Analyst II – Tax

Carmax (


  Full Time   Employee

United States


Position Description

The Sales Tax Analyst II is responsible for ensuring that CarMax complies with each of the states’ sales and use tax laws. This responsibility consists of researching and implementing tax rate changes or law changes that impact the business. Additional responsibilities include preparing monthly compliance, taking direction from the tax supervisor to assist on projects related to CarMax initiatives and reducing tax risks through analysis and audit defense.

1. Under general guidance from management, preparation of monthly tax compliance including analyzing general ledger to monthly reporting and filling out necessary state and local forms
2. Communication that includes responding to tax inquiries by external and internal customers either in written or verbal exchanges and properly documenting outcome. Assistance from supervisor may be needed on the more complex inquiries
3. Under general guidance of supervisor conduct new state research and assist the Senior Analysts on defending state audits
4. Under general guidance of supervisor monitor state tax legislation changes and determine impacts to the company, and conduct tax research for new business initiatives

Position Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of 2 years of tax experience at a public accounting firm or in a corporate tax department
• Experience working on multi-state audits
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including writing macros
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Access

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associate should possess:
• Solid knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
• Solid knowledge of sales/use tax
• Strong analytical and decision making skills
• Strong time management skills
• Effective planning and project management skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with associates at various levels
• Written and verbal communication skills
• Strong internal and external customer service skills
• Ability to multi task
• Attention to details
• Ability to express opinions and innovative ideas
• Solid PC skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word, E-mail software (i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes)

To apply for this job, contact:
Ashley Murr

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