Sales and Use Tax Accountant
Job Opportunity at Brelsford Personnel

Posted on Aug 4

http://www.brelsfordpersonnel.com    903-561-2996

Location: Tyler, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139419

Do you want to work for a company that practices real teamwork?

Our Tyler metro area client is seeking a Sales and Use Tax accountant to be responsible for all sales and use tax accounting for the company. This position oversees compliance in multiple states, prepares returns, reviews return filings, and ensures compliance with state regulations and GAAP. Also handles all sales tax related activities, including registration in new states, completion of compliance activity, maintenance of associated GL account reconciliations, assistance to external auditors for sales tax audits, and some general accounting.
 
Responsibilities
  • Complete the preparation and filing of accurate and timely sales and use tax returns
  • Review all payment runs and invoices for accuracy, including sales and use tax
  • Contact vendors as needed; prepare and distribute 1099s to vendors
  • Prepare reports of use tax due for each state and monthly sales/ use tax journal entry, reconciliations
  • Assist with other general accounting, general ledger and reporting duties
  • Ability to continuously improve processes and productivity of functions
Education & Experience
  • A minimum of three years of previous tax experience
  • Experience with large accounting system a plus. Avalara or Vertex experience a plus.
  • Should be familiar with general accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business degree with accounting emphasis
  • Sense of urgency, work independently, organized, strong analytical and communication skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.  Strong PC skills including MS Office.
Benefits
  • Great team that works very well together
  • Growing company
  • Health insurance, vacation and holidays
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