State and Local Tax Accountant

Walton Hills, OH


The State and Local Tax Accountant is responsible for compliance with state and local franchise, income and sales tax requirements and filings for NPK Construction Equipment, Inc. and NPK Mining Equipment, LLC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine continued compliance with any required state and local tax filings across the United States of America.
  • Ensure timely filing of all income, franchise, sales and other required taxes.
  • Resolve any current of future issues that arise with State and Local income tax items.
  • Maintain detailed State and Local Tax records sufficient to prevent any penalties under state/local government tax audit.
  • Assist in freight/shipping policy development to ensure compliance with U.S. tax law as well as international laws.
  • Perform ongoing Nexus evaluation/study to continuously evaluate exposure based on shifts in strategic business approach.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Competencies:

  • Attendance - Consistency that an employee shows in turning up for work and completing their normal work hours.
  • Communication - Possess effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively and concisely present unusual fact patterns to allow a path of action to be determined. Ability to communicate with state and local taxing agencies to effectively obtain information and solve any problems that arise.
  • Computer Skills – Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including alternate Excel formats, such as .CSV.
  • Appearance - Maintain the highest standards of personal cleanliness and present a neat and professional appearance at all times.
  • Job Knowledge - Display high level of knowledge, always able to complete all normal job tasks independently and regularly assists others with high level of job knowledge.
  • Time Management – Manage time well so that attention can be applied to different activities during the day, ranging from the simplest to the most complex. Ability to multitask and switch tasks when necessary.

Experience and requirements:

  • 3-5 years State and Local tax experience required.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Accounting required; Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the individual must be able to remain in a stationary position for 90 percent of the time while operating their computer and performing office work.  The individual needs to occasionally move about inside the office.  They constantly operate a computer and other office equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, fax machine, and printer. The individual must be capable of reviewing their work for errors and make adjustments as necessary.

Work Environment: 

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability, and physical demands required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.