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Senior Indirect Tax Manager

Neiman Marcus
Dallas, Texas, United States
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Senior Manager
Job Summary

The State and Local Indirect Tax Manager is responsible for tax compliance, tax systems, and tax planning/special projects for state and local indirect taxes, including sales, use, gross receipts, and property taxes. The individual in this position is also responsible for managing the outsourced property tax process. This position reports directly to the Director - Sales Tax.

Key Performance Elements

  • Ensure the accurate and timely filing of sales and use tax returns, payments, account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Review system transactional data to ascertain the proper tax treatment, investigate discrepancies, research corresponding tax law, prepare numerical analyses, and adjust accrual and return data files accordingly
  • Identify opportunities to improve and or automate tax compliance processes to increase efficiency and quality
  • Maintain sales tax rates and communicate changes to all stakeholders including tech and retail teams
  • Oversee and provide guidance to the compliance team on a variety of sales tax issues and processes such as exemption certificates, product taxability, and IRS 8300 reporting
  • Manage various tax systems to ensure compliance with sales tax laws
  • Acquire deep knowledge of sales tax system (Vertex) and the internal sales and purchasing systems where data originates
  • Play a lead role in the implementation of new software systems or upgrades to ensure sales tax issues are addressed appropriately
  • Manage the outsourced property tax process
  • Conduct multistate tax research, understand relevant issues, and provide analysis with well thought out responses to obtain resolution
  • Stay current with tax laws and monitor legislation that could impact the company
  • Maintain internal controls as required by Sarbanes Oxley
  • Coach and develop associates under supervision

Ideal Candidate Attributes

  • Must possess strong organizational skills and the flexibility to perform multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Accounting or Finance, preferred
  • Minimum seven years of experience in the multistate sales and use tax area
  • Minimum three years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with tax software such as Vertex Indirect Tax Returns and Vertex O Series
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably Oracle
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Excel and Access

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