Sales Tax Accountant in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/26/2020

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Tax Accountant

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

The sales tax accountant position is accountable for the collection of tax-related information, reporting to taxation authorities at state, county, and local levels in a timely manner, and advising management on the tax impact of various sales tax changes.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Reconciled to the GL for month-end and year-end close.
  • Register new locations with state and local licensing requirements
  • Research taxability by jurisdiction
  • Applied and renewed business licenses, sales tax licenses, and various other excise tax licenses
  • Complete required tax reporting in a timely manner
  • Update the company sales tax database as tax rates change
  • Coordinate audits by various taxation authorities
  • Research the basis for tax positions to be taken
  • Advise management on the impact of new laws on tax liabilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in tax research (CCH)
  • Strong Excel, Word skills
  • Solid grasp of general accounting concepts
  • Multi-state background
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with operations and other departments in finance
  • Excellent analytical skills


  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required and 1-3 years of sales tax/property tax experience required.
  • Multi-State tax compliance preferred.
  • Tax compliance experience in retail business a plus.