Senior Associate, Sales and Use Tax

Full Time Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US Arconic

Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of SENIOR ASSOCIATE, SALES AND USE TAX to join our Taxation Team in Pittsburgh, PA

At Arconic, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.


Primary Responsibilities

Candidate will be responsible for the accurate and timely completion of sales and use tax returns.

Candidate is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that Arconic Corporation and its subsidiaries remain in compliance with all state and local sales and use tax filing requirements.

Key Objectives

This position requires interaction with State and local government agencies; gathering and analyzing various reports that contain tax and gross sales information; working with business unit and ledger personnel for understanding of accruals and for information concerning sale and use tax; reconciliation of accrual accounts; working knowledge of Oracle and Discoverer reports; understanding CorpSales tax software to properly report tax on between 200-300 returns each month; must be able to work under pressure within short time deadlines.

Candidate will prepare and complete refund claims as necessary with various taxing jurisdictions;

Responsible for monthly and annual return archive process; maintaining departmental filing calendar; and will be the primary contact to resolve any issues with the Accounts Payable team.

Candidate will complete testing for internal audit requirements as well as assist with tax software testing requirements.

Candidate will receive and rectify tax notices that are received from various state and local taxing jurisdictions.

Candidate will be responsible for SU Tax mailbox with assistance provided by Sales and Use Tax Manager as needed.

Candidate will assist Sales and Use Tax Manager with state and local audit requests as needed.

Candidate must be accurate, detail-oriented, and be able to manage several projects at one time.

Candidate must be highly motivated and must be able to work independently. Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in order to communicate with the state and local taxing jurisdictions successfully.

Candidate must be computer proficient, especially with Microsoft Office products; must be able to navigate CorpSales tax return software; must be able to interact and provide information to others in the department.

Must be able to perform tax research and address supplier inquiries related to sales and use tax matters.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in accounting, finance or business.

3 years’ minimum experience in a similar role.

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S> person as a U.S> citizen, U.S> Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

Sales and Use tax experience

A team player that takes pride in individual work as well as the work of the entire team

Working knowledge of Microsoft (excel, work, power point)

Deadline and detail oriented


The Arconic Corporate Center is located on the North Shore of the Allegheny River with spectacular views of the Pittsburgh skyline. The Corporate Center is blocks away from PNC Park, surrounded by scenic walkways and trails, and only minutes from Market Square and Pittsburgh’s most popular restaurants.


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.

We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.

Safeguard our Future.

We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.

We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.

We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.

We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.

We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.