The Hertz Corporation Sales and Use Tax Analyst in Bannockburn, Illinois

General Responsibilities

The Sales/Use Tax Analyst is responsible for preparing and reviewing the output of the other Sr. Tax Analysts who file and pay sales/use/property tax and business licenses as well as gather and process the information into the tax return software and other systems.

This position will also update software set up/ rules for changes in tax laws that require changes in taxing for billing purposes.

The Senior Tax Analyst will also perform the above duties for those jurisdictions assigned by the Director and will assist on special projects such as implementations and testing necessary for various Tax Department initiatives. This person will also perform research and assist with any acquisition transitions.

In addition, this role may provide training and guidance to other departments.

Major Responsibilities:

  • ( 10% ) Provide training and guidance to other departments and timely review of other Sr. Tax Analysts output to ensure accuracy in preparation, filing and payment of taxes.

  • ( 20% ) Review/Prepare General Ledger Account reconciliations and analysis pertaining to taxes.

  • ( 20% ) Improve processes within the Tax Department to enhance accuracy and timeliness of preparation, filings and payments including updating Vertex when necessary.

  • ( 40% ) Timely and accurately prepare file and pay all sales / use/ property/ income taxes and business licenses for jurisdictions assigned by the Director.

  • ( 10% ) Perform research as necessary regarding taxation of new business lines, products and law changes.



Mandatory Requirements

  • This position requires the ability to determine issues based on fact situations and how those issues and facts may impact the sales/use tax compliance function and / or liability of Donlen or our customers.

  • This position has a moderate impact to the business due to the customer billing issues that arise and the potential for business system changes due to law and compliance requirements.

  • This position requires the ability to interact with other personnel from other departments as well as outside of Donlen to resolve issues.

  • This position requires experience with Vertex O Series and Vertex Returns software


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

  • 3-5 years experience in sales/use tax compliance in a multi-state environment preferably within the vehicle / equipment leasing industry.

  • Experience with Word, Excel, J.D.Edwards, and Vertex O Series and Returns

  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as work load requires.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Good organizational skills.

Preferred Requirements

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 148387

# Positions 1

Division Donlen

Position Type Regular Full Time