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SALT Compliance Associate

Job Description

The State and Local Tax Specialist is responsible for the preparation of state and local corporate income tax returns. He/She files annual reports and prepares state qualification listings to ensure UPS remains qualified to conduct business in various states. This position maintains up-to-date knowledge on taxes and tax law changes and utilizes technology to improve tax support.


The State and Local Tax Specialist prepares corporate income tax returns (i.e., prepares reports and appropriate documentation) for assigned companies to ensure compliance with state laws. He/She researches Department of Revenue notices to determine when notices should be sustained or reversed. This position reviews state code, regulations, and tax return instructions to ensure a proper tax return is prepared. He/She monitors filing of annual reports to ensure the company remains qualified to conduct business in various states. The State and Local Tax Specialist also collects and manipulates revenue data from various states to determine validity.


Responsibilities and Duties


  • Researches Department of Revenue notices to determine when notices should be sustained or reversed

  • Reviews state code, regulations, and tax return instructions to ensure a proper tax return is prepared

  • Sets up and maintains tax accounting activities for different subsidiaries to ensure proper documentation for tax records is maintained

  • Reviews journal entries to verify proper General Accepted Accounting Principles and tax treatment for transactions

  • Monitors filing of annual reports to ensure the company remains qualified to conduct business in various states

  • Conducts a nexus check to direct the Legal department of companies that should be withdrawn or qualified based on activity level

  • Prepares state qualification listings to identify a company is a legal state entity

  • Collects and manipulates revenue data from various states to determine validity

  • Manipulates software applications within UPS to improve accuracy of returns


Knowledge and Skills


  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles

  • Demonstrates a general knowledge of techniques for soliciting and gathering information

  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of processes, procedures, and methods within small package operations; demonstrates a broad knowledge of tools, equipment, and technology used in small package operations; identifies root causes of recurring issues; describes the general structure of small package operations

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting - Preferred


UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Atlanta
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Other
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Job Description

The State and Local Tax Specialist is responsible for the preparation of state and local corporate income tax returns. He/She files annual reports and prepares state qualification listings to ensure UPS remains qualified to conduct business in various states. This position maintains up-to-date knowledge on taxes and tax law changes and utilizes technology to improve tax support.


The State and Local Tax Specialist prepares corporate income tax returns (i.e., prepares reports and appropriate documentation) for assigned companies to ensure compliance with state laws. He/She researches Department of Revenue notices to determine when notices should be sustained or reversed. This position reviews state code, regulations, and tax return instructions to ensure a proper tax return is prepared. He/She monitors filing of annual reports to ensure the company remains qualified to conduct business in various states. The State and Local Tax Specialist also collects and manipulates revenue data from various states to determine validity.


Responsibilities and Duties


  • Researches Department of Revenue notices to determine when notices should be sustained or reversed

  • Reviews state code, regulations, and tax return instructions to ensure a proper tax return is prepared

  • Sets up and maintains tax accounting activities for different subsidiaries to ensure proper documentation for tax records is maintained

  • Reviews journal entries to verify proper General Accepted Accounting Principles and tax treatment for transactions

  • Monitors filing of annual reports to ensure the company remains qualified to conduct business in various states

  • Conducts a nexus check to direct the Legal department of companies that should be withdrawn or qualified based on activity level

  • Prepares state qualification listings to identify a company is a legal state entity

  • Collects and manipulates revenue data from various states to determine validity

  • Manipulates software applications within UPS to improve accuracy of returns


Knowledge and Skills


  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles

  • Demonstrates a general knowledge of techniques for soliciting and gathering information

  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of processes, procedures, and methods within small package operations; demonstrates a broad knowledge of tools, equipment, and technology used in small package operations; identifies root causes of recurring issues; describes the general structure of small package operations

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting - Preferred


UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

Job Requirements

 
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