Analyst, Sales And Use Tax

Textron Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 2 months ago


This position is responsible for supporting many aspects of the Sales and Use Tax function. This position encompasses assisting with and supporting state/local sales and use tax audits, processing and maintaining customer/vendor resale and exemption certificates, researching and resolving customer and vendor tax issues, performing taxability research and other duties as assigned for multiple Textron legal entities.


  • Responsible for various assignments which may involve sales and use tax compliance, audits, and projects

  • Assume responsibility as the point of contact for sales and use tax related questions related to tax credits and exemption documentation

  • Provide W-9's and exemption documentation to vendors

  • Review and validate customer exemption certificates, communicate with customers to obtain valid exemption documentation, and setup customer exemption certificates in appropriate taxing software systems

  • Perform research to validate taxability of high value items

  • Work with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable to support inquiries related to sales and use taxes

  • Analyze purchase transactions using SAP, PO and vendor invoice documentation, including contacting the buyer and/or vendor as necessary and researching relevant laws for the correct application of tax

  • Process tax credit requests for taxes billed in error to customers

  • Understand and maintain tax systems, leverage automation, integration, and process streamlining

  • Perform nexus research to ensure that business units are properly registered to collect/remit where legally required as needed

  • Assist with monthly sales and use tax compliance as needed

  • Assist with sales and use tax audits as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in sales and use tax in a multi-state corporate or public accounting environment

  • Experience working with an exemption software program a plus


  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate tax analysis, issues, and resolution recommendations to stakeholders

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word Visio a plus

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP and Lawson a plus)

  • Working knowledge of sales tax compliance software (Taxware and Vertex a plus)

  • Work and process data with high attention to detail while maintaining competing priorities

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to clearly write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals

  • Ability to effectively present information to, and respond to questions from, co-workers, management and customers

  • Ability to collaborate with others as an active participant to solve issues and accomplish goals timely

  • Protect and maintain the privacy of employee personnel records including, but not limited to, personal and compensation information about employees

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