Excise Tax Manager in Atlanta at RaceTrac

Date Posted: 5/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    200 Galleria Parkway Southeast
    Atlanta
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/27/2021

Job Description

RaceTrac Company Overview

Job Description:

The Excise Tax Manager is responsible for providing strategic direction, ensuring timely completion of motor fuel and sales tax compliance, implementing innovative automation and process improvement opportunities, and developing policies related to motor fuel taxes.  This individual ensures department objectives align with overall RaceTrac Business Objectives in addition to having accountability for execution and measure of success.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and grows talent to support future roles in the organization: develops and trains team with a focus on sharing knowledge and providing the tools necessary to increase department growth.  
  • Partners cross functionally with other internal departments to support the department and Company's strategic goals.
  • Reviews motor fuel and sales tax returns for accuracy and compliance.  
  • Reviews and investigates issues and communicates with government officials with regard to tax questions as necessary.  
  • Continually identify and implement innovative work approaches and business processes including those involving software and robotic process automation.  
  • Research and interpret federal, state, and local tax law and assess company policies to ensure taxes are prepared in compliance with tax legislation.
  • Support federal, state, and local motor fuel and sales tax audits. 
  • Identify and communicate tax advice, feedback, and solutions with key stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from a 4-year College or University.
  • 5 years of motor fuel tax experience in above and below the rack transactions. 
  • 2 years of sales tax experience preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a managerial role preferred.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment; recognize and react to changing business needs.
  • Must display outstanding verbal, written, and technical communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both written and oral, with all levels of the organization and explain tax issues in a manner that they can understand. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - particularly Excel. 
  • Working knowledge of Avalara motor fuel tax software and Right Angle preferred. 
  • Ability to develop, coach, and train a team. 
  • Ability to plan and implement needed tasks and projects in a time efficient manner.   

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