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Sales Tax Accountant
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The Container Store | Coppell, TX
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Job Description


Founded in 1978, The Container Store is the nation's original and leading retailer of storage and organization products, offering innovative and multifunctional solutions designed to simplify customers' lives, save space and, ultimately, save time. The Container Store has locations from coast to coast and a thriving online business.

What We Stand For What you do matters. Experience The Container Store's employee-first culture where you are appreciated, valued, and empowered to work together for a higher purpose. We create exceptional customer service experiences while fulfilling our customer's storage and organization needs. Living out our 7 Foundation Principles has landed us on FORTUNE magazine's list of 'Best Companies to Work for' year after year.

The Sales Tax Accountant position is responsible for preparing the monthly and quarterly sales and use tax compliance, timely filing of tax payments and returns, preparing account reconciliations, providing sales tax audit support and other special projects.


* Performs monthly and quarterly sales and use tax compliance
* Process required sales and use tax payment requests and ensure all payments are remitted to tax authorities by the required due dates
* Responds to notices and document requests from state and local tax authorities
* Assists with sales tax audit documentation requests
* Maintains monthly sales tax reconciliations to ensure accurate tax reporting
* Maintains sales and use tax decision matrix in Vertex
* Performs monthly indirect tax rates and tax returns updates in Vertex
* Sets up and coordinates with Buying Department in order to implement sales and use tax holidays
* Performs technical research related to current sales and use tax positions
* Prepare and file business licenses
* Prepare and file gross receipts returns
* Support IT/Vertex related projects
* Maintains compliance calendar for all Company filing obligations

The Benefits of Working Here

Our benefits exemplify our commitment to an employee-first culture, ensuring employees and their families are well taken care of, safe and secure. Some of our benefits include:

* Competitive Pay
* Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
* Discount: 50% on elfa, 40% on Merchandise and Gift Cards, 30% on Installation
* Paid Time Off plus Holidays
* 401(k) plan and discretionary match
* Employee First Fund: providing grants to employees experiencing unforeseen emergencies


* College degree required
* 2-5 years accounting experience required
* General ledger accounting experience required
* CPA / CPA candidate a plus
* Sales tax compliance experience preferred
* Vertex software experience a plus
* Retail experience a plus
* Strong computer skills: proficiency in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and knowledge of Excel
* Based in Dallas/Ft. Worth area

The Container Store promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act

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About The Container Store

The Container Store currently has 33 locations including: Dallas, Plano, Fort Worth, Southlake, Houston, Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Atlanta; Denver; Chicago, Northbrook, Oakbrook, and Schaumburg, Ill.; Rockville, Md.; Arlington and the Tysons Corner area of Northern Virginia; Washington, D.C.; White Plains and New York City, N.Y.; Paramus, N.J.; Columbus, Ohio, Miami, Fla., Chestnut Hill, Ma. and in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Corte Madera, Costa Mesa, Pasadena, San Jose and San Diego, Calif. Three additional stores will open in 2005 - Natick, Ma. (April 9), Portland, Ore. (Aug.) and Seattle (Nov.). Additionally, the retailer's Customer Solutions Department (800-786-7315) offers expert product solutions and free space planning for customers' storage and organization challenges via the phone, Web site (www.containerstore.com), fax and mail. The Container Store was selected #15 on FORTUNE magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" in 2005 and #3 in 2004, #2 in 2003 and 2002. The company held the #1 spot on the list in 2000 and 2001. Sales for 2005 are projected at $425 million. The Container Store is privately held.