Experienced Sales Tax Consultant (Remote)

Job Description

Do you consider yourself a nerd when it comes to numbers? Do you find satisfaction digging into complex rules that seem to be more of a puzzle than a problem? Do you crave opportunities to learn every day? Do you thrive on juggling multiple projects at one time? Do you want to make a difference in a client’s business? If so, you might be the right person to join our team! 

Our virtual team operates from home offices throughout the US and enjoys face-to-face team building activities a few times a year. For someone who is a self-starter and enjoys getting a wide range of things done, this could be an ideal position and place to continue to learn! We are seeking a full-time team member who is looking for this kind of unique opportunity to make a difference for our clients, our company, and their own career.   

Our clients’ industries vary and include e-commerce, publishing, environmental services, software/computer services, professional services, manufacturing, and construction. Our projects include nexus studies, sales tax risk and liability analyses, voluntary disclosures, registrations, audit defense, research, planning, tax technology implementations and supporting fast growing e-commerce businesses with almost all their sales tax needs. What don’t we do? Recurring Compliance! For that work we partner with other providers to ensure our clients are well supported, automate their compliance process, or train them. 

Our Purpose:

We demystify the complexities of sales tax to empower individuals and companies to understand and manage their risks and responsibilities.  

We educate, consult, and advocate to shine a light on the importance of sales tax compliance in business health and to elevate the profile, influence, and value of sales tax professionals.  

We are committed to social justice and equity, respecting the differences and similarities of all.  

Our Values & Culture: 

We are dedicated to fostering a culture that values expertise, integrity, curiosity, growth, devotion, well-being, respect, and kindness. Our team not only embodies these values but also actively integrates them into every aspect of our organization. We believe in a positive work-life balance, cohesive team building and support, and individual growth through service, continuous learning, and continued education. At YETTER Tax, our values are more than just words; they are the principles that drive our success, empower our team, and guide our growth.  

Purpose of Role:

The Experienced Staff Consultant will report directly to the Tax Managers and will focus on providing resolution of sales tax challenges and issues for our clients. This role is integral to success of our consultant team (quick and effective communication to solve problems), our clients (energetic drive to wade through messy problems, create solutions and then communicate the resolutions to the client), and, finally, to our company as a whole (supporting the big picture goals and vision for the future). 

Essential Job Responsibilities (approximate % of time):

  • 80% Client Project Work 
    • Voluntary Disclosure Agreements (VDA) 
    • Sales Tax Risk and Liability Analysis 
    • Registrations 
    • Tax Software Implementations (predominately Avalara and Vertex) with focus on configuration and standard connector implementation 
    • Audits 
    • Research and Consulting 
    • Tax Systems Maintenance 
  • 10% Recurring and Periodic Projects 
    • Notice handling and resolution 
    • Exemption certificate management 
    • Troubleshooting 
  • 10% Administrative 
    • Support Sales Tax Institute and marketing team with writing articles and sales tax content 
    • Internal meetings and activities 

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience: 2-4 years of full-time Sales Tax experience (some consulting experience preferred).  
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (economics, finance, accounting, or business degrees preferred). 
  • Technology: Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and especially Excel), Adobe Acrobat, data automation tools, and experience working with at least one tax engine for configuration of tax rules. 
  • Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with team, clients, and state and local Departments of Revenue; exceptional writing, phone skills, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Analytical/Attention to detail/Accuracy: Strong analytical ability; excellent attention to detail; commitment to accuracy.  
  • Integrity: Ability to maintain a high level of integrity, professionalism, and maturity in handling complex situations and sensitive information.  
  • Optimism/Positivity: Possess optimism and positivity during favorable and challenging times.   
  • Professionalism/Confidence: Maintains professional decorum in all situations; displays confidence in interactions.   
  • Relationship Builder/Team Player: Ability to build and maintain effective relationships; address and resolve conflict by creating a win-win outcome; cultivates productive and supportive relationships across the team. 
  • Service Excellence Focus: Ability to consistently meet and exceed the expectations of the CEO, the team, clients, and partners; responsive to emails/texts/phone calls, with occasional contact outside normal business hours.  
  • Business Sense/Problem-Solving/Decision Making: Strong business sense and sound judgement; resourcefulness; ability to explore root causes, problem solve, and consider other applications; ability to make decisions independently.  
  • High Energy/Initiative/Pace: Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas; self-starter, self-directive and proactive; thrives in a high-paced environment.   
  • Prioritization/Time Management: Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks, manage time effectively, operate with external and internal inputs and outputs, and proactively meet deadlines.  
  • Organization/Multi-tasking: Highly prepared, strong organizational and documentation skills, and ability to multitask. 
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to shift to support the changing business landscape; embraces and leads change; thinks out of the box; supports flexible hours as dictated by the needs of business for projects and meetings.  
To apply for this position, please fill out the online application here: https://airtable.com/appTQqEmI0yocb45H/shrn0j3hbiztocbzB  


This 100% fully remote (within the US) position includes a comprehensive benefits program including health care, 401K including matching and profit sharing, Paid Time Off, personal “Me” day, holidays, a floating holiday, paid community service time, flexible work schedule, employee wellbeing support, professional development and memberships and service opportunities to make a difference in the world is offered to all full-time employees. Reimbursement for mileage and monthly internet allowance are provided. Business equipment including a computer, monitor, printer and cell phone is provided.