Solarwinds Inc. Senior Sales and Use Tax Accountant in Austin, Texas


SolarWinds is looking for a Senior Sales & Use Tax Accountant to report to the Tax Director and be an integral part of the tax team. The Senior Tax Accountant will be primarily responsible for all aspects of state and local sales & use tax, including planning, compliance, and audit defense. Additional responsibilities include assistance with other indirect taxes, including VAT.


  • Review of sales tax data, preparation, and filing of sales & use tax returns

  • Manage and participate in implementation of software solution for indirect tax automation

  • Perform tax research, interpret tax law, and communicate findings to management and other internal stakeholders and departments

  • Develop and implement indirect tax process and procedures

  • Assist with taxing authorities’ audit/examinations

  • Register and file any new federal and state licenses and registrations for the Company as needed

  • Monitor applicable legislative developments and law changes relevant to the Company's business operations

  • Work effectively with indirect tax outside service providers

  • Work collaboratively with other Finance functions on various projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in Tax, Accounting, or Finance.

  • Certified Public Accountant or seeking CPA certification

  • Tax professional with minimum 2 years related experience (public accounting experience preferred)

  • Technical knowledge of state and local sales & use tax laws, regulations, and policies (software industry knowledge preferred)

  • Knowledge of global VAT systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • Highly organized

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2018-11204

# Positions 1

Category Finance

Position Type Permanent

Business Group SolarWinds