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Senior Tax Analyst (Sales and Use Tax)

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Enterprises seeks a Senior Sales Tax Analyst who is organized, motivated, proactive, and accountable for their work. This position is responsible for overseeing complex sales and use tax return preparation, tax research, and planning. It also involves contacting internal and external customers to resolve intricate tax matters and ensure compliance with tax obligations. If you are looking for an opportunity to join an expanding company with room to grow, please read on!

Key Responsibilities :

  • Data analytics : Review sales tax returns prepared by an external third party, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timely filing; reconcile tax to the General Ledger; analyze trends and investigate outliers.

  • Oversee sales tax compliance: Complete sales tax registrations, exemption certificates, and ongoing support for business partners staying up to date with changing regulations and laws.

  • Support sales tax audits and disputes : Assist with sales tax audits, gathering documentation, and communicating with business partners and tax authorities.

  • Provide sales tax consulting and planning: Offer guidance on sales tax implications for business decisions, such as nexus determinations, taxability, and exemption opportunities.

  • Collaborate with internal and external teams: Communicate effectively with business partners to gather information, address questions, and deliver high-quality service.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 2-4 years of experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree in accounting and 2 years of experience in a related field

  • Strong analytical, technical, written, and oral communication skills

  • Ability to lead, manage, and prioritize multiple assignments and projects; resolve complex tax issues; and consistently deliver a thorough and accurate work product with great attention to detail

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with demonstrated performance as a team player 

  • Proficient with MS Office suite of products


  • CPA or CMI

  • Proven experience, specifically with sales/use tax

  • Strong knowledge of sales tax laws, regulations, and industry developments

  • Proficiency in sales tax software and technologies (e.g., Avalara, Vertex)

  • Experience with process automation projects and/or automation software (e.g., Alteryx, Power BI, UIPath)

  • Public accounting experience is a plus


Compensation includes a base salary of $85,500.00 - $128,300.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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