Job Details

School Outfitters - Staff Accountant

Location:   Cincinnati, OH

Salary:   based on experience


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THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Are you looking to be challenged and to have the opportunity for professional development?
  • Join an organization that encourages a healthy work life balance

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Based in Cincinnati, School Outfitters is a leading online retailer of school furniture and equipment. Since 1998, they have delivered seamless, enterprise-level project services that include marketing, product management, international sourcing, I.T., sales, accounting, and in-house customer service. Their experts handle new construction, renovations, or transaction projects with customized care – whether it’s for a single classroom or an entire school. They have the resources and knowledge to manage your product research and selection, room design, installation and more.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (JOB SUMMARY)

The Staff Accountant is responsible for corporate indirect tax compliance and filings. Other responsibilities include general accounting, monthly reconciliation, account analysis, and process improvements for sever legal entities. The Staff Accountant will:

  • Review, verify, and upload sales tax documents.
  • Prepare monthly sales tax reconciliation.
  • Prepare multi-state sales tax returns.
  • Maintain tax compliance calendar, ensuring all filings are processed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Perform daily/monthly audit procedures to ensure customer accounts are compliant with sales tax requirements.
  • Prepare annual tax audit schedules.
  • Complete monthly/quarterly/annual nexus reviews for subsidiary companies.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement improvements to the State and Local tax accrual and compliance processes.
  • Conduct State and Local tax audit functions in response to inquiries and requests from authorities.
  • Perform tax research and special projects as needed.
  • Monitor changes in tax law for impact on the company.
  • Investigate and resolve reconciling items on assigned accounts.
  • Support team with month-end close procedures for multiple companies.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience in relevant position
  • Public accounting or other professional services environment preferred
  • Experience with Thomson Reuters OneSource tax software a plus
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to accurately complete high volume of work in a deadline driven environment

THE PAYOFF

The Staff Accountant will work at a Cincinnati Enquirer “Top Workplace” winning company, where they challenge their employees to excel and support them to achieve great things. School Outfitters is a company that encourages a healthy balance between professional and personal lives.

 

DIVERSITY/INCLUSION STATEMENT

Gilman Partners is committed to strengthening leadership teams and elevating the talent in our communities – and that means all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ability, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or national origin. You don’t have to meet every qualification in this job description to apply. If you’re drawn to the position and believe your experience makes you a good fit, we encourage you to reach out.

 



Contact:

Sarah Benner, Search Operations Manager

sbenner@gilmanpartners.com

513.842.5338