payments are filed/remitted in a timely and accurate manner, review invoices for the determination of accurate transactional tax, assist in preparation of global income tax provision and returns, receive and index tax-related mail received, research tax notices and work with supervisor for resolution, and assist with other tax department responsibilities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Global transactional tax (Sales Tax, GST, VAT):

  • Prepare data to send to service provider for US sales and use tax return compliance
  • Prepare and file international transactional tax returns
  • Review sales and purchase invoices to confirm applicable tax
  • Review purchase invoices to determine applicable use tax
  • Reconcile transactional tax GL accounts
  • Provide support to internal and external sales tax inquiries

Global income tax:

  • Assist with preparation of global tax provisions
  • Gather required information for global income tax return preparation, including credits and incentives
  • Review tax return calculations prepared by external advisors
  • Prepare provision-to-return analysis
  • Prepare quarterly estimated tax payment and extension payment calculations

Other items:

  • Work with team to ensure proper cash forecasting for tax payments and refunds
  • Update and maintain tax calendars by legal entity
  • Ensure global tax returns and payments are processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Resolves notices and assessments from tax authorities
  • Assist in tax planning and research
  • Performs ad-hoc projects and process improvement initiatives as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Motivated to grow and learn tax technical knowledge
  • Enjoys collaborating with the tax team and across the company.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Handles and safeguards confidential information and sensitive information
  • Ability to execute instructions and to request clarification when needed
  • Degree in Accounting or Taxation
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite