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Sales Tax Compliance Associate

To inquire about the position, submit your resume to recruiting@taxconnex.com

 

Position Summary: 

The Sales Tax Compliance Associate is an entry-level position that will be a part of the TaxConnex Client Activation team. This role will provide ongoing support through individual project management of various initiatives as well as collaborate with compliance and data specialists to ensure client success. 

 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Manage new compliance client account set-up
  • Ensure accurate and timely communication with the Sales Tax Client Activation Manager regarding ongoing requirements for project completion
  • Maintain strict schedules to meet the client activation/onboarding timelines
  • Set-up internal client profiles in proprietary TaxConnex systems
  • Create activation documentation for initial client meetings
  • Verify E-file login credentials and obtain prior period data from jurisdiction websites
  • Register clients in new jurisdictions
  • Work with others across functional departments to ensure timely and accurate tax filings
Sales and Use Tax Compliance
  • Conduct monthly paper return matching to prepare returns for mailing
  • Complete sales and use tax monthly compliance for assigned Prior Period Projects (file and remit tax returns)
  • Timely transmittal of accurately prepared tax returns to jurisdictions in accordance with the Client tax calendar
  • Management of payments (debits, credits, and checks) to jurisdictions. 
  • Provide backup coverage for processing jurisdiction notices
  • Assist with any other Sales & Use Tax projects as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or other equivalent degree plus experience is preferred
  • Experience filing sales and use tax returns, preferred
  • Intermediate computer technical skills needed - MS Excel
  • Strong communication skills to work effectively with various departments and levels of management
  • Ability to troubleshoot, analyze and validate client provided transactional data
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet strict activation deadlines
  • Must be able to reliably commute to the Alpharetta area - this is a hybrid role and will require office time 

Critical Company Competencies:

In additional to the above noted functional skills and position requirements, TaxConnex focuses on behavioral competencies to drive our culture, company and individual success.  A few of these competencies most relevant to working at TaxConnex are: 

  • A strong “client-first” mentality
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and desire characterized by personal initiative and deep commitment
  • Willing to roll-up their sleeves and do what is necessary to grow and delight clients
  • Proactive with a high sense of urgency and responsiveness
  • Detail oriented
  • Analytical reasoning with the ability to learn, process information, and solve problems
  • Communicates thoughts clearly and effectively, verbally and written. Listening skills to interpret both the verbal and non-verbal messages
  • Develops trust
  • Delivers on performance goals and is consistent in meeting client commitments
  • Makes efficient use of resources and time and follows internal processes
  • Teamwork - Develops and fosters effective relationships within and across teams to achieve results in an environment of mutual respect

 

To inquire about the position, submit your resume to recruiting@taxconnex.com