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JG 9 Senior Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) -   Provides considerable input for tax filings and reports and prepares final reports for review.  Provides considerable input for process improvements and policy and procedure interpretation.  Administers advanced tax or business processes.  Collects, analyzes and interprets data/input in response to non-routine situations.  Identifies process improvement opportunities and promotes standardization where applicable and operates relevant financial and reporting systems. Prepares various sales and use and/or property tax returns. Reviews tax laws and legislation to determine appropriate tax position on business transaction. Analyzes the tax exposure in various jurisdictions. Responds to tax authorities filing notices and information requests. Provides support by gathering information to assist during tax audits conducted by various governmental agencies by researching data and providing information.  Assists with the analysis of tax audit work papers.   Coordinates the gathering and compiling of information necessary for filing tax returns from the assigned entities.  Analyzes and reconciles the data.  Enters data into the tax return software. Directs Information Services resources in accurate and timely processing of field provided tax return data and coordinates automation efforts. Prepares amended returns and refund claims. Advises business on relevant tax matters. Moderate level of interpersonal skills necessary to influence, advise and direct others.   Serves as a liaison with other areas of the tax department and business operations as appropriate.   Ability to formulate and present conclusions and recommendations.   Perform account reconciliations and provide resolution of property and/or sales & use tax accrual research items. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, relevant tax experience is required. 3 or more years of previous experience in an Accounting Support role required. Intermediate knowledge of personal and real property tax principles required. Intermediate knowledge of sales & use tax principles required. Beverage industry experience preferred. Previous experience in a multistate personal and real property tax environment required. Experience with internet tax research tools is preferred. Experience with PTMS personal property database and Vertex Sales & Use system is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. SAP and MS Access experience preferred. Understanding of database concepts is vital for success in this position. Competent analytical skills. Team Skills/Collaboration: ability to work effectively in a team environment and across teams where necessary, to develop relationships throughout the company and to work collaboratively Analytical skills: Requires highly developed analytical ability to solve problems and provide guidance of moderate complexity and scope.   Speaking/Writing: Clearly articulates ideas, opinions, feelings and information so that others understand them. Project Focus: May take lead in projects of limited scope.   Attention to Detail: Ensures that all necessary steps are taken to perform tasks in a quality manner; effectively proof and edit work. Professionalism: Handles issues with confidentiality and diplomacy. Flexibility: Adapts behavior in dealing with changing situations and people. Is open-minded and adjust priorities in response to unanticipated events. Willing and able to adjust work schedule to accommodate overtime to meet required deadlines. Time Management: Moderate level of planning and organizing ability.  Ability to recognize deadlines and meet deadlines as established on a consistent basis.  To apply www.coca-cola.com. Date Posted: 5/23/2018 (IPT2272)

JG8 Tax Accountant III (Atlanta, Georgia) -  Provides substantial input for tax filings and tax reports and prepares final tax reports for review.  Administers core tax or business systems projects and processes.  Collects, analyzes and interprets data/input in response to non-routine situations.  Identifies process improvement opportunities and promotes standardization where applicable and operates relevant financial and reporting systems. Prepare various sales and use, beverage and/or personal and real property tax returns. Assists with business license set up. Assists with unclaimed property research and filings. Assists with container deposit research and filings. Supports by gathering information to assist during tax audits conducted by various governmental agencies by researching data and providing information.  Position Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, relevant tax experience is required. 2 or more years of previous experience in an Accounting Support role required. Basic knowledge of personal and real property tax principles required. Basic knowledge of sales & use tax principles required. Beverage industry experience preferred. Previous experience in a multistate personal and real property tax environment required. Experience with internet tax research tools is preferred. Experience with PTMS personal and real property database and Vertex Sales & Use system is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. SAP and MS Access experience preferred. Understanding of database concepts is vital for success in this position. Competent analytical skills. Team Skills/Collaboration: ability to work effectively in a team environment and across teams where necessary, to develop relationships throughout the company and to work collaboratively. Analytical skills: Requires moderate analytical ability to solve problems.   Speaking/Writing: Clearly articulates ideas, opinions, feelings and information so that others understand them. Project Focus:  Assist in projects of limited scope.   Attention to Detail: Ensures that all necessary steps are taken to perform tasks in a quality manner; effectively proof and edit work. Professionalism: Handles issues with confidentiality and diplomacy. Flexibility: Adapts behavior in dealing with changing situations and people. Is open-minded and adjust priorities in response to unanticipated events. Willing and able to adjust work schedule to accommodate overtime to meet required deadlines. Time Management: Moderate level of planning and organizing ability.  Ability to recognize deadlines and meet deadlines as established on a consistent basis.  To apply www.coca-cola.com. Date Posted: 5/23/2018 (IPT2271)

JG 10 Principal Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) - This position will review/validate sales & use and personal property tax returns, screen and reconcile property and real tax assessments, review and propose tax payments for Coca Cola North America. The scope of responsibility includes researching sales & use, beverage and property tax issues, audit and refund assistance, and accounting in all areas of property and sales & use tax. This position will interact with Corporate Tax and outside vendors in an advisory role to provide assistance and support when needed. The overall goals of this position are to ensure compliance with sales & use and property tax laws, develop and implement strategies to minimize and reduce the overall tax burden, minimize audit payments and exposure issues, ensure proper accounting of transactions, identifies process improvement opportunities and promotes standardization where applicable and operates relevant financial and reporting systems. Conducts specialized projects or assignments, which may have a material/significant effect on activities and objectives. Often serves as a group leader providing tax support.  May serve as a consultant on major matters pertaining to objectives, methods and policies. Responsibilities: Prepare tax returns and conduct reviews of the returns of others. Prepare Container Deposit Filings. Prepare business licenses. Prepare unclaimed property research and filings. Research issues and advises manager in negotiations with auditors to reduce the exposure of the Company and to defend the filing positions of the Company. Review and approve tax bills. Validate payments have posted, issued and cleared. Review accuracy of property tax calendars for all required property tax filings, tax payment.  Review personal and real assessments and resolve any discrepancies with the relevant taxing authorities. Prepare Sales & use, beverage and property tax budgets as required. Perform account reconciliations and provide resolution of property and/or sales & use tax accrual research items. Assist corporate tax with tax audits, appeals and projects. Perform user acceptance testing for all system updates related to tax systems used. Identify best practices/procedures and develop recommendations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness to the overall property and Sales & Use tax compliance process. Monitor, respond and resolve questions/issues submitted to the tax group e-mail box. Special projects and other duties as assigned. Provide training to new employees and provides guidance to lower-level employees.  Position Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, relevant tax experience is required. 5 or more years of previous experience in an Accounting Support role required. Advanced knowledge of personal and real property tax principles required. Advanced knowledge of sales & use tax principles required. Beverage industry experience preferred. Previous experience in a multistate personal and real property tax environment required. Experience with internet tax research tools is preferred. Experience with PTMS personal property database and Vertex Sales & Use system is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. SAP and MS Access experience preferred. Understanding of database concepts is vital for success in this position. Competent analytical skills. Team Skills/Collaboration: ability to work effectively in a team environment and across teams where necessary, to develop relationships throughout the company and to work collaboratively. Excellent analytical skills: A high level of analytical ability is required to solve complex problems, which require frequent use of ingenuity and innovation.   Speaking/Writing: Clearly articulates ideas, opinions, feelings and information so that others understand them. Project Focus: Ensures the progress and timely completion of designated projects. Attention to Detail: Ensures that all necessary steps are taken to perform tasks in a quality manner; effectively proof and edit work. Professionalism: Handles issues with confidentiality and diplomacy. Flexibility: Adapts behavior in dealing with changing situations and people. Is open-minded and adjust priorities in response to unanticipated events. Willing and able to adjust work schedule to accommodate overtime to meet required deadlines. Time Management: Gives balanced attention to appropriate long-term and short-term priorities, coordinates and organizes resources in efficient and effective ways to accomplish goals. To apply www.coca-cola.comDate Posted: 5/23/2018 (IPT2270)

Senior Tax Analyst (Broomfield, Colorado) - This position is responsible for data management and analysis in support of team efforts to implement updates to various tax systems.  Prepare and complete analysis with recommendations within established guidelines.  Research and stay abreast of state and local tax legislation. Job Description: Perform review and analysis of use tax system rules. Provide input for tax exemption rules and recommendations for tax exemption updates. Prepare tax estimates for new deals to support Sales organizations. Work with management on implementation of a new global tax estimate tool. Prepare revenue reporting from data warehouse and complete detailed analysis. Make recommendations for data warehouse enhancements. Support CTL systems in tax data warehouse. Provide support for implementation of new leasing system. Conduct analysis of a large volume of data to support various tax billing system and ERP system efforts. Research and keeps abreast of changes in state and local tax legislation Create efficiencies by researching and suggesting improvements to systems or methods both within and outside the Tax Department. Review tax returns and regulatory filings. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ professional experience or 2-3 years with a Master's Degree. Business, Accounting and/or Finance, Accounting preferred. Preferred Qualifications: CPA desirable. Experience in telecommunications tax compliance or sales/use tax a plus. Advanced Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access Skills. Strong analytical skills and ability to organize and summarize large amounts of data for management review. Ability to work well in a high-performance environment. Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities. Send resume to Stephanie.Hamer@centurylink.com. Date Posted: 5/9/2018 (IPT2265)

Client Manager Administrator (Addison, Texas) - National Tax Resource Group is a national property tax firm located in North Dallas/Addison, TX. We have been serving owners and managers of commercial and multifamily properties since 1999 and offer competitive compensation and benefits to our team members.  Job Tasks:Provide administrative support to assigned Client Manager(s) as well as NTRG Staff, when necessary, which includes but is not limited to:  data entry into online database and generating online reports; copying/scanning documents; online and telephonic research of commercial property; communicating with consultants/clients in a timely manner; tracking all assigned Client Manager properties; verifying tax rates, values & status of appeals. Be well organized, thorough, accurate, and detail-oriented.  Be able to:  multi-task by organizing and prioritizing assigned tasks (task management); follow instructions as they are given; provide accurate support to the Staff in gathering and processing information; receive incoming phone calls, screen when necessary, answer routine inquiries, and takes messages in a very professional manner. Work effectively exemplifying teamwork with the NTRG Staff to accomplish both group and individual tasks.  Recognize and respect the needs of others and provide the necessary support to accomplish the goals set by herself/himself and other Staff. Accept responsibility well and seek resolution to problems without being asked.  Attempt to identify ways to streamline tasks and volunteer to help others when her/his own workload allows.  Support and take direction from multiple individuals and possess the ability to clarify the assignment, communicate any issues that conflict with the assignment or its deadline, and prioritize accordingly. Demonstrate dependability in all aspects of the  job. Be professional in both appearance and communication skills with a pleasant demeanor and a strong work ethic. Skills Required:Applications – MS Office; Adobe Acrobat; Internet research. Hardware – General office equipment such as copier/scanner/fax, binding machine, 10-key, printer, and business phone system. Send resume to apply@ntrg-tax.com.  Date Posted: 5/4/2018 (IPT2263)

Indirect Tax Manager Audit & Technology (Remote) - Specialty: Sales & Use, VAT. Manage small to large scale indirect tax technology projects involving multiple business unit partners from an indirect tax perspective. Implement and maintain indirect tax automation and reporting tools (Vertex) with our ERP system (Oracle R12), various Front-of-House (FOH) system implementations and upgrades. Optimize tax systems to utilize recent software enhancements and capabilities. Configure/customize tax systems to supplement out-of-the-box functionality. Assess and improve process and data flow related to indirect tax automation initiatives. Monitor and stay up to date on emerging tax technology trends and continually reevaluate and revise the tax technology strategy for indirect tax. Set appropriate goals and deadlines, managing resource requirements, establishing written project plans, regularly monitoring and communicating project status and seeing project through to completion. Recommend solutions, outline suggested courses of actions and implement solutions to correct errors going forward. Develop and analyze reporting metrics to readily determine sales/use tax implications of company operations. Required Skills/ Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or equivalent. 5 – 10 years, relevant indirect tax experience with an emphasis on Tax Engine Software ( i.e. Vertex, One Source) and at least 3 years focused on indirect tax audits including sales/use, property, business licenses Deliverable-focused, strong work ethic, and the capability to handle multiple projects and stakeholders. Ability to create and troubleshoot rules within transaction tax calculation systems.  Preferred Skills/ Experience: PTMS and License HQ Software experience CMI, strongly preferred. Six Sigma Green Belt a plus, Vertex Certification a plus. Link to apply https://tinyurl.com/y8ghc49y. Date Posted: 5/1/2018 (IPT2262)

Senior Sales Tax Analyst (Norcross, Georgia) - Tax Specialty: Sales Tax. We are looking for a Sales Tax Analyst to join our company.  This position is responsible for the various activities related to the filing of Sales and Use taxes for state and local taxing authorities.  This position will also perform various other tax accounting functions. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and use tax returns in multiple jurisdictions and process payments. Review sales tax rules periodically and initiate systems updates. Review purchase invoices monthly for proper use tax determination.  Process journal entries as needed and reconcile tax liability general ledger accounts periodically/monthly. Register entities in new tax jurisdictions for sales/use tax licenses.  Maintain current licensing status for customers and suppliers and tax exemption. Keep abreast of tax law changes and perform tax research and interpret application to the company business which could have a significant impact on the company's financial results.  Identify changes needed in tax determination and reporting systems. Update rate changes and maintain databases. For jurisdictional audits, compile the requested information and respond to auditor requests timely, make recommendations on the statistical audit plan, review and challenge the audit results appropriately.  Assist with compiling documentation to support audit protests. Assist Tax management with special projects. Knowledge/Skills: Experience in restaurant multi-state sales and use tax compliance, audit research, and strong quantitative/analytical skills. Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures. Ability to multi task and manage deadlines and priorities. Proficient using Excel. IBM AS400 or similar mainframe experience. Vertex or comparable sales tax software. CCH or similar tax research software. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance preferred, will consider other Bachelor degrees combined with prior experience. Contact Information: Marshell Peek - marshellpeek@wafflehouse.com Date Posted: 4/25/2018 (IPT2260)

Senior Tax Analyst Tax Calculation Services (Seattle, Washington) - Tax Specialty: Sales Tax. Amazon seeks a Sr. Tax Analyst to join its Global Tax Calculation Services Program (Tax Engine). The Tax Engine is comprised of tax professionals and software engineers responsible for providing end-to-end global transaction tax calculation solutions (sales and use taxes, value-added taxes, good and services taxes, and other consumption taxes) to Amazon and thousands of merchants selling on Amazon marketplaces. This position is focused primarily on North America but there may be opportunities for broader exposure to transaction taxes in other regions. Primary job duties include: On-board new use cases and businesses to the Tax Engine; Draft technical requirements for taxpayer registrations, tax rules, tax reporting, and testing; Research and drive changes/efficiencies to the Tax Engine; Work with commerce platform teams to advise and configure Tax Engine services; Product management and administration of Tax Engine applications and processes; Ownership of projects throughout their life cycle with an emphasis on the execution of requirements, solution design, and end-to-end testing. Basic qualifications: 3-5 years indirect tax experience in a multi-state, multi-entity organization. Bachelor’s degree. Preferred qualifications: This position requires extensive interaction with all of the company’s business units, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross functional teams. Additional preferred qualifications include: Excellent oral and written communication skills; Strong analytical skills; Strong bias for action and ability to prioritize; Very comfortable working in a fast-paced and continually changing environment; A team oriented, customer-centric attitude; Highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented; The ability to conceptualize and manage multiple projects; 3 years minimum of end-consumer transaction tax experience (prior sales and use tax experience is a must – prior experience with value-added taxes is not required); Experience working in a multi-national corporate tax department; Experience with US state and local taxes, Canadian federal and provincial taxes, regulatory fees, and tax exemptions; Experience maintaining and operating transaction tax calculation and compliance software (e.g. Vertex, ONESOURCE, Taxware); Project management experience. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Send resume to Sunit Desai – sundesai@amazon.com. Date Posted: 4/25/2018 (IPT2258)

Senior Indirect Tax Analyst (Seattle, Washington) -  Tax Specialty: Sales Tax.  Amazon is seeking a Senior State and Local Indirect Tax Compliance Analyst to join its indirect tax reporting team. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic environment where attention to detail, analytical and strong communication skills are essential. This individual will be involved in all aspects of indirect tax compliance obligations in the United States across various business activities including datacenters, fulfillment/distribution centers, logistics, administrative offices, and multiple entrepreneurial start-ups. Primary responsibilities may include: Prepare and/or review monthly, quarterly, and annual indirect tax filings for Amazon and related companies including but not limited to Sales Tax, Use Tax, Gross Receipts Tax, WA Business & Occupation Tax, Unclaimed Property, Regulatory Fees and similar taxes. Research and generate use tax accruals and other indirect tax accruals. Provide guidance based on research of transaction tax laws and regulations using RIA, CCH and other resources. Assist with economic incentive reporting requirements. Assist with the reconciliation of transaction tax general ledger accounts. Obtain business license and related tax registrations, including renewals. Develop and implement process improvements across the entire State and Local Indirect Tax compliance. Assist in compiling FAS5/ASC450 documentation. Develop and communicate metrics for management analysis and ad-hoc requests. Ensure compliance with state and local indirect tax laws and regulations. Network cross-functionally within Tax and with other Amazon business groups while providing compliance guidance as needed. Basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.  4+ years of accounting or transaction (indirect) tax experience.  Accounting experience in Oracle or other financial accounting systems.  Strong technical skills with Microsoft Excel (Access optional). Preferred qualifications: Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines.  Strong communication skills - both oral and written.  Ability to champion and implement process improvements.  Highly motivated, hardworking, and able to work in a fast paced environment. Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management. Able to analyze, and review statutes, regulations, and case law, as well as extract data, and make appropriate recommendations. Able to work effectively in a team environment both within the department as well as outside of the department. CPA or similar designation. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Send resume to Sunit Desai – sundesai@amazon.com. Date Posted: 4/25/2018 (IPT2257)

Senior Tax Audit Analyst (Seattle, Washington) - Tax Specialty: Sales Tax.  The senior tax audit analyst position works with a high level of independence, confidentiality, and with a great degree of collegiality. This position is responsible for state and local indirect tax audit management and support with respect to sales tax, use tax, and regulatory fees (such as e-waste and tire fees).  Primary Duties may include: Assist the Audit Manager and other Audit team members in providing requested information for any state or local tax authority Information Document Requests (IDR). Be the primary audit contact with external tax authority contacts. Manage team members while coaching/mentoring others cross-functionally and within the team. Exercise creativity and judgment in responding to audit queries. Work with IT business counterparts to streamline processes and protect data integrity. Maintain and analyze sensitive information under Information Security Guidelines. Analyze accounting records including sales data, accounts payable records, fixed asset records and financial statements requested under audit. Analyze tax assessments to determine accuracy and potential items for protest and/or appeal. Document and organize records for review by audit manager, directors, and senior executive management in tax, accounting, and legal. Maintain high level of privilege and confidentiality. Maintain, organize and document information provided to taxing authorities for audits, litigation and appeals. Maintain audit reports, audit schedules, and track all interaction with government authorities. Assist in compiling FAS5/ASC450 documentation. Support tax compliance and reporting on various tax issues and projects. Ensure compliance with state and local indirect tax laws and regulations. Perform tax research using RIA, CCH or other resources. Access various internal systems and tools to analyze information requested on audit. Develop and implement process improvements. Basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Information Systems or related field which includes a five year degree eligible for CPA. 4+ years of state and local tax experience with exposure to supporting tax authority audits and managing/coaching others. Accounting experience in Oracle or other financial accounting systems. Strong technical skills with Microsoft Excel, PowerPivot, Access, and/or SQL Server. Preferred qualifications: Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines. Strong communication skills - both oral and written. Ability to champion and implement process improvements. Highly motivated, hardworking, and able to work in a fast paced environment. Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management. Able to analyze, and review statutes, regulations, and case law, as well as extract data, and make appropriate recommendations. Able to work effectively in a team environment both within the department as well as outside of the department. CPA and/or Masters in Taxation. Understanding of database structure and relationships for use in Microsoft Access and SQL Server. Good understanding of security groups and user privilege maintenance. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Send resume to Sunit Desai – sundesai@amazon.com. Date Posted: 4/25/2018 (IPT2256)

Tax Operations Manager (The Woodlands, Texas) - Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only Fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain. BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own. With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world. Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.  Baker Hughes, a GE company is hiring a Tax Operations Manager based in The Woodlands, Texas. This position is responsible for planning, managing, negotiating, and resolving sales tax audits, refunds, and controversies for BHGE and for identifying and communicating opportunities to improve sales tax systems and processes. Essential Responsibilities: Lead a team of internal analysts and external consultants in the planning, conduct, and successful resolution of BHGE sales tax audits, refunds, and controversies whether initiated by state and local taxing authorities, BHGE, its customers or vendors. Build internal and external relationships with key stakeholders that enhance BHGE’s reputation for integrity and compliance. Develop and communicate ASC 450-compliant reserve recommendations to senior tax leadership. Develop and communicate relevant sales tax exams metrics to senior tax and finance leadership. Actively coach and develop direct reports. Be a subject matter expert and advise, support, and consult with BHGE colleagues on sales tax related systems, expansions, products, and initiatives. Leverage audit learnings to recommend improvements in existing processes and procedures that yield full compliance with state and local tax laws. Monitor and share with colleagues the impact of new sales tax legislation or rules upon BHGE, its products, customers, and processes. Initiate and direct tax research and planning to develop tax strategies that minimize businesses S&U tax liabilities. Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or relevant discipline. Minimum 8 years of tax experience in a major accounting firm, law firm or multi-national company. Prior leadership experience. Desired Characteristics: Juris Doctorate or Masters of Taxation preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent certification preferred. Ability to work cross functionally. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities. Experience managing projects. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Proficient use of SAP, Taxware, and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. To Apply Visit: https://careers.bhge.com/ and Job ID # 1806909. Date Posted: 4/24/2018 (IPT2255)

Tax & Fees Accounting Manager (Atlanta, Georgia) – The Coca-Cola Company. The role provides statutory and financial accounting business process expertise in all areas of indirect taxes, licenses, deposits, and regulatory fees for North America legal entities, and is responsible for the accounting, reporting and regulatory tax filings required.  This role leads and develops a team providing support to the tax and fees areas described above and collaborates with other finance/accounting teams, IT, and Corporate Tax to ensure tax transactions are correctly recorded and reported to all US jurisdictions.  The ‘Tax & Fees’ team develops processes and executes tax returns, related payments, and accounting for multiple tax types including but not limited to sales tax, use tax, personal and real property tax, business licenses, escheat payments, fuel tax, and beverage taxes. The Tax & Fees Manager ensures appropriate tax automation tools are in place and functioning as designed (scope of work includes the design and testing of new tools).  He/she provides related financial and regulatory audit support, as well as champions, influences, and executes against change management programs to support organizational strategies and initiatives. Job Responsibilities: Provide monthly/quarterly/annual accounting, return filing, and reporting relating to indirect tax, licenses, deposits, and regulatory fees for all North America legal entities; Record required GL entries for all tax transactions; Reconcile all related balance sheet accounts accurately and timely; Lead and develop a team of approximately 7 associates; Evaluate current relevant business processes and other cross-functional and downstream processes in support of  tax regulations. Define and coordinate the routine approval and reporting process for regulatory filings and related payments. Collaborate with various teams to ensure appropriate process adjustments are made to provide accurate and timely reporting and reconciliations in each tax area as well as determine financial accounting impact. Compile monthly and quarterly reporting to include the tax accounting impact of all applicable transactions (includes regulatory and GAAP impact, both balance sheet and P&L). Coordinate accounting needs and issues with controllers, auditors, controls and compliance, and tax/finance teams/leaders, where necessary. Experience/Competencies: 10+ years of experience in accounting and financial analysis; prefer 5+ years tax experience. Strong understanding of business processes and accounting policies. Proficient in SAP and other financial reporting systems.  Excellent communication, influencing and teamwork skills. Strong customer service mindset. Flexibility to adjust to workload and hours when necessary. Minimum Required: Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Accounting or Finance. Preferred Level: Advanced degree and/or CPA. Team Skills/Collaboration - Work effectively in a team environment and across teams. Thinking Analytically - Analyze information to provide clear and concise recommendations. Exercising Judgment - Generate alternatives and assist in selecting the best option.  Project Management/Prioritizing - Ensure the timely completion of designated objectives. Speaking and Writing - Clearly articulate relevant ideas, opinions, and information. Development of Others - Provide coaching, feedback, and development of team members. Change Management – Influence and lead others in direct and indirect reporting relationships. Process Management-Ongoing analysis to ensure continuous improvement and controlled environment. Financial accounting – Knowledge of GAAP and Company policy. Send resume to berbrown@coca-cola.comDate Posted: 4/4/2018 (IPT2299)

Lead Tax Accountant Indirect Tax (Austin, Texas) - This position performs a variety of complicated and often non-routine tax accounting work in sales and use tax, personal property tax, and abandoned and unclaimed property. Employs routine processes and procedures related to work, but is often called upon to respond to non-routine situations. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works with general supervision. Responsibilities:  Timely and competent completion of all assigned tax compliance deliverables including strong documentation skills to comply with state and local government documentation and disclosure requirements. Assistance in the preparation of monthly sales tax computations. Assistance in preparation of annual personal property tax computations and renditions using ONESOURCE Property Tax. Perform monthly tax account reconciliations and journal entries. Review and support overall escheatment compliance process. Research, suggest, and where appropriate work with other departments and outside tax vendors in the implementation of strategic tax plans. Keep abreast of tax laws and changes as they relate to the company. Assist with maintaining and updating tax department processes in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Sec. 404 documentation requirements. Assist V.P. of Tax (corporate tax leader) with various special tax projects. Prepare account reconciliations of various tax related general ledger accounts. Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. Minimum of three years of indirect tax experience with a public accounting firm or in the tax department of a publicly traded company. Big 4 experience preferred. CPA or CMI candidate a plus. Apply, https://careers-hanger.icims.com/jobs/13435/lead-tax-accountant---indirect-tax/job?mode=view.  Date Posted:3/23/2018 (IPT2295)

Senior Analyst, Sales Use and Property Tax (Dundee, Michigan) - LafargeHolcim. Support the Indirect Tax department in the areas of accounting for sales/use and property taxes including state and local audit activities, review and confirm tax returns and underlying documentation prepared by the Shared Service Center (SSC).  Promote and mentor Tax Analysts in a positive work environment. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Provide support to P2P and O2C Groups with sales tax-related matters. Maintain and confirm the tracking of indirect tax refunds. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Manage state and local audits, working directly with auditors to provide required and requested data, manage end to end audit process. Identify and initiate tax research and planning projects. Lead sales tax and property tax related process improvement initiatives. Monitor SSC processes, including STEC management and validation, refresh projects, Job Aids and training materials. Identify SSC tax discrepancies and gaps, recommend process improvement solutions. Cross train and provide assistance in other tax areas. Other duties as assigned. Works with the Finance team, Shared Service Center group, and various State and Local Auditors. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required Education:  Bachelors or University Degree. Field of Study Preferred:  Accounting or Finance. Required Work Experience:  3 – 5 years with a concentration in sales and use tax preferred. Required Computer and Software Skills:  Microsoft Office, Vertex O Series, SAP, and spreadsheet and database applications. Travel Requirements:  Some travel required.
Additional Requirements: Self-starter with the initiative and ability to make independent decisions
Experience with other types of taxes preferred. Link to application: https://uscareers-lafargeholcim-na.icims.com/jobs/4461/senior-analyst%2c-sales-use-and-property-tax/job?mode=view. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled.  Date Posted: 3/22/2018 (IPT2293)

Sales Tax Accountant, Tax Compliance (Memphis, Tennessee) - Tax Specialty: Tax Compliance. Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,100 properties with more than 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 14 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. We have more than 69 million members in our award–winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. As the Sales Tax Accountant, Tax Compliance you will be responsible for administrating, preparing, reviewing, and analyzing sales, use, and transient occupancy tax returns. In addition, you will assist with research, audits, and planning projects. Position Summary: Administrating, preparing and filing sales, use, occupancy, telephone, and liquor tax returns for owned and/or managed hotels. Analyzing sales, use, occupancy, telephone, and liquor tax returns and notify hotel finance and property of any abnormalities. Keeping accurate tax rate schedules for all assigned properties and timely notify finance and property of any changes. Maintaining jurisdiction files for assigned properties following state and local law. Monthly review of assigned properties that claimed room exemptions with the responsibility of accepting or rejecting exemptions to comply with laws and rules. Responding to requests for tax information by internal customers and taxing authorities, resolving compliance issues with taxing authorities. Interfacing with corporate hotel Accountants and hotel location personnel. Maintaining a tax calendar with due dates, registration numbers, database, etc. that will ensure all returns are filed timely. Assisting as needed with research and audits. Assisting with maintenance of the tax return system making corrections and updates on monthly basis in order to stay current with all law changes, rate changes, etc. Aiding with the tax registrations, business licenses and liquor license registrations. Helping develop and improve methods of filing tax returns and maintenance of tax department files. Assisting in performing “self-audits” of hotel properties. Required Qualifications: Minimum Education: BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree. Minimum Years of Experience: three (3) years of General Ledger Account experience.  Minimum Years of Experience:  one (1) year of Tax experience. Minimum Years of Experience:  one (1) year of experience working with PeopleSoft Financials or similar computerized financial systems. Knowledge of multi-state sales and lodging taxes. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data. Basic understanding of complex computerized financial systems. Knowledge of various computer programs, PeopleSoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and tax compliance software. Preferred Qualifications: Education: MA/MS Master’s Degree. Minimum Years of Experience: two (2) years of Sales Tax experience. Minimum Years of Experience: one (1) year of multi-state sales, use and lodging tax experience. Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Membership in the Institute of Professionals in Taxation. Send resume to Emily.Roberts.contractor@Hilton.com. Date Posted: 3/21/2018 (IPT2291)   

Senior Tax Analyst (San Diego, California) - Sales Tax. Calpine Energy Solutions, LLC. Responsible for the performance of the transaction tax compliance function inclusive of detailed tax research and documentation to support varying inputs from the field and the business. RESPONSIBILITES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual transaction tax returns along with substantial supporting documentation of varying degrees of complexity (sales tax, gross receipts tax, UUT, EES, CAT, TPT, Excise Tax, GRS, PPS) in a timely and efficient manner. Coordination with, and review of, the outsourced tax firm on the preparation of sales tax compliance. Reconcile monthly sales tax liability between GL, trial balance and tax data. Analyze monthly sales data to identify and resolve variances and other tax related issues. Maintain strict adherence to deadlines of tax calendar inclusive of transaction taxes, property taxes and business license filings. Ensure customer and vendor exemption certificates are received and managed in a timely manner. Work with billing team and other departments to resolve sales tax questions, as needed. Ensure appropriate internal controls are in place when accounting for transaction taxes and return preparation. Other general ledger and/or research projects as assigned. Attendance in professional transaction tax related organizations. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor or Master’s Degree in accounting or tax preferred. IPT CMI Preferred. 5+ years’ experience in Taxation or Public Accounting. Detail understanding of U.S. sales/use tax function is required. Systems and computer skills: ADVANCED use of Excel and Access required; People Soft and Revenue Manager Experience preferred. Excellent communication skills as will interact with both internal and external clients. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be provided by Calpine Energy Solutions to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as defined per Company policy. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Apply online at http://www.calpine.com/.   Date Posted: 3/15/2018 (IPT2289)   

Senior Tax Audit Manager I (Bentonville, Arkansas) - Walmart Inc. Tax Specialty: Sales/ Use and Product Tax Audit. At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for? Responsibilities: Drives risk mitigation strategies for tax processes. Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects. Ensures business needs are being met\. Establishes and maintains strategic relationships with internal stakeholders (for example, Operations, Purchasing, Internal Audit) and external stakeholders (for example, vendors, governmental agencies) to minimize company exposure and protect company assets. Leads and ensures compliance with tax-related processes for Specialty Tax. Leads team to ensure consistency and compliance in operations of Specialty Tax Department. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity. Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates. Minimum Qualifications: 2 years of supervisory experience OR 2 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams. Bachelor s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and 2 years’ experience in Finance or related field OR 6 years’ experience in finance or related field. Preferred Qualifications: 8 years of supervisory experience. 8 years tax experience. 6 years’ experience in accounting, finance, or related field. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), or other finance or accounting certification. Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Mathematics, or related field. Six sigma certification. Job Description and link to apply
https://careers.walmart.com/us/jobs/987524BR-senior-tax-manager-i-specialty-tax-finance-bentonville-ar. Send resume to jtdalto@walmart.com. Date Posted: 3/13/2018 (IPT2288)   

Manager, Sales and Use Tax (Woburn, Massachusetts) - American Tower Corporation. The Sales and Use Tax Manager will serve as a key member of the Sales and Use Tax Team, responsible for overseeing the sales and use tax compliance function. The incumbent will be accountable for all aspects of the compliance process, including the review and analysis of accruals, management and oversight of the third-party compliance service team, identifying and implementing process improvements and developing efficiencies. The Sales and Use Tax Manager will also assist in the development, training, and mentoring of staff on all assignments. Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of the tax compliance process including the filing of over 16,000 returns annually in approx. 250 jurisdictions, while establishing new systems of reporting.  Manage relationship with third party compliance service provider, overseeing process and co-source team.  Oversight of third-party service provider assisting with compliance payment process.  Perform monthly reconciliation of key general ledger accounts including Sales and Use Tax accounts.  Recommend and implement process improvements to maximize efficiency in tax compliance reporting and operations.  Identify tax issues and opportunities and recommend timely action.  Act as liaison between tax and accounting departments by establishing and communicating policies and procedures and maintaining open active lines of communication.  Remain current on changes to tax regulations and processes and partner with teams to ensure overall compliance with tax and reporting requirements.  Responsible for maintaining taxability matrix for company’s various products and services in appropriate taxing jurisdictions.  Perform tax research and draft memorandums on various sales tax issues.  Provide technical advice to the business on sales taxation of the company’s products and services offered in the US.  Manage relationship with Service provider hosting OneSource Indirect Tax Determination software.  Manage sales tax audits.  Manage relationship with third party business license service provider, overseeing process and co-source team. Qualifications:  Thorough knowledge and understanding of state and local tax principles.  Strong relationship-development skills resulting in long term mutually beneficial client relationships.  Self-motivated; able to work independently to complete tasks and respond to department requests and to collaborate with others to utilize their resources and knowledge to identify quality solutions.  Strong organization, planning and project management skills; ability to prioritize tasks for both self and team to meet business requirements and deadlines.  Strong leadership skills; ability to drive and motivate team to achieve results within the US Tower department.  Ability to work in a time-sensitive and high volume environment.  Ability to drive work independently toward the successful attainment of department goals and project completion dates, and as part of a team to leverage input and knowledge base of others to provide well rounded and thoughtful information and solutions.  Ability to identify key contacts for follow up; excellent ability to communicate project and status updates to team and cross-functionally to ensure understanding.  Good strategic and problem solving skills to effectively influence decision making in key negotiations.  Education and Experiences:  Minimum six years’ experience in Sales and Use Tax required.  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.  Proficiency in OneSource (OITD) or equivalent tax software required.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel required.  Previous supervisory experience required.  For more information or apply for our Manager, Sales and Use Tax position, https://amertower.taleo.net/careersection/atc_ext/moresearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=12240032863. Once you have applied, please email Yu-Fei Hsu yu-fei.lo@americantower.com to let her know you have applied online and are interested in the position.  Date Posted: 3/9/2018 (IPT2286)   

Licensing Analyst (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants.The primary function of the Licensing Analyst will be to support the Registration and the Project/Consulting Team in all assigned areas of projects, consulting engagements and registrations requirements for all clients for both tax and regulatory. The position will require organization, research and meticulous attention to detail and methodology for building and increasing long-term firm practices and standard operating procedures. The position will assist the Statutory Agent and DOR and local level indirect tax registration function and be responsible for building a comprehensive forms database of all potential required registrations for automated form population by state & jurisdiction in a software tool licensed to the firm. Qualifications/Education and/or Experience requested (NOT REQUIRED): Bachelor’s Degree in Finance; Accounting; Social Science; Research; Business Management or Economics. Strong desire to research and solve problems both qualitative and quantitative. Strong desire to move ahead and take on more responsibility. Quick and decisive action demonstrator. Please email carol@gsaudits.com directly with your interest! Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2281)   

Senior Licensing Manager (Alpharetta, Georgia) - Global Strategic Accountants.  The primary function of the Licensing Manager will be to operate and manage the Qualification, Annual Reports and Registered Agent Department in all assigned areas of projects, consulting engagements and registrations requirements for all clients for both tax and regulatory. The position will require organization, research and meticulous attention to detail and methodology for building and increasing long-term firm practices and standard operating procedures. The position will manage all department employees, function and be responsible for building a comprehensive forms database of all potential required registrations for automated form population by state & authority in a software tool licensed to the firm and be integral in building and implementing new firm initiatives to streamline the licensing software. The primary functions/areas or expertise for this position include: Entity Formations. Articles of Amendment. Dissolution or Withdrawals. Mergers. Certificates of Good Standing. DBA (renewals, registrations, and filings). Trade name securement. Foreign and domestic qualifications. Annual reporting. Stock retirement procedures. Registered Agent and Resignation Process. Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Qualification and Licensing Requirements. International Business License Research. Qualifications/Education and/or Experience required: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance; Accounting; Social Science; Research; Business Management or Economics. Paralegal or Legal Degree is highly desired. Telecommunications experience is highly desired. Strong desire to research and solve problems both qualitative and quantitative. Strong desire to move ahead. Quick and decisive action demonstrator. Please email carol@gsaudits.com directly with your interest! Date Posted: 3/5/2018 (IPT2280)