Sales & Use Tax Analyst - Duluth, GA

Duluth / Georgia / United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.  

Sales & Use Tax Analyst - Duluth, GA

 

The opportunity:

The Sales & Use Tax Analyst is responsible for preparation of tax returns, reconciliations of tax accounts, assisting with audits, conducting tax research, and serves as a technical resource for all sales and use taxes. The Tax Analyst reports to the Senior Manager, Sales & Use Tax, but may also assist the Indirect Tax Accounting Manager on special projects.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Prepare tax filings, including domestic sales & use tax, unclaimed property, and business licenses

  • Extract and review data from diverse financial systems for tax filings

  • Assist with multi-state and local sales and use tax and state unclaimed property audits, including gathering information, responding to audit requests and conducting tax research

  • Research and document sales and use tax issues, respond to taxability questions from our various businesses and keep current with tax developments

  • Prepare monthly tax reconciliations for the tax liability accounts and research questionable entries

  • Maintain documentation in accordance with SOX and Tax Department requirements

  • Manage and perform special projects as needed.

What you need to succeed:

  • A four-year degree in Accounting preferred; CPA a plus

  • Three to five years tax experience

  • Solid accounting experience and skills required; working knowledge of SOX requirements 

  • Experience with large corporate financial systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Indus Passport

  • Ability to handle account reconciliations on a regular, continuing basis

  • Accurate, precise, logical work required; ability to stay focused and on task in order to research and solve tax and tax accounting issues

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required 

  • Very organized and thorough; ability to grasp complex requirements and projects

  • Motivated to provide an excellent work product and to exceed expectations

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Experience in handling tax audits a plus

  • Experience with tax software such as Vertex, Sabrix, CorpSales, Onesource a plus

 

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

 

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 

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