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Tax Accountant

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Accounting/Finance (ACC)

Cypress, CA, US, 90630

Position Summary:

This Tax Accountant position is primarily responsible for the timely compliance of income/franchise tax, sales/use tax, property tax, gross receipts tax, business license renewals under general supervision. The position also assists the Tax Manager with special assignments and projects within the tax team in the Finance Department.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Assist with the preparation of federal and state income/franchise tax returns, extensions, and quarterly estimated payments for C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies
  • Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end sales and use tax returns
  • Review sales and use tax returns and resolve tax issues on Avalara
  • Prepare and analyze monthly general ledger account reconciliation for tax purposes
  • Prepare annual property tax statements, business licenses, and statements of information
  • Assist with information gathering in support of both internal and external tax audits including reviewing and responding to correspondence and notices
  • Assist with other tax projects as assigned
  • Prepare and file monthly Canadian GST/HST tax returns

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance 
  • 2+ years of relevant and progressive work in the tax field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics and Avalara
  • A combination of public accounting and private industry experiences
  • CPA Certification

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Franchise, Retail

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