Staff Accountant

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Full-time


Numbers are hard. That's why we need you. We’re in search of a Accountant to help us the details of remittance of all tax returns, payments, and research of tax inquires. You'll be working on the daily with our internal business partners and recommending ways to improve our reporting and data collection.


  • Handle sales, and use tax returns, filing them timely and accurately.  You’re constantly looking for ways to identify full discounts when available.
  • Work with outside tax authorities performing research and gathering information to facilitate sales tax audits.
  • Prepare written communication for Indirect Tax issues (i.e., refund claims, needed exemption forms, etc.)
  • Provides customer service to business partners within the organization.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries timely and accurately.
  • Evaluate and recommends improvement to current methodology used to collect and report data for the required sales tax returns.


  • Bachelor degree in accounting or related discipline.
  • 0-1 years of experience in corporate tax accounting or general accounting concepts.
  • Solid MS Word, Excel and Outlook skills.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to collaborate between multiple areas of the business and external accounting partners.

Our company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms a candidate’s eligibility to work in the United States after completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The information provided on the Form I-9 is compared to the records contained in the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.