Senior Tax Accountant
The Sr. Tax Accountant will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of sales and use tax and excise tax compliance obligations and other duties as assigned.
General Duties and Responsibilities
Timely and accurately, prepare sales and use tax returns and excise tax return, including payments and filings.
Analyze vendor invoices, prepare use tax journal entries, and reconcile sales and use accounts.
Maintain technical knowledge of indirect tax through internal and external resources.
Perform assigned projects as needed, including maintaining multi-state/multi-subsidiary business registrations, satisfying sales and use tax audit requests.
Mitigate audit penalties through strict adherence to state tax regulations and maintain thorough records and documentation, including customer tax certificates.
Complete corporate tax returns.
Assure compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws and regulations.
Conduct research and planning according to applicable tax laws and regulations.
Minimize tax liability through sound and informed application of laws and regulations.
Regular attendance at the worksite is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong analytical and reasoning skills including ability to research tax issues.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required.
Strong technological skills including proficiency in tax research software, AX or other general ledger systems, and sales and use tax compliance software.
Ability to transfer learning, knowledge, and skills to team members.
Self-motivated with ability to work both independently and within teams in order to establish and meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact and clearly communicate with taxing authorities, external customers, and individuals at all levels within the organization.
Must be dependable with a stable work history.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Ability to maintain stability under pressure and be flexible and willing to modify plans and behavior when necessary.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
Ability to be a positive representative of the Company both internally and externally.
Ability to work with respect and cooperation at all times with fellow employees and customers.
Must be committed to working safely at all times.
Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field is required.
Minimum of 1 year of experience with a public accounting firm or a corporation with significant sales and use tax compliance obligations is preferred.
Experience with tax software and general ledger system is required.
Petroleum industry experience is preferred.
Negligible travel required.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally position, transport and/or move up to 10 pounds.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to:
Be stationary for long periods of time;
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
Communicate with and exchange information verbally and in writing;
Move about in an office environment;
Work using repetitive motion.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work requires physical efforts associated with using the computer and phones to access and relay information.
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is:
Regularly in an office environment.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
This position is required to be performed at the work site during regularly scheduled hours. Physical presence at the work site is required.
This job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide the incumbent with a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.
NGL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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