Manager, Sales and Property Taxes

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Corporate Tax and Audit
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

May perform any or all of the following duties:

      Create, maintain and manage a tracking mechanism for compliance functions performed remotely, including personal property tax renditions, payments of real and personal property taxes, escrow reconciliations, sales/use tax returns, unclaimed property reporting.

      Ensure sales tax rate changes are communicated timely to all affected parties, e.g., IT department, Operations, HED (subsidiary)

      Manage state and local tax audits for both property and sales tax issues, working with auditors and internal employees to facilitate audit requests.

      Review of all indirect tax filings, ensuring accurate and timely filing and payment of taxes.  The Company files approximately 1,500 sales/use tax returns each year (most filed monthly), and nearly 250 property tax renditions in multiple tax jurisdictions throughout the United States.

      Review of all escrow reconciliations performed remotely.  Count is approximately 780 reconciliations.

      Ensure timely payment of all property tax bills for company-owned and leased properties.  Process includes tracking of tax bills and assistance with retrieval of any missing tax bills, review and approval of check requests/AP uploads in accordance with DOA, matching tax bill stubs with checks for mailings, and timely billing through AR when applicable.  Count is over 3,200 payments annually.

      Review and approve periodic GL reconciliations

      Ensure compliance with SOX 404 controls and respond to internal audit requests

      Research and approve/provide resale certificates as appropriate

      Work on special projects and provides consultation for management and other departments as required for sales/use and/or property tax-related matters.

      Stay abreast of tax law changes and assist with implementation decisions

      Perform other duties, as assigned, in response to changing business conditions and requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES

      Approximately 5-7 years of experience and/or education that demonstrates a commanding knowledge in sales/use tax.  Experience with property tax is desirable. Management experience required.

      Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.  CPA license is strongly desired.

      Must have strong analytical and organizational skills; ability to identify and implement process improvement capabilities

      Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management both inside and outside of the company

      Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

      Must be able to use independent thinking and professional judgment

      Must have a demonstrated ability to adapt to changing circumstances and deadline driven environment

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