Sales Tax Accountant

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 11/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 80424

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Sales/Use Tax Temp is responsible for significant volumes of monthly/quarterly/annual sales/use tax returns filing and payments. This position will ensure compliance with all applicable state and local sales/use tax statutes and regulations.
  • Prepare/file all state and local sales/use tax returns accurately before statutory deadlines.  Ensures compliance with sales/use tax reporting requirements and laws. Tax return filing process includes
  1. downloading, analyzing and summarizing large quantity of data (sales data and PO data) each month;
  2. accurately input data in the tax return workpaper;
  3. preparing AP upload file with proper support for review;
  4. submitting signed off AP upload file to AP/Treasury for requesting tax payments prior to internal AP deadline;
  5. submitting the payments/returns to the state/local governments;
  6. scanning tax return and workpapers in the network drive
  • Prepare revised sales tax rates for approval and update in SAP system.
  • Maintain/collect updated sales tax exemption certificates.
  • Resolve state/local sales/use tax notices in a timely matter
  • Other projects as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of working experience with sales/use tax in a large multi-state business or accounting firm.


      ·         Excellent in Excel
      ·         Knowledge of sales/use tax rules and regulations
      ·         Work efficiently and meet tight deadline
      ·         Attention to details and accuracy
      ·         Strong organizational skills
      ·         Strong verbal and written communications skills.
      ·         Knowledge of SAP preferred.
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