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Tax Analyst

Location : Houston, TX
Job Type : Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1+
Required Education : Bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Jr. Sales Tax Specialist


Ready for exciting new opportunity for 2022!   We have an opportunity to work with a wonderful company that offers great work environment, work/life balance and projects to keep you challenged.  The Jr. Sales Tax Specialist will support the Sales Tax function within the Finance Team. The Jr. Sales Tax Specialist will assist the Sales Tax Lead to determine proper taxability of customers and transactions and should have prior sales tax experience, preferably in a high-volume environment. This will require a professional who possesses good organizational skills and can work as part of a team.


  • Assist Division Sales Tax Lead to determine proper taxability of customers and transactions.

  • Interface with customers to determine validity of tax exemptions.

  • Assist ASG businesses to resolve tax issues for daily billing blocks & daily tax overrides reports.

  • Approve and process daily tax only credit invoice requests generated by the ASG businesses and credit specialists for short pays on invoices due to sales taxes.

  • Maintain files of all correspondence to customers related to sales tax.

  • Maintain exemption certificates in exemption certificate maintenance software and maintain correspondence of rejection letters for those not approved, and letters requesting new exemption certificates

  • Provide research assistance to Sales Tax Lead to verify sales taxes paid and particular products purchased by customers requesting sales tax refunds.

  • Provide vendors with properly executed exemption certificates where applicable.

  • Provide guidance and assistance concerning sales tax issues to ASG businesses and the ASG Finance Team.

  • Support Corporate Tax Department in managing customer tax exceptions in sales tax software, which will involve special setups of select item customers that do not follow a standard tax category.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications :



  • knowledge of sales and use tax with a proven record of success in prior sales and use tax roles.

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate the skills to work independently and to participate in continuous improvement of processes.

  • Strong organizational skills. The ability to work within a fast paced, dynamic organization.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of sales tax and customer relations experience in positions of increasing responsibility

  • Prior sales and use tax experience in a corporate environment.

  • Experience with SAP preferred.

  • Experience with Vertex "O" series a plus.


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