Excise Tax Accountant

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $75,000 per year
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job description

Excise Tax Accountant

job summary:
Do you have Excise or Indirect Tax experience? Do you have exposure to motor fuel taxes? If you answered yes to either (or both!) we have an exciting opportunity for you! Randstad Professionals is seeking a Tax Accountant with a bachelors degree for an Indirect Tax Accountant role with a company who is very fast paced and has a wealth of opportunities. Beautiful office - check, catered lunches - check, strong tenure - check. This is a company that people dream about and are eligible for bonuses larger than the industry standard! What's it missing? YOU! If this sounds like an amazing company to go to work for everyday click to apply or email kourtney.kadrich@randstadusa.com

 
location: Houston, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 75,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 1 Years
 
responsibilities:
Interface with traders, operations, accounting to analyze and ensure transaction activity is properly reported to various federal and state taxing agencies

Prepare motor fuel, excise tax, sales/use tax and property tax returns for various entities operating in the US and Canada

Submit timely payments as needed for various returns

Prepare associated journal entries and monthly account reconciliations

Maintain appropriate and referenced documentation to support tax return filings

Develop and implement system processes to ensure efficient capturing and analysis of data

Determine the taxable status of customers and ensure system and internal groups are apprised for invoicing needs

Evaluate licensing requirements for entities and maintain as appropriate along with surety bonds as needed

Monitor and research tax regulations and rulings, determine statutory, regulatory or interpretive basis for liability, exemption, etc. and communicate with internal clients and external customers

Update tax rates within systems based on tax law and regulation changes

Communicate clearly and concisely for inquiries from counterparties as well as those from auditors or governmental agencies

Engage with auditors for various state and local tax audits

Complete special projects as determined by Tax Manager / Tax Supervisor

 
qualifications:
1 + years' experience in petroleum trading industry with significant emphasis on excise and motor fuel taxes

Strong knowledge of state/provincial and local fuel tax return requirements, filing methodologies, etc.

Familiarity with bulk and rack type reporting requirements in various states along with experience with exemptions is expected

Bachelor's degree in tax/accounting/business preferred

Team player who works well in group setting

Flexibility during month to prioritize projects and adjust schedule accordingly based on work load during peak times

If this sounds like an amazing company to go to work for everyday click to apply or email kourtney.kadrich@randstadusa.com

 
skills: Account Reconciliation, Journal Entries, Corporate 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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