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Indirect Tax Specialist

Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85027

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


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As an Indirect Tax Specialist, you will report to the Indirect Tax Manager and support the corporate office by preparing sales/use tax returns, property tax returns and unclaimed property tax returns. 


  • Competitive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Vacation/Sick Time and Paid Holidays 
  • Potential Bonus Opportunities 
  • Career Development Opportunities 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Weekly Payroll


  • Prepare and file multi state sales/use/property and unclaimed property tax returns
  • Post Journal Entries and reconcile tax related General Ledger accounts
  • Perform research and organize guidance relative to sales, use, property tax
  • Coordinate any audits conducted on Company records by governmental agencies
  • Plan, direct, and execute various indirect tax projects, including technology improvement to increase process efficiencies
  • Perform indirect tax research to support Company decision making process
  • Monitor existing and emerging tax law changes and assess the impact on the Company

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.  
  • 1+ year of experience in a broad range of indirect tax and other non-income tax processes
  • Knowledge of state-specific filing requirements and tax notices
  • Strong communication skills with ability to discuss tax topics and present the information to others such that they are able to understand
  • Experience working in SAP preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills: Microsoft Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint
  • Good leadership and project management skills

Working Environment

  • Work is performed in a typical indoor office environment
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Must be able to read documents, use a computer, communicate verbally and in writing
  • Mobility required within an office, warehouse and construction site environments 
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix