Sales & Use Tax Analyst
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Sales & Use Tax Analyst

Req # 64367

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

At Generac, our people help make the world safer, brighter, and more productive. We are united by our efforts to inspire change for a better world; impact our people and community; influence and achieve positive results; and innovate the industry. Our shared goals allow people with diverse backgrounds and points of view to work together, bringing our global customers peace of mind through reliable products and exceptional support.

The Sales & Use Tax Analyst position works with cross-functional teams across Generac, as well as business contacts outside the company. This position is responsible for preparing sales and use tax returns, preparing month-end close adjustments, ensuring exemption certification validity and application, researching tax treatment of customer sales and vendor purchases, assisting with sales and use tax audits, and responding to tax department inquiries. Responsibilities also include staying current on tax law changes and changes in the business activities of the company.

Essential Duties:
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and use tax returns
  • Address tax department inquiries from internal and external business partners
  • Assist in exemption certificate compliance
  • Record month-end close adjustments
  • Other Duties as assigned and the following
  • Research state nexus issues and tax treatment of customer sales and vendor purchases
  • Assist with sales and use tax audits
  • Remain current on tax law changes and changes in the business activities of the company
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience
  • 1 year sales and use tax experience in Corporate Tax or Public Accounting

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience with third party tax determination, compliance, and exemption certificate management software

  • Proficiency in SAP
  • Proficiency in CCH or other tax research tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with shifting priorities and deadlines

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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