Job title: Accountant
Location: Houston
Duration: 3+ Months ( Possibility of extension)

Job Description
Maintains and administers sales/use tax compliance with state and local sales/use tax reporting requirements for the various client companies

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ensure all sales/use tax returns are timely and correctly filed with the taxing authorities along with applicable sales/use tax remittance
• Ensure all tax filings are scanned and properly saved to the designated network location
• Maintain a log of tax payment confirmations
• Prepare monthly reconciliations for assigned general ledger sales tax payable accounts for said client companies
• Prepare tax exemption certificates and maintain an exemption certificate log
• Respond to notices from the taxing authorities and maintain a notice log
• Timely reconcile sales journal reports to general ledger accounts for proper reporting of gross sales on sales/use tax returns for said companies
• Participate in continuing education of state and local sales/use tax matters
• Timely communicate critical sales and use tax matters to the sales/use tax team
• Proficient using Microsoft Office (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc.)
• Able to use computer-based accounting, tax, and research systems
• Able to multitask
• Able to attend meetings and advocate the interests of the sales/use tax team
Preferred Education / Experience:
• Any combination of education and experience which would produce the required knowledge, skills, and abilities described herein
• 2 to 4 years of experience in tax/finance/accounting/legal or related fields
• Sales/Use experience