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Accountant - I
Ref No.: 18-08097
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 09/24/2018 to 11/01/2019
Description:
  • Experience with AP tax, tax research, tax accounting, audits tax saving strategies
  • The ability to prioritize deliverables with competing timelines
  • Must have a demonstrated hands-on approach and success in working in a team-based environment and independently
  • Ability to build relationships and work cross functionally
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong understanding of tax law, compliance procedures, use tax accrual methodology, and tax initiatives
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the data requirements needed for the preparation and filing of tax returns.
  • Knowledge of various tax systems, such as CCH, RIA, and Vertex
  • Previous exposure to PeopleSoft, SAP and Oracle is beneficial
  • Knowledge of the various types of telecommunication taxes, return compliance and billing beneficial
  • Candidate must be comfortable in multitasking and managing deadlines timely.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Assist with Use Tax Compliance Process
  • Analyze data to determine if use tax needs to be reversed, paid or held
  • Run software data for allocations
  • Resolve holds from compliance
  • VA Router Refund (inside audit period)
  • VA Router Refund (outside audit period)
  • TX COE rebate
  • Vertex/PeopleSoft project - Meetings, calls.
  • Run Microsoft Access queries when requested from upper management or legal
  • Daily vendor/internal email inquiries

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the data requirements needed for the preparation and filing of tax returns.
  • Candidate must be comfortable in multitasking and managing deadlines timely.
  • Knowledge of computer based accounting and financial systems. Good oral/written communications, organizational and computer skills. Ability to multi-task

DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of various tax systems, such as CCH, RIA, and Vertex
  • Previous exposure to PeopleSoft, SAP and Oracle is beneficial
  • Knowledge of the various types of telecommunication taxes, return compliance and billing beneficial

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, related field or equivalent experience.

REQUIRED SHIFT: Standard 9-5