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Junior Accountant

  • Location: Marlborough
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

  • Expiry Date: 06 June 2023
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Job Description:


Hybrid - Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the office

Job Summary:

  • This position prepares Sales and Use Tax returns, issues new and renewal business licenses, and works on State Compliance Audits.

  • Completes accurate and timely General Ledger account reconciliations and assesses General Ledger entries to ensure the accuracy of financial information.

  • The Accountant researches State & Local Tax laws to ensure compliance.

Minimum job skills required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience.

  • 1-2 years in Accounting or Finance environment, preferably Tax related

  • Intermediate Accounting knowledge

  • Understanding of accounting principles

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word and the ability to build moderately complex spreadsheets

  • Strong prioritization and time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Strong analytical and written skills

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment

  • Special projects as assigned.


  • Prepare, file, and pay all Sales and Use Tax returns and payments for US divisions managing multiple/variable tax rates for localities.

  • Research and make final taxability decisions related to the use of tax self-assessment.

  • Research and determine the need for business licenses for all US locations (Stores and Non-Stores).Research, notify business partners, and resolve all notices received regarding business license fees or Sales and Use Tax Returns.

  • Apply for new and renewal licenses and ensure licenses are maintained and payments are processed accordingly.

  • Reconcile General Ledger liability and research and resolve all variances.

  • Provide State & Local Auditors with reporting, sales detail, and invoices to address requirements.

  • Complete analysis, challenging their assessments based on research, as well as negotiate any abatement penalties.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.