Remote Staff Accountant/Sales Tax Specialist

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Located in Ashland, OR

Salary: $20-$23

Express Employment is searching for a Staff Accountant/ Sales Tax Specialist for a local manufacturing company. Come join an exciting company with room for growth!

RIMARY PURPOSE -

The Staff Accountant/Sales Tax Specialist is relied upon to accurately track the use of our Sales Tax Reporting system, report and remit sales tax/VAT collected. The Controller relies on this person’s ability to navigate sales tax nexus and ensure that the company is in compliance for sales tax reporting purposes. The Staff Accountant/Sales Tax Specialist will also provide assistance and back up for the Financial Staff Accountant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES -

  • Sales Taxes – Management of tax-exempt certificates, providing data on an as needed basis (monthly, quarterly, etc.) for sales tax reporting
  • Reconciliation of tax liability accounts
  • Sales Taxes – Approves/prepares statements/returns and maintains records
  • Use Taxes – review payments made to determine whether Use tax is applicable and report accordingly.
  • Communication with various state tax departments as needed
  • VAT – Retrieves data from various portals for use in VAT reporting
  • Training Co-workers as changes in sales tax requirements occur
  • Assists Controller with internal control reviews and policies
  • Develops a detailed understanding of the working of the various software packages used in the sales tax functions, makes recommendations for improvements in processes and utilization.
  • Maintains complete and current procedure documentation for all duties
  • Assists the Financial Staff Accountant with duties as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

JOB PERFORMANCE STANDARDS –

  • Superior attention to detail, accurate and efficient
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to communicate effectively with all levels within the company
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills
  • High degree of curiosity and problem-solving ability

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE -

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in accounting or finance is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with sales tax reporting experience.
  • Ideal candidate will be well versed in Excel, with a strong emphasis on Pivot Tables and use of Formulas.
  • Proficient in MS Suite: Word, Outlook
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems is a plus.

Express Office: Medford
3523 Arrowhead Drive
Suite 100
Medford, OR 97504
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