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Senior Indirect Tax Accountant

McGrath RentCorp
Livermore, CA 94550
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Were a big company with big ideas. And while we started out small we still retain a close-knit feel and an exceptional company culture thats tough to find nowadays. We have a great story and even better people to tell it. Whether in corporate headquarters or out in the field, its our people who got us where we are today. Five business units and 40 years later, McGrath RentCorp is a premier $500+ million Bay Area-based diversified business-to-business rental company of more than 1,000 employees and 35 years as a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MGRC). If you value building meaningful partnerships, a dynamic work environment, and want to help build on our success, we want to talk to you! So what are you waiting for?

Located at the Corporate Accounting offices in Livermore, California the Senior Indirect Tax Accountant is a key member of the Corporate Tax Team. The successful candidate will combine the following talents:

  • Proven hands on technical expertise in sales and use tax compliance.
  • Sound knowledge of US indirect tax laws with strong problem-solving skills to deal with complex filing requirements.
  • Ability to prepare multistate filings for multiple entities.
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel (advanced Excel skills required), Word, Outlook, Oracle, and Vertex.
  • Proven, highly productive team player with the ability to multitask and to prioritize to meet deadlines and changing needs.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to work successfully with all levels of management, finance/accounting, and operations team members.


  • Bachelors degree or higher in accounting or related major.
  • At least 5 years of relevant sales and use tax compliance experience with multistate filing responsibilities.
  • Significant "hands on" experience with indirect tax research.
  • Strong general ledger account analysis and reconciliation experience.
  • Strong computer and Excel skills, with Oracle and Vertex sales tax software skills a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Proven dedication to internal and external customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, with an ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to use sound and accurate decision making skills.

Duties/Responsibilities of Position:

  • Prepare and file the company's sales and use tax returns on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis. The filings must be accurate and completed in a timely manner.
  • Prepare all workpapers and documentation in support of the filings.
  • Prepare and reconcile monthly sales and use tax accruals.
  • Stay current on sales and use tax laws as they apply to our lines of business.
  • Research transaction tax issues and provide recommendations to management.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of exemption/resale certificates and other pertinent records.
  • Provide timely responses to questions and issues raised by internal and external customers.
  • Identify opportunities for increased efficiencies and accuracy.
  • Maintain fixed asset database and all records required for property tax compliance.
  • Assist with other tax related projects and filings as needed.

The pre-employment screening process includes social security verification and a criminal background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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