Sales Tax Clerk

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Job ID#: 9981

Sales Tax Clerk, start ASAP


Company Highlights:  Our client is a leading distributor in the insulation industry for over 35 years.  Come be part of the growing customer focused team that continues to move their business forward!

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm (some flexibility)
Start: ASAP
Duration: 3 months, temp-to-hire

Job duties below:

  • Assist with File Maintenance and set up ship-to addresses for branches
  • Maintain daily ship-to log
  • Determine taxability and exemptions are created recorded accurately
  • Have experience with exemption certificates/documents in different states? All 50 states would be ideal
  • Determine validity of each exemption certificates/document
  • Upload exemption certificates for exempt ship-to in our tax software
  • File business licenses for each branch with the correct jurisdiction
  • Prepare, File and Pay property tax for branches as needed
  • Assist in researching
  • Respond to sales and use tax inquiries 

Experience Required:

  • 3+ years of experience in sales or property tax
  • At least basic manufacturing accounting skills
  • Intermediate level of Excel and excellent data entry skills
  • Avalara Cert Capture is a plus
  • Detailed and organized


Please, local only.  No sponsorship available.

Questions to ask when screening the candidate
-What makes an exemption certificate invalid?
-What is the difference between a job specific exemption certificate and a blanket exemption certificate?
-If products are being shipped to LA (which is the product destination), would a TX exemption certificate validate the exemption?
-What is a bill of lading?
-When is a bill of lading used?




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