Sales Tax Analyst

1 month ago
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Experience (Years)
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Regular Full-Time
Visa Requirements
Citizen only


Sierra Lobo, offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities, including Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Advanced Technologies.  We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems.  Our customers include the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


This position is located at our Milan Ohio office




The Sales Tax Analyst will be responsible for making use tax determinations through extensive review and tracking of company purchases. The use tax management process allows for company tax savings, while eliminating risks associated with tax liabilities. This person will also assist the Purchasing and Accounting managers as needed with tax audits, refunds, compliance reporting and the related department activity.


Typical Functions:

  1. Applies practical knowledge and experience gained to review/analyze purchases that are in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).  
  2. Performs assignments that involve non-familiar concepts and nonstandard methods without explicit instructions as to work methods. Resolves non-routine procurement problems of a type that have not been previously encountered. Typically works independently, with seldom referral to others.   Under minimal supervision, while planning and conducting assignments.  
  3. Plans and conducts wide range of assignments. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. The methods applied and regulatory and requisition compliance of the completed work are not normally reviewed or checked. Only new work is reviewed for regulatory and requisition compliance. Operates with appreciable latitude for non reviewed action or decisions. Rarely requires the assistance of supervisor.
  4. Frequently performs subcontract administration.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:


  1. Detail oriented, and ability to research sales tax issues
  2. Good understanding of basic purchasing processes and procedures when obtaining goods and services
  3. Use Tax determinations
  4. Generate transaction reports
  5. Review Vendor Invoices and Contracts
  6. Tax research and resolution
  7. SW distribution management
  8. CA R&D qualifying purchases
  9. Proficient in MS office products
  10. BS/BA in Accounting or related field. Relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
  11. Sales tax audit preparation
  12. Sales tax compliance reporting
  13. Coordinate and work with other departments on tax issues
  14. Form W-9 requests
  15. Tax exemption certificates
  16. Business license renewals
  17. Maintaining reference files
  18. GL tax reconciliations


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