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Sales Tax Accountant

Manhattan, New York, NY 10001, USA Req #20
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Sales Tax Accountant


Basic Function:

The sales tax accountant position is accountable for the collection of tax-related information, reporting to taxation authorities at state, county, and local levels in a timely manner, and advising management on the tax impact of various sales tax changes.


Principal Accountabilities:

• Reconciled to the GL for month-end and year-end close.

• Register new locations with state and local licensing requirements

• Prepared sales tax returns in 45 states within all cities and counties.

• Research taxability by jurisdiction

• Applied and renewed business licenses, sales tax licenses, and various other excise tax licenses

• Complete required tax reporting in a timely manner

• Update the company sales tax database as tax rates change

• Coordinate audits by various taxation authorities

• Research the basis for tax positions to be taken

• Advise management on the impact of new laws on tax liabilities

• Other duties as assigned


Desired Qualifications:

• Experience in tax research (CCH)

• Strong Excel, Word skills

• Solid grasp of general accounting concepts

• Multi-state background

• Demonstrated ability to work closely with operations and other departments in finance

• Excellent analytical skills



• A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required and 1-3 years of sales tax/property tax experience required.

• Multi-State tax compliance preferred.

• Tax compliance experience in retail business a plus. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex or gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.   If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.
  • Manhattan, New York, NY 10001, USA