CIT Group Inc.

  • Sales Tax Accountant

    Location US-FL-Jacksonville
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Family
    Operations - Operations Analysis
  • Overview

    CIT is a leading national bank focused on empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with over a century of experience and operates a principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A. (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender). The company's commercial banking segment includes commercial financing, community association banking, middle market banking, equipment and vendor financing, factoring, railcar financing, treasury and payments solutions, and capital markets and asset management. CIT's consumer banking segment includes a national direct bank and regional branch network. Discover more at


    • As a key member of the Sales Tax team, responsibilities include
    • Working with external state auditors to resolve sales tax audits by reconciling data
    • Providing documentation review and research, preparation of refund and credit requests and applications
    • Submission of the requests to the state
    • Review of auditor reports and findings, understanding and applying changes in CIT systems as a result of the audits, and understanding and applying changes in state legislature and tax research
    • Working with the Sales Tax Compliance team filing returns during monthly compliance as needed.
    • Implementing process improvement initiatives, supporting key strategic enterprise-wide projects and Initiatives, performing operational risk and SOX control testing
    • Performing other special projects as directed by the VP or Director of Tax.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      Responsible for working to provide support to internal and external clients
    • Responsible for working with the sales tax compliance team for various monthly returns
    • Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple competing tasks
    • Proven track record in time management and meeting deadlines
    • Must be able to work well in a team environment



    • Bachelor’s degree in business related field or relevant experience required.
    • A minimum of 3 - 5 years’ work experience with sales and use tax compliance and audits.
    • Candidate should exhibit strong problem-solving skills and initiative to resolve issues.
    • Ability to work well with sales tax systems and data
    • Demonstrates initiative and confidence
    • Strong computer and work flow process skills
    • Self-motivated individual
    • Team oriented
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong customer relations skills
    • Must be able to work well in a team environment
    • Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
    • SQL and Microsoft Access knowledge a plus
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Proficient in Thomson Reuters/Checkpoint/TTR
    • This individual will possess the ability to succeed within a team environment and the ability to build internal and external relationships with key stakeholders



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