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Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77043

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

To ensure that Cemex US Shared Services provides our customers with superior service by providing accounting and reporting services at world-class levels to help drive business results. To analyze and continually improve current processes to gain efficiencies and ensure quality by constantly challenging the status quo. To gainfully participate in a high-performance team. 

Job Responsibilities

  • File and pay multi-states sales and local tax, severance, business licenses and annual reports plus other miscellaneous taxes as well.
  • Assist with or prepare monthly data preparation for all tax filings.
  • Respond timely to tax compliance notices.
  • Assist with correspondence from States.
  • Perform compliance related registrations and updates for all tax filings.
  • File fuel tax refunds and compliance.
  • Analyze, assist and execute continuous improvement in current work processes to gain efficiencies.
  • Maintain compliance calendars.
  • Compliance related research.
  • Assist with other tax projects and filings as needed.
  • Process and organized incoming and out-going mail.
  • Other tasks as needed.


  • Accounting or Finance Degree (required)
  • 5+ years related job experience required in multi-state sales tax compliance environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Ability to analyze basic accounting concepts as it impacts state and local taxes.
  2. Computer Literacy for Windows environment
  3. Advanced Excel skills desired
  4. Experience in SAP (ERP) and Vertex (Tax Software) 
  5. Able to develop and administer efficient work processes
  6. Analytical approach to problem solving                
  7. Ability to work at an appropriate level of detail
  8. Knowledge of process control (How to measure, track analyze and initiate improvement)
  9. Excellent oral & written communication 
  10. Listening skills

Working Conditions

  • Able to work extended hours as necessary
  • Able to work with standard office/computer Equipment
  • Capable of working in an open office environment
  • Capable of working in very close quarters

Physical Requirements

  • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
  • Ability to work with standard office/computer Equipment
  • Capable of working in an open office environment
  • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Houston