The Sales & Use Tax Accountant will work with the operational accounting group and report directly to the Director, Cash & Credit Management. The objective of this position is to perform all the duties associated with ensuring the company is properly recording sales & use tax for applicable purchases, responsible for the reporting associated with sales & use taxes, and assisting with the coordination of sales & use tax audits.
Preparation and filing of multi-state and local jurisdictions sales & use tax returns
Develop procedures and recommendations to improve the tax return preparation process
Identify and prepare documentation for tax overpayment
Assisting with requests from vendors and/or other Departments of the Company regarding sales & use tax exemptions and tax exemption certificates
Assist with sales & use tax audits
Respond to tax authority notices received regarding sales & use tax return filings
Conduct tax research as required and maintain sales & use tax matrices
General ledger accrual account analysis and annual budgeting for sales & use taxes
Multi-state sales & use tax experience a plus
Strong excel, word processing, general computer and accounting skills
Strong communication, organizational, analytical, and technical skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks under restricted time requirements
Tax research skills a plus
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc.