Sales and Use Tax Accountant

Sparrow Company - West Palm Beach, FL

Job Summary

In addition, to gainfully participating in a high-performance team, the S&U Tax Accountant is responsible for ensuring that the US Sales Tax Team provides our customers, external vendors, and government agencies with superior service and maintaining compliance with State and local tax laws. Working in collaboration with cross-functional teams. In addition, assist business operations with implementation of processes to mitigate tax liabilities. Constantly challenging the status quo by analyzing and continually improving current processes to gain efficiencies, to ensure quality outcomes and accurate results.

Job Responsibilities

  • File and pay multi-state sales and local tax, severance, business licenses, annual reports plus other miscellaneous taxes returns
  • Assist with or prepare monthly data preparation for all tax filings
  • Respond timely to tax compliance notices
  • Assist with correspondence from Tax agencies
  • Analyze, develop, and execute continuous improvement for current work processes to gain efficiencies
  • Prepare registration applications and updates to all tax accounts
  • Maintain and update compliance calendars
  • Perform necessary work to guarantee we accomplish our goals of increased compliance
  • Other tasks as needed to safeguard compliance with S&U Tax Laws


  • 5+ years of experience in multi-state sales & use tax compliance
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting (required)
  • Master's Degree and/or CPA is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer Literacy
  • Windows Environment
  • Word Processing
  • Excel Spreadsheet
  • Vertex Returns Software a plus
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Social/Interpersonal skills
  • Oral & written communication
  • Positive Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Project management skills
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to develop and administer efficient work processes
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to analyze basic accounting concepts as it impacts state and local taxes
  • Knowledge of process control (How to measure, track analyze and initiate improvement)

Working Conditions

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment
  • Capable of working on site
  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as needed

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, to communicate with employees/visitors

Posted On: Monday, August 28, 2023

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