Tax Specialist

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Job Summary

Job Summary:

Compass Group, the world’s largest contract food and support services company, has a Great Opportunity for career development and growth here at its Mobile, AL office as an Tax Specialist supporting Morrison Healthcare, Morrison Community Living, Flik Lifestyles and Touchpoint. In this role, the successful candidate will assist the Tax Supervisor in daily duties including communicating with field personnel regarding sales and use tax regulations, business gross receipts taxes, business licenses and any required permits by jurisdiction.



  • Prepare required sales and use tax returns
  • Balance Prepaid & Sales and Use Tax Accounts
  • Journal entries for Over/Under Collections of sales tax
  • Renew annual licenses
    • Gross Receipt Licenses
    • Flat Fee Licenses 
  • Maintain accruals and prepaid license accounts
  • Complete Resale Certificates for Vendors

Once employee has demonstrated the ability to handle these responsibilities and has been in the position at least a year then the following tasks may then be added:

  • Assist new units in obtaining licenses and health permits
  • Correspondence to taxing authorities & others for closed units



  • 1+ years related accounting experience; multi-state sales tax experience desired
  • Associates's degree or higher desired
  • Experience working in a deadline driven team environment with the ability to adjust to changing priorities. 
  • Experience working within SAP preferred
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook; experience with Access or similar datebase is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, detail oriented and good organizational skills. 
  • Customer service oriented with a consistent positive attitude. 
  • Ability to receive and act on constructive feedback and willing to train and/or assist others as needed. 
  • Displays desire for promotion and takes ownership for processes and their outcomes. 


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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID:  206893

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