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Title:  Tax Specialist

Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004-8402

Company Name:  Chempoint.com, Inc
Requisition ID:  27521

We value passion, energy, and enthusiasm to ignite transformation in our industry.
Start your career journey with ChemPoint!  Be part of our team that is transforming the chemical, ingredient, and industrial finished products industry. 
 

The Tax Specialist ensures sales and use taxes relating to sales orders are invoiced and reported in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with domestic and foreign tax regulations. Manages reporting of sales and use tax, business and occupation tax, property tax, and associated reconciliation. Supports financial reporting by confirming all tax liabilities and payments are properly reflected on the general ledger and assists with determining adjustments for month-end close.
 

A DAY IN YOUR NEW CAREER:

 

  • Manages tax hold and release process, ensuring timely and accurate tax reporting on invoices to customers. 
  • Oversees critical tax filing and reconciliation processes with third party tax vendor, Avalara. 
  • Sets up new accounts as it relates to tax exemption. 
  • Works with state specific Department of Revenue to clarify tax exemption compliance and update internal records. 
  • Owns customer experience in the event tax was incorrectly charged on customer invoices. 
  • Assists Financial Accounting team in settling month end accruals for all tax filing payments and liabilities. 
  • Gathers data for annual returns and property tax compliance; prepares workbooks and processing tax payments. 
  • Assists with tax audits. 
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement efforts for all accounting processes to drive efficiencies. 
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested 


DESIRED BACKGROUND AND SKILLS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from fully accredited four-year institution is required, concentration in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance preferred; Master’s degree preferred. 
  • 1-2 years accounting or sales tax experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office Suite, with strong Excel skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively convey ideas and suggestions via multiple modes of communication. 
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy. 
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and critical thinking. 
  • Demonstrates ability to resolve customer issues quickly and effectively. 
  • Basic knowledge of accounting. 


BENEFITS:

 

  • Benefits start the first day of hire, including PTO accrual!
  • Amazing company culture laid back office environments, and work from home flexibility
  • Hybrid in office-model 
  • Ongoing training from management
  • Opportunities for raises/promotions
  • Career progression

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We are ChemPoint. We are fanatical about every customer and supplier interaction and dedicated to reaching customers and delivering actionable insights to enable producer success.   We’re the leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of specialty and fine chemicals. ChemPoint represents over 70 suppliers and 220 product lines in North America, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.

 

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees’ physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. 

 

ChemPoint supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!  

 

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges and respects the unique experiences, perspectives, and expertise of every employee.  Through our dedicated Employee Resource Networks, we provide the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry while making a difference in our communities.  

 

ChemPoint is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification
 


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