Sales Tax Specialist I

GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

Sales Tax Specialist I (Cedar Rapids, IA)

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 600 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.

Position Summary:

The Sales Tax Specialist I is responsible for ensuring compliance with all aspects of the sales tax cycle.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administration of basic state and local sales/use tax returns without assistance and complex returns with assistance.
  • Accurately prepare support documents for return filing using internal applications with assistance.
  • Complete basic local sales tax registrations without assistance, complex local registrations with assistance.
  • Answer basic sales tax questions for various business units with limited assistance.
  • Administer recurring sales tax quality control procedures, including but not limited to report generation and correction.
  • Identify exempt customers and reapply payments as needed with assistance.
  • Grasp and identify sales tax coding errors and aids in resolution.
  • Understand and complete basic account reconciliations with minimal assistance.
  • Provide outstanding GreatAmerica Experience for external as well as internal customers.

Position Qualifications:


For all GreatAmerica team members: Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacity, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability, Team Player.

For this position: Accuracy, Detail Oriented, Organized, Research Skills, Working Under Pressure, Communication Skills (oral & written), Problem Solving. Ability to follow written instructions.

Education/Experience: Two year accounting degree required or equivalent applicable experience.

Computer Skills: Experience with Microsoft Office products primarily Word and Excel. General experience with sales tax software preferred but not required.

Job ID: 71080

Posted 29 days ago

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