Our client, headquartered in New Haven, is centered in the Northeast and is a third-generation, family-founded business with a strong network of operations throughout the U.S. They've grown tremendously through acquisition activity.
The Tax department is looking for a bright, enthusiastic professional who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The Tax Analyst will be involved in all aspects of federal and state excise tax compliance, including preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns, accounting for all related tax liabilities and maintenance of related tax records.The Tax Analyst will work hand-in-hand with members of the accounting and tax departments and will report to Tax Manager. This position requires an individual who is detail-oriented with excellent analytical skills.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF TAX ANALYST:
Preparation of federal and state motor fuel excise tax returns and associated support
Prepare journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations and supporting documents; reconcile differences and concisely articulate drivers for significant variations
Interact with customers, suppliers and internal business associates to address and respond to excise tax inquiries Assist with analysis and research of federal and state excise tax matters
Assist with federal and state audits by gathering and preparing all necessary documentation and correspondence
Support & prepare fuel tax-related internal control (SOX) compliance
Assist with the exemption certificate management process and maintenance of required business licenses
Keep current on relevant statutory/regulatory and/or technology changes to identify and implement necessary changes and best practices, including opportunities for process improvements
Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, customer confidentiality and personal conduct
Additional projects and duties as assigned
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR TAX ANALYST ROLE:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Taxation, or related field preferred
Knowledge of GAAP, Taxation compliance, codes and regulations
2+ years' experience in multi-state sales and use tax, excise tax, and/or motor fuel tax matters preferred
Experience performing tax research using tax services such as CCH, RIA, BNA, etc.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results-driven team-oriented environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer and technical skills including Microsoft Office Applications; Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred
Ability to provide team support to ensure that all deadlines are met, working overtime when necessary
Experience with Avalara Returns Excise, PDI, Right Angle and/or Oracle is a plus
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