Senior Tax Accountant

  • location: Issaquah, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $35 per hour
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Senior Tax Accountant

job summary:
An Eastside company is looking for a Sr Tax Accountant to assist with a 1 to 2 month assignment to prepare state and local sales, use and excise tax returns and reconcile related general ledger accounts. This is a nationwide energy company that is growing quickly and would be a great opportunity for experience!

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Prepare and file monthly, quarterly, and annual sales or use tax returns.
  • Reconcile sales and use tax accounts in the general ledger.
  • Manage resale and exemption certificates.
  • Resolve external and internal sales tax inquiries. Effectively communicate with internal staff and taxing authorities on tax matters.
  • Preform tax research on a broad range of topics and deliver clear communication of findings.
  • Manage sale tax audits, coordinate information gathering and work to resolve disputes with auditors.
  • Develop and maintain tax procedure documentation. Recommend process improvements to streamline compliance.
  • Work independently or as part of a team on special projects as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of experience in multi-state indirect tax compliance at a public accounting firm or in industry.
  • Bachelor's degree is Accounting, Finance or related field (CPA or advanced degree a plus)
  • Strong Technical knowledge of sales, use and excise tax concepts and compliance best practices.
  • Experience managing indirect tax compliance across multiple state and local tax jurisdictions.
  • Experience in construction and energy sectors a plus.
  • Strong tax research skills and ability to communicate results in both written and verbal forms.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to effectively problem solve and make decisions.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office software and general accounting systems (Sage and Viewpoint a plus).
 
location: Issaquah, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 35 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
 
responsibilities:
PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Prepare and file monthly, quarterly, and annual sales or use tax returns.
  • Reconcile sales and use tax accounts in the general ledger.
  • Manage resale and exemption certificates.
  • Resolve external and internal sales tax inquiries. Effectively communicate with internal staff and taxing authorities on tax matters.
  • Preform tax research on a broad range of topics and deliver clear communication of findings.
  • Manage sale tax audits, coordinate information gathering and work to resolve disputes with auditors.
  • Develop and maintain tax procedure documentation. Recommend process improvements to streamline compliance.
  • Work independently or as part of a team on special projects as needed.
 
qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of experience in multi-state indirect tax compliance at a public accounting firm or in industry.
  • Bachelor's degree is Accounting, Finance or related field (CPA or advanced degree a plus)
  • Strong Technical knowledge of sales, use and excise tax concepts and compliance best practices.
  • Experience managing indirect tax compliance across multiple state and local tax jurisdictions.
  • Experience in construction and energy sectors a plus.
  • Strong tax research skills and ability to communicate results in both written and verbal forms.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to effectively problem solve and make decisions.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office software and general accounting systems (Sage and Viewpoint a plus).
 
skills: Corporate Tax, Bank Reconciliations, Federal Tax, Sales & Use Tax, State & Local Tax, Excise Tax
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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