Remote Staff Accountant/Sales Tax Specialist

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Posted 4 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

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 100Medford, OR 97504