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Tax Analyst - Aurora, Colorado


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?



Tax Analyst  - Denver, Colorado



The Tax Analyst is responsible for the indirect tax function of the business, including: sales and use tax, GST/VAT, gross receipts, manual tax credits and exemption certificates for the United States, Canada and Mexico to ensure compliance with tax reporting requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Largely responsible for validating and processing exemption certificates for all tax exempt entities, with the ability to understand and support the determination of proper taxability of products and services sold to customers
  • Heavy exemption clean-up, including: quarterly exemption campaigns, removal of old customer accounts and exemptions, review of current customer exemption status, etc.
  • Researches and suggests responses to changes in tax law, regulations, and guidelines
  • Preparing and filing timely tax returns for a given segment of the business to the proper taxing authorities for sales, use and VAT taxes
  • Working with external and internal customers in a collaborate approach to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Responding to tax jurisdictional notices and inquires.
  • Assists with audit defense as needed
  • Completing of special projects as assigned by Tax Manager





  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required



  • 1 - 2+ year’s relevant experience in tax research, tax return preparation, auditing or filing sales and use tax returns.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Excellent interpersonal communication aptitude with the ability to work well within a team setting as well as with internal and external customers
  • Beginning to working knowledge of Microsoft Excel using basic formulas and functions, including pivot tables
  • Working knowledge of SAP and manufacturing industry preferred
  • Ability to review processes and identify improvements to develop best practices
  • Disciplined work ethic and the capability to handle multiple projects
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently under direct supervision. Integrity, humility, ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities and complete work timely
  • Working knowledge of Avalara (CertCapture / AvaTax) and/or Tax research tools such as TTR or CCH is a plus



This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  These may be added, removed, changed or reassigned as needed to accommodate business requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Base Salary

$56,600 - $62,700 

Incentive Plan

Karcher Incentive Plan (KIP) - up to 10% of annual salary


Kärcher has competitive benefit offerings for all full-time employees, which include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Employee, spouse, and child life insurance
  • HSA and FSAs for health care, child care, and commuting
  • 401k matching up to 4%
  • Paid holidays (11 per year)
  • Flexible PTO for exempt employees; generous PTO for non-exempt employees


  • Paid sick time
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • Employee purchase program for all Kärcher retail products
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Headquarters location equipped with onsite cafe and fitness center


Benique Lucero
Karcher North America



Nearest Major Market: Denver