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Sales & Use Tax Manager

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Neenah, WI, US, 54956

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 16538
Functional Area:  Finance
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  Remote / Work from Home in the US
Work Hours:  Standard Business Hours

Position Summary

This position is responsible for leading the Sales Tax functions to consistently achieve business results and to ensure internal/external customer/client service expectations are fulfilled. This position can function remotely, on-site at our corporate office in Neenah, WI or hybrid.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads, develops and coaches team:
     - Provides clear expectations, feedback and recognition
     - Participates in the hiring/selection process
     - Writes and conducts performance evaluations and progress reports
     - Handles associate relations issues 
  • Delivers results in line with the following key metrics/accountabilities:
     - Accuracy and timeliness of tax filings
     - Associate retention
     - Budget control 
  • Prepares state and applicable municipality sales tax returns as required by state statute. 
  • Proactively recommends changes in tax procedures, methodology or tax calculations. 
  • Oversees tax record keeping process for tax compliance, tax accounting and audit and tax planning. 
  • Performs tax research as needed to keep current with new and old changing tax laws. 
  • Coordinates tax audits as states require. 
  • Assists Chief Financial Officer and Controller with various state and federal tax work papers in preparation for year filings. 
  • Works with Credit and Sales area on customer disputes. 
  • Fields customer inquiries concerning tax status. 
  • Works with internal Information Technology staff on various Vertex software interfaces. 
  • Carries out responsibilities in a fair, ethical and non-discriminatory manner and ensure that staff follows these same guidelines. 
  • Manages expenses in line with departmental budgets and corporate business conditions. (if applicable) 
  • Enforces and support all company policies and procedures. Fully support the company's commitment to safety and the environment and strives to maintain a clean, healthy and safe workplace. 




  • 3+ years multi-state corporate sales tax experience.
  • State income tax experience.
  • Strong general accounting knowledge.
  • Prior leadership experience a plus.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Tax or related discipline.

 Computer Skills

  • Must be proficient in the use of a PC and MS Office Suite. 
  • SAP and Vertex software experience a plus..

Other Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop and implement growth plans and programs.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to meet hard deadlines for tax filings.
  • Ability to perform complex tax research.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 


Physical Requirements

Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment.  Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for extended periods of time. Occasional travel to offsite offices, customer sites and/or industry and training events may also be required, depending on assignment.

 Other Information


At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

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J. J. Keller provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plan, etc. The compensation range for this role in Colorado is $80,000.00 to $110,000.00. Compensation and benefits information for this position is being included in accordance with requirements of the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Note that J. J. Keller is not currently recruiting employees to work in California. J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Oshkosh
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton

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