Indirect Tax Analyst

Indirect Tax Analyst
Sanford (NC) - United States


Indirect Tax Analyst


Indirect Tax Lead


Sanford, N. Carolina









Core Description:

The Indirect Tax Analyst position is responsible for supporting the indirect tax function (which includes sales and use tax, property tax and ad hoc tax payments) for North America including Canada and Puerto Rico. The analyst will support and work closely the Indirect Tax Lead to ensure compliance across multiple jurisdictions and business functions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely preparation, filing, and payment of indirect tax returns (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, and property tax) for monthly, quarterly and annual filings for the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico for multiple entities
  • Preparation of import tax releases for shipments into Puerto Rico
  • Calculation of Canadian GST on intercompany sales
  • Maintain electronic copies of all reports and payment confirmations
  • Assist with indirect tax audits by gathering, analyzing, and providing requested audit supporting documentation as needed
  • Maintain filing calendar
  • Monitor legislation and communicate any new regulations to the Indirect Tax Lead
  • Assist with internal exemption certificates for a manufacturing and distribution organization and perform relevant research when necessary
  • Assist with reconciliation of indirect tax general ledger accounts and propose journal entries as necessary to record accruals or adjustments
  • Monitor Nexus footprint and assist with business registrations where applicable
  • Prepare tax requests from Corporate Income Tax including Income Tax and Commercial Activity Tax reporting
  • Prepare and file all abandoned and unclaimed property state claims.
  • Work with Indirect Tax Lead by communicating observed tax issues / risks
  • Participation in indirect tax projects to improve processes, minimize manual manipulation of data, and maintain accuracy
  • Assist with testing of new systems and integrations for indirect tax compliance
  • Other duties as assigned


Application Pre-Requisites:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required
  • Sales and use tax background with at least 3 years of experience in tax research and compliance is required, manufacturing a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word
  • Prior experience in a tax professional serves firm, industry and/or government agency is desirable
  • Experience with SAP, OneSource, and TTR desirable


Special Skills Required:

  • Ability to work independently and able to identify problems and propose solutions.
  • Strong creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Strong team player, yet function well with independent responsibilities
  • High level of attention to detail