Home Depot SALES TAX ACCOUNTANT in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

Primarily responsible for supporting the Sales and Use Tax function with the defense of audits, accruals, accounting functions, and research. Helps to resolve any sales tax issues that arise as a result of business operations. May complete sales tax research or special projects to ensure proper compliance in a variety of areas such as filings, audits, and business initiatives.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Analyzes and compiles sales tax related information.

  • Assists in the defense of audits.

  • Provides analysis and information to Sr. Tax Accountant, Managers, and Staff.

  • May calculate and prepare Journal Entries.

  • Research tax issues regarding compliance, and new business initiatives.

  • May research sales tax audit issues.

  • Trains other associates.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • Typically reports to Sr. Tax Accountant or Tax Manager.

  • No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.

  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One to two years of experience is preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Accounting and tax compliance knowledge plus knowledge of a specific area of The Home Depot is desirable (not required).

  • Basic understanding of theories and principles of finance and accounting.

  • Research, meeting facilitation, and project management skills.

  • Strong computer skills, particularly MS Excel.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.