BlueLinx Corporation

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Tax Accountant

Tax Accountant

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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.


Position Purpose Summary

The Tax Accountant coordinates information gathering for preparation of federal, state, city and franchise income tax returns; sales tax returns or property tax returns.  Conducts tax research, planning, audits and compliance in order to minimize tax liability and to provide tax information to management.  The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of Sales and Use Tax experience. Property Tax experience is a plus. The Tax Accountant will also be responsible for providing compliance support, including preparation and review of tax returns and payments.


  • Prepare multi sales and use tax, property tax and business license returns on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Ensures all tax payments are made in a timely fashion.
  • Track a monthly filing and payment calendar
  • Performs monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation.
  • Complies with all internal controls.
  • Complete assigned tax accounting reports (journal entries and account reconciliation, etc).
  • Respond to inquiries from States and other tax authorities.
  • Responsible for maintenance of tax files.


  • Experience with OneSource Sales and Use Tax
  • Experience with PTMS ( Property Tax Management Systems) a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • A minimum of two - three years of Sales and Use Tax work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork and analytical skills, and close attention to detail preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be a quick learner, self motivated and self starter.
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.


Years of experience: 2-5 years experience preferred; 2-4 years w/ MS/MA/MBA.