Sales Use Tax Accountant

Deloitte Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary

Indirect Tax Accountant

Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.

This role is part of the U.S. Firms' Taxes indirect tax compliance team. This position is involved in all stages of tax return preparation of Deloitte's various indirect tax filings including sales/use, local business licenses, personal property tax, & US Withholding on Foreign Persons US source Income returns. The U.S. Firms' Tax team's indirect tax compliance team is a small, high performance team based in Nashville.

Work You'll Do

  • Gather and analyze monthly accounting and financial information pertaining to indirect tax.

  • Review transactional data for accuracy and process any necessary adjusting journal entries related to indirect tax accruals

  • Assist with the oversight involved to timely file and pay monthly, quarterly, and annual indirect tax returns for assigned jurisdictions.

  • Prepare check requests for returns and/or initiate EFT payments and corresponding journal entries on a timely basis

  • Maintain tax calendar

  • Assist with managing the exemption certificate process

  • Research taxability of non-routine purchases.

  • Respond to correspondence with taxing authorities for assigned jurisdictions

  • Assist Manager with applying necessary changes to OneSource tax engine

  • Assist Manager with required testing of OneSource tax engine related to ongoing system projects

  • Assist Manager with inquiries from internal customers regarding indirect tax issues.

  • Prepare various analytical analysis to identify issues and propose corrective actions.

  • Assist with gathering requested documentation from SAP and other financial systems for indirect tax audits.

  • Maintain Deloitte U.S. Firms' Taxes indirect tax files (i.e. documenting returns filed, mailing dates with certified receipts and all necessary supporting documentation)

  • Perform periodic tax jurisdiction account and general ledger account reconciliations.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage assignments based on their due dates

  • Maintain technical skills pertinent to the position

  • Other projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance or related fields, Master's degree in accounting preferred

  • 3+ years of accounting experience preferred

  • 3+ years of General Ledger experience, Multi-State Indirect Tax experience preferred

  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office, with strength in Excel; advanced Excel skills preferred

  • Experience with IRS Section 1441 Withholding, sales, use, and value added taxes, etc., preferred

  • Experience with SAP or other financial systems

  • Experience with OneSource, or similar tax software, preferred

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship now, or at any time in the near future.

  • Travel up to 20% (While 20% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and delivery model. We would not anticipate that the individual hired into this role would land at or near the top end of the range, but such a decision will be dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the range is $48,000 to $89,000.




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At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Deloitte will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. See notices of various ban-the-box laws where available.

Requisition code: 95981

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Sales Use Tax Accountant