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Moss Adams LLP State and Local Tax Manager - Sales Tax Compliance in Overland Park, Kansas

State and Local Tax Manager - Sales Tax Compliance


Moss Adams brings more West to business. More than a location, it’s a way of doing business in which innovation thrives and optimism abounds. At Moss Adams, we’re excited by the greatness of possibility and the extraordinary potential for companies and individuals to prosper. We provide the world’s most innovative companies with specialized accounting, consulting, and wealth management services to help them embrace emerging opportunity.

Introduction to the team

With an abundant spirit of optimism, openness, and enterprise, Moss Adams helps organizations realize greater potential. The tax specialty group (TSG) at Moss Adams is comprised of tax professionals who go beyond compliance–providing deep technical and strategic guidance to clients so they're better equipped to tackle their most vexing challenges and embrace emerging opportunity. Within TSG, the State & Local Tax team helps clients compete and succeed by staying up-to-date on the ever-changing, complex state and local tax rules. These business advisors specialize in solutions that span income tax, indirect tax, property tax, and tax controversy matters. Join one of the fastest growing groups at Moss Adams and start realizing your potential.

Individuals who thrive at Moss Adams exhibit the following success skills – Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Presence, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, and Results Focus.


  • Obtain, review and reconcile client data to prepare sales and use tax returns. Communicate and resolve any data related issues with client. Efficiently and timely import data, within the deadline, in the sales tax compliance software system to prepare/process the sales tax returns.

  • Manage timely delivery of all sales tax compliance functions. Review sales tax returns prepared by other members of the sales tax compliance team for accuracy and completeness. Prepare sales and use tax returns as required and necessary. Ensure timely processing of payments.

  • Actively document and review sales and use tax compliance processes. Provide process improvement recommendations and execute all necessary process improvements as approved by the leadership team.

  • Compile and provide monthly compliance related engagement economics reports to the SALT leadership team.

  • Directly work with clients to solve their various sales and use tax compliance related matters.

  • Assist clients in setting up their sales and use tax decision matrix in various sales tax calculation engines.

  • Assist clients with multi-state sales and use tax registration projects.

  • Work closely with external software vendors to create efficiency in our sales and use tax compliance process.

  • Assist with new client onboarding process.

  • Actively participate in practice development efforts by initiating targeted discussions with internal and external stakeholders as requested by the SALT leadership team.

  • Work closely with other sales tax consulting and compliance team members to ensure seamless process and coordination on compliance efforts throughout the firm, including ownership of and adherence to firm safety protocols and procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree required; emphasis in accounting, finance or related field preferred

  • CPA and/or CMI preferred. If not CPA or CMI, must meet educational requirements to obtain license upon hire in state of employment

  • Minimum of 4 years of tax compliance management experience required; public accounting experience preferred

  • Previous experience in performing tax research and technical tax return review is required

  • Previous experience working with Vertex - sales and use tax preparation software (OneSource, Avalara, and/or Vertex) is strongly preferred

  • Experience in training and supervising Staff and Seniors

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter and have experience in managing multiple client engagements simultaneously in a fast paced environment with strict deadlines

  • Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and independently

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and one or more sales tax compliance software

  • Ability to travel as needed, approximately 10%

Moss Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Primary Location Dallas, TX

Other Locations Woodland Hills, CA, San Diego, CA, Bellingham, WA, Walnut Creek, CA, San Francisco, CA, Issaquah, WA, Everett, WA, Phoenix, AZ, Tri-Cities, WA, Seattle, WA, Santa Rosa, CA, Albuquerque, NM, Los Angeles, CA, Overland Park, KS, Spokane, WA, Eugene, OR, Plano, TX, Tacoma, WA, Wenatchee, WA, Yakima, WA, Stockton, CA, Silicon Valley, CA, Sacramento, CA, Portland, OR, Fresno, CA, Houston, TX

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full Time

Req ID: 21198