Sales Tax Analyst

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 440167 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The primary purpose of this position is to pay taxes and other state liabilities on loads of fuel within, into and/or out of a state as well as to pay sales and occupancy taxes to taxing authorities, resolve issues regarding returns with the states and reconcile tax related work papers.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pay monthly, quarterly, and annual motor fuel, occupancy, sales and use tax returns for taxing jurisdictions.
  • Reconcile each return to ensure you are paying on the correct amount of gallons and dollars.
  • Respond to notices and assist with audits from states.
  • Keep up to date on current state policies on taxation and be aware of any upcoming changes in the way the state wants the return completed and paid.
  • Amend prior returns to correct any past issues.
  • Gather documents and apply for appropriate refunds.
  • Analyzes return and communicates trends of inconsistencies to Compliance Lead/Supervisor.
  • Writes analyzes and updates tax software.
  • Assists Compliance Lead/Supervisor with special projects.
  • Work with other departments within the company to resolve any tax reporting issues.
  • Reconcile work papers as assigned.
  • Assist supervisor in writing policies and procedures related to compliance.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • High School degree or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Experience:
    • Experience in fuel tax, accounting or reconciliation

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Strong system skills, Microsoft Office Products
    • Soft Skills: Strong verbal and oral communication skills; keen attention to detail; self motivated; the ability to work closely with coworkers to resolve and correct tax issues
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

 

Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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