Sales Tax Accountant, Tax Compliance','FIN014ZY','755 Crossover Lane','','Memphis','38117','!*!Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,100 properties with more than 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 14 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. We have more than 69 million members in our award–winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors.
What will I be doing?
As the Sales Tax Accountant, Tax Compliance you will be responsible for administrating, preparing, reviewing, and analyzing sales, use, and transient occupancy tax returns. In addition, you will assist with research, audits, and planning projects.
As a Team Member in this role, you will be responsible for:
Administrating, preparing and filing sales, use, occupancy, telephone, and liquor tax returns for owned and/or managed hotels
Analyzing sales, use, occupancy, telephone, and liquor tax returns and notify hotel finance and property of any abnormalities
Keeping accurate tax rate schedules for all assigned properties and timely notify finance and property of any changes
Maintaining jurisdiction files for assigned properties following state and local law
Monthly review of assigned properties that claimed room exemptions with the responsibility of accepting or rejecting exemptions to comply with laws and rules
Responding to requests for tax information by internal customers and taxing authorities, resolving compliance issues with taxing authorities
Interfacing with corporate hotel Accountants and hotel location personnel
Maintaining a tax calendar with due dates, registration numbers, database, etc. that will ensure all returns are filed timely
Assisting as needed with research and audits
Assisting with maintenance of the tax return system making corrections and updates on monthly basis in order to stay current with all law changes, rate changes, etc.
Aiding with the tax registrations, business licenses and liquor license registrations
Helping develop and improve methods of filing tax returns and maintenance of tax department files
Assisting in performing “self-audits” of hotel properties','!*!What are we looking for?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:
Minimum Education: BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: three (3) years of General Ledger Account experience
Minimum Years of Experience: one (1) year of Tax experience
Minimum Years of Experience: one (1) year of experience working with PeopleSoft Financials or similar computerized financial systems
Knowledge of multi-state sales and lodging taxes
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
Basic understanding of complex computerized financial systems
Knowledge of various computer programs, PeopleSoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and tax compliance software
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Education: MA/MS Master’s Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: two (2) years of Sales Tax experience
Minimum Years of Experience: one (1) year of multi-state sales, use and lodging tax experience
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Membership in the Institute of Professionals in Taxation
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! ','Full-time','Hilton Corporate','Hilton Corporate','Day Job','Team Member','','','','','Tax','Sales Tax Accountant, Tax Compliance
Website : http://www.hiltonworldwide.com