Tax Analyst
Posted on 11/9/2023
INACTIVE
48forty Solutions

201-500 employees

Comprehensive pallet management services across North America
Company Overview
48forty Solutions stands as the largest pallet management services company in North America, boasting a vast network of over 270 facilities and a fleet that is entirely company-owned, ensuring consistent quality, pricing, and a higher level of service. The company's comprehensive services, ranging from nationwide pallet supply and retrieval to on-site services and reverse logistics, make it a one-stop solution for over 2,700 customers across diverse industries. With local teams that understand the nuances of each market, 48forty Solutions offers a unique blend of industry leadership, technical prowess, and a customer-centric culture.
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$25K

Founded

1992

Headquarters

Houston, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-2%

2 year growth

34%
Locations
Orlando, FL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Customer Service
CategoriesNew
Sales & Account Management
Customer Success & Support
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Accounting/Taxation
  • 3+ years of experience preparing and reviewing sales and use tax returns, particularly in a multi-state environment, reviewing sales tax exemption forms, researching complex tax issues, and providing customer service to large national external customers as well as internal customers.
  • Ability to perform sales & use tax analysis, and provide consulting around practices and procedures with internal and external customers
  • Ability to correctly interpret complex tax laws and regulations
  • Be an individual contributor who demonstrates leadership skills, have comprehensive knowledge and principles of sales and use taxes
  • Identify, communicate, and conduct strategic audits/refunds to recover sales/use tax exposure amounts and overpayments
  • Recommend, drive, and follow through on compliance process improvements to increase efficiencies and reduce tax exposure
  • Skilled to determining root cause of customer complaints and providing solutions that satisfy the customer while remaining compliant with state/local laws and regulations
  • Ability to juggle conflicting priorities to meet tight deadlines and is proactive in requesting assistance from manager to ensure priorities are set correctly
  • Contributes professionally and effectively to team/department during daily operations and special projects
  • Ability to multi-task multiple projects, have strong time management skills, and have strong attention to detail
  • Ability to engage in open and honest collaboration with team members
  • Assumes ownership and execution of individual responsibilities
  • High level of proficiency and familiarity with Excel (higher functions such as pivot tables
  • Familiar with third party platforms such as Vertex, Avalara, Ryan LLC
  • Fundamental understanding of accounting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Team player and Positive attitude
Responsibilities
  • Analyzing sales tax data, preparing and reviewing sales and use tax returns in a multi-state environment
  • Review sales tax exemption forms for customers to provide improved customer satisfaction while maintaining compliance with state and local tax regulations
  • Coordinate with the Credit and Collections Department to provide refunds to customers. This includes reviewing transactions and documentation, initiating internal refund requests, and tracking information for future reference. In certain instances, filing refund claims with the jurisdictions will also be required
  • Maintain and apply the technical knowledge and skills required to evaluate and resolve various sales and use tax, personal property tax, business licenses, and income tax issues
  • Coordinate with plant locations and other departments to file revenue-based business licenses
  • Effectively and efficiently manage multiple detailed tasks required to timely file and pay sales & use taxes, property taxes, business licenses, and income tax liabilities
  • Implement improvement projects to enhance information used for internal reporting, compliance, and audit activities
  • Accuracy and timeliness of preparing and submitting sales tax data, and property tax data to tax return preparers
  • Accuracy and timeliness of preparing and paying property taxes, business licenses, and income taxes
  • Number and timeliness of sales tax refunds processed to completion
  • Number and timeliness of customer accounts reviewed for taxability (reviewing of sales tax exemption forms)
  • Accuracy of applying taxability standards to customers and increasing customer satisfaction
  • Review customers sales tax exemption forms and approve if valid after tax due diligence
  • Initiate internal refund requests for sales tax related issues for manager approval
  • Initiate funding requests to submit tax payments related to sales and use taxes, property taxes, business licenses, and income taxes for manger approval
  • Working with service providers to resolve issues with taxing jurisdictions with minimal supervision from the manager
  • Assisting with audit data under manager supervision
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with third-party platforms such as Vertex, Avalara, Ryan LLC
  • Fundamental understanding of accounting
  • High level of proficiency and familiarity with Excel (higher functions such as pivot tables)