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Senior Tax Accountant (18-0040) in Herndon, VA at ePlus

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

Are you up to the challenge? At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world. This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions. Our partnerships with leading edge technology manufacturers—many of which look to us for their own technology infrastructure needs—keep us immersed across the broad spectrum of the IT ecosystem.

As a Senior Tax Accountant, you will supervise the Sales Tax compliance for all companies within the consolidated group.

From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering-centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the preparation of all domestic sales tax returns
  • Research various different sales tax  matters for US Domestic issues
  • Prepare sales tax registrations as needed
  • Supervise sales tax audits
  • Review and maintain current and accurate sales tax exemption certificates from customers
  • Determine the taxability of certain SKUs sold by ePlus
  • Complete special tax projects as needed
  • Provide assistance with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Develop good working relationships with business units and accounting peers to effectively and efficiently complete tax projects and to identify sales tax issues
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of sales tax laws and regulations
  • Maintain a current awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with the company's code of ethics, independence rules and quality control practices

Job Knowledge/Skills:

  • Working knowledge of basic office technology (Excel, Word).
  • Familiarity with computerized tax applications
  • Ability to negotiate with sales tax authorities
  • Strong process engineering, analytical, computer and organizational skills
  • Good human relations and communications skills including the ability to document processes, positions and other documentation, as required
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrate initiative, be hard-working, be a self-starter

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Tax
  • 8+ years applicable work experience in tax related areas

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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