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Burlington Tax Supervisor in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retail stores in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Tax Supervisor!

The Tax Supervisor is primarily responsible for ensuring the organization’s compliance with all indirect taxes (e.g., Sales Tax, use and misc etc). Provide audit, research and analysis of the indirect organization’s taxes. This is a multi-incumbent position, focusing on a specific indirect taxes. Supervise the Tax Analysts in their function.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage sales and use tax audits and tax liabilities, respond to notices, conduct research and ensures accuracy . Interaction with tax auditors, responsible for all aspects of the sales and use audits. This includes creating and maintaining spreadsheets, researching issues, conducting reconciliations, ensuring accuracy, and providing explanations.

  • Responsible for indirect tax compliance- review information provided to the outsourced specialist to prepare the sales, use and misc. tax returns. Review and approve the monthly, quarterly, and annual sales & use, and other transactional tax filings and payments. Analyze and prepare monthly tax payable reconciliations and adjusting journal entries. Prepare or assist in thepreparation of schedules to be provided to the internal and external auditors.

  • Work with the IT business counterparts to maintain tax rates for all locations and ensure the proper taxability of merchandise sold. Work with the Buyers to ensure the correct codes are applied to the merchandise for proper tax determination to adhere to the sales/use tax laws and regulations.

  • Supervise, lead, train and mentor staff.

Scope and Impact: Ensure tax compliance for the organization in sales/use and misc tax areas. Interact with internal departments across the organization. Externally interact with vendors, auditors and tax agencies. Accuracy and diligence impact the organization’s tax liability. Timeliness and professional handling of issues and audits representing the organization.

Education: Bachelor’s or MDA Degree or equivalent experience (business, finance, tax, accounting preferred)

Experience: 3-5 years sales tax experience

Skills and Abilities:

Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Proficient in department’s Accounting/Financial Systems (Oracle) and tax returns

Tax knowledge, including compliance, research, process, procedures

Solid analysis, research and audit skills

Attention to detail and accuracy

Effective time management – manages multiple tasks; organized; on top of time sensitive tasks

Handles transactions with vendors and auditors professionally and efficiently. Resolves issues quickly and effectively

Effectively communicates with management and peers

Meets needs of customers (external, internal and team members)

Receives guidance and moderate direction

Demonstrates organization skills and ability to improve processes

Disclaimer: The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2022-174918

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 1830 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 1/27/2022 9:44 AM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Finance

Evergreen Yes

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