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Sales and Use Tax Analyst (Cleveland, OH)

Jan 11, 2021, Full time

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Sales and Use Tax Analyst (Cleveland, OH)


Who We Are

We’re Dealer Tire, a family-owned, international distributor of tires and parts established in 1918 in Cleveland, OH. We’re laser focused on helping the world’s largest and most trusted auto manufacturers grow their tire business—in fact, we’ve sold more than 60 million tires to date. We’re a thriving company, and we’re looking for driven individuals to join our team. That’s where you come in!

As a Sales & Use Tax Analyst, your essential job functions will include the following:


  • Review invoices, conduct necessary tax research and provide guidance to Accounts Payable regarding transaction tax compliance.
  • Maintain transaction tax rates and communicate changes to all stakeholders.
  • Assist with the preparation and/or review of state and local sales and use tax returns.
  • Month end responsibilities:
    • Monthly reconciliation of sales and use tax accrual accounts
    • Prepare and record monthly tax accrual adjustments as needed
  • Provide support and prepare necessary documents for tax audits.
  • Assist with registering new locations in compliance with state and local licensing requirements and maintain renewals of current locations.
  • Collaborate and support any tax outsourcing relationships.
  • Assist management on special projects related to taxes.
  • Participate in projects or other duties as assigned.
  • Participate/lead in yearly physical inventories as assigned.

Support to Internal/External Customers

  • Develop strong working relationships with other functional areas as appropriate.
  • Communicate in a professional manner with internal and external customers.


  • Complete all necessary reporting requirements related to Sales & Use Tax.
  • Prepare miscellaneous routine and non-routine reports and analysis.
  • Collaborate with Business Intelligence team members to create or assist in the development of reports to analyze taxes.

Initiate and Implement Process Improvements

  • Create and maintain documentation for present accounting practices and procedures related to taxes and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement, recommend appropriate solutions and support/implement improvements.

Other Duties as Assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum 1-3 years accounting experience in progressively advancing roles.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and SOX.
  • Minimum of 3 years enterprise-level (ERP) experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access.
  • Proven track record of success in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior sales and use tax experience preferred.
  • Ability to achieve goals independently.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to multiple levels of an organization.

Competencies Required

  • Results Orientation
  • Agility
  • Initiative
  • Influence
  • Customer Focus
  • Provide Direction
  • Recognize Implications
  • Apply Knowledge
  • Work Selflessly

Physical Job Requirements

  • Continuous viewing from and inputting data to a computer screen.
  • Sitting for long periods of time.

Drug Policy

  • Dealer Tire is a drug-free environment.  All applicants being considered for employment must pass a pre-employment drug screening before beginning work.

Why Dealer Tire: An amazing opportunity to join a growing organization, built on the efforts of hard working, innovative, and team-oriented people. We offer a competitive salary + bonus, and a comprehensive benefit package including: paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and 401k matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of employee contribution). 

EOE Statement Dealer: Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act*), or any other legally protected status, with respect to employment opportunities. 

*ADA Disclosure: Any candidate who feels that they may need an accommodation to complete this application, or any portions of same, based on the impact of a disability should contact Dealer Tire’s Human Resources Department to discuss your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us at or via phone at 833-483-8232.

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