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Tax Staff Accountant

What do you want to do?

Tobii Dynavox is seeking a Tax Staff Accountant to play an integral role in the Company’s sales tax process.

This individual will be responsible for coordinating the preparation of sales tax returns, reviewing the sales tax returns and taking responsibility for sales tax related questions, reconciliations, corrections, etc. The Tax Staff Accountant will also assist in other Finance related processes.

Where you´ll work

Tobii Dynavox, part of the Tobii group, is the world leader in eye tracking and speech generating devices - products that help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers a global market with offices in USA, Germany, Norway, Japan and China. We give people a voice. We help people with various disabilities with their hands and their eyes, interact and communicate with technology, in completely new and often game changing ways.

Our Pittsburgh, PA office is located just minutes from “Dahntahn” Pittsburgh and here you will be working with more than 200 happy Tobiians in the most dynamic and friendly environment in all of Pennsylvania. We have everything from design, development, production, and customer service and support right here on site so whatever question you have, you will find the answer in house!

Are you a fan of cornhole tournaments, nacho bars and sharing passion? Then come on daahn…

Your days will be filled with:

  • Preparing data for submission to Company’s sales tax return preparer. This may include: pulling sales data and importing it into sales tax calculation software, comparing sales information in sales tax software to sales per ERP system and analyzing/uploading differences, voiding data in sales tax software, etc.
  • Reviewing vendor invoices for sales tax in order to prepare the Company’s use tax calculation.
  • Reviewing/approving sales tax returns prepared by Company’s sales tax return preparer and completing the appropriate paperwork to record the return balances and payments in Company’s ERP system.
  • Preparing monthly journal entries related to sales tax liabilities and sales tax wrapping.
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations of sales tax accounts and investigate differences/issues as they arise.
  • Acting as the main point of contact for sales tax related questions from other employees within the Company as well as customers. This may include completing research to determine or verify correct treatment.
  • Becoming a subject matter expert with respect to the Company’s tax calculation software and Certificate Exemption Management software.
  • Setting up new states and rules in Company’s tax calculation software as needed.
  • Assisting with the uploading of exemption certificates into the Company’s Certificate Exemption Management software as needed.
  • Completing invoice corrections required as a result of tax errors or missing Exemption Certificates.
  • Acting as main point of contact during sales tax audits. This includes pulling document requests and answering questions from the auditors.
  • Performing various other tasks as assigned, both related to sales tax and other Finance functions.

Are you our next Tobiian?

To be successful in this role and at Tobii you need to be a positive go-getter.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 2+ years of relevant sales tax experience preferred

Skills needed to be successful in this position:

  • Phone Etiquette skills
  • Interpersonal and teaming skills
  • Verbal/written communication skills
  • Hands-on experience with ERP and accounting reporting systems.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Detailed oriented
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain composure during stressful situations

We find it to be a strong merit if you have experience in Great Plains, Avalara and CertCapture.

Please address your questions to Ashley.Weiss@tobiidynavox.com and submit your resume through our website as soon as possible, don't wait! At Tobii, we move quickly!

Tobii Dynavox values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Tobii Dynavox does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


2100 Wharton St
15203 Pittsburgh Directions +1-800-344-1778

The Tobii way

Tobii is an international company that nurtures a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and non-hierarchical mindset. In Europe, North America and Asia, we cultivate a culture where we all can be ourselves and anyone can talk to anyone, share thoughts and discuss new ideas. This creates an atmosphere where we are more work buddies than colleagues. And the same way that we care for each other on a personal level, the company cares for us as employees; offering work-life balance and great benefits. All this combined spurs career opportunities, innovative ideas and – equally important – fun at work.

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