B. Braun

Sr Sales Tax Accountant

Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
M-F, 8-5


About B. Braun 


B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.


Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.



Job Function - General:

  • Responsible for the preparation of 160+ sales and use tax returns including Canadian GST/HST/QST/PST across 3 entities.
  • Maintains records of tax filings or payments. Recommends financial actions that may lessen the organization's tax liability while meeting organizational goals and maintaining compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Keeps up-to-date with tax legislation updates and suggests responses to changes in tax law, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Drafts responses to tax notices and tax audit information requests. Assists with audit defense as needed
  • Ensures effective utilization of available technology to streamline data gathering and analysis data.
  • Experience with ERP and Tax engines such as SAP and/or Sovos is preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Provide indirect tax support including customer invoice inquiries, contract inquiries, review of valid exemption certificates and tax determination based on state and local regulations.
  • Work with our Accounting Team to ensure all sales & use tax liabilities and payments are recorded accurately during month and quarterly end close.
  • Support the growth and development of sales & use tax team members, helping associates meet their professional goals.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time


General: It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons


Limit of Authorization/Authority:


Please refer to the Corporate Guidelines or BBMUS Guidelines or job specific authorities where applicable. This list is however not exhaustive and may be amended by the Management from time to time.



Education and Professional Knowledge:

Bachelor's degree required.


04-06 years related experience required.


Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.

Supervision Given and Received:

Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, and/or reviewing the work of other peers.

Problem Solving:

Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.


Contacts are primarily with direct supervisor, peers and subordinates.

Additional Requirement:


Additional Information

Physical Requirement and Work Environment:


Attendance Requirement Regular and predictable attendance
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:


Occasionally: Frequently: Constantly: Activities: Occasionally:




Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand



Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking

Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick



Environmental Conditions:

Occasionally:                       N/A

Frequently:                          N/A

Constantly:                          N/A
Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Noise Intensity:                    Low

Occasionally:                       Other

Frequently:                          N/A

Constantly:                          Office environment

What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled



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