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Sales Tax Accountant


The Sales Tax Accountant will prepare monthly sales tax returns, assist with research related to sales tax, and assist with state and local audits.



  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and use tax returns for various jurisdictions.
  • Research projects for various sales tax issues and provide department management and executive management with detailed analysis.
  • Provide input in tax planning projects to efficiently structure real estate transactions to minimize sales taxes.
  • Provide input in determination of tax consequences to management.
  • Assist with state and local tax audits.
  • Respond to notices from tax authorities on sales and use tax matters.
  • Sales tax exemption document review and maintain a database of executed resale and exemption certificates.
  • Monitor and analyze proposed state and local tax legislation, regulations, and cases for tax filings.
  • AP & AR invoice review for sales tax compliance.
  • Purchase Order review for sales tax compliance.
  • Advise/educate accounting staff on sales tax compliance & use tax assessments.
  • Review monthly expense report coding and assess Use Tax where necessary.
  • Maintain tax compliance calendar for each respective tax.
  • Maintain and organize all files and tax records within the Tax Department.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA a plus. 
  • 1-3 years of tax or accounting experience in a CPA Firm or corporate tax department.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to manage and complete multiple tasks accurately and by deadline.
  • Must be a team player that is able to interface and maintain effective relationships with all departments.
  • Must be Proficient in MS Word and Excel.



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Joe LaLonde


Reference: JOB-9654

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Buffalo
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$60000 - $65000