Kelly Services Administrative Specialist - Midland, MI in Midland, Michigan

Kelly Services is seeking candidates for a full time administrative specialist role with an industry leading, Fortune 500, global, chemical manufacturing company in Midland, MI.

Job Purpose

Job Purpose

The purpose of this job is to provide administrative support for the sales/use and miscellaneous excise tax function; ensure the accurate and timely filing of returns and payment of tax within the statutory deadlines for company and its subsidiaries in the various taxing jurisdictions in the U.S. and assist company tax representatives in special project work related to audit support or systems support.

Primary Activities

  • Position requires accurate and timely filing of sales/use and miscellaneous excise tax returns, compliance with existing tax laws, and payment of taxes within statutory deadlines.

  • Provide computer systems (e.g. Business Objects reports) and software support (e.g., ONESOURCE™) for the sales and use tax function.

  • Develop and maintain sales/use and miscellaneous excise tax check off list (tickler) to ensure timely filing of returns.

  • Individual must build and maintain internal relationships with Customer Service, Invoicing, Receivables and Credit personnel within company that have impact on sales tax applied on customer invoices.

  • Provide functional support for the sales tax exemption certificate (TEC) system process and related activities.

  • Independently obtain, reconcile, and analyze data for accuracy, reasonableness, and taxability. Data is obtained from SAP, Shared Data Network (SDN) and various other data sources.

  • Individual must build and maintain relationship with external government officials that can have an impact on sales tax and interest / penalties.

  • Provide Audit support to Sales & Use Tax professionals, such as obtain exemption certificates, vendor invoices and purchase orders upon request.

Qualifications

Education

Associates Degree or Some College.

Language Skills

English

Special Capabilities Required/Certifications

Working knowledge of PC and mainframe (SAP) applications, including software packages (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Business Objects). Individual must be able to display a high degree of accuracy and proficiency in dealing with numerical data and statistical information.

Scope

Key contacts

This Individual must build and maintain internal relationships with Customer Service, Invoicing, Receivables and Credit personnel within company that have impact on sales tax applied on customer invoices. Individual must also build and maintain relationship with external government officials that can have an impact on sales / use tax and interest / penalties

Problem Solving

This individual must have excellent communication skills to resolve errors, problems and omissions that occur each month as part of the Sales and Use return cycle. They must have an effective dialogue and working relationship with off site regional professionals to resolve issues that occur each and every month.

Decision Making

This individual must make effective and timely decisions. This is perhaps the most important criteria for the job. The Sales and Use tax cycle is a month to month deadline driven process that requires an individual to properly plan and follow a strict schedule and be proactive in a timely manner.

Direction Received

This position is supervised directly by the Sales and Use Tax Professionals (FS/FL) located in the Midland Regional office. Overall supervision is received from the Northern Region State and Local Tax Manager.

Other Measurements

  • Timely and accurate completion of job assignments

  • Timely and accurate payment of all sales/use and miscellaneous excise taxes

  • Important issues are communicated to team members in a proactive/timely manner

  • Continued growth and development of skills required to be an effective team member

  • Apply knowledge and skills on special projects when assigned

Due to the high volume of responses anticipated, only qualified candidates will be contacted

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit your resume” button. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter listed below recruiting for this position by email. However, your resume must be received via the “submit your resume” button included within. Please contact recruiter Lindsay Pittwood with questions, concerns, or email applications at linp836@kellyservices.com.

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