Senior Tax Accountant – Sales and Use Tax / Houston, TX


  • Researching Sales and Use Tax new tax laws, tax law changes and compliance issues
  • Maintaining a knowledge of sales tax issues in all 50 states
  • Preparing and ensuring that assigned monthly state & local tax returns and payments are made timely and correctly
  • Reconciling sales, use and gross receipts returns to sales per the general ledger and corresponding business units
  • Monitoring exemption certificate requests as needed
  • Resolving taxing jurisdiction notices timely
  • Filing and monitoring refund claims
  • Maintaining the sales tax and business license
  • Assisting with sales tax audits as needed
  • Analyzing transactional tax-ability
  • Preparing Journal Entries in association to use tax accruals
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with various groups within the company to ensure knowledge of key lines of business
  • Responding to questions or issues from the assigned divisions or lines of business regarding transactional tax compliance and requirements
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

  • Four (4) to five (5) years’ experience in sales and use tax as well as some sales and use tax audit experience to assist in preparing and analyzing transactional tax records and/or entries in accordance with established processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of sales and use taxation rules preferably in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Ability to research tax issues for taxability rules
  • Working knowledge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable process and General Ledger
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to details


Houston, TX


Engineering Services

Job Type

Full Time

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree