Senior Tax Accountant (Vancouver)


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Owen Equipment

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4201 NE 66th Ave, Suite 105

compensation: $75,000-$95,000 Annually DOE along with our Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, PTO, 401(k) with Match).
employment type: full-time
job title: Senior Tax Accountant

Owen Equipment is looking to hire a Senior Tax Accountant to join our growing team in Vancouver, WA at our Corporate Office. We are one of the largest Vactor and Elgin dealers in the United States and sell, service and rent sewer cleaners, vacuum excavators, street sweepers and related accessories. We are the largest supplier in the Western U.S. of replacement brushes and brooms for sweeping equipment. We maintain four full-service locations in Portland, Oregon; Kent, Washington; Fairfield, California; and Salt Lake City, Utah and our customer base consists of the largest municipalities and contractors in the Western U.S. Our equipment is critical to keeping our streets and sewer systems clean, locating buried infrastructure during construction projects, and helping to build and maintain our electrical grid.

The key to our success has been our people. And that’s still true today. Every team member is extremely knowledgeable about our products and the industries in which they serve. Whether its parts, service, or sales, we know what our customers need because we know what they do. We are a fast-growing entrepreneurial company with many opportunities for advancement and professional development. We are looking for highly talented individuals with high ambition and a desire to advance their career and grow into more senior roles as their abilities allow.

Salary: $75,000.00 – $95,000.00 annually depending on experience.

Benefits: Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA, and 100% company paid Life and LTD. We have PTO that accrues weekly, seven paid holidays (eligible after 30 days from start), and 401(k) with company match.

Visit our website for an overview of our company.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will take on ownership over all the Company’s sales tax compliance requirements. We are looking for a solid professional and a great teammate who can grow with us as we continue to expand. A successful Senior Tax Accountant that has strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as ability to work well on a team.


Manages all sales and local tax filing requirements across the company
Analyzes sales data to identify sales tax nexus and help ensure compliance
Becomes the expert on the Companys sales tax compliance software – Avalara
Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of monthly journal entries related to sales tax accruals
Analyze and reconcile sales tax related liability accounts in a timely and efficient manner
Take the lead on state sales tax audits
Performs other Corporate Accounting ad hoc duties and projects as needed


3+ years of Accounting, Audit, or related Finance experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
2+ years of sales tax compliance and filing experience
Experience with Avalara sales tax compliance software preferred
Self-starter, hardworking, and highly motivated
Strong analytical, organization and time management skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment and prioritize effectively
Excellent interpersonal skills with proven track record to build relationships
Advanced Excel skills
Mid-market ERP system experience

If you are a great team player with a strong work ethic and a great attitude and are interested in joining a fast-growing company with opportunities for advancement, please apply online or feel free to drop in and apply in person.

Listing ID: 53663e3d3fe0d458

February 8, 2023 4:55 pm

135 days, 8 hours