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Tax Analyst ( Tax Accountant )

Location
Olympia, Washington
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
100% Remote Anywhere in the U.S.!!

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Tax Manager in the execution of the following duties simultaneously for multiple legal entities: multi-state sales/use tax filings, monthly data analytics, monthly general ledger tax account reconciliations, state and local tax projects, daily tax research, multistate audit requests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare, review and reconcile data downloads to general ledger
  • Timely and accurately prepare transactional (sales/use) tax returns for multiple legal entities
  • Monthly general ledger account reconciliations of sales and use tax accounts
  • With guidance, respond to inquiries and requests from various state agencies
  • With guidance, provide supporting documentation for transactional tax audits
  • Assist in the record retention for exemption certificates
  • Conduct preliminary tax research and taxation forms using online tax tools
  • Support business units on transactional tax issues in-order to remain compliant with tax law while collaborating on business unit processes
  • Participate in multiple business projects to identify and implement process improvements and process streamlining with respect to sales/use tax (i.e. system implementations, internal controls audits, etc.)
  • Review and calculate use tax monthly reporting for multiple legal entities
Job Qualifications
  • Education: B.S./B.A. in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in transactional compliance, audits or related work in public or private accounting, or equivalent
  • Detail oriented approach to work, confidentiality, good problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in advanced Excel functionality (i.e. pivot tables, etc.), combined with strong analytical, reporting and data querying skills
  • Must be proactive with recommending solutions when discussing issues, as applicable
  • Prepared to work independently, take ownership, provide critical thinking and monitor deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask on varying tax issues for multiple legal entities in a fast-paced environment
Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications
  • Experience with SoftwareAsAService and/or Digitized/Online Products, preferred
  • Experience with Third party outsourced compliance, preferred
  • Experience with IntelliConnect CCH Research, CCH Sales Tax Returns Online, CCH Sales Tax Office
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Great Plains experience, SAP, Vertex JDE, and NetSuite, preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite O365 (PowerPoint, OneDrive, Access etc.), preferred
Travel Requirements

Travel is approx. 0 10%. Initial domestic travel may be approximately 20% to learn each respective business

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706428773-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Wolters Kluwer
  • Location: Olympia, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent