Sales Tax Analyst

    • Merrimack, NH

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of a Sales Tax Analyst in Merrimack, NH. Summary: The Sales Tax Analyst handles all aspects of monthly and quarterly sales and use tax compliance including reconciliation of sales and use tax activity. Exercising independent judgment and discretion, the Analyst provides the sales tax data to an outside third party who prepares over 150 monthly returns that remit over $4 million each month to all states within the US. The Analyst reviews the completed tax returns and focuses on minimizing sales tax risk through accurate and timely filing. As the primary contact between the Company and our outside service provider, the Analyst insures sales tax collection is accurate in accordance with ongoing compliance rules and regulations. The Analyst maintains the Company's product taxability chart and provides support on daily internal and external sales tax requests. As directed, the Analyst assists with responses to sales and use tax audits received from taxing jurisdictions. The Sales Tax Analyst assures departmental processes are performed in compliance with applicable Sarbanes-Oxley controls.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and sales tax experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience in sales tax preferred
  • Working knowledge of state sales tax laws required to start with ability to continue learning to master the various laws and regulations by state
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail is critical in dealing with a high volume of data
  • Familiarity with sales tax issues and the ability to successfully resolve problems of a routine to complex nature
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting with the ability to prepare journal entries
  • Systematic advanced reasoning skills with ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and Word
  • Intermediate technical skills with ability to learn how to utilize JDE as our primary ERP system
  • Working knowledge of online researching with ability to utilize RIA and Checkpoint software
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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