Tax Associate

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Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Jersey City, US

Company: Springer Nature Group


About Springer Nature Group

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The Tax Associate supports the timely preparation of US sales and use and Canadian GST/HST tax returns. Prepares sales and use tax account reconciliations and journal entries for monthly close. Assists with annual information reporting. Supports other tax accounting and administrative tasks. This role is based in our Jersey City office on a hybrid working model.



  • Prepare and remit sales and use tax returns for assigned entities/regions via Vertex and ensure compliance. 
  • Support the approval of customer tax exemption certificates.
  • Reconcile general ledger sales tax accounts for assigned entities and prepare journal entries for monthly close.
  • Ensure the correct taxation and mapping of products in Vertex.
  • Support the resolution of tax-related inquiries from Sales, Fulfillment, Customer Service and Collections
  • Assist with the annual filing of Forms 1042 and 1042-S.
  • Reconcile general ledger withholding tax liability accounts and remit withholding taxes.
  • Participate in various projects and assist accounting team as needed.
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you.



  • BS degree with a minimum of 1-3 years of experience filing US sales/use tax returns
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP
  • Must have good analytical skills, be detail oriented and have good communication skills
  • SAP and Vertex knowledge preferred


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: 

•    Medical, Dental and Vision 
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks  


US Annualized Base Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster


Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager.  If for any reason you’re unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.


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