Sales & Use Tax Accountant

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Date: Dec 9, 2017

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

The Indirect Tax Accountant will timely prepare and file sales & use and other indirect tax returns and estimates as well as oversee audits and tax process improvements/design

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Prepare and file required sales & use and other indirect tax returns, which includes preparing supporting documents and schedules and monitoring indirect tax calendar
  • Prepare and reconcile monthly estimates as needed to support indirect tax returns
  • Communicate with Accounting, Treasury and other departments relative to filing returns & tax payments
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting schedules for tax accruals for quarterly and/or year-end close
  • Assist in determining nexus, identifying filing requirements and registering to ensure tax compliance in all state and local jurisdictions
  • Manage audits including compiling data and preparing responses to requests for information from taxing authorities
  • Perform tax research and monitor tax rate and tax law changes
  • Oversee exemption certificate process
  • Recommend and support initiatives, including participation in implementing new solutions, to improve SAP reporting and data collection
  • Assist with other projects within Tax department or across departments as needed

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance or related field of study
    • CPA
  • Three (3) years of sales and use tax experience
  • One (1) year of audit controversy experience
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate and resolve discrepancies
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making
  • Up to 10% domestic travel
  • Additional work hours including weekends and holidays as required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with an emphasis in Taxation or related field of study 
  • Experience with SAP software
  • VAT and GST experience
  • Experience with tax research software


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at  Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.


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