Sales and Use Tax Sr Analyst - Property Accounting

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Knoxville, TN
Sales and Use Tax Sr Analyst - Property Accounting

Job Description

Currently, we are seeking a Sr. Analyst, Property Accounting Sales & Use Tax (SUT) for our North American Global Business Services Center in Knoxville, Tennessee on the Property, Research, and Engineering Financial Services (PREFS) team.

The Sr. Analyst, Property Accounting SUT position provides a full range of sales tax accounting and reporting services with a focus on the timely and accurate delivery of federal, state, provincial, and local sales tax returns for our US and Canadian operations. While focused on sales and use tax, this position is part of a larger team responsible for a wide variety of accounting and reporting activities for Kimberly-Clark's North American businesses, and is an entry point for a career spanning accounting and reporting.

Principal Accountabilities:

* Prepare, review and submit the Corporation's federal, state, provincial and local sales tax returns to ensure accurate, timely compliance. This includes the review of self-assessed sales tax, determining which assessments are inappropriate, initiating correcting accounting entries, and preparing and submitting data to an outside service provider who prepares and files the returns..

* Analyze and reconcile sales tax receivable and liability accounts as assigned in a timely, accurate and efficient manner; recommend appropriate adjustments to those account and otherwise ensure assigned accounts are accurate

* Consistently identify, study, and implement efficiency improvements in the sales tax accounting and reporting process

* Gain the necessary knowledge to become knowledgeable in sales and use tax laws and regulations, identifying opportunities and risks in the sales and use tax automated accrual process, research opportunities and risk in order to determine accurate tax treatment, and incorporate necessary changes in automated accrual processes so as to provide a high level of assurance that the corporation pays tax accurately.

* Support federal, state, and provincial audits by managing data extracts requested by auditors, answering questions, analyzing findings, and implementing corrective action where necessary.

Qualifications

* Demonstrate knowledge of federal, state, provincial and local sales and use tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements

* Bachelor's degree, preferably in tax, accounting or finance

* Advanced Degree preferred, but not required

* Strong initiative, problem solving, and interpersonal skills, plus an orientation toward continuous improvement are required.

* Customer service oriented and a team player.

* Strong analytical, research and problem solving skills

* Strong planning and work management skills

* 5+ years business experience preferred

* Experience working within SAP or other ERP environment is beneficial.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

Primary LocationKnoxville Office

Additional Locations

Worker TypeEmployee

Worker Sub-TypeRegular

Time TypeFull time