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Senior Tax Accountant



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Remote · United States
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
Granicus is the leading provider of citizen engagement technologies and services for the public sector, bringing governments closer to the people they serve with the first-and-only Government ExperienceCloud. Granicus works with more than 5,500 government organizations and connects more than 300 million people in the largest Citizen Subscriber Network of its kind.
Senior Tax Accountant Job Responsibilities and Duties
•Assist with the filing of the company’s tax documents, including quarterly payments, extensions, and tax returns
•Provide support for the company’s tax provision schedules
•Assist with interim and year-end general ledger sales tax, Income tax, and international tax accounts reconciliation
•Support tax integration activities of the acquired entities and analyze any additional tax information
•Streamline procedures and offer recommendations on how the tax filing process can run more efficiently
•Participating in the monthly tax closing process
•Reviewing, preparation, filing, and payment of indirect tax returns (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, property tax) for monthly, quarterly, and annual filings for the US & Canada.
•Communication with Avalara (sales tax compliance provider) and resolving sales tax deficiencies with various jurisdictions and scheduling tax payments in US & Canada
•Maintain filing calendar for the following tax types (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, property tax) for all entities
•Resolves routine and non-routine tax issues
•Compile legal entity sales by state reports to monitor nexus requirements
•Handle requests for sales & use tax information including applicable taxability and rate determinations.
•Assist with indirect tax audits by capturing, analyzing, and providing requested audit-supporting documentation as needed. Compile documentation for sales & use tax audits and correspond with state and local tax auditors as required
•Business Tax Registrations, Business Licenses Registration, Sales Tax Registration, Payroll Tax Registration and Unemployment Tax Registration in US & Canada
•Responding to IRS, State, Local, and City Government Notices regarding delinquent taxes, balance due, tax levies, and offset, for the following tax type (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, property tax, Corporate Income tax, State Income Tax & State Franchise tax for All Entities in US & Canada)
•Gathering, preparing, and providing CSC (Registered Agent) with information to File State Annual Reports for All Entities
•Handle requests for sales & use tax information including applicable taxability and rate determinations.
•Recommend new strategies based on new taxation laws on the local, state, or federal level


  • Bachelors in finance, accounting, or business
  • Five years of experience working as a tax accountant
  • Three years in public accounting firm, a huge plus
  • Ability to review and interpret legal documents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of general ledger systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Goal-oriented mindset and ability to complete items by provided deadline
  • You communicate well with team members and customers
  • Experience with NetSuite and Salesforce is a plus
  • You are detail-oriented, with exceptional problem-solving skills
  • You have effective project management skills, including challenging the status quo and identifying needs to re-assess existing approaches/processes
  • You are adaptable and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • You demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy
Potential base salary. Does not include bonus and benefits.
Benefits: At Granicus, we offer a competitive benefits package that allows employees to tailor benefits to their needs. Benefits listed below are for employees based in the U.S.
- Flexible Time Off
- Medical (includes an option that is paid 100% by Granicus!), Dental & Vision Insurance
- 401(k) plan with matching contribution
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employer-paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance
- Group legal coverage
- Transit and/or parking supplement for office-based employees
- And more!
Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.