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Sales and Use Tax Manager (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), a top 10 national CPA firm with more than 50 years of experience of providing excellent service to our clients, is recruiting a State and Local Tax Manager to join its growing practice in Minneapolis. This is an incredible opportunity for someone that would like to work with clients in a variety of sizes and industries, enjoy working directly with business owners/leaders to help them achieve their goals, thrive on the challenge of doing new research and sharpening their tax technical skills, and help build a growing, dynamic national SALT practice. The successful candidate will have a broad range of experience providing sales and use tax.  Delivering a full range of SALT services, including research, consulting and structuring, creation of technical memorandums, and client correspondence, the Manager will also contribute to practice and staff development.  Additional responsibilities may include conducting multi-state reviews that analyze sales and use, and other transaction taxes to identify optimal filing options, credits and incentives, exemptions, and corporate structures that can reduce our clients’ tax burdens. Qualifications: A four-year degree in accounting, 5+ years’ experience working in the sales and use tax area, with a preference given to candidates with public accounting experience. A law degree or CPA is preferred; a master's degree in taxation is a plus. We want you to have an exceptional career with challenging projects, continuous improvement, and leadership opportunities. To learn more about how CliftonLarsonAllen is noticeably different, please visit our website at www.cliftonlarsonallen.com. CLA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please contact Deni Toomey at deni.toomey@claconnect or 612-215-1813 to discuss this opportunity. Date Posted: 4/25/2017 (IPT2133) 

Sales and Use Tax Senior (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), a top 10 national CPA firm with more than 50 years of experience of providing excellent service to our clients, is recruiting a State and Local Tax Manager to join its growing practice in Minneapolis. This is an incredible opportunity for someone that would like to work with clients in a variety of sizes and industries, enjoy working directly with business owners/leaders to help them achieve their goals, thrive on the challenge of doing new research and sharpening their tax technical skills, and help build a growing, dynamic national SALT practice. The successful candidate will have a broad range of experience providing sales and use tax and will deliver a full range of SALT services, including research, consulting and structuring, creation of technical memorandums, and client correspondence. Additional responsibilities may include conducting multi-state reviews that analyze sales and use, and other transaction taxes to identify optimal filing options, credits and incentives, exemptions, and corporate structures that can reduce our clients’ tax burdens. Qualifications: A four-year degree in accounting, 2+ years’ experience working in the sales and use tax area, with a preference given to candidates with public accounting experience. A law degree or CPA is preferred; a master's degree in taxation is a plus. We want you to have an exceptional career with challenging projects, continuous improvement, and leadership opportunities. To learn more about how CliftonLarsonAllen is noticeably different, please visit our website at www.cliftonlarsonallen.com. CLA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/AA Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please contact Deni Toomey at deni.toomey@claconnect or 612-215-1813 to discuss this opportunity. Date Posted: 4/25/2017 (IPT2132) 

SALT Tax Manager Healthcare  (Minneapolis, Minnesota) - CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, and public accounting capabilities to help clients succeed professionally and personally. Our team members are immersed in the industries they serve and have specialized knowledge of their operating and regulatory environments. With more than 5,000 people and 100 U.S. locations, and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of solutions to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic. For more information, visit CLAconnect.com. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor. We are deeply invested in the success of our professionals and provide innovative career-building opportunities. At CLA, we aim to positively impact the clients we serve, the people we employ, the profession we represent and the communities we call home. CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) is looking for a highly motivated tax professional to join us as a State and Local Tax (SALT) Manager in our Minneapolis, MN office.  This newly created position offers HUGE career growth and will play a key role developing the SALT tax practice with a focus on the healthcare industry. In this role as part of our national SALT practice, you will provide technical leadership to internal and external clients related to healthcare providers, such as senior living, hospital systems and medical clinics. This consulting position will give you a unique opportunity to build your career, while immersing yourself in challenging work that directly impacts CLA and our clients. As a member of CLA’s SALT and Healthcare industry team you will: Lead the delivery of SALT services for healthcare clients across the country. This includes practice development of the SALT and Healthcare professionals delivering services to the clients. Deliver a full range of SALT services, including compliance, research, consulting and structuring, creation of technical memorandums, and client correspondence. The person will work with taxing authorities as well. Conduct multistate reviews that analyze healthcare gross receipts taxes/assessments (Provider taxes), sales and use, and other transaction taxes to identify process issues, exemptions, and legal entity structures that can reduce our clients’ tax burdens. Lead and own projects and provide consultation to clients. Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting.  Experienced Tax Senior (with supervisory or Lead experience) OR Tax Manager with healthcare industry experience. Professional services or public accounting industry experience is preferred, but not required. SALT tax experience preferred (including sales & use, MN Care tax), but not required. CPA and / or law degree required. Strong analytical, research and writing skills. Strong knowledge of Excel. Ability to communicate effectively while working on multiple projects and priorities. CLA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/AA Employer/M/W/Vets/Disability. Please contact Deni Toomey at deni.toomey@claconnect or 612-215-1813 to discuss this opportunity. Date Posted: 4/25/2017 (IPT2131) 

Interstate Sales & Use Tax Auditor (San Francisco, California) - The Virginia Department of Taxation (Virginia Tax) is seeking a candidate for a home-based Non-Resident Interstate Sales and Use Tax Auditor position located in San Francisco, CA. The primary responsibility of this position is to research, plan and conduct audits of multi-state corporations that conduct business in Virginia. The goal is to ensure that these corporations are compliant with Virginia tax laws. This position affords an exciting career in public service, work/life balance, and a competitive benefits package. Overnight travel is required and work expenses are covered by TAX. No relocation costs are provided. Minimum Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of federal and state tax laws/regulations. Considerable experience in auditing and accounting principles, practices, and techniques. Proficient PC skills using Microsoft Word and Excel, databases and other software programs. Ability to form and maintain good business relationships with internal and external customers. Ability to write, analyze and interpret comprehensive audit reports. Ability to work independently with limited supervision in a home-based environment. Ability to travel and be away from home overnight. Valid driver’s license and provide own transportation for required travel. Hard wired high speed internet connectivity required for home office. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of 12 semester hours of accounting) and/or equivalent experience in a professional auditing or accounting environment. Progressive state auditing experience. Experience working in a field audit or home-base audit position. The selected candidate will be prohibited from performing tax or accounting services for compensation during or outside business hours. A background investigation including criminal history, tax records and DMV check will be conducted. To apply for this position, you must complete the state's on-line application associated with this link: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/49630. Other on-line submissions or resumes will not be considered.  For additional information, please go to the Virginia Jobs website. Date Posted: 4/21/2017 (IPT2130) 

Senior Sales/Use Tax Analyst (Daytona Beach, Florida) - Build your career with TopBuild, where talent meets opportunity! TopBuild Corp. (NYSE: BLD), a national leader in the construction industry, installs insulation through TruTeam’s 190 locations and distributes insulation and other building products through Service Partners’ 72 distribution centers. We are a leader in building science through our third subsidiary, TopBuild Home Services and its Environments for Living program. TopBuild’s corporate headquarter is located in Daytona Beach, FL. Primary Responsibilities: Reviewing sales/use tax returns, personal property tax returns, business and occupational returns, and business licenses. Prepares monthly tax account reconciliation’s and investigates discrepancies. Prepares audit data and responds to various audit requests from taxing authorities. Performs special projects and conducts special studies as required. Investigates and responds to tax only credits. Coaches and trains tax analysts. This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary. Position Requirements: BS/BA in Accounting/Finance, CPA or Advanced Degree a plus! 4-7 years public accounting experience or related large corporate transactional tax experience. Multiple State and Local Jurisdiction experience (50 State experience a plus).  Experience with Sabrix a plus. Experience with Oracle and/or JD Edwards software a plus. History of successful management indicating a sound business decision making capability. Strong financial acumen. Well-developed problem solving capabilities. Ability to perform tax research in an efficient manner. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, and a general employee population. Proven ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial, unstructured environment. Successful track record of team building and talent development. Proficient in general office environment software. Experience with, sales tax systems, and financial reporting systems. Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, meet deadlines and deal with changing priorities. We promote an environment that offers a challenge, creates opportunities, fosters enthusiasm, maximizes full potential and rewards talent. We realize our employees are our most valued resource which is why we offer a variety of benefits including competitive compensation, comprehensive health, dental, vision coverage, paid holidays, paid time off, 401 (k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program services, flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, short term and long term disability, discounted gym membership and a host of other discounts. Our goal is to promote a healthy work/life balance. TopBuild Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, http://topbuildcareers.silkroad.com/ or emailed to Jeff.Proctor@TopBuild.com. Date Posted: 4/18/2017 (IPT2127) 

Senior Tax Specialist (Rocklin, California) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and excise tax, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.  Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally. Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. A privately held company, Avalara’ s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 1000 people at its headquarters on Seattle, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com. The Senior Tax Specialist, Audit Support Services is responsible for participating in the daily operations of the Audit Support Services practice area. This position reports to the Manager of Audit Support Services. This position is based in the Rocklin, California office and oversees other internal staff resources and external contractors located both on‐site and in other offices. This is a highly collaborative role requiring in‐office presence. This is a rapidly‐growing practice area requiring a seasoned tax professional to work within a dedicated team to respond to this increasing demand from our internal customer base. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS: Pre‐Audit Support. Limited Audit Support (Advisory Role Only). Audit Management (Outsourced Audit Management). Audit Appeals. Claims for Refund. This position provides support to the practice Manager in this practice area, including delegated supervision of other staff members and occasionally third‐party contractors. Delegated responsibilities may include assistance with practice reporting and preparation of billings. This position has no specific revenue goal; however, responsibilities will include providing assistance to the practice Manager with pre‐sale scoping calls and interactions with customers evaluating these specialized services, including responding to requests for proposals, preparation of statements of work and change order requests. Other practice promotional activities include developing content for webinars and presentations for the practice Manager. Service delivery responsibilities generally involve facilitating the sales and use tax audit or appeal process on behalf of customers with taxing authorities. Project management responsibilities include multiple project oversight, customer communication and collaboration, issue resolution, interaction and coordination with taxing authorities on behalf of customers and overall service delivery for these specialized services. Additional job duties involve providing occasional ‘subject‐matter expert’ (SME) support to other practice areas. Send resume to yuko.truchon@avalara.com. Date Posted: 4/18/2017 (IPT2125) 

Manager of Voluntary Compliance Services (Rocklin, California; Seattle, Washington; Irvine, California, or Durham, North Carolina) - 
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and excise tax, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.  Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally. Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. A privately held company, Avalara’ s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 1000 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com.  The Manager of Voluntary Compliance Services is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Voluntary Compliance Services practice area. This position reports to the Director of Voluntary Compliance Services. This position is based in the Rocklin, California office and oversees internal staff resources and external contractors located both on‐site and in other offices. This is a highly collaborative role requiring in‐office presence. This is a rapidly‐growing practice area requiring a seasoned tax professional to manage an expanding team to respond to this increasing demand from our internal customer base. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES & TASKS: Historical Tax Registrations. Voluntary Compliance Agreements. Amnesty Agreements. Managed Audits. This position assists the practice Director with oversight of this practice area, including direct supervision of a dedicated team of professionals and occasionally third‐party contractors. Responsibilities include assistance with some practice planning and reporting, and preparation of billings. Almost all revenue from this practice area will come from new and existing Avalara customers, with leads and opportunities generated from internal Customer Account Managers and Regional Sales Representatives.  Responsibilities for new business development include light participation in presale scoping calls and interactions with customers evaluating these specialized services, including responding to requests for proposals, preparation of statements of work and change order requests. Other practice promotional activities including developing and presenting webinars and presentations to new and existing customers both online and in‐person at regional and national company events. Send resume to yuko.truchon@avalara.com. Date Posted: 4/18/2017 (IPT2124) 

Senior Sales Tax Analyst (Radnor, Pennsylvania) - The Senior Sales Tax Analyst primary responsibilities include month-end accounting for sales and use tax liabilities and audit support.  Gather, validate and prepare transaction documentation on monthly basis for third party tax Preparer.  Maintain compliance for Canadian GST/PST and miscellaneous tax filings as required in-house.  Assist the gathering of data and documentation requested to support jurisdictional tax audits on timely and responsive basis.  Assist with other projects, tasks and research as required. This opportunity requires a self-motivated professional who can work under pressure to respect and adhere to deadlines.  It will provide an opportunity for the individual to perform tasks both independent from and in collaboration with others.   The individual must desire to utilize effective communication to engage others within Tax and Business.  Strong analytical and problem resolution skills will be employed to manage and reconcile large volume of transactional data to report internally and externally.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Perform a monthly tax reconciliation of sales and use tax transaction data, review journal entries and accounting transactions to support liabilities for timely compliance reporting. Support third party tax Preparer to ensure tax liabilities are reported accurately and timely as well as in-line with Service Level Agreement. Communicate unreconciled transactions and discrepancies internally for further support or remediation. Manage relationship with the third party tax Preparer and communicate business changes which impact Preparer’s scope/deliverables. Improve processes where appropriate. Perform sales and use tax research.  Work effectively with internal and external peers, subordinates, management and customers. Provide support to Accounting to assist with account reconciliations. Assist with sales / use tax audits conducted by taxing jurisdictions. Understand each Business Unit’s operations to mitigate the risk of potential exposure areas as well as identify and pursue refund opportunities. Respond to external inquiries regarding transactional taxes from government authorities, customers and vendors. Other duties may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Senior Sales Tax Analyst will have established a proven track record of success and growth in prior sales and use tax roles. To be successful, the Senior Sales Tax Analyst should have strong technical experience and knowledge of multistate sales and use tax laws including return preparation.  Canadian GST/PST compliance experience is a plus. The successful candidate must demonstrate organizational skills and ability to manage many tasks with limited supervision and a high regard for deadlines. Strong organizational, team-building and people skills.  The ability to work and navigate within a complex matrixed organization. Ability to accept change as the norm and assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly-changing environment. Experience integrating new technologies into day-to-day operations. Effective verbal and written communications, including active listening and presenting findings and recommendations for improvement. Strong attention to both detail and deadlines. Ability to manage multiple priorities and juggle between divisional, local and corporate management demands. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in business or related field. Minimum of 3 years of progressive responsibility in sales and use tax compliance. Experience with Excel, SAP, Vertex O Series, Vertex Returns, Hyperion, and ACL a plus. Comfortable analyzing large data sets. Willing to travel up to 5% of the time for business purposes. To apply, https://airgas.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=12673. Date Posted: 4/11/2017 (IPT2123)

Senior Sales Tax Accountant (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin) - Tax Type - Sales Tax. At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Analyze complex financial data to support company sales tax filings. Ensures timely and accurate preparation for sales tax audits. Identifies and researches sales tax planning opportunities. Develops solutions based on research of complex or high risk sales tax issues. Interprets applicable jurisdictional regulations, internal policies and procedures to ensure company’s compliance. Maintains current knowledge of relationships between company accounting records and sales tax reporting requirements. Advise business partners on sales tax positions. Presents complicated sales tax matters to internal and external business partners. Communicates solutions and recommendations. Maintains expertise in sales tax implications of business decisions and industry trends. Develop and implement process improvement solutions. Identifies opportunities for improving accuracy and/or efficiency. Works continually to reduce the risk of sales tax exposure. Encourages and seeks process improvement input from others. Develops solutions for improving process accuracy/efficiency. Negotiate disputes with external parties. Gains an understanding of the positions of third parties (government officials, etc.).  Oversee and effectively resolve sales tax audits. Evaluates the implications of different settlement alternatives. Develops appropriate strategy to maximize potential for favorable settlement. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Intermediate knowledge of tax law and codes. Ability to problem solve and multi-task. 3 or more years of relevant experience. Strong written and oral communication skills. Large Corporate, Public Accounting and/or Retail experience a plus. Experience in multi-state tax controversy matters. Experience with research, strategy, issue identification and planning for sales tax. 
Link to Apply - https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25615&siteid=5302#jobDetails=952150. Date Posted: 4/11/2017 (IPT2122)

Sales Tax Accountant (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin) - Tax Type - Sales Tax. At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Analyze financial data to prepare company tax filings. Analyzes and interprets information necessary to accurately report the company’s tax position. Researches tax law and rulings. Prepares timely and accurate tax filings. Ensures compliance with applicable jurisdictional regulations, internal policies and procedures. Maintains current knowledge of relationships between company accounting records and tax reporting requirements
Identify process improvement opportunities. Objectively questions existing processes and procedures. Explores new ways to use current technology. Identifies opportunities for improving accuracy and/or efficiency. Recommends improvements within designated work area. Supports implementation of process improvement solutions as appropriate. Advise business partners on tax savings opportunities. Communicates with internal and external business partners. Assesses potential and/or actual transactions and analyzes alternatives. Develops and maintains expertise in analyzing tax implications of business decisions and industry trends. Presents relevant findings to tax department leadership. Develops and maintains communication channel with external partners, vendors and government authorities. QUALIFICATIONS: 1-3 years Tax experience. Large Corporate, Public Accounting or Retail experience a plus. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field. Working knowledge of tax law and codes. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience preparing tax filings and/or reviewing tax assessments. Prepares sales and use tax returns for numerous state and local jurisdictions. Ensures compliance with state and local sales and use tax laws and regulations. Reconciles General Ledger accounts and prepares applicable journal entries. Reviews and response to governmental notices. Partner with internal and external business partners to identify and obtain refunds related to sales and use tax. Provide general tax support and research. This describes general information about the position however should not be considered comprehensive. Our company reserves the right to modify job duties or descriptions at any time. This is not an employment contract.
Link to Apply - https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25615&siteid=5302#jobDetails=890364.  Date Posted: 4/11/2017 (IPT2121)

Sr. Tax Accountant (Burbank, California) - Tax Specialty: Sales and Use Tax, Reverse Sales/Use Tax Audits, Property Tax, Transaction Tax. Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go. We are looking for an energetic, “hands-on”, tax systems-knowledgeable indirect tax senior to prepare state sales/use tax, property tax and business license tax returns and handle tax audits of same. This position is accountable for the collection of tax-related information, and reporting to taxation authorities at the state, county, and local levels within the United States in a timely manner. This person will report to Tax Manager – Indirect Tax and work closely with internal finance teams and Financial Shared Service Center (“FSSC”). Responsibilities: Prepare, state and local tax returns. Review, process, and send tax returns and payments to tax jurisdictions prior to the deadlines. Reconcile sales and use tax, general ledger accounts, prepare journal entries. Keep abreast of sales and use laws, conduct tax research, recommend, and clearly communicate appropriate action. Automate tax return filings when possible. Assist with development of process improvements, tax procedures and internal controls. Prepare nexus studies, review, and manage filing frequencies. Perform reverse sales/use tax audits. Resolve notices from state and local tax jurisdictions. Handle indirect tax audits, prepare analysis of risks for sales/use, property, and business tax audits. Customer exemption certificate management. Coordinate with IT to ensure sales/use tax rate updates are applied to the systems. Provide support for sales tax special projects, such as system testing and analysis. Assist with ad hoc requests as needed. Qualifications: BS/BA degree in accounting, or related discipline. CPA a plus. Minimum of 5 years of indirect tax experience with a Big 4 or regional CPA firm and/or a large multinational company. Fluency in French or Spanish a plus. Advanced knowledge of Vertex or other tax software, implementation experience preferred. Detail orientation and accuracy are critical required skills. Excellent organization skills. Ability to meet strict statutory deadlines. Good communication skills, required to effectively articulate work status and resolve issues. Self -motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Advanced SAP or other ERP skills. Advanced Excel skills. Strong research, analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills. To apply, https://job-opportunities-technicolor.icims.com/jobs/4345/sr.-tax-accountant/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=920&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420.  Date Posted: 4/11/2017 (IPT2120)

SALT Senior Tax Analyst Audit Specialist (Radnor, Pennsylvania) - Global Tax Management (GTM) is the largest firm in the Mid-Atlantic region that focuses exclusively on delivering corporate tax services to mid-size and large multinational, public, and Fortune 500 companies. For more than 20 years, GTM has provided the expertise to build, operate, and manage tax department functions for its clients.  Core services include tax provision, compliance, technology automation, indirect tax, and tax planning and minimization services. GTM is distinguished as a best workplace, healthiest employer, and top accounting firm in the region. In 2015, GTM earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 – an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Headquartered in Radnor, PA, GTM is a 100% employee-owned company (ESOP) with regional offices in Woodbridge, NJ, Pittsburgh, PA, Harrisburg, PA, and Wilmington, DE. For more information, visit www.gtmtax.com. We currently have a career opportunity for a SALT Senior Tax Analyst – Audit Specialist in our State & Local Tax department.  The successful candidate will deliver consulting services and manage multiple engagements to our diverse corporate clients.  The SALT Senior Tax Analyst will apply their prior experience to coordinate all aspects of the client’s sales and use tax audit, including gathering data, interfacing with auditors, and helping to reduce any potential assessment.  Experience in providing similar functions in a corporate or consulting setting is a must. With an opportunity to join GTM’s growing practice with career opportunities, this position will give you the ability to engage with leaders, while immersing yourself in challenging work that directly impacts our clients.   Key Responsibilities: Administering sales tax audits for various States including responding to auditor inquiries, gathering supporting documentation, and addressing/abating assessment items. Delivering sales tax consulting services including analyzing and streamlining client’s processes and procedures, general sales tax research, and assisting clients in performing the day-to-day duties of the sales tax function including compliance. Administering sales tax/audit refund engagements including invoice review, sales tax issue identification, gathering supporting documents, and preparation/filing refund claims and audit appeals. Communicate directly with State auditors, hearing officers, and various State tax appeal boards. Delivering sales and use tax consulting services to clients ad hoc. Required Skills and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a Business-related field. Must be an expert with Microsoft Excel and Access. Must be proficient in data management skills to evaluate data and react quickly and effectively to client situations. CMI and/or CPA, preferred. Experience with Sales Tax Software (Vertex and OneSource), Experience with ERP Applications (Oracle and SAP) preferred. Strong aptitude and analytical skills to evaluate data and react quickly and effectively to client situations. Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with clients and colleagues at all levels. Strong organization skills a must. GTM offers a competitive compensation/benefit package which includes participation in the ESOP, continuing education, annual bonus, and comprehensive benefits. To apply for this position, please send your resume to gtmhr@gtmtax.com, referencing SALT Audit. Date Posted: 4/7/2017 (IPT2118)

Tax Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax (Bellevue Washington) - This position will work and support Expedia’s Domestic Indirect Tax Operations Team. The candidate will be responsible for the coordination, review, and preparation of various state and local U.S. indirect tax returns. Candidate will also be responsible for the development and implementation of team processes.  The Tax Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax will perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring indirect tax functions including tax return preparation, analysis, and detailed review of related compliance filings for domestic jurisdictions. The position may also include indirect tax project work as required on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, transactional tax data, and tax research and analysis projects.  The Tax Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax will join a team of tax professionals and work with the direction of the Tax Manager, Indirect Tax. This individual will work in a dynamic tax environment. Areas of focus will include domestic state and local sales tax, Washington business and occupation tax, and city/county hotel taxes.  Competencies: 4 years of tax experience in a corporate tax department or public accounting firm, Highly organized with superior attention to detail and strong analytic skills, Strong written and verbal communication skills, Ability to learn internal systems and software quickly, Works well independently and in a team environment, Self-starter and diligent problem solver, Strong team player willing to assist in any capacity needed, Have a collaborative and collegial professional demeanor, Possess a strong desire to learn and a natural intellectual curiosity, Multi-task in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, Desire and ability to learn a new business and company, along with the associated tax issues, Preparation and detailed review of tax returns and related compliance filings, Plan timing of deliverables within agreed due dates and update manager regularly, Work effectively and efficiently under pressure, Perform self-review of work product.  Experience and Qualification: BA/BS degree in accounting or related field, CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not a required, Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required, Proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel.   Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. Email:  tpucci@expedia.com or tralee@expedia.comDate Posted: 4/7/2017 (IPT2117)

Audit Manager, Sales Tax (Radnor, Pennsylvania) - The Sales Tax Audit Manager is responsible for the daily activities relating to the management of sales and use tax audits, and sales and use tax research.  This will require a seasoned professional who is technically strong, possesses good analytical skills and is experienced in working with external auditors, and internal personnel at all levels of the organization.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Manage all phases and activities of sales and use tax audits, from start through final resolution. Prepare and submit protest and appeal positions as required of taxing jurisdiction. Communicate results; improve processes and taxability assumptions where appropriate. Perform sales and use tax research.  Develop and support sales and use tax positions. Work effectively with internal and external peers, subordinates, management and customers. Ensure management maintains appropriate audit reserves. Assist management to develop internal and external audit strategies to aide with audit planning. Understand each Business Unit’s operations to mitigate the risk of potential exposure areas as well as identify and pursue refund opportunities. Respond to external inquiries regarding transactional taxes from government authorities, customers and vendors. Identify reverse audit opportunities to be managed either internally or externally. QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Sales Tax Audit Manager will have established a proven track record of success in prior senior sales and use tax roles. To be successful, the Sales Tax Manager should have strong technical experience and knowledge of multistate sales and use tax laws. The successful candidate must demonstrate the leadership skills required to drive successful audit results and ensure the continuous improvement of processes. Strong organizational, team-building and people skills.  The ability to work and navigate within a complex matrixed organization. Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to assume increasing responsibilities in a rapidly-changing environment. Ability to understand the impact on new technologies on processes and costs. Capable of processing complex transactions and tax laws to be interpreted to others using easy to understand terminology. Experience integrating new technologies into day-to-day operations. Vision, creativity and a quality mindset. Effective verbal and written communications, including active listening and presenting findings and recommendations for improvement.  Strong attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple priorities and juggle between divisional, local and corporate management demands. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Minimum of 7-10 years of progressive responsibility managing sales and use tax audits. Demonstrate management experience including people development skills and leadership qualities. Experience with SAP, Vertex, Hyperion, and ACL a plus. Comfortable analyzing large data sets. Prior experience working for a State Tax Authority a plus. Willing to travel up to 15% of the time for business purposes. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Able to talk, hear, walk sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel or crouch. Specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus objects. 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the work environment is an office setting. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability. To apply, https://airgas.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=12227. Date Posted: 4/5/2017 (IPT2114)

Sr. Analyst, Sales Tax (Carrollton, Texas) - McLane Foodservice, Inc. This position supports the Sales Tax Manager to ensure company compliance with state and local sales and use tax laws. This includes communication and involvement with McLane compliance team on periodic tax returns, pivotal communication with taxing jurisdictions and key teammates company-wide, internal reviews for identification of taxable and reportable items for sales tax, consumers use tax, and other excise type taxes and managing tax resale certificates. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to: Provide other information as needed in support of compliance requirements. Communicate with multiple state and local tax jurisdictions in resolution of basic compliance and reporting concerns. Manage acquisition and authentication of resale certificates from our customers as well as issuance of resale certificates to our vendors. Review sales order system setup of items sold for proper tax codes. Maintain eligibility matrix, tables, and manage beverage items for local and state distributor sweet beverage sales, egg, container deposits, and other excise taxes. Perform systematic reviews of standard voucher purchases and intercompany charges without sales tax to identify use tax exposures and take action accordingly. Prepare reconciliations of all responsible sales/use tax accounts on a period basis. Prepare/proof journal entries to record tax relative transactions. Assist Sales and Use Tax Manager with audit related issues and projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:  Have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in finance or accounting). Have 3 - 5 years of sales tax accounting support. Have knowledge of tax return software (preferred). Be proficient in Microsoft Office. Be able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently. Have effective written and oral communication skills. Have comprehensive analytical skills. Link to Apply: https://www.mclaneco.com/content/mclaneco/en/careers.html. Date Posted: 3/28/2017 (IPT2113)

The Accountant II (Brandon, Florida) - Tax position is responsible for, and oversees under the direction of the Tax Manager, all aspects of state and local sales and use tax matters for various companies. The scope of responsibility includes research of technical issues, audit and refund assistance, issuance of sales tax guidance and assistance to personnel throughout the Company and the conduct of tax training. This position will interact with BSNA, Business Unit Offices, clients and outside vendors in an advisory role to provide assistance and support as needed. The overall goals of this position are to ensure compliance with the sales and use tax laws, to develop and implement strategies to minimize and reduce the overall tax burden of the Company, to minimize audit payments and exposure issues, to implement process improvements and to identify, develop and share best practices. Additional Job Responsibilities: Provide technical assistance and support to Company on all system-related transaction tax issues including clearing SAP EDI tax errors and making recommendations to resolve prospectively. Conduct any necessary tax research for the Vertex Tax Decision Maker. Provide technical assistance and support to Shared Services personnel (AP, GL, Fixed Assets, etc.) and the Company as appropriate on all state and local sales and use tax issues, conduct any necessary tax research, make suggestions and recommendations and coordinate as appropriate to implement. Maintain and issue exemption/resale certificates to vendors as appropriate for various legal entities. Monitor, respond to and resolve any Sales Tax Group “Mailbox” related questions and issues. Assist in the gathering of information and analysis related to jurisdictional audits and refund studies being handled by the Sales Tax Group Managers and Specialists. Review monthly filings by staff level accountants for accuracy. Identify best practices and procedures and develop recommendations for BSNA, clients and business operating units to minimize their tax burden and to improve the compliance process. Ensure compliance with GAAP, Standard Accounting Manual, and other Company policies and procedures. Review and revise compliance process as necessary to enhance efficiency and accuracy. Monthly account reconciliation and journal entries. Special projects and other duties as assigned. High level of customer service. Communicate with taxing authorities, clients, and other key stakeholders. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required. Work Experience: Minimum 4 years of general accounting, tax or relevant work experience required. Minimum 2 years of transaction tax experience required. Work experience should include extensive knowledge of general accounting principles and practical compliance experience in the sales and use tax area.  Experience is required in a work environment dealing with large corporate multi-state affairs, preferably in industry, or similar surroundings. Vertex and SAP R/3 experience preferred. Experience in the beverage industry is a plus. Flexibility to adjust work load and hours when necessary. Member of IPT preferred. A credit check is required. Send resume to gdefelice@coca-cola.com.  Date Posted: 3/28/2017 (IPT2112)

Tax Accountant (St. Petersburg, Florida) - HSN is a multi-state multi-channel retailer is seeking a Tax Accountant to assist in the preparation of sales and use tax, property tax and Unclaimed Property returns for HSN and related companies. HSN is located in St. Petersburg, FL. This position will also assist in gathering information for audits, and tax related inquiries from business partners and customers. A Day in the Life: Prepare, file and process monthly, quarterly and annual sales tax returns.  Analyzes monthly sales tax information and prepare tax return supporting documentation. Prepares and submits sales tax prepayments electronically by ACH Credit or Debit. Reviews and correct Taxability Product Codes in Retek assigned to new products. Analyzes bad debt information for monthly deductions and file annual claims by state. Prepare use tax accruals on Fixed Asset purchases and inventory items used by company. Prepare sales and use tax account reconciliations and resolves reconciling items. Responds to Customer Service Tax Disputes and issues tax refunds if necessary. Assist in gathering information for sales tax audits and assist in preparing sales tax audit responses. Prepare and file annual unclaimed property returns and payments. Research exemptions and current laws governing unclaimed property. Research Due Diligence claims received from owners and process for payment or removal from account. Manage all aspects of unclaimed property software including weekly software updates and importing of all necessary information need to prepare returns. Prepare and mail unclaimed property due diligence letters. Research and process unclaimed property claims of money owed to HSN entities. Assist in preparation of property tax returns and supporting documentation. General Administration duties such as ordering supplies, UPS overnight mailings and Iron Mountain record retention.  Reviews and resolves sales tax and unclaimed property correspondence from relevant authorities. Participates in special projects as directed by tax department management. At HSN, if you are Agile, Innovative, Pioneering, Dynamic, Boundaryless, Passionate, Customer-Centric, Collaborative, and Results-Focused, you will love it here!  Must Haves: Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent relevant sales tax experience. Experience with: Sales tax preparation software (preferably OneSource Sales and Use Tax Compliance); Unclaimed property software (preferably UPCS); Database management software (Monarch and/or Access); PeopleSoft (Oracle) General ledger, Accounts payable software; MS Office (Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint); Detail oriented. Candidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of “must haves”. To learn more, visit http://www.hsn.com/article/hsn-careers-careers-paths/5863?nolnav=1. Date Posted: 3/20/2017 (IPT2109)

Manager Indirect Tax, Audit (Cypress, Texas) - Sysco Corporation is looking for a sales and use tax audit manager in its growing indirect tax team located in the Houston area. Sysco is a Fortune 100 company with $50 billion in annual sales and approximately 425,000 customers in the foodservice industry.  Responsibilities: Build and manage the Indirect Tax audit function and staff under the direction of the Director, Indirect Tax. Lead sales, use and excise tax audits with federal, state and local tax authorities for multiple legal entities including planning, analysis, auditor relationships, negotiations and audit protests. Evaluate and advise on purchase and sales transaction taxes with a thorough understanding of tax laws and the business operations and provide training to internal and external stakeholders. Works with the Director on tax decisions and determinations based on an in-depth knowledge of the company, industry trends, tax research and changing laws to identify issues and value-add service opportunities. Lead, develop and support the Indirect Tax audit staff including recruiting, staffing, training and performance evaluations. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. 5+ years of progressive, related experience with at least 2+ years in an indirect tax leadership role. Preferred Qualifications: Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, research, and problem-solving skills. Ability to lead staff in a changing organization. To apply, https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=41459&company=C0000167686P&username. Date Posted: 3/20/2017 (IPT2108)

Senior Sales Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) - Home Depot is seeking a senior level tax professional to join its Indirect Tax team.  Primarily responsible for supporting the Indirect Tax Sales Tax Systems team. As part of this team, successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of projects supporting sales/use tax systems (product taxability, tax rates), sales/use/VAT tax audits, tax exempt customer databases, research and new business initiatives. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, 3-6 years of experience, CPA, CMI Preferred. To apply - https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_homedepot/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=277734&localeCode=en-us. Date Posted: 3/17/2017 (IPT2107) 

Senior Tax Analyst (Memphis, Tennessee) - Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 300,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer. Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years: • FORTUNE Magazine: No. 8 among “World’s Most Admired Companies” and No. 1 in the delivery industry (2014) • Glassdoor, Employees’ Choice Awards: “Top 50 Best Places to Work” (2014) • FORTUNE Magazine: “100 Best Companies to Work For” (2013) • Computerworld: “100 Best Places to Work in IT” (2013) • Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens” (2014) When 300,000 employees around the globe are all working together it is amazing what we can achieve! FedEx connects people and ideas. If you would like to make a difference on a global scale while receiving top notch benefits, competitive pay, and plenty of opportunities to develop, click ‘Apply Now’ and tell us more about yourself. Job Specific Information: Works on complex projects, including tax return preparation, tax audits, and tax research related to the application of federal, state and local tax laws. Participate in configuration, design, support and ongoing management of Vertex transaction tax calculation software. Assist with research and maintenance of product taxability mapping for Vertex integration with transaction systems across multiple lines of business for multiple geographies. Work closely with Tax Technology and other internal teams to implement system changes that support accurate calculation of transaction taxes in compliance with Indirect Tax laws, regulations and policies. Develop a working knowledge of internal ERP systems that integrate with Vertex. Monitor business changes and initiatives for potential impact on transaction tax calculation software. Assist with data management and other Indirect Tax activities as needed to support timely, accurate reporting of indirect taxes. Support Tax and IT relative to Transaction Systems, SKU Configuration, Vertex, and Big Data Management. Knowledge/Skills /Abilities Considered a Plus: Focus on worldwide Vertex transaction tax calculation software configuration, projects and support. This position may work with multiple billing and procurement systems, reporting and analytic systems, and data retention and archiving systems. Experience with multi-state tax return compliance software and preparation of monthly SUT returns. Excellent organization skills and ability to manage many deliverables with limited supervision. Ability to collaborate well with a wide variety of groups and individuals. Excellent analytical, project management, Excel, written and verbal skills. Experience in tax research and legislative analysis. Be a leading resource of the Vertex software environment. Ability to manage large volumes of data and distill into meaningful information for analysis. Experience with TeraData EDW, Tableau, Spotfire, Avalara, Vertex, Sovos, and Onesource a plus. Relocation assistance is available for this position. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or related discipline. Five (5) years directly related experience within a tax/financial field. To apply, https://careers.fedex.com/fedex/jobs/26087-248525. Date Posted: 3/17/2017 (IPT2106) 

Senior Sales Tax Specialist - Backed by its experience and its capacity to continuously innovate, Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction market, designs, manufactures and distributes high-performance building materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. The company has been certified as a Top Employer for its exceptional employee offerings and commitment to employee excellence, development and engagement. Only the world’s leading employers become certified as Top Employers. With the addition of our recent Top Employer North America Certification, Saint-Gobain is now certified as a Top Employer in 21 countries. With 2015 sales of $44 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 66 countries and has approximately 170,000 employees worldwide, all of whom are part of Saint-Gobain’s culture of nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels of the organization. In North America, Saint-Gobain had sales of approximately $5.7 billion and employed approximately 14,000 people in 2015. The company has approximately 130 manufacturing plants throughout the United States and Canada.  The Senior Sales Tax Specialist serves as a team member assisting in transactional tax compliance and audit management for Saint-Gobain in North America as set forth in the Service Level Agreements with the Business Units.  The Senior Sales Tax Specialist will support the team with U.S. sales & use, Canadian VAT, provincial, excise, business licenses, and other various transactional tax filings for the North American operations as well as the following areas of responsibility: (1) Support Tax Audits; Support the timely and responsive audit defense of the Company and its affiliates including coordination with the Business Units and Government agencies as well as executing internal and external audit strategies. (2) Tax Compliance;  Assist sales and use tax team to identify, develop and implement positions and strategies to ensure compliance obligations are efficiently, timely and accurately satisfied while minimizing company’s transactional tax liabilities. Assist manager in completion and tracking of all requirements presented in the Service Level Agreement.  (3) Tax Research; Review transactional tax developments to ensure tax compliance.  Assist with implementing new or improved tax procedures as a result of audits or law changes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Support Transactional Tax Audits 30%- Coordinate and support all transactional tax audits for North America operations; work with and support outside consultants on an as needed basis; develop internal and external audit strategies including audit planning. Tax Compliance 20%- Gather and prepare supporting documentation for preparation of sales and use tax returns filing by third party; validate the accuracy of the Company’s tax decisions (via software or otherwise) for transactional taxes; assist in the preparation of responses to external inquiries regarding transactional taxes from government agencies, customers and vendors; conduct or review reverse audits Tax Research/Planning 20%- Assist SUT team to accept, reject and update customer exemption certificates; deal directly with internal personnel in pursuit of information required per audit and to establish new or improved tax procedures as a result of audits or law changes; develop thorough understanding of each Business Unit’s operations to mitigate the risk of potential exposure areas as well as identify and pursue recovery opportunities. Special Projects 30%- Provide transactional tax advice on new products, services or lines of businesses; implement process improvements, research transaction tax incentives and other duties as assigned. This position is responsible for providing transactional tax support for North American businesses with operations in several hundred state, local and Canadian government jurisdictions. This position requires significant interaction with various levels of the organization ranging from plant controllers and engineers to department managers and financial officers. This position also requires some interaction with jurisdictional government agencies, customers and vendors. EXPERIENCE: B.S. /B.A. in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Proficient in advanced Excel functions (Pivot Tables, etc.). Familiarity with SAP, JDE and Vertex is a plus. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: Demonstrated ability and desire to perform in a highly interactive, fast-paced team environment. Ability to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.  Experienced analytical skills to timely analyze reports, review journal entries and accounting transactions for accuracy. Ability to make reasonable taxability decisions and determinations based on research, industry trends and changing tax laws that may impact customers, vendors and tax jurisdictions. Possesses the skills to analyze processes and implement strategies to improve efficiencies and controls.   Must be able to manage ambiguity effectively in addition to preparing and updating existing documentation.  Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.  Proven ability to multitask daily responsibilities and projects completing both in a timely manner.  Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness with attention to details while providing quality customer service.   Multi-state sales and use tax knowledge including return preparation, sales tax compliance for manufacturing experience a plus.  Candidate should have hands-on experience with reviewing exemption certificates to assess compliance and for purchases and sales.  Canadian GST/HST and Provincial sales tax compliance experience a plus. You can view and apply for this job at:  
https://jobs.saint-gobain-experience.com/index.html?languageCd=ENG&JobOpeningId=540649&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1. Date Posted: 3/15/2017 (IPT2104) 

Senior Sales and Use Tax Analyst (Raleigh, North Carolina) - Responsible for compiling and reconciling compliance data to be submitted to outsourcing providers; handles day to day inquiries from company personnel; responsible for working with vendors to obtain the proper sales tax decision for purchases. Additional duties include reconciliation/review sales and use tax general ledger accounts on a monthly basis and some special project work. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Finance or other related field or equivalent experience required. 5+ years of focused sales and use tax experience required. Masters of Accounting or Masters of Taxation preferred. CPA or CMI preferred. Public Accounting experience with a national firm preferred. Ability to research and communicate sales and use tax laws and regulations to nontax personnel. Proficient in tax research tools and Microsoft products. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities; well organized and able to prioritize tasks and projects. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Self-directed, self-motivated and self-starter. Customer service focused. Experience with using Vertex O tax decision-maker or other sales software platforms (e.g. Sabrix, Taxware, etc.). Please apply via our career website: https://www.martinmarietta.com/Careers/. Date Posted: 3/14/2017 (IPT2101) 

Sales and Use Tax Audits Manager (Massachusetts) – Philips. You will support Management, Accounting, and other internal teams focusing on M&A, IT initiatives, reserve requirement, restructurings, and other projects by providing technical sales/use tax knowledge and advice as needed. You will need to work both proactively and reactively with external tax authorities to realize the most savings for Philips in a given year. Your responsibilities: Executes the process for sales and use tax audits. Primary point of contact for Tax Authorities and/or external consultants. Analyzes and responds to information requests in the resolution of audit issues. Closes audits with the most favorable result for the Company. Partners with Tax and other group functions to provide sales/use tax support and development of new processes for IT initiatives, internal restructurings, M&A, or other planning projects. Consults with compliance staff by explaining complex sales tax concepts and procedures, suggests improvements in documentation and return positions, and advises in the minimization of audit risks. Provides sales/use tax advice on particular transactions to Management, both in the US and abroad. Manages sales tax reserve requirements and collaborates with other Tax and Accounting personnel on the same. Proactively recommends changes in sales tax procedures, methodology and/or sales tax calculations as needed. Monitors sales/tax legislation and conducts research of applicable tax laws as needed. Manages sales/use tax consulting relationships by identifying external consultants for projects, developing scope and fees, and managing successful completion of project deliverables. Group Tax, which is part of the Finance function, represents the tax activity within Philips worldwide. Our team objectives are to design and implement the company's global tax strategy, provide tax advice, ensure tax compliance, accounting and reporting, and lead appeal and litigation for predominately corporate taxation, VAT, custom duties and personal taxes. Group Tax is well positioned to provide tax advice though occasionally external tax advice might be required. Group Tax is accountable for corporate income tax, including the filing of tax returns, audits, risk and planning, whereby execution of e.g. compliance might be with a third-party service provider or AccOps. As corporate income tax issues (especially tax audits) almost always have implications in other countries and/or on global tax policies, these are always solely led by Group Tax. Under some direction of the Senior Manager of US Indirect Tax, the Manager, Sales & Use Tax Audits is responsible for leading and managing sales & use tax audits and controversy matters in all applicable jurisdictions within the Philips Healthtech Company of businesses. The Sales/Use Tax Manager will be expected to: Be primary contact for interaction with various tax authorities regarding sales/use tax inquires and audits. Helps to ensure that tax planning and audit risk reduction initiatives are properly incorporated into the sales/use tax compliance process. Support Management, Accounting, and other internal teams focusing on M&A, IT initiatives, reserve requirement, restructurings, and other projects by providing technical sales/use tax knowledge and advice as needed. Advise, manage and help execute sales/use tax strategies in order to reduce the Company's overall tax burden and risk. Recommend solutions for all technical sales/use matters. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other business related discipline is required. Masters' Degree and/or CPA is a plus. At least 5 years relevant experience at managing sales and use tax audits and negotiating with state auditors is required. Strong knowledge of various state and local sale/use tax laws and procedures, and experience in research of the same, is required. Appropriate interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are required. Strong skills in Microsoft Office are required. Detail oriented & ability to multi-task; embraces ad-hoc projects with a positive attitude. Willing to balance being hands-on and strategic at all times. Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state). Experience in developing and delivering oral and/or written presentations to various audience levels within an organization is a plus. Experience in direct income tax or other indirect tax areas is a plus. Passionate and driven to fully serve the customer and always outperform competition. Always looking for perfection (required) Passionate about creating innovations and services that truly address consumer needs and delight our consumers. (required). Conceptual, data/details driven, analytically strong and at the same time pragmatic and hands-on (required). A strong team player. You are an excellent communicator and motivator, skilled in managing interpersonal processes (required). Courageous and smart thinker, able to continuously challenge the status quo, with a strong desire to improve organizational effectiveness structurally. Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.  As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/65tx9mcbvn. In case of technical difficulties with your job application, such as login issues or a need to reset your password, please send an email to careersite@philips.com. (Note: To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only technical issues will be monitored through the above inbox. Please do not submit resumes or applications to this email, as they will not be reviewed. Only applications received through the online application process will be considered.) Date Posted: 3/9/2017 (IPT2101) 

Tax Processing Specialist (Naperville, Illinois) - Tax Specialty: Sales and Use Tax. Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 700 professionals at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London and Finland), Brazil (São Paulo), Sarasota, Atlanta, Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. Since 1978, over 10,000 corporate customers have relied on us for innovative tax processing solutions. We're known for straight talk and keeping promises. Which is why so many global leaders, from American Honda Motor Company to Bristol-Myers Squibb, Callaway Golf, Hewlett-Packard, Mercedes Benz USA, Merck, Pepsi, SAP, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless, and thousands of others depend on us every day. Over the past 15 years Vertex established a reputation for excellence in partnering and is considered a premier partner with SAP, Oracle, and other leading software providers. Also, Vertex works closely with the Big 4 and other tax accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today. Vertex solutions help companies streamline tax compliance processes and leverage information to discover new strategic tax savings. In addition, they enhance decision information across every major line of business tax, including income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications, and payroll. To serve its customers, Vertex works in partnership with the world’s leading providers of ERP software and related services. For more information about Vertex, visit the Web site at www.vertexinc.com. We are seeking Tax Processing Specialists to join our growing sales and use tax (SUT) returns outsourcing services team.  In this position you will have the opportunity to perform a wide range of SUT compliance functions, in a team-based, collaborative environment. Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities: Work closely with assigned clients that vary in size and complexity to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and timely filing of the client’s monthly SUT returns and payments. Effectively communicate with clients and taxing jurisdictions via phone and e-mail. Format tax data for importing and processing in Vertex® Indirect Tax Returns software. Analyze tax data for accuracy, investigate questionable data and take corrective action when necessary. Confirm client approvals and process any requested changes. Maintain monthly tax calendars, reconciling and analyzing reports. Prepare and submit sales tax registrations on behalf of clients. Resolve notices from taxing jurisdictions. Participate in the implementation process for new clients. Extra hours required when needed.  Limited flexibility during the peak processing period which is between the 5th and the 20th of each month. Other responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar field or equivalent experience preferred. Experience preparing Sales and Use Tax returns preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word. Detailed oriented, team player, strong organizational skills. Must be able to adhere to tight deadlines. Manage job-related and personal stress effectively. Work with minimal supervision on routine work, more detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Build productive internal/external working relationships. Send resume to Melissa.loheide@vertexinc.com. Date Posted: 3/7/2017 (IPT2097) 

Tax Operations Support Specialist (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania) - Tax Specialty: Sales and Use Tax. Vertex SMB is the business division of Vertex Inc. dedicated to providing sales and use tax solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Vertex SMB integrates directly with leading mid-market ERPs and ecommerce platforms, is cloud-based, and utilizes a pay-as-you-go pricing model with no upfront costs. The solution combines sales and use tax calculations and returns in one, with the end result of signature-ready PDF returns.  For more information about Vertex SMB, visit www.vertexSMB.com. Founded in 1978, Vertex Inc. is the leading provider of corporate enterprise tax software and services worldwide.  Vertex helps corporations realize the full financial and strategic potential of corporate tax, offering a variety of solutions that streamline, integrate and automate corporate tax processes. Vertex solutions serve multinational corporations in every major line of business tax, including income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications and payroll.  For more information about Vertex Inc., visit www.vertexinc.com. The Tax Operations Support Specialist works closely with Vertex SMB’s clients to ensure the integrity and timely filing of the client’s returns and payments by performing a wide range of sales and use tax (SUT) compliance functions and the related SUT compliance details involved. The Tax Operations Support Specialist will assist with incoming support cases implementations and onboarding of clients as needed. Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities: Analyzing tax data and returns for accuracy investigate questionable data and take corrective action when necessary. Managing Clients soft and hard files, ensure reconciliation files are posted, and review client status and changes. Participating in the monthly premium work streams ensuring filing and payments are made accurately and on time. Reconciling and ensuring all electronic returns have been filed and/or mailed as appropriate. Maintaining monthly filing checklists, review of reconciliation and analysis reports for accuracy. Reviewing and addressing Clients tax mail (forms, notices, and bulletins) and escalating appropriately. Responding to, resolving, and tracking notices from taxing jurisdictions. Assist with the onboarding and implementation of customers as needed, including but not limited to: Ensuring that all engagements (implementations, Premium Processing) are completed on time and to the satisfaction of the client. Ensuring accuracy of calculation and returns generation during the implementation process before go live. Facilitating resolution of customers’ issues by logging and verifying bugs/enhancements; updating customer and supervisor on problem resolution status; working with development to explain reported verified problem resolution; assisting in testing problem resolution fixes. Assist with root cause determination and resolution of connector & production support issues and tax notices for premium customers. Provide ongoing customer support and assistance to Implementation partners as needed. Lead or participate in other projects or duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and related experience. 3+ years of sales & use tax experience required. Previous customer support experience and customer implementation experience strongly preferred. Public accounting experience preferred. Experience in outsourced returns compliance practice desired. Previous experience of enterprise software application in a tax process and consulting services/technology role preferred. Working knowledge and/or experience with middle market ERP’s like Great Plains, Sage 100, 300, QuickBooks, billing applications, other In-house applications and Vertex products strongly preferred. Specific knowledge of multi-state tax preparing software and preparation of monthly SUT returns.  Ability to maintain expected attendance at work. Experience with middle market ERP’s like Great Plains, Sage 100, 300, QuickBooks, billing applications, other In-house applications and Vertex products. Sales tax registrations experience desired. Understanding of Customer Software Support best practices and familiarity with Client/Server, Legacy or Personal Computing Technology.  Ability to exercise professional judgment to resolve tax accounting problems. Must manage time and priorities effectively by completing tasks in a timely manner. Sufficient knowledge of business communications, including telephone, voicemail, and e-mail, and operations of office machines, such as photocopier, scanner, and fax. Basic knowledge of SSTP, SOX, SAS70 and SSAE16.  Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.  Must be detailed oriented, a team player, and have strong organizational skills. Ability to manage job-related and personal stress effectively. Must be able to work under tight monthly deadlines. Must be able to adapt to change. Strong diplomacy skills are required. Vertex Inc. (Vertex) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vertex does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Send resume to Melissa.loheide@vertexinc.com. Date Posted: 3/7/2016 (IPT2096) 

Sr. Tax Accountant, Sales & Use (Warrenville, Illinois) – Sonova Holding AG, headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland, is the leading manufacturer of innovative hearing care solutions worldwide. The group operates through its core business brands – Phonak, Unitron, Advanced Bionics and Connect Hearing – and offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing aids to cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions. Founded in 1947, the company is currently present in over 90 countries across the globe and has a workforce of over 9,000 dedicated employees. It is a public company, traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Sonova US Corporate Services is currently seeking a detail-oriented, independent professional Sr. Tax Accountant to join our team in the Warrenville, IL location. The Sr. Tax Accountant will be responsible for preparing sales & use tax returns for multiple legal entities in multiple states. In this role, you will work with teams from various Sonova US group companies to assess sales & use tax accounting processes, recommend and implement best practice process improvements. The Opportunity: Prepare and file monthly, quarterly and annual sales & use tax returns. Research taxability changes for products and answer sales-tax related questions. Coordinate and monitor the processes outsourced to outside personal property tax preparers and consultants. Prepare local business tax and payroll registrations for newly acquired affiliates and location changes as well as complete business license renewals for existing locations. Work with various state and local taxing jurisdictions on open Sales and Use tax audits. Monitor tax rate and taxability changes for the various U.S. Group Companies. Your Profile: Self-directed, independent professional with the ability to manage multiple priorities. Experience with tax research and compliance software tools (RIA, CCH, Vertex). Experience with Various ERP systems (Great Plains, Navision and SAP). 4-5 years indirect tax experience preparing sales & use tax returns, personal property returns and business licenses in a corporate tax department. BA/BS in Accounting or closely related field. To apply, https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=101079&company=Sonova&username. Date Posted: 3/1/2017 (IPT2093) 

Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax (Richfield, Minnesota) - This position is an integral part of building and maintaining a world-class tax team to support a dynamic multinational company. We are seeking a talented professional who is excited about challenging technical issues while working with a variety of energetic business partners - inside and outside of Tax. Best Buy offers a fun, challenging, and flexible work environment with competitive salary and benefits. Apply now to learn more. The Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax Audit will be responsible for supporting the ongoing management of the Indirect Tax audit inventory to comply with state/local tax laws, mitigate risks, pursue refunds for overpaid tax and investigate/resolve issues discovered within audit. The Sr. Analyst will be also be responsible for managing a portfolio of audits, collecting all tax audit related information and reporting, proactively evaluating tax exposure, developing and implementing audit strategies to defend tax positions and maintaining successful auditor relationships. Additionally, the Sr. Analyst will review preliminary/final work papers, create work plans to reduce assessments and make recommendations to the Audit Manager. Responsibilities will include: Management of own portfolio of audits. Obtaining/organizing/validating data to support audit defense. Preparation of audit submissions and work papers, including drafting of appeal letters and technical memorandums. Negotiation of positions through data and legal analysis. Timely communication of audit results to management. Management of audit work flows, e.g. audit repositories for tracking/reporting purposes. Provide guidance on the implementation of audit strategies and support business operation risk mitigation efforts. Cross-functional collaboration and coordination with other areas of tax (Indirect Tax compliance, planning and systems teams) to achieve optimal audit results, advance Indirect Tax efforts and provide education on issues creating audit assessments. Creating and maintaining relationships with tax auditors for successful negotiation of tax positions. Performing data analysis and supporting reverse audit projects to ensure accurate sales and use tax compliance and identification/capture of refund opportunities. Providing support with respect to ASC 450 analysis and evaluation of risks through data quantification. Basic Qualifications: 3 plus years of experience in one or more of the following areas, with demonstrated progression of responsibilities: a corporate tax environment, public accounting firm or other relevant experience. Experience managing sales and use tax audits. Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and Access skills. Strong analytical/investigative skills. Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. Intermediate knowledge of and experience with technical sales and use tax and accounting principles. Intermediate organization and project management skills. High level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion and confidentiality. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Previous indirect tax experience within a retail organization or accounting firm. Experience with Oracle and tax software such as Vertex and/or Sabrix. Experience with data analytics/reporting software. CPA a plus. Apply at: http://www.bestbuy-jobs.com/job-detail/?id=483865BR or Email anne.naughtin@bestbuy.com. Date Posted: 2/23/2017 (IPT2091)

Manager of Tax Technology (Jacksonville, Florida) - Veritiv Corporation, a Fortune 500 public company, is seeking a Manager of Tax Technology for their indirect tax group in Jacksonville, FL.  The overall objectives of this position are to manage all tax systems and ensure improved efficiency and effectiveness of Tax Department processes by leveraging existing technology and identifying and implementing new technology as appropriate; manage all tax data including the obtaining of data, handling of data through tax systems and analysis, the output of Income and Operating Tax data for compliance and financial reporting, warehousing of data for workflow, reference and data analytics, and for documentation of workflow/checklists to ensure SOX compliance; provide project management of large Tax Department projects; and use data analytics tools, while assisting the VP of Tax and the Tax Directors with risk assessments. Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Tax or Technology.  Masters preferred.  Extensive experience in dealing with large corporate tax affairs which may be in industry, Big 4 accounting or similar surroundings (at least 5-8 years required with 8-12 preferred).  Preferred strong experience with OneSource tax applications, Sharepoint, HFM, and Excel.  Link to apply:
https://xpedx.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/VeritivCareers/job/USA---FL---Jacksonville/MANAGER-TAX-TECHNOLOGY_R13120-1. Date Posted: 2/16/2017 (IPT2087)

Sr. Tax Specialist Transactions Tax (Atlanta, Georgia) - Cox Enterprises is looking to hire a Sr. Tax Specialist (Transactions Tax).  This role is responsible for transaction taxes compliance and audit support (sales/use tax and regulatory fees). It is also responsible for reconciling transaction taxes liability with general ledger accounts on a monthly basis, investigating and analyzing tax payments fluctuation, partnering with compliance service providers and responding to internal and external inquiries regarding Cox's tax compliance issues. Key Job Responsibilities: Facilitate timely tax data gathering to provide to compliance service provider to use in preparation of tax returns for monthly, quarterly and annual filings; Maintain tax records and information used in tax audits; Reconcile tax returns to payments and payments to GL; Gather information requested in audits of tax returns; Perform data analysis and supporting reverse audit projects to ensure refund opportunities; Resolve tax issues for internal and external clients; Execute on strategic initiative and have a strong ability to analyze data; Support exemption certificate requests for purchases made by Cox and affiliates; Research tax issues using various tools such as CCH, RIA, etc.; Assist in the research and analysis of proposed and existing business transactions to determine the effect upon local taxes; Monitor changes in law or regulations and other aspects of tax policy; Lead/assist in continuous process improvements. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance;  Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience required; Minimum 2 years of sales tax experience required; Ability to establish working relationships with key internal and external customers; Ability to process mass data; Proficient with computers (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel), standard Corporate operating systems and applicable tax software applications; Proven ability to perform actions and make decisions with integrity and sound judgment; display the initiative and dedication necessary for timely and successful work completion;  Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong organizational and analytical skills;  Deadline driven with highest possible accuracy;  Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently. Preferred Qualifications: CPA or CMI preferred; 3-5 years’ relevant work experience and sales tax experience preferred; Telecommunication and/or Software as a Service experience is a strong plus; Proficiency in Vertex, Taxware (other tax software applications) strongly preferred. Apply, http://bit.ly/2kB27tWTransTax. Date Posted: 2/14/2017 (IPT2085)

Supervisor Senior Accountant Tax (Alpharetta, Georgia) -  Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure a Supervisor Senior Accountant (Tax) to support the Indirect Tax Manager in the coordination of the company’s general accounting activities to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of financial information and non-income tax reporting.  Specific tax reporting responsibilities include: US Sales and Use tax, Gross Receipts tax, US Personal Property tax, International VAT, Unclaimed Property and US Business Licenses. Key Responsibilities: Supervise, support and mentor tax staff. Review of Sales and use tax, Business Property tax, Canada GST and business license tax filings. Analysis of VAT accounts & various withholding accounts to ensure accurate reporting by outside consultants. Support & manage the completion of state, provincial and local tax audits. Oversee month end close functions to include review of account reconciliations, journal entries and account analysis. Research tax statutes to determine taxability of projects, services & purchases. Documenting and implementing procedures necessary to maintain and improve internal controls. General support to Indirect Tax Manager. Skills/Qualifications: Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of 7 years of Multi-State & Local Tax experience in a dynamic / changing organization. Strong knowledge of accounting and tax principles (thorough understanding of G / L account reconciliation and other accounting processes). Thorough understanding of State, Local and Provincial tax filing requirements for US and Canada. Familiarity with European VAT. Strong initiative and follow-up. Positive attitude and a willingness to take on new tasks. High level of computer literacy is required with particular emphasis on Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). Past experience in a professional service organization (e.g., engineering and consulting) is preferred but not required. CMI, MTAX, CPA or CPA candidate is preferred but not required. Position will require periodic overtime, particularly during 1st and 4th quarters. Apply on our website at the following link - https://amecfw-usexternal.icims.com/jobs/15876/job.  Date Posted: 2/14/2017 (IPT2084)

Senior Tax Accountant (Reston, Virginia) - Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.  For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe. We are currently looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join our Finance team based in Reston, Virginia. Reports to the Senior Tax Manager (US/Canada), the Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for preparing the company’s single entity state income tax returns, preparing state income tax apportionment workpapers, assisting with the preparation of the federal and state consolidated/combined income tax returns, ensuring timely filing for estimated income payments, assist with the management of the income tax provisions for the US and Canadian entities in accordance with IAS 12. Assists Tax Officer and Senior Tax Manager with research and projects related to U.S state and local sales and use and federal and state income tax issues and transactions.   Main Duties and Responsibilities: Assists the Senior Tax Manager with U.S. and Canadian income tax provisions in accordance with IAS 12, including ongoing updates of book-tax accounting differences, monthly accruals, and quarterly update of State and Provincial apportionment. Prepares federal consolidated income tax return. Prepares the separate company U.S. state income returns including estimated payments and extensions. Prepares Canadian income tax return in conjunction with external accounting firms. Assists Tax Officer and Senior Tax Manager group with research and projects with research and projects related to U.S state and local sales and use and federal and state income tax issues and transactions. Demonstrates willingness to learn and grown in his or her technical expertise in tax matters. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from a four-year university or college required. CPA desired but willing to obtain certification. Minimum of 3-4 years of tax experience required, prefer a combination of public accounting and corporate tax experience. Experience with ASC 740 or IAS 12 deferred tax accounting desired. Strong background in US and State corporate income tax issues. Good understanding of income tax accounting principles, including ASC 740 or IAS 12. Proficient with tax research software (RIA preferred). Good Understanding of Onesource Income Tax Return Software. Good organizational skills. SAP experience a plus. Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills. Dedication and a strong work ethic. Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to grow as a tax professional. Strong customer relationship building skills with both internal and external customers.  Ability to communicate well to internal and external customers verbally and in writing. Link to job posting: http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=GATEGOURMET&cws=1&rid=6171Date Posted: 2/10/2017 (IPT2083)

Indirect Tax Accountant (Houston, Texas) - Service Corporation International is North America’s largest single provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services.  With over 2,000 locations and more than 24,000 dedicated individuals, we provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.  Job Summary:  This position is in the Indirect Tax Group, which is responsible for handling multi-state sales and use tax, Canadian GST/HST and PST/QST, Business Licenses, and Unclaimed property. This position will be involved in compliance, general ledger account reconciliations, research, vendor tax resolutions, tax automation system maintenance and special projects and will report to the Indirect Tax Supervisor - Compliance.  Job Responsibilities:  Assist Tax Supervisor in performing indirect tax compliance (sales/use, business license, unclaimed property).  Complete General Ledger reconciliations on a monthly basis to ensure that all collected sales taxes are properly remitted to taxing authorities.  Assist in creating process efficiencies through creation of database tools and SUT applications.  Assist Tax Supervisor and other Indirect Tax Staff in audit function as required.  Participate in identifying, planning for, and implementing tax savings strategies when possible.  Identify law/rate changes to assure compliance and minimize tax costs.  Research sales/use taxability of company initiatives and purchases.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.  2 - 4 years of experience in Indirect Taxes, with a specialization in sales/use tax.  Results driven, strong initiative, and able to prioritize efficiently.  Ability to adapt to changing business needs.  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel and Data Analysis software.  Detail oriented, excellent analytical skills.  Excellent communication skills, highly organized.  Vertex and/or Oracle Fusion experience preferred.  Link to Apply https://corporate-sci.icims.com/jobs/35605/tax-accountant-i/job. Date Posted: 2/9/2017 (IPT2082)