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Purpose of Job
Prepares Sales & Use tax returns for assigned Interstate-owned business and performs various support functions for the sales tax department.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and use tax returns for multiple locations and file timely reports with the proper taxing authorities
Run monthly sales tax reports, compare to GL and work with IT to get correct reports
Import sales tax data into returns program and evaluate for correctness
Handle responses to taxing authorities' questions regarding filings
Prepare resale certificates and W-9s for suppliers
Update sales tax rates in manual billing systems
Coordinate business registrations and license renewals with legal department as necessary
Provide support for sales, use and property tax audits as necessary
Research tax issues raised internally within the department and externally from other departments within Interstate as directed by manager
Validation of proper sales & use tax treatment on purchases
College degree in accounting preferred.
Experience in a sales & use tax role (3+ years with a college degree, 6+ years without a college degree).
Prior experience must include preparing and filing sales & use tax returns in multiple states, validating resale certificates from customers and using sales tax return software.
Strong accounting skills including account reconciliations, journal entries and an understanding of financial reports and general ledger accounts.
Working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook;
Must be detail oriented, organized, highly accurate, and demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet multiple deadlines.
Must be a self-starter with an ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
Note: We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.