Sales Tax Manager

Posted on 23 May 23 by Ahmed Uddin

  • Somerville, NJ
  • $130000 - $140000

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Job Description

Our client, located in Branchburg, NJ is currently looking for a Sales Tax Manager to join their team.

Company is a global manufacturer and a voted great place to work by its employees.

This position requires a seasoned accounting professional with a solid understanding of sales and use tax and is experienced in improving systems and processes. 

Primary responsibilities include sales and use tax registration and rollout for any new filing requirements, collection and maintenance of sales tax exemption forms, self-assessment determinations, timely preparation of returns and remittance of tax and research of all sales and use tax regulation issues.  The Sales and Use Tax Manager is responsible for assuring customers are taxed properly and use tax is appropriately assessed. 

The Sales and Use Tax Manager is expected to review our current procedures and systems and suggest improvements for efficiencies, which they would then be tasked with rolling out if approved.  Knowledge of the Company’s sales and use tax software, Vertex, is a plus.  

The ideal candidate should possess strong leadership skills and be comfortable initiating change.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Compliance with Superior Court ruling regarding Wayfair vs South Dakota.

  • Sales and use tax registration.
  • Manage the collection of customer tax exemptions and exceptions in sales tax software, Vertex.
  • Maintain Vertex (exemption certificates, filing requirements, etc.)
  • Provide vendors with properly executed exemption certificates, where applicable.
  • Review invoices and determine proper self-assessment for purchases – New Jersey, South Carolina and Tennessee. 
  • File returns generated from Vertex and remit payment.
  • Perform state specific sales and use tax research.
  • Prepare responses to notices from taxing authorities.
  • Assist with state sales and use tax audits.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.

  • Solid understanding of sales and use tax.
  • Familiarity with Vertex or other sales and use tax software required.
  • Familiarity with Oracle (R-12 a plus) or another company-wide ERP system preferred.
  • Detail oriented; excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • 10+ years of relevant experience.

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