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Reference Number: PR 0003739

Specialist - Compliance, Sales & Use Tax

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


Specialist position responsible for monthly compliance and filing of all monthly, quarterly and annual Sales and Use Tax returns along with any Business and Occupational Tax returns. The role will also be responsible for maintaining Sales and Use Tax licenses along with General Ledger Account Reconciliations due on a monthly basis.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Responsible for monthly preparation and filing of all required US and Canadian sales/use tax returns for company owned locations and entities in a timely manner and in compliance with all applicable state, local, and foreign tax requirements as well as processing monthly payment of and accounting for sales/use tax. Ensure return documentation meets Tax Department and SOX §404 standards and requirements. Ensure any notices from tax jurisdictions are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and file Business and Occupational Tax Returns on a quarter basis for all Wendy’s entities
  • Analysis and reconciliation of sales/use tax liability accounts on monthly basis as well as prepare and upload journal entries
  • Monitor new store openings and registering new legal entities, stores and acquisitions with applicable taxing jurisdictions
  • Gathering and preparing necessary information for any tax audits initiated by taxing authorities for assigned state/local responsibilities
  • Daily monitoring sales and use tax legislative and regulatory changes impacting the company as well as monitoring tax rate changes and ensuring any changes are implemented into the POS systems
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned

Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Business/Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Sales and Use Tax Experience demonstrating progressive increase in responsibilities preferred
  • Demonstrate experience in use of computer system, including experience with accounting and tax software and MS Office preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Effective time management and resource management including the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Exhibit attention to detail and problem-solving skills with ability to identify system and process improvements

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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