Senior Indirect Tax Accountant

AP Professionals of Rochester
October 26, 2020
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Work Hours
8 am-5 pm plus additional hours as needed to meet requirements of the position
Salary Range
$61K - $80K
Base Salary
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks


Reporting to the Senior Manager of Tax, the senior accountant is responsible to maintain compliance with the tax requirements of this multi-state business.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience and a solid foundation with regards to sales tax and other indirect taxes.  This position is supported by a team of five and will be preparing and reviewing returns, journal entries, and general ledger account reconciliations.  This company is growing and there are excellent advancement opportunities for motivated professionals.


  • Monitor and understand state and federal tax laws as they relate to the business operaitons
  • Support the process of submitting tax returns and payment of taxes - both state and federal, including developing and maintain the supporting workpapers / schedules.
  • Monitor the receipt of owed refunds and ensures tax filings have been received.
  • Respond to  all tax inquiries as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure assets and liabilities are properly stated.
  • Special projects as assigned.


A Bachelor's degree in accounting is a requirement for this position.


  • A minimum of 2 years prior experience with taxes- in particular- sales tax for a multi-state operation, excise, tax, and other indirect taxes
  • CPA designation is highly preferred
  • Prior large company experience would be an advantage

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge with regards to SALT and other tax laws.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Able to research and draw conclusions on tax pronouncements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Attention to details
  • Team-player
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