Senior Tax Accountant (Non-Income/Indirect Tax)

Direct Hire

Boston, Massachusetts

Position Overview:

The Senior Tax Accountant (Non-Income/Indirect Tax) is responsible for managing and overseeing the company's non-income tax obligations, including sales and use tax, property tax and other indirect taxes. This role involves ensuring compliance with state and local tax regulations, conducting tax research, preparing, and reviewing tax returns, and supporting tax audits. The position will support and be supported by the Kelly Services tax team (owners of MRP). Role is remote but prefer someone in Atlanta or Boston. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tax Compliance:
    • Prepare and review state and local sales and use tax returns, property tax returns, and other non-income tax filings.
    • Ensure timely and accurate filing of all non-income tax returns and payments.
    • Maintain comprehensive records of all tax filings and payments.
  • Tax Research and Planning:
    • Conduct research and work closely with the Kelly Services tax team on state and local tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Audit Support:
    • Manage and coordinate responses to tax audits and inquiries from tax authorities.
    • Gather and prepare documentation to support tax positions during audits.
    • Collaborate with external advisors and legal counsel on complex tax issues.
  • Process Improvement:
    • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the tax compliance function.
    • Develop and maintain tax compliance policies and procedures.
    • Stay updated on industry best practices and technological advancements in tax compliance.
  • Internal Collaboration:
    • Provide tax guidance and support to various departments, including finance, procurement, and operations.
    • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure proper tax reporting and reconciliation.
    • Assist in the preparation of tax-related disclosures for financial statements.
  • Training and Development:
    • Stay current with continuing professional education (CPE) requirements and industry developments.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA, CMA, or other relevant certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with familiarity on non-income tax items.
  • Strong knowledge of state and local tax regulations, including sales and use tax, property tax, and other state & local taxes, preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
What’s in it for you:
  • Fully remote position – an opportunity for you to gain more value, flexibility, and work-life-balance in your career.
  • Compensation: Range from $85,000 to $105,000 commensurate with skill level and experience..
  • Highly competitive benefit package including health, vision, dental, paid time off (includes vacation and sick time), medical and dependent flexible spending (FSA), health savings (HSA), critical illness coverage, volunteer and activism time off, paid parental leave (even pawternity leave!), 401k match with pre and post-tax options as well as an annual wellness reimbursement.
  • Training, training, and more training – our virtual training program offers a library of 100+ courses with classes-based, as well as self-led content that will develop the necessary foundation for you to succeed and flourish in your role, as well as continue your learning throughout your time at Motion Recruitment Partners.
  • Ongoing one-on-one support and mentorship in all aspects of your role and development
  • Fun, energetic, team-oriented work environment that makes you excited to go to work every day.
Since 1989, Motion Recruitment Partners LLC has grown into a leading global recruitment service provider offering outsourced talent solutions, perm and contingent staffing, and MSP programs to growing companies around the world. Motion Recruitment Partner’s network of operating brands (Motion Recruitment, Sevenstep, and The Goal) have a strong and proven track record with filling mission-critical positions using a unique, team-based approach to talent acquisition.

We are accepting candidates 15 days following job post. Apply now to learn more about the job opportunity and our unique culture and work environment.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.