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Sales Tax Associate

Company: AOB Products Company
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sales Tax AssociateChicopee, MAPOSITION: We work where we play! Turning pursuit into passion, AOB delivers brands that move you because our success is measured by moments that matter.WHO WE ARE:We are passionate about the activities we pursue to the point that those around us cannot understand. As VISIONARIES, we lay at night under the stars, wondering if there are better views somewhere else, ready to take on the next adventure before the current one is even over. Reflecting from the top of mountains, we are left with pleasant exhaustion after an intense climb, FEARLESSLY planning the next one that will be a little more challenging.We daydream about working the land in preparation for the next hunting season, continually finding ways to improve upon the previous year's results. We transition to RELENTLESSLY chasing that ever-elusive trophy that, even when faced with failure, somehow fuels the following year's daydreams.We set out in pursuit, INQUISITIVE about the weather, geography, and what lies around the next corner or over the next horizon to find the ideal spot. Questioning our judgment, regardless of the day's success, we watch the sun go down, as our vessels head to shore, left believing tomorrow could be better.We go to the range intent on improving our skills, for whatever our favored discipline may be, AMBITIOUS to become the most accurate and precise.Regardless of the activity, the outdoors calls us in COLLABORATION, to share the moments that matter, in a way that delivers satisfaction through failures and success. A never-ending battle between us and our "hobbies" that always leaves us wanting---.We want applicants in pursuit of their passions, yet grounded by an industrious attitude to prevail. Yes, we daydream about the next adventure; however, we execute with the focus of lions stalking their prey. We are fearless with our goals and relentlessly raise the bar. We set our vision on the next opportunity but stay inquisitively, asking, "What could we have done better?" We collaborate, having a value in different perspectives and walks of life, then perform ambitiously to disrupt the market and set the trend.Are you interested in changing the world? If so, join us!Position Overview:Under the general supervision of the Tax Manager, the Sales Tax Associate will have responsibility for the preparation and filing of Sales and Use Tax returns and related compliance. This position will also be involved on a regular basis in property tax compliance, exemption certificate review, data entry for the finance department, among other responsibilities, and will also have the opportunity to work on varying income tax and research projects Education and Experience:--- Required Education: Bachelors in Accounting / Taxation or two years equivalent work experience in sales and use tax--- Relevant experience in public accounting and/or private industry a plusCompetencies and Skills:--- Highly motivated to perform--- Excellent oral and written communication skills--- Great organizational skills and attention to detail--- Excellent interpersonal skills--- Proficient in Excel and MS Office and the ability to build moderately complex spreadsheets--- Ability and desire to learn and implement new ideas--- Experience with Avalara AvaTax a plus--- Experience with tax research software a plusEssential Duties and Responsibilities:--- Preparation and filing of multiple Monthly and Quarterly State Sales and Use tax returns--- Processing and ensuring all tax payments are made timely and accurately--- Preparation of monthly reconciliations of month end accruals related to sales and use tax--- Assist Tax Manager with managing new and existing tax registrations and business license renewals--- Act as resource to A/P and Purchasing teams on use tax applicability--- Act as resource to Order Entry, Accounts Receivable, and Sales teams on sales tax applicability--- Assist Tax Manager with the preparation of state apportionment work papers for income tax filings--- Assist Tax Manager with the preparation of annual property tax declarations and administration of related payments--- Assist the Finance Department with data entry tasks--- Other duties and projects as assigned.NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. The duties and responsibilities listed above may be changed or supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.Physical Demands:--- Regular and predictable attendance is required.--- Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer--- Visual acuityNOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work Environment and Personal Protective Equipment:--- General office environment, with some exposure to plant environment, with fork lift and other general hazardsBenefits include competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employee and qualifying dependents as well as 401(k) with company match, Profit Sharing plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, product discounts, and generous paid time off.American Outdoor Brands (and its affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, military service, application for military service, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. Candidates must possess proper authorization to work in the United States and, where applicable, to possess technical data as defined in the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120.10.PI158919320

Keywords: AOB Products Company, Chicopee , Sales Tax Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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