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 Tax Accountant Supervisor (Sales & Use Tax) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Job information
Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Accounting
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R21-2693 / Latpro-3778086 
Date posted: Mar-11-2021
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53204


Location: Milwaukee - Wisconsin

Job Description

What Rockwell Needs from You

We need a diverse workforce to do our best work.  We need the makers, the forward thinkers, the problem solvers, and everything in between.  That is where you come in.  We are looking for a Tax Supervisor who will be responsible for assisting in overseeing sales/use taxes and managing our indirect tax team.

What You Will Do

  • Motivate a highly qualified staff and provides the staff with required training, guidance, and growth opportunities.
  • Working with business units to assist them in determining the U.S. sale tax treatment for customer proposals, projects, and invoices.
  • Working with customers and customer care to assist in setting up multisite contracts to ensure the various locations are properly set up and all applicable exemption certificates are loaded to ensure invoice is properly generated with the correct sales tax by site.
  • Researching and determining sales/use tax treatment and working with customers and business units to assist in clearing sales tax discrepancies on sales invoices.
  • Managing sales tax email box includes notices, customer or vendor requests, and internal business unit requests.
  • Assisting Tax Manager with implementation and maintenance of tax system to ensure we are optimizing the automation of tax determinations and system is operating as expected.
  • Assisting Tax Manager with the coordination and completion of United States sales and use tax audits, including the accumulation of audit data and assist with the negotiation of audit settlements.
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of accurate sales/use systems and procedures based upon GAAP, State Law, and Rockwell Automation financial policies and procedures.
  • Filing/Reviewing refund claims.
  • Reviewing sales/use or property tax returns.

Skills You Have

  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong technical, research, and analytical skills to assist in the taxability of sales and use transactions
  • Solid PC skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office productivity tools
  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity
  • Ability to think and act independently and objectively, prioritize, organize and make decisions on a timely basis
  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills - fluency in English

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 5-8+ years sales tax experience, must include research
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required- we will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, nor in the future
  • Minimal travel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Public accounting experience
  • SAP and Vertex experience


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (see application details).


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