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Hilton /Memphis / TN / Sales Tax Accountant – Tax Compliance

Sales Tax Accountant – Tax Compliance

Hilton Corporate

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Job Description

The Sales Tax Accountant for Tax Compliance will be responsible for administrating, preparing, reviewing, and analyzing sales, use, and transient occupancy tax returns. In addition, the Accountant will assist with research, audits, and planning projects.

What will I be doing?

  • Responsible for administrating, preparing and filing sales, use, occupancy, telephone, and liquor tax returns for owned and/or managed hotels
  • Analyze sales, use, occupancy, telephone, and liquor tax returns and notify hotel finance and property of any abnormalities
  • Keep accurate tax rate schedules for all assigned properties and timely notify finance and property of any changes
  • Maintain jurisdiction files for assigned properties following state and local law
  • Responsible for the monthly review of assigned properties that claimed room exemptions with the responsibility of accepting or rejecting exemptions to comply with laws and rules
  • Respond to requests for tax information by internal customers and taxing authorities, resolving compliance issues with taxing authorities
  • Interface with corporate hotel Accountants and hotel location personnel
  • Maintain a tax calendar with due dates, registration numbers, database, etc. that will ensure all returns are filed timely
  • Assist as needed with research and audits
  • Assist with maintenance of the tax return system making corrections and updates on monthly basis in order to stay current with all law changes, rate changes, etc.
  • Aid with the tax registrations, business licenses and liquor license registrations
  • Help develop and improve methods of filing tax returns and maintenance of tax department files
  • Assist in performing self-audits of hotel properties

Desired Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Professional demeanor and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to exercise judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions
  • Ability to work well under pressure an effectively handle multiple, concurrent demands and appropriately prioritize responsibilities
Job Requirements

What are we looking for?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of General Ledger Account experience
  • A minimum of one (1) year of Tax experience
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with PeopleSoft Financials or similar computerized financial systems
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Basic understanding of complex computerized financial systems
  • Knowledge of various computer programs, PeopleSoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and tax compliance software

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • MA/MS Master's Degree
  • A minimum of two (2) years of Sales Tax experience
  • A minimum of one (1) year of multi-state sales, use and lodging tax experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Membership in the Institute of Professionals in Taxation

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!


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