Sales Tax Specialist

GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

Cedar Rapids, IA Accounting
GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime.  While GreatAmerica has grown to more than 500 team members, our entrepreneurial spirit remains and endless opportunities lie ahead.  We have experienced unparalleled year over year growth since our founding in 1992.  GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers.   There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere.  When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.
About this position:
Do you take pride in maintaining quality and accuracy in your work?  Do you enjoy research?  GreatAmerica is seeking a Sales Tax Specialist to help ensure GreatAmerica is in compliance with the sales tax process cycle.  As a Sales Tax Specialist you will be responsible for researching state and local tax laws to ensure compliance.  You will also manage state sales/use tax returns and remittance.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Administration of state sales/use tax returns and remittance
  • Research state and local tax laws to ensure compliance
  • Tax account reconciliation
  • Exemption/resale certificate and business license compliance
  • Provide outstanding GreatAmerica Experience for external as well as internal customers
Education, experience and skills required:
For this position you must be a high school graduate or equivalent.  
  • An Associate’s degree in Accounting is preferred. 
  • Our ideal candidate will have experience with 
  • Microsoft Office primarily Word and Excel;
  • general experience with sales tax software is preferred.  
  • We are looking for a team player, a self-starter and someone with strong communication skills.
Competencies required for all GreatAmerica team members:
  • Honesty/Integrity
  • Customer Oriented
  • Accountability
  • Tenacious
  • Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability
Competencies required for this position:
  • Accuracy
  • Detail Oriented
  • Organized,
  • Research Skills
  • Working Under Pressure
  • Communication Skills (oral & written)
  • Problem Solving

Application Instructions:

Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please follow the online application process at  Be sure to fully complete the form, including your resume, and complete the Predictive Index assessment.  

Job ID: 67906

Posted 11 days ago

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