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Sales and Use Tax Manager

Vulcan Materials Company
Listing Date: 2022/04/29

Sales and Use Tax Manager

Birmingham, AL

Submit your resume or questions confidentially to Tammy Whiston at whistont@vmcmail.com or apply online

Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials, including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country. 

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You’ll Do:

Manage.  Guide, develop, and motivate one supervisor and two professional staff.  Oversee outside service providers and support sales and use tax filings, payments, and other compliance activity.  Oversee sales and use tax audits, understand relevant issues, and provide well-thought-out responses to obtain resolution.

Evaluate.  Assess and improve current processes for compliance, reconciliations and accruals, and overall sales and use tax decisions in an effort to enhance productivity, minimize risk, create value, and increase overall compliance efforts.  Acquire deep knowledge of sales tax system (Vertex) and the internal sales and purchasing systems where data originates.

Communicate.  Provide well-organized oral or written summaries of technical positions.  Facilitate and contribute to meetings with Company personnel and/or outside service providers.  Coach and develop sales and use tax team members.

Research.  Monitor sales and use tax law changes and their application, favorable or unfavorable, to Vulcan’s business.  Research state and local sales and use tax matters, including evaluating such issues in the context of mergers & acquisitions.  

Execute.  Prioritize project management and focus on driving value and continuous improvement.  Provide day-to-day technical guidance to division management.

Skills You’ll Need.

Education.  A bachelor’s degree (preferably in Accounting or Finance).  CPA is a plus.

Experience.  10 plus years of experience working in accounting, finance, or consulting, with at least 10 of those years specific to sales tax.  Previous supervisory / team leader experience expected.

Other Skills.  Demonstrated ability to handle complex tax analyses and complex account analyses, perform advanced tax research, handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.  Proven written and verbal communication skills.  Willingness and confidence to question existing processes. Professional knowledge in a broad range of sales and use tax processes, concepts, and tools. Multi-state solid knowledge of sales and use tax (preferably in mining and/or manufacturing).

Technology Skills.  Highly proficient in computer applications, including Microsoft Excel and Word, email, and internet functions.  Oracle and Vertex experience a plus. 

Integrity.  Act with unyielding integrity and honesty in business transactions, promote company policies, hold self and other employees accountable, and keep promises and commitments.  

What You’ll Like About Us

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.  

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed  to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers. 

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impact daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.  

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays. 

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution. 

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

 Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.  You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.


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