Tax Analyst - Sales & Use

Westerville, Ohio, United States Global Business Services req71965 03/01/2019

DHL is offering one exceptional candidate the chance to join the Tax Compliance and Accounting Group as a Tax Analyst. This exciting position is in Westerville, Ohio. The primary purpose of this role is to prepare and review U.S. sales/use, gross receipts, and personal property tax returns for the US DHL business units. This role also includes any business license compliance requirements for applicable entity locations. The Tax Analyst will work closely with all appropriate stakeholders to handle non-income/operating taxes for their respective entities. The Tax Analyst will also be responsible for supporting the Tax Manager to achieve team goals and responsibilities. Additional experience and qualifications include:

Key Responsibilities:

-Prepare, review and submit state and local sales/use tax returns to ensure accurate and timely compliance. This includes the review of self-assessed sales tax, determining which assessments are inappropriate and initiating correcting accounting entries.

-Assist with property tax compliance including preparing property tax workpapers and processing payments.

-Preparation and review of monthly tax account reconciliations.

-Research complex tax issues as needed.

-Work closely with the audit and planning team to assist in their information gathering and to ensure audit findings are properly incorporated in future compliance filings.

-Work closely with internal and external consultants

-Resolution of tax notices.

-Perform research and adhoc reporting for the management team.

-Identify and implement process improvements

-Assist with tax department process and procedure documentation

-Maintain the indirect tax compliance calendar

Education and Experience

·Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Advanced Degree preferred, but not required

·2-5 years of tax experience or combined tax and accounting

·Tax experience within a large tax department of a major corporation with practical hands-on experience and/or public accounting experience is a plus


·Demonstrate knowledge of federal, state, provincial and local sales and use tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements

·Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word

·Familiarity with Vertex, OneSource, Oracle and SAP a plus

·Ability to prioritize, multi-task and adhere to tight deadlines

·Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    8am - 5pm

  • Business Unit

    DHL Global Business Services US

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required