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Associate, Sales & Use Tax

Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023

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  • Assist, prepare, and maintain sales and use tax documentation for audits
  • Perform multi-state state and local sales and use tax research
  • Assist with state and local sales and use tax due diligence analysis for business acquisitions or divestitures
  • Prepare detailed Sales & Use tax technical research memorandums for internal sources and clients
  • Maintain contemporaneous documentation re: product taxability determinations
  • Monitor and analyze Accounts Payable systems and miscellaneous entries to determine the taxability and monthly use tax accrual requirements
  • Draft pertinent technical letters to appropriate state officials on tax interpretation
  • Work with ERP systems such as SAP and automated sales tax determination packages (Vertex or OneSource tax software) to ensure proper taxation of sales and purchases
  • Perform audit defense for Sales & Use
  • Provide sales and use tax training of internal customers in the form of memos, classes etc. (plants and accounting personnel)
  • Perform any tasks necessary to ensure we accomplish our goals of increased compliance to tax laws and lower tax audit liabilities
  • Prepare data files for sales & use tax and any other statutory filings
  • Respond to notices from state and local jurisdictions as needed
  • Utilizing process control (how to measure, track, analyze and initiate improvement)
  • Develop recommendations based on audit results to minimize exposure
  • Work on research projects to update the company's sales and use tax matrices
  • Work on special projects related to incentives for sales and use tax
  • Build relationships with client personnel, to assist with sales and use tax issues
  • Participate in the development of staff through mentoring


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • 2+ years of Sales and Use Tax experience is required
  • Experience with various research software RIA, CCH and other software (Vertex and OneSource is a plus)
  • Ability to identify issues and exposures for audits and notices
  • We are looking for an individual who is excited about working in a positive, proactive working. 
  • Sales tax consulting experience is desired
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word required; knowledge of Vertex and OneSource software is a plus.
  • Must have a proactive can-do attitude with strong analytical, organizational, technical and technological skills
  • Excellent communication abilities with intellectual curiosity


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