CIT Group Inc.

  • VP Sales Tax

    Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    Job ID
    31754
    # Positions
    1
    Job Family
    Operations - Sales Support
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a leading national bank empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. We believe in helping customers turn their ideas into outcomes. Whether those customers are building a business or building their savings, CIT has the experience and agility to empower them to achieve their goals. At CIT, how we do business is just as important as what we do. Our social responsibility programs focus on driving financial and personal empowerment, supporting the environment and advancing wellness. CIT contributes to communities where we live, work and do business through charitable donations, community investments and employee volunteerism.

    Responsibilities

    • This position requires a thorough understanding of sales and use tax.
    • The individual we seek will be responsible for developing and mentoring a team of tax professionals, overseeing the filing of CIT’s business license applications and renewals
    • Responsible for all sales and use tax audits and related communications
    • Reviewing tax returns, extensions and estimated tax payment
    • Overseeing the compliance and planning function
    • Ensuring proper record keeping and retention of all tax returns and related matters
    • Assisting with internal control procedures; change management; developing and implementing process improvements
    • Responsible for the sales taxability matrix working with operations and accounting to establish effective controls to prevent overpayments
    • Tax analysis to properly provide for the Company’s sale/use tax reserves
    • Recommending changes to policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable tax laws.

     

     

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    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting related field with a CMI preferred
    • Strong Microsoft Office and Access skills/database skills
    • Working knowledge of Vertex O
    • A minimum of 5 - 8 years’ work experience in the sales and use tax area
    • Candidate should exhibit strong problem solving skills and initiative to resolve issues
    • Demonstrates initiative and confidence
    • Self-motivated individual
    • Team oriented
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience in a high volume, fast paced compliance environment
    • Emphasis on controls and process improvements
    • Strong analytical and project management skills
    • Responsible for working to provide support to internal and external clients with a sense of urgency

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