Sr Tax Accountant

Job ID 2019-1707

Accounting and Finance New Providence, New Jersey


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for filing sales/use tax returns
  • Responsible for filing property tax returns, commercial rent tax returns, business and occupancy tax returns, and VAT returns in the UK
  • Responsible for filing annual reports
  • Perform state-specific research
  • Assist in compliance with Superior Court ruling regarding Wayfair vs. South Dakota
  • File refund requests for overcharged sales taxes
  • Assist with sales and use tax audits
  • Work with other departments in determining taxability of purchases
  • Assist with state apportionment calculations/filings


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Thorough understanding of sales and use tax
  • Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, verbal and written
  • Minimum 2 plus years of relevant experience