Tax Specialist

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

Job Title: Tax Specialist


General Description

This position will assist with the tax reporting functions and compliance needs for sales tax, use tax, property tax, and business licensing for our Lids retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Must be comfortable working in excel with large volumes of data. This position requires strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees business license renewals and tracking current certificates.
  • Aid business license team in registering new store locations.
  • Maintain property tax bills with timely payments.
  • Assists tax team with reporting deadlines.
  • Ability to update and maintain workpaper reconciliation among tax accounts.
  • Assist tax team with pulling support for compliance audits both locally and internationally.
  • Responsible for understanding how to pull VAT and GST tax support from ERP system.
  • Prepare sales tax support for monthly VAT filings in various countries.
  • Coordinating with AP on check payments that need to be cut and mailed.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Tax Manager.

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Level Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 1-2 years of relevant accounting or tax experience.
  • Advanced computer skills to include Excel, Word, and D365.
  • Excellent communication skills to include active listening and the ability to meet the needs of all audiences.
  • Demonstrated time-management and multi-tasking skills coupled with a keen ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Excellent ability to take direction and be organized.
  • Quick learner in regard to established systems and processes.
  • Advanced organizational and verbal/written communication skills.

Reports To

  • Tax Manager



  • Casual Dress Code- We're a hat company after all!
  • 1100+ Stores and Growing Internationally
  • Competitive Health Benefit Packages & 401K Program
  • Kombucha & Coldbrew Coffee on Tap
  • Treadmill Desks
  • 40% Lids Discount



EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

Notice to Applicants:
In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information. We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or future contract positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

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Req ID: 10832 

Location: Corporate Office 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis