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SCI Shared Resources LLC Corporate - Tax Accountant in Houston, Texas

Overview & Responsibilities

Job Summary:

This position is in the Indirect Tax Group, which is responsible for handling all aspects ofSales and Use Tax, Canadian GST/HST and PST/QST, Business Licenses, and Unclaimed Property, not Federal Tax or tax returns. This position will assist the Indirect Tax Manager with sales/use audits, use tax automation software, and Tax Planning. Individual will be well rounded, versatile, and capable of advancing multiple competing assignments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Tax Manager in performing sales/use tax audits across 45 States and 8 Provinces

  • Assist in maintaining indirect tax technology solutions (point of sale and tax engine)

  • Participate in identifying, planning for, and implementing tax savings strategies

  • Research sales/use taxability of company initiatives and purchases

Requirements & Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimimum of one year of experience in Indirect Tax, with a specialization in sales/use tax audits

  • Highly motivated, results driven, strong initiative, and able to prioritize effectively

  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel, and Data Analysis software

  • Detail oriented, advanced analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills, highly organized

  • Lawson/Oracle and/or Vertex Experience preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 15% of time

CORE / CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

Demonstrates a Commitment to Services Excellence, Trustworthiness and Integrity

  • Acts within and upholds the SCI Code of Conduct and Dignity Promise Standards and demonstrates corporate values

  • Is trusted by others; keeps commitments to others

Promote Innovation

  • Comes up with new ways to look at problems and processes in their work

Achieve Results

  • Works productively with minimal supervision; achieves work objectives in a timely manner

  • Works to resolve routine problems promptly and effectively

Display Adaptability

  • Is open to new and different ways to accomplish work

  • Responds positively and productively to new initiatives or changes in priorities

Communicate Effectively

  • Conveys facts and information clearly in written and spoken communications

  • Shares viewpoints and information openly and listens attentively to others’ ideas and suggestions

  • Communicates in a timely and effective manner with manager

Collaborate with Others

  • Proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others as needed

  • Welcomes ideas and input from others

Build Productive Relationships (Internal / External)

  • Relates to others in open and helpful manner; consistently treat others with respect

  • Maintains composure in challenging situations

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com .

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Associate Requisition ID Req.71546

# of Openings 1

Category (Portal Searching) Finance and Accounting

Type Full-Time

Postal 77019

Source SCI

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