Accounting and Finance

Sr. Tax Accountant


Accounting Career Consultants

Sr. Tax Accountant St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-23208


  • Provide day-to-day support of sales tax (mulit-state) related duties
  • Prepare and file sales and use tax returns for multiple states
  • Compilation & analysis of financial sales data
  • Organize and update the company’s tax database, including sales tax rates Monitor U.S. state tax legislation and research various issues as they arise
  • Remit corporate income tax payments
  • Assist in researching and responding to notices received from state and corporate tax authorities
  • Assist in gathering information for state and corporate tax audits
  • Register, renew, and cancel state, county, city, and local sales tax permits/business licenses
  • Review U.S. AP invoices to ensure correct sales/use tax was paid/accrued
  • Timely and accurate compliance with state and local tax laws
  • Assist in submitting personal property and real estate tax declarations and payments
  • Review and communicate sales tax testing results, as necessary
  • Prepare month-end accruals and adjusting journal entries
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
  • Reconcile and analyze customer deposit accounts on a monthly basis and communicate findings to operations
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes
  • Provide supporting documents to external audit firm for year-end audited financials and corporate income tax returns

All other duties as assigned, such as special projects.

Remote work available 

Desired Skills:

1. Education Required

    * Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (tax). CPA preferred

2. Experience Required

    * 3-5+ years of sales/use tax experience for multiple states

    * Knowledge of U.S. sales & use tax rules is required

Skills and Abilities:


* Proven ability to effectively manage time, prioritize and handle multiple tasks

* Ability to work on own initiative, self-starter

* Hands on, flexible approach to work and ability to meet deadlines

* Quick-leaner, close attention to detail

* Strong computer skills in MS Office

* Intermediate-Advanced knowledge in Excel

* AS400 or other financial/accounting systems experience

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in an appropriate manner

* Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

* Knowledge of finance, accounting, cost accounting and cost control principles and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Nick Sikorski
Search Consultant

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

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