Sample Job Description for Tax Specialist

Given below is sample job description template for the position of Tax Specialist:

Job Title: Tax Specialist

Location of the Job: Herndon, VA 20171

Years of Experience: 2 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

The Senior Tax Specialist is responsible for preparing the federal and state income/franchise tax returns for Volkswagen Group of America and its affiliated companies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries and tax calculations for the monthly closing process
  • Keeps abreast of changing tax laws, tax rates, and accounting rules, including tax research of issues
  • Review and prepare various reports and analyses for internal use by management and external use by taxing authorities
  • Complete miscellaneous tax and business informational requests
  • Reconciles tax balance sheet accounts and ensures appropriate payments are made accurately and timely
  • Maintains appropriate files for sales and use filings
  • Ensures appropriate compliance to all Sales/​Use and Property tax requirements
  • Responsible for completing periodic Sales/​Use and Property tax returns

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a Team environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform well in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organization and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated /​ ability to work independently
  • PeopleSoft experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Tax experience preferred

Salary: $20.00 – $24.00 Hourly DOE