• Five Below
  • $81,925.00 -138,780.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

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Position: Tax Analyst


Report To: Director of Tax


At Five Below our growth is a result of the people who embrace our purpose: We know life is way better when you are free to Let Go & Have Fun in an amazing experience, filled with unlimited possibilities, priced so low, you can always say yes to the newest, coolest stuff! Just ask any of our over 12,000 associates who work at Five Below and they'll tell you there's no other place like it. It all starts with our purpose and then, The Five Below Way, which is our values and behaviors that each and every associate believes in.

So if your heart is beating a little quicker and your smile is getting bigger now that you know what we're all about, let's just say your search for a one-of-a-kind experience that's much more than a j-o-b just might be officially ending HERE. It's all about culture at Five Below, making this a place that can inspire you as much as you inspire us with big ideas, super energy, passion, and the ability to make the workplace a WOWplace!


* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

* CPA and/or parts passed desired

* 1-2 years of experience in Sales & Use Tax

* 1+ years of tax accounting experience in public accounting or within a large organization

* Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Specifically Excel & Word)

* Experience with Sales Tax Software (i.e. Vertex) preferred

* Experience with ERP Software (i.e. Oracle) preferred

* Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to be effective with various state departments via telephone or written communication

* Working knowledge of ASC 740 a plus

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

* Deadline-oriented

* Excellent interpersonal and written & verbal communication skills

Job Responsibilities:

Corporate Sales Tax Responsibilities

* Management of sales & use tax audits for various states including data pulling, analyzation, and preparation for the handoff to the state auditors

* Administration of Monthly Journal Entries & GL Reconciliations

* Assistance with Sales & Use Tax Compliance including filing, payment, documentation and correspondence

* Tracking of new legislation pertaining to sales and use tax nexus, marketplace requirements and other new nexus concepts as they arise

* Participation in business projects to ensure proper tax is considered, remitted and streamlined for new types of transactions/retail concepts

* Working with state & local jurisdictions to resolve tax notices & issues

* Additional ad hoc duties and special projects as assigned (income, property tax audits, tax incentives, etc..)

Corporate Income Tax Responsibilities:

* Review of Federal and State corporate tax returns

* Review and possible preparation of Federal and State extensions and quarterly payments

* Provide support for federal and state tax audits and work efficiently with auditors

* Responsible for providing outside partners with apportionment and all required support for the filing of state tax returns

* Assist with the tax provision review in compliance with ASC 740, tax forecasting and calculating the effective tax rate

* Research and defend tax positions as necessary

* Identify basic tax planning strategies

* Suggesting creative and strategic improvements to create departmental efficiency

* Additional ad hoc duties and special projects as assigned (sales, income, property tax audits, incentives, etc..)

Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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