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The Woodlands, Texas, 77380

Date:  Oct 10, 2021

Sales and Use Tax Analyst

Sales and Use Tax Analyst 


Location: The Woodlands, Texas  


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.



Position Summary:


The Sales & Use Tax Specialist will assist the Tax Manager to determine proper taxability of customers and transactions and must have prior sales tax experience, preferably in a high-volume environment. This will require a professional who possesses good organizational skills and can work as part of a team.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the preparation and filing of monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and use tax returns for all states in which Bilfinger has nexus.
  • Implements and maintains sales tax software across all legal entities.
  • Processes tax payments to appropriate agencies and verify payments to the GL, including managing tax accrual accounts.
  • Assists with maintaining Federal and State tax calendar.
  • Monitors and confirms changes to sales tax rates within the tax software.
  • Stays current in sales tax issues and law changes as they relate to the organization.
  • Assists with obtaining audit support documentation and is an integral part in managing sales tax audits.
  • Reviews Accounts Payable invoices to determine applicable use tax, as needed.
  • Assists Tax Manager with other federal and state issues and projects, as needed.
  • Assists with tax research projects per direction of management.
  • Assists management with ad-hoc requests, including special projects and initiatives.
  • Observes and complies with all safety rules.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required.  
  • CPA preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience with sales & use tax is required.
  • Construction industry sales & use tax experience.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential company information with integrity.
  • Extremely organized with strong time-management skills.
  • Work both independently and as a team to meet deadlines and objectives.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to work individually and in a team.


Technical Knowledge and Skills:


  • ERP Basic accounting knowledge required
  • Proficient in the Microsoft suite of applications, with strong emphasis on Excel.
  • SAP experience is a plus.
  • Vertex or OneSource Sales & Use Tax Compliance systems experience is a plus.



Please reach out to Gregory Dwayne Dunning (gregory.dunning@bilfinger.com) in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger North America Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


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