Senior Tax Accountant - Indirect Taxes

Willscot Corporation Baltimore , MD 21203

Posted 2 months ago

Williams Scotsman, Inc., headquartered in historic Fell's Point, Baltimore, MD, is a leading provider of space solutions for the construction, education, energy, industrial, commercial/retail, healthcare, and government markets. We serve approximately 50,000 customers with space solution needs each day, through a network of 100+ branch locations throughout North America.

Our legacy is rooted in product innovation and a reputation for exceptional customer service, effective management of business operations, and the ability to attract and retain the industry's most talented staff and management team. Furthermore, our values of Collaboration, Excellence, Empowerment and innovation continue to guide us towards not only achieving our true potential, but also creating a work environment which is inclusive and allows every person to thrive here at WS!

PURPOSE

Supports all areas in the Indirect Tax function at Williams Scotsman, Inc., including but not limited to Sales & Use Tax, Personal Property Tax, Real Property Tax, and Business License reporting.

Reporting structure

Reports To: Indirect Tax Manager

Main responsibilities

  • Prepares/coordinates preparation of state and local indirect tax returns (US & Canada).

  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations of assigned accounts.

  • Resolves tax issues with state and local taxing authorities.

  • Assists in the management of state and local tax audits.

  • Identifies opportunities for deployment of technology in automating all appropriate aspects of the tax function.

  • Performs tax research projects under the direction of Tax Manager.

  • Resolves issues in Tax Help Inbox that originate primarily from collections and branches.

  • Maintains and expands level of professional competence through monitoring technical developments and participation in professional seminars.

  • Prepares business license applicable and renewals.

Job experience & skills requirements

  • Knowledge of indirect tax laws and regulations.

  • Knowledge of indirect tax compliance requirements.

  • Knowledge of business license reporting

Qualifications

Job Specifications:

  • Knowledge of indirect tax laws and regulations.

  • Knowledge of indirect tax compliance requirements.

  • Knowledge of business license reporting

Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, coordinate complex projects, and develop and implement solutions to tax related business issues.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other related Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, etc.)

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a business discipline such as Accounting, and at least four (4) years of related work experience in Indirect Tax matters, or the equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience.

  • Experience with Vertex, Oracle and/or OMB (billing system) or comparable software a plus.

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Senior Tax Accountant - Indirect Taxes

Willscot Corporation