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Requisition ID:  76997

MANAGER SALES TAX OPERATIONS

Kennesaw, Georgia, United States, 30144

     Find your more with Mohawk!
 

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing, and more opportunities for our people.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Come find your “more” with Mohawk!

 

What we need:

 

The Manager Sales Tax Operations is a first-level manager who supervises and participates in the preparation/review of indirect tax compliance and systems of the company and subsidiaries. This role will assist with the compliance of US and Canadian sales tax, the design and implementation of tax software systems, and be responsible for monitoring and managing the sales tax team.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Oversee accurate utilization of Vertex within the company including the maintenance of taxing matrix, customer and vendor exemption setups, and system testing and review with the support of IT and other related departments.
  • Oversee and coordinate the preparation/review through the Company’s co-source compliance preparer of Sales & Use and Canadian GST/QST. 
  • Oversee the preparation of journal entries to account for accrued indirect taxes and corresponding tax filings.
  • Review and approve various indirect tax accrual account reconciliations and maintain account balances in the general ledger.
  • Work collaboratively with Indirect Tax Audit Manager to update tax systems accordingly based on any audit findings.
  • Assist with acceptance and issuance of exemption certificates and customer credits.
  • Assist on state and local examination matters when needed (including filing for refunds with suppliers, state agencies, and amended returns as appropriate);
  • Proactively drive input regarding effects of business activities on sales/use tax and opportunities to better utilize tax technology.
  • Partner with in-house business, finance, and tax teams, and manage sales/use tax relationships with outside consulting firms. 
  • Research, analyze and provide recommendations on a wide range of indirect tax issues and implications, including due diligence support for major transactions, impact on taxability of customer and vendor transactions, and review of complex contract/purchase order language.
  • Understand and document business operations and processes affecting indirect tax to ensure a comprehensive, accurate tax determination.
  • Manage end-to-end sales and use tax function for Mohawk and subsidiaries. 
  • Manage sales and use tax resources and third-party consulting relationships to ensure sales and use tax function operates efficiently while mitigating risk.
  • Participate in employee feedback process for direct reports via Mohawk processes and procedures.
  • Manage resolution of business operations and customer sales and use tax inquiries and issues.
  • Manage exemption certificate maintenance and renewal process.
  • Effectively manage the communication and coordination of systems issues with the business.
  • Monitor changes in indirect tax laws, regulations and court rulings and articulate the impact of these changes to management (e.g. Wayfair case).
  • Provide indirect tax expertise to assist others in understanding the tax scenarios around different types of business transactions.
  • Continually develop taxation expertise and company knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

 

What you have:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • CPA preferred.
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • 1-3 years of management experience.

 

What you’re good at:

 

  • Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field.
  • Focused on and responsible for their team's productivity and collective impact.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, delegate, and manage time effectively.
  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential data.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Suite of products.
  • Flexible attitude, adaptable to change, team player and able to handle multiple projects at once.
  • High degree of professionalism, judgment, maturity, and resourcefulness in the absence of formalized guidelines and procedures.
  • Compliance-focused orchestrator. Manager who carefully oversee people, processes, and deliverables to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Manager who drives performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Quality-focused team driver. People who motivate their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.
  • Open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or ability to work in ambiguous situations.

 

What else?

  • This role will be responsible for managing direct reports and delegation of work content primarily to hourly employees in a shared staffing model.
  • 10%-15%% Travel required to company sales and service centers located throughout the U.S.

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

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