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Tax Assistant

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MATW Corporate

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838

Req ID:  9593


The Tax Assistant supports the Tax department within the Matthews International Organization in completing various administrative duties. Works closely with numerous departments within the Organization to reconcile questions and issues that arise. Liaison between the Tax department and government agencies to resolve account issues. Tier 1 support for issues and determines the escalation route of these queries.  


•    Assist with the preparation and mailing of tax returns
•    Assist with the completion of Business License applications and renewals as assigned
•    Supports the team with researching solutions to questions or issues posed by various internal and external business partners including Business Development, Credit/Billing, Legal, eCommerce, Customer Service, Accounts Payable, Supply Chain Management, and vendors
•    Aids in researching and responding to various tax notices
•    Supports the department with the maintaining the OneSource tax software (product exceptions, customer exemptions, rate overrides, material group mappings, etc.)
•    Assist with the preparation and analysis of monthly general ledger reconciliations for assigned tax accounts 
•    Organize tax folders on the network shared drive
•    Open and distribute/scan daily mail
•    Monitor Tax Dept electronic mailboxes 
•    Additional duties as assigned



•    High school diploma or equivalent
•    Some college study is preferred (accounting, business) but not required
•    1+ years of previous administrative, office, or relevant experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Proficient with standard Microsoft Office products 
•    Good analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
•    Good verbal and written communication skills
•    Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and meeting deadlines 



•    Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
•    Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit.  

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.