ArchRock Tax Accountant Sr. in Houston, Texas

Tax Accountant Sr.




Job Type:Full Time

Location:TX - Houston 77060

Department:Accounting / Finance

Job Description

Reports To: Sr. Sales Tax Manager

Position Summary:Prepare monthly sales and use tax returns, reconciles related accounts, assists with customer and vendor exemptions, and completes audit work and special projects as necessary

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

· Monthly Returns compliance

o Prepare and process sales and use tax returns, payments, etc. for multiple states

o Analyze credits and manage amended returns and refund claims

o Respond to correspondence with state and local taxing authorities

o Respond to inquiries from both internal and external customers

o Maintain proper registration, filing frequency, and payment methods

· Account Reconciliation

o Reconcile sales and use tax general ledger accounts on a monthly basis

o Research and analyze past and current reconciling items and take action where necessary

o Analyze customer transactions as they relate to tax issues

· Customer and vendor exemptions

o Assist on customer exemption tax issues such as vertex exemption setup, processing of credit requests, research, and inquiries related to rates, variances, and other taxability issues

o Assist on processing requests for vendor exemptions and issues related to use tax

· Audit Matters

o Assist with sales and use tax audit issues

o Pull documentation as requested by taxing authorities

o Research sales and use tax laws as needed

· Tax System Maintenance

o Assist with Vertex taxing system maintenance and set-up

o Assist in maintenance of taxability matrix

o Work on Vertex tax system related projects

· Perform other job-related duties as necessary

Required Skills or Tools:

· Proficient using complete Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and PC skills

· Proficient using computer-based accounting systems; Oracle preferred

· Experience using Vertex O and Vertex Returns tax software preferred

· Working knowledge in state and local tax compliance procedures

· Analytical and research skills


· BS/BA degree in accounting or finance

· 5-8 years of experience with sales and use tax matters including:

o Multi-state returns compliance

o Tax system implementation or maintenance

o Account reconciliations

o Audit Support

o Taxability Research for multiple states

Preferred Education/Experience:

· Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

· Must be able to work in a customer service oriented position with people from all aspects of the company

· Must be able to work in a team environment

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The list of job elements, responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or conditions is not exhaustive, but is merely illustrative of the current requirements of the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions