Tax Accountant – US Sales Tax

Website Automattic

We are seeking an experienced State and Local Tax Accountant to focus on U.S. Sales Taxes calculations and compliance. You will be an integral part of the tax team, ensuring accurate monthly accruals and compliance in all relevant jurisdictions.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for:

Preparing monthly sales tax accruals.

Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax filings.

Reconciling sales tax accounts. 

Maintaining the tax engine and ensuring accurate calculations.

Ensuring the business can scale by automation of processes

We’d love to hear from you if:

You have at least one year of experience working on sales and property taxes.

You have experience with other areas of U.S. tax compliance.

You love digging into the details and figuring out all the tax things.

You love a dynamic, fast-growing environment.

You are highly motivated to learn new things and improve your skills.

You have outstanding verbal and written skills in English.

If you have experience with WordPress, software development, coding, software as a service (SaaS), Netsuite, Taxamo, Alteryx other relevant areas, or you have your CPA or equivalent, don’t forget to mention it!

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