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Senior, Transaction Tax (Katy, Texas) - Tired of the typical public accounting experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with Big 4 for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.  We are seeking a Transaction Tax Senior in our West Houston Office who will join our team and help clients plan for and manage sales and use tax issues.  This is a consulting position, and your experiences will include overpayment reviews, exposure analysis, voluntary disclosures, audit assistance, tax research and memorandums, tax matrix and training, process reviews, registrations, compliance, and calculation of tax reserves. You will be supported by and work directly with the local principal and manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  You will learn and experience a lot in this role. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office. Did we mention our new office location at LaCenterra - Cinco Ranch in Katy? For those of you looking for an exceptional career opportunity without having to office downtown, look no further.  What you will do: Perform detail reviews of transaction data and supporting documentation for determining proper sales/use taxes due for purposes of quantifying refund claims and/or reductions to audit assessments. Manipulate and analyze raw data from various accounting and reporting systems. Research tax issues in multiple states and help develop tax planning strategies. Address complexities and issues that arise from client operations. Participate with decision making and strategy development for a growing practice. Proactively monitor transaction tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure clients are aware of potential opportunities/costs. Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills. What you need to succeed: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with at least two years of experience in indirect tax, and at least one year at a consulting firm.  Experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required. CPA or CMI preferred. Possesses a fundamental understanding of state tax laws and regulations. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation.  Must be able to work effectively with little day-to-day direction/supervision. Able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects, activities and deadlines. Able to use personal computer software proficiently, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Deep experience working in Excel or Access, PowerPoint preferred. Experience with indirect tax engines including Vertex, OneSource, Sovos, Avalara, and Financial accounting systems such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Navision, a plus. Able cultivate client relationships and work effectively in a team environment. Able to demonstrate and apply superior analytical ability and technical expertise with an ability to provide insightful analysis. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively. Able to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; make effective decisions, identify underlying or hidden problems and patterns and apply creativity and innovative thinking. Able to anticipate new situations and/or changing demands and respond proactively.  Ability to research tax issues through the use of RIA or other tax research tools. Works independently and demonstrates initiative to accomplish goals. Some travel out of town, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences. Able to produce quality work in fast paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines. Able to work irregular hours and overtime as needed or required to meet established deadlines. This position is based in our West Houston Office (LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, in Katy) but will require some travel to client locations. Send resume to cshantz@meritadvisor.comDate Posted: 12/6/2018 (IPT2412)  

Senior Tax Analyst (San Diego, California) - 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. 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. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jae.Mohr@calpinesolutions.com as well as complete an online application for the Senior Tax Advisor position at www.calpine.com.   Date Posted: 12/6/2018 (IPT2411)

Tax Research Analyst (Durham, North Carolina) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes.  The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.  As a Tax Research Analyst, your role will participate in our Content Maintenance team for North America taxability rules.  Job Duties:  The role will be focused on sourcing, analyzing, storing, and supporting our sales tax rules content for over 2000 + codes associated with tangible personal property, services and digital goods.  The individual will work on assignments in a variety of states in areas of increasing complexity.  Besides work associated with the maintenance cycle, there are opportunities for quality review of risk identified codes, Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) certification maintenance, customer support, professional development and tool training.  Qualifications:  Possess a natural curiosity about technology and an interest in innovation and learning about new areas of transaction taxes.  Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, law, economics, information sciences or similar areas of experience.  Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both orally and in writing.  Ability to use a laptop and various software, including MS Office, browsers, subscription research services and AvaTax products.  Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and self-manage to a known project deadline.  Ability to maintain organization and attention to detail.  Analytic ability at a level sufficient to understand and resolve internal stakeholder requests and customer tax concerns.  Ability to work in and support a team environment through collective team topics, load balancing and sharing/receiving constructive feedback.  Proactively participate in a dynamic and innovative tax environment by maintaining a high level of energy while being consistently dependable, efficient, and accurate.  Preferred Qualifications:  CPA, CMI, JD or Master of Tax.  Two to four (2-4) years’ research, consulting or audit experience in state and local or transaction taxes.  Technical writing coursework or experience.  Apply at www.avalara.comDate Posted: 11/15/2018 (IPT2407)

Sales and Use Tax Paraprofessional/Staff (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) - As a member of our SALT group, you will be a valuable member on tax engagements and provide multi-state sales and use tax planning, consulting, and compliance services. Your role will allow you to continue to improve your knowledge of state and local indirect taxation by working on tax projects and through access to exceptional resources.  Our team and client specific work will help you develop your technical and leadership skills. Responsibilities will include: Assisting with various multi-state consulting projects including sales & use tax overpayment reviews, tax implications of sales and purchase transactions, audit defense services, nexus planning, and voluntary disclosures. Preparing state and local tax returns for clients in an array of industries. Performing technical reviews of state and local indirect tax returns on select engagements. Assisting with the preparation of proposals for new and existing clients. Qualifications: 2+ years’ experience in state and local indirect tax (sales & use tax). Experience with state and local indirect tax planning, research and analysis. Preparation and review experience of state and local indirect tax returns. Experience addressing tax notices and controversies including communication with tax authorities. Tax research experience using CCH or similar web-based research tool. Ability to independently manage multiple projects and deadlines. Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or other related field. CPA or CMI preferred, but not required. Well organized with good writing skills. Good Excel skills with experience utilizing pivot tables and lookups. Interested candidates should contact Mike Collins at mcollins@schneiderdowns.comDate Posted: 11/13/2018 (IPT2404)

Senior Sales Tax Accountant Audit (Atlanta, Georgia) - This role is for a Senior Indirect Tax Accountant on the Sales & Use tax audit defense team for The Home Depot in Atlanta, GA, the nations’ largest DIY Home Improvement retailer. Responsibilities: 75% Audit Defense – Assist with the Sales & Use tax audit process by working with governmental tax auditors and internal business partners to expeditiously complete audits with an emphasis on statistical sampling methodologies. This person will be assigned to specific state or local sales tax audits and will be required to manage their audit workload efficiently and maintain organized and detailed audit workpapers. Must be able to work with large volumes of data using SQL software tools such as Google BigQuery, Teradata,or Alteryx. This person will also assist the Indirect Tax Audit Manager as needed with other indirect tax assessments, tax audits, and tax refund requests.  25% Participation in Cross-Functional Areas - Collaborate with other Indirect Tax teams including Tax Systems, Compliance, and Tax Accounting teams. May lead or participate in special studies to determine tax implications of company operations. Research and respond to store and customer inquiries and jurisdiction notices. Ability to work on special projects within a team environment.  Educational Requirements: Accounting Degree, JD or other degree with a focus in Tax, Accounting, or Financial Systems.  CPA, CMI or JD preferred, but not required.  Experience: 3-5 years of related work experience preferred. Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written skills to properly communicate company processes and policies to external auditors and also prepare and document audit finding memorandums. Experience researching state & local tax laws and regulations using third party tax research tools such as CCH. Experience with SAP GL, TaxWare, Sovos TWE/GTD is a plus.  Experience working with large volumes of data using database tools, data analytics and warehousing programs such as Google BigQuery, Teradata, Alteryx, and Tableau highly preferred. If you would like to apply for this position, please respond at the following link; https://careers.homedepot.com/job/8807525/sr-indirect-tax-accountant-atlanta-ga/. Date Posted: 11/4/2018 (IPT2403)

Sales & Use Tax Manager (Kennesaw, Georgia) - Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding equipment and supplies, and safety products. With more than 17,000 associates working in approximately 1,100 locations—branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty labs, gas production facilities and distribution centers—chances are, there is a career at Airgas custom fit for you. Airgas USA, LLC’s has an immediate opening for a Sales & Use Tax Manager at its division located in Kennesaw, GA. The Division Sales & Use Tax Manager is responsible for daily activities related to assuring customers are taxed properly, exemptions are properly documented, customer tax disputes are resolved and use tax is properly applied.  This will require a seasoned professional who is strong technically, possesses good analytical skills and is experienced in improving systems and processes.  In addition to the technical aspect of this position, the Sales Tax Manager needs to hold solid management experience and proven leadership abilities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Determine proper taxability of customers and transactions. Manage a group of 5 to 8 employees. Review and approve exemption certificates provided by customers in order to substantiate customer exemptions. Maintain exemption certificates in exemption certificate maintenance software. Provide vendors with properly executed exemption certificates where applicable. Perform state specific sales and use tax research. Lead/Support the efforts to integrate newly acquired businesses into the Company’s sales tax function. Resolve customer tax disputes with a strong customer service focus. Provide Corporate Tax Department with support for sales and use tax audits. Support Corporate Tax Department in managing customer tax exceptions in sales tax software. Obtain & maintain business licenses for all division locations where required and file required business license reports. Other related duties. QUALIFICATIONS: The Sales Tax 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 sales and use tax, and prior management experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate the leadership skills required to drive continuous improvement of processes and foster a team environment. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Minimum of 6 to 8 years of sales tax and customer relations experience in positions of increasing responsibility. Management experience including people development skills and leadership qualities. Experience with SAP and Vertex preferred. Ability to manage multiple priorities and juggle between divisional, local and corporate management and demands. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: 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 of new technologies on processes and costs. Experience integrating new technologies into day-to-day operations. Vision, creativity and a quality mindset. Apply, Click HereDate Posted: 10/31/2018 (IPT2395)

Sr. Analyst (Bedford, New Hampshire) – Specialty: Property Tax Compliance. The Albano Group LLC – State and local tax consulting firm representing a diverse portfolio of national clients.  Responsibilities:  Provide personal property tax compliance and consulting services.  Perform data and valuation analysis.  Manage appeals and audits.  Tax research and planning. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. 2+ years of related experience in personal property compliance.  Working knowledge of PTMS or similar software.  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Send resume to lalbano@tag-tax.comDate Posted: 10/23/2018 (IPT2390)

Analyst (Hunt Valley, Maryland) - Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle. We are currently searching for an Analyst in our Property Tax division who will be responsible for the collection and accurate input of property values & assessments, taxes and tax bill processing as directed. The Analyst may also be responsible for scheduling, preparing and processing correspondence and documentation for submission to clients and/or assessors or tax collectors. Key Responsibilities: Client and jurisdiction communications to exchange or obtain information, such as letters of authorization, assessments, tax bills and refunds. Sort through mail and act upon such documents in a timely and effective manner, as well as perform research and procure missing assessments, missing bills or obtain clarification on correspondence. Efficiently and accurately enter and update data in relevant software system (e.g. Siger, OneSource, etc.). Prepare invoices or invoice support in accordance with specific client engagement terms. Prepare internal reports using standard software such as Siger, Excel, Word, Access or OneSource, to perform analysis, identify missing data, identify deadlines and resolve open items. Accurately complete time sheets on a daily basis clearly outlining billable time and recoverable expenses. Assist in the assembly of documents and other material required for preparation of reports for clients and assessing jurisdictions. Position Requirements: Must have completed a secondary school diploma plus short-term training courses. 1 year of experience in the field of property tax. Continuously upgrade the level of knowledge regarding property assessment and taxation practices and procedures. Work to achieve a general understanding of assessing jurisdiction policies and procedures and methodologies for the valuation of property. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. High attention to detail and strong organization skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. To apply, click hereDate Posted: 10/23/2018 (IPT2389)

Senior Tax Specialist, Indirect Tax (Irvine California) - The primary purpose and function of the Sr Specialist, Tax is to act as the Team Lead to meet Indirect Tax compliance obligations and to perform other Indirect Tax function duties as assigned by the Sr Mgr., Tax. 1. Acts as the team lead to oversee and ensure timely compliance with all Indirect tax reporting including development of strategies to increase reporting and deadline management efficiencies and to meet payment requirements, including electronic and manual filings. Acts as the super user for the tax calendar software. 2. Establishes processes and manages outcomes for all new deadlines generated from opening new locations or the creation of new entities. 3. Utilizes knowledge of tax regulations and taxability decision matrix to perform detailed review and audit returns and workpapers prepared by Tax Specialists in order to meet Indirect Tax filing deadlines (sales & use, property, business, gross receipts, B&O, healthcare tax & other misc. filings). During periods of heavy compliance activity assists with the preparation of returns and workpapers as needed. 4. Acts as the team lead/super user effectively utilizing the sales & use tax filing software. Trouble shoots any issues for tax specialists and works with the software vendor to successfully resolve all issues. 5. Prepares written correspondence with tax agencies, dental offices and intercompany communications. 6. Manages the taxability decision matrix for sales & use tax by reviewing tax specialist research and conducting additional tax research using Checkpoint research tool and other available research tools & techniques. 7. Maintains an extensive knowledge of property tax classification categories in various jurisdictions. 8. Reviews tax category classification determinations of Tax Specialists for accuracy. 9. Develops a working knowledge of business operations and acts as a subject matter expert and guide to tax specialists in order to respond to complex tax inquiries from dental offices and other PDS departments. 10. Conducts analysis, transactional research and compiles reports utilizing multiple software platforms including QSI, SL and the Oracle Cloud ERP environment. Acts as a super user in these software environments and provides assistance and training to tax specialist users. 11. Responds to state and local tax inquiries and audit requests as needed. 12. Under the supervision of the Sr Mgr., Tax, manages various tax audits. 13. Manages the process of preparing & maintaining a checklist of all tax returns, reports and registration requirements within each state and city for each dental practice, regional and NSC location/entity. 14. Manages the process of input of new entities formed and related information in tax calendar software including all filing deadlines for Indirect Tax. 15. Acts as the team lead for the implementation of the tax engine software from kick off through go live. Acts as the team lead for requirements gathering, design solutions, testing, defect resolution and post- implementation trouble-shooting. Acts as the super user for tax engine configuration and maintenance. 16. Develops strategies and process improvement plans for various Indirect Tax functions. 17. Acts as professional mentor to tax specialists. 18. Other duties as assigned. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance or Business. In lieu of degree 5+ years of experience is required or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 5+ years of experience related to Indirect tax work. PREFERRED: CPA or JD. 7+ years of Indirect tax experience. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to multi-task effectively without compromising the quality of the work. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Detail oriented, organized, process focused, problem solver, proactive, ambitious, customer service focused. Ability to draw conclusions and make independent decisions with limited information. Ability to respond to complex inquiries from customers, staff, regulatory agencies, vendors, and other members of the business community. Self-motivated, reliable individual capable of working independently as well as part of a team. Problem solving skills to gather & analyze information in order to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Analytical skills to synthesize complex or diverse information. Ability to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action. Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others. Ability to professionally. Send resume stillmanl@pacden.com.  Date Posted: 10/18/2018 (IPT2388)

Indirect Tax Supervisor (Fort Worth, Texas) - The Indirect Tax Compliance Supervisor is responsible for researching issues, monitoring legislative updates and keeping their direct supervisor aware of any changes or issues that impact US and/or Canada indirect taxes reporting compliance. Responsible for timely response of internal and external inquiries related to sales, use and motor vehicle tax rates and tax base.  The position will have a thorough understanding of and manage the sales, uses and motor vehicle tax filing process.  The position will have an understanding of and adhere to internal control procedures.  Responsibilities: Prepare, cause to be prepared and/or review indirect tax returns to ensure timely filing and payment for various GM Financial entities. Communicate sales/use/motor vehicle legislative updates relating to indirect tax compliance. Review taxability charts related to leasing of motor vehicles. Respond to sales/use/motor vehicle tax questions from taxing jurisdiction and respond in a timely manner to resolve issues. Review samples of sales/use/motor vehicle tax leases to ensure proper tax compliance. Supervise the work of others in the indirect tax group. Reconcile Tax Accounts. Qualifications: Knowledge of GAAP reporting for FAS 5. Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Strong knowledge of Canadian Vat Tax. Proficient with computer technology. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access. Certified Public Accountant or comparable foreign designation preferred. Leasing and automotive finance industry. Vertex L, M or O series. Knowledge of leasing portfolios systems (Leasemaster or Infolease). Proficient with Oracle. Ability to analyze current processes and suggest improvements or efficiencies. Ability to document and identify tax issues in complex transactions and processes. Excellent attention to detail. Strong research skills and experience with research software. Ability to learn and use new technology. Must be able to work closely with others. Advanced analytical and mathematical skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Must stay abreast of technical tax issues while seeking ways to enhance the tax process. Supervision/Management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required. 7-10 years sales tax experience preferably in a Corporate Tax Department, Big 4 experience preferred. CPA certification preferred. Auto leasing industry experience preferred. Occasional overtime or split shifts may be required; Subject to stressful situations; normal office environment; Fast-paced office environment; Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers; Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours; Limited travel may be required to support business needs; Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems. Link to ApplyDate Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2381)

Indirect Tax Supervisor (Fort Worth, Texas) - The Indirect Tax Compliance Supervisor is responsible for researching issues, monitoring legislative updates and keeping their direct supervisor aware of any changes or issues that impact US and/or Canada indirect taxes reporting compliance. Responsible for timely response of internal and external inquiries related to sales, use and motor vehicle tax rates and tax base.  The position will have a thorough understanding of and manage the sales, uses and motor vehicle tax filing process.  The position will have an understanding of and adhere to internal control procedures.  Responsibilities: Prepare, cause to be prepared and/or review indirect tax returns to ensure timely filing and payment for various GM Financial entities. Communicate sales/use/motor vehicle legislative updates relating to indirect tax compliance. Review taxability charts related to leasing of motor vehicles. Respond to sales/use/motor vehicle tax questions from taxing jurisdiction and respond in a timely manner to resolve issues. Review samples of sales/use/motor vehicle tax leases to ensure proper tax compliance. Supervise the work of others in the indirect tax group. Reconcile Tax Accounts. Qualifications: Knowledge of GAAP reporting for FAS 5. Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Strong knowledge of Canadian Vat Tax. Proficient with computer technology. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access. Certified Public Accountant or comparable foreign designation preferred. Leasing and automotive finance industry. Vertex L, M or O series. Knowledge of leasing portfolios systems (Leasemaster or Infolease). Proficient with Oracle. Ability to analyze current processes and suggest improvements or efficiencies. Ability to document and identify tax issues in complex transactions and processes. Excellent attention to detail. Strong research skills and experience with research software. Ability to learn and use new technology. Must be able to work closely with others. Advanced analytical and mathematical skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Must stay abreast of technical tax issues while seeking ways to enhance the tax process. Supervision/Management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field required. 7-10 years sales tax experience preferably in a Corporate Tax Department, Big 4 experience preferred. CPA certification preferred. Auto leasing industry experience preferred. Occasional overtime or split shifts may be required; Subject to stressful situations; normal office environment; Fast-paced office environment; Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers; Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours; Limited travel may be required to support business needs; Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems. Link to ApplyDate Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2381)

Manager Indirect Tax Research and Planning (Richfield, Minnesota) - Tax Specialty: Sales Tax. Best Buy is seeking an experienced, talented tax professional to join its indirect tax team.  This in an exciting time at Best Buy as the company enables its Best Buy 2020 transformation and growth strategy.  The successful candidate will join a talented, professional Fortune 100 tax team that is directly engaged in enabling these strategies and helping the company achieve its purpose to enrich customers’ lives through technology and grow the company by expanding what we sell and evolving how we sell.  The Manager, Indirect Tax will perform advanced tax research and analysis to ensure the accurate taxation of product and service offerings for all Best Buy companies. The Manager, Indirect Tax will also assist in advising the Best Buy enterprise on indirect tax matters and in developing and executing effective tax strategies. Responsibilities will include: Performing multistate sales, use, and excise tax research. Performing multistate telecommunications taxes and regulatory fees research.  Maintaining and updating taxability matrices for all Best Buy companies. Reviewing new product and service offerings to ensure proper tax treatment. Monitoring legislative and regulatory changes and communicating and coordinating with internal and external groups to ensure compliance with changes impacting Best Buy. Partnering with business development teams to provide accurate and timely indirect tax advice. Assisting with special tax projects as needed. Basic Qualifications: Obtained or actively pursuing one or more of the following: Juris Doctorate (J.D.), Masters in Taxation, MBA, or CPA certification (active or inactive). Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration. Five or more years’ experience researching or advising on multistate indirect tax issues. Preferred Qualifications: Strong analytical skills and extensive multistate technical tax experience. Demonstrated ability to translate and communicate complex or difficult tax concepts to others in a plain and understandable manner. High level of proficiency with web-based tax research platforms. Demonstrated excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and advocacy skills to interface with and influence stakeholders in the company. Demonstrated ability to establish strong, credible, cross-functional working relationships in a fast-paced, collaborative corporate culture. Three plus years’ experience working with governmental agencies or industry groups to review, develop, or shape tax legislation and policy. High level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion, and confidentiality. To apply, http://www.bestbuy-jobs.com/job-detail/?id=649205BRDate Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2380)

Sr Tax Analyst (Juno Beach, Florida) - NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America. We are seeking a Tax Professional to join the Indirect Tax Team, which will have a heavy focus on sales and use taxes.  The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst will handle all aspects of NextEra’s State and Local Indirect Tax practice and will prepare domestic sales and use tax and Canadian tax returns, perform account reconciliations, review contracts, and perform tax research.  Additionally, this individual will manage sales and use tax audits from start to final resolution; communicate with tax authorities, customers, vendors, and internal customers regarding sales tax issues.  There may also be occasions to manage projects with third party consultants and respond to internal and external customer inquiries. This position will help ensure that NextEra Energy, Inc. remains “Best in Class” with regard to the quality and efficiency of our indirect tax compliance process. This job includes responsibility for more complex projects associated with the maintenance of tax records and the preparation of all, or specifically-assigned, complex state and local indirect tax returns, which would include tax research, systems support and audit support.  Employees in this role may provide functional advice or training to less-experienced team members.  This individual will have a bend toward technology, automation, and efficiency of processes and systems.  Six Sigma training, prior implementations of software systems, use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software, etc. are a priority. Job Duties & Responsibilities: Prepare complex, monthly US sales and use tax, excise tax, gross receipts, GST/HST, VAT returns and possibly other indirect tax returns. Perform and document complex tax research, analyze complex tax issues, assess taxability of new products and transactions, nexus issues, and implication of new tax laws using tax research tools and state websites.  This would include the preparation of written technical memoranda, requests for private letter rulings from state Departments of Revenue, matrices, and other technical analysis. Utilize existing audit experience and knowledge to develop and implement audit strategies and procedures. Provide transaction tax support for new construction, development, and M&A transactions. Deliver value-added services that maximize savings and minimize exposure through reverse audit opportunities.  Develop tax matrices, support due diligence efforts, analyze various transactions for accuracy, and identify/support legislative initiatives. Help maintain the tax determination software by conducting tests, perform updates, identify issues and provide recommendations.  Upon approval of recommendations, support the configuration and testing of changes. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Required Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.  CMI, CPA or Master’s degree a plus. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the area of sales and use tax research, audit defense, and technical transaction tax experience - in either a consulting firm environment, government, corporate environment, or a combination of each. Familiarity with RIA, CCH, SAP, Sabrix/Vertex/Taxware, MS Office software, including strong Excel computation skills, and the ability to understand tax software workflow and learn applicable software applications used in the tax department will be required. Preferred Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CMI. Master's - Accounting/Finance. Send resume to Amanda.Ruis@nexteraenergy.comDate Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2379)

Sr. Indirect Tax Specialist (Scottsdale, Arizona) - Katerra is an end-to-end construction and building services company transforming property development, design, and construction from start to finish. We are building an entirely new kind of company that brings together expertise in design, technology, material sourcing, manufacturing, and construction as a single integrated offering. With this unique approach, we have the opportunity to design and build beyond compromise. Beautiful, efficient, sustainable–we can do it all. The era of design concessions is over. At Katerra, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.  The Sr. Indirect Tax Specialist will ensure timeliness and accuracy of indirect tax returns for State and Local jurisdictions within the United States through preparation of returns, payment requests, and supporting analytic reports and reconciliations. Obtain and maintain State & Local indirect tax account registrations and ERP systems are programmed to calculate tax at the appropriate rates. Key Responsibilities: Assist with the monthly indirect tax filings including Sales and Use Taxes, Property Taxes, Business and Occupation Taxes, Gross Receipts Taxes and Canada GST/HST and PST returns. Work with outsource vendor preparation of tax returns, including reconciliation to G/L, return review and funding requests. Administering tax exemption certificate management program. File annual and quarterly reports for the FCC and State Regulatory authorities. Obtain business licenses and related tax registrations and renewals. Maintain Tax Calendar. Provide support for audits. Review, research and approve tax coding assigned to new products. Provide tax information as requested by Accounting, Sales Ops, and customers. Ensure compliance with indirect tax laws and regulations by monitoring industry guidance on law changes, new rulings/interpretations. Review monthly updates to tax software.  Implement processes for indirect tax. Research and generate state and local tax accruals and tax planning opportunities. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required. 8+ years tax experience in a multi-state environment with solid sales tax concepts and laws required. Must be detail-oriented, organized and self-motivated, and able to work independently. Strong analytical / problem solving skills with demonstrated understanding of complex tax concepts. Strong research skills, coupled with great written and verbal communication skills are a must, including the ability to communicate with non-tax people on indirect tax issues. Proficient in tax research tools (i.e. CCH, RIA) and Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Google Docs).  Working knowledge of Avalara and SAP a plus. Canada GST/HST and PST experience a plus. Link to apply https://grnh.se/624f46cd2 Date Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2378)

Tax Senior Manager Indirect Sales/Use Tax (Houston, Texas) - Originally founded in 1950, Weaver currently has approximately 650 employees in nine U.S. locations. The firm has seven Texas offices in Austin, Conroe, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland and San Antonio, as well as offices in Los Angeles and New York. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. The firm is also ranked #38 among the top 50 accounting firms in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting , #40 among the top 100 firms according to Accounting Today and currently sits on the 2017 IPA Best of the Best public accounting firms list. Weaver serves a broad range of clients including large national and international companies, public and privately-held businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. In addition to traditional assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides numerous advisory services, including risk advisory; financial advisory; IT advisory; forensic accounting; litigation support; international; property tax; state and local tax; and wealth management services. We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Manager in our State and Local Tax practice to join our Indirect Tax team.  As an Indirect Senior Tax Manager you will work on multiple and challenging tax engagements and contribute to the delivery of innovative sales and use tax planning opportunities for our diverse set of clients in various industry sectors. You will work directly with our clients, have access to an elite group of specialists, and be connected to a strong support system from firm Leadership to ensure you are set up for success in your role and career.  This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Weaver’s Indirect Tax Practice provides the knowledge, experience, resources, and processes to bridge the gap between what is expected of a company’s tax department and its current capacity.  In addition to having depth of technical knowledge and experience, our professionals are knowledgeable about the business challenges companies are facing and how those challenges affect a company’s state and local tax position. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Maintaining and developing strong client relationships on various state and local indirect tax consulting/compliance engagements. Develop and deliver quality tax planning approaches with timely and responsive services and work products that meet and/or exceed client expectations. Act as a trusted business advisor to clients on a variety of state and local indirect tax issues including sales & use and excise tax overpayment reviews, tax implications of sales and purchase transactions, audit defense services, nexus planning, and voluntary disclosures. Manage engagement profitability, billings to clients, and all engagement team resources. Draft and present new proposals to new and existing clients. Provide leadership, counseling, and career guidance for the development and motivation of the engagement team. Travel may be required. Trips may be required with minimal notice. Requirements include the following: Requires at least eight (8+) years of related work experience, preferably within the Big 4 or an equivalent firm or industry. Solid understanding and experience with state and local indirect tax compliance, tax planning, tax analysis, and tax research. Proven ability to grow and manage a book of business and a solid reputation as a subject matter expert within state and local indirect tax (sales & use and excise tax) Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other business related field. CPA certification, CMI, Member of the Bar, or other industry credential. Excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. To apply, https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WEAVERANDTIDWELL&cws=1&rid=1784 or send resume to Nelly Zapata @ nelly.zapata@weaver.com. Date Posted: 10/11/2018 (IPT2377)

Senior Sales and Use Tax Accountant (Greeley, Colorado) - JBS is seeking a Sr. Sales & Use Tax Accountant to join our growing tax department.  This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Greeley, Colorado. The position will be responsible for all aspects of state and local sales & use tax, including the preparation of the multi-state sales and use tax returns, analyzing transaction level detail, conducting audit defense, account reconciliation and tax related accounting.  The individual must be detail oriented and able to meet internal and external deadlines. Responsibilities: Funcion as a lead accountant in all areas of sales and use tax. Review and prepare account reconciliations. General ledger analysis and preparation or review of journal entries. Perform queries and reports from SAP and Vertex. Review or prepare multi-state sales and use tax returns, including payment requests. Lead accountant on sales and use tax audits. Assist with providing documentation to independent auditor. Assist in gathering information, answering inquires and working with outside consultants regarding sales and use tax. Communicate with Company operating units regarding sales/use tax accruals, payments and returns. Lead and mentor other team members. Handle notices and communications from tax authorities. Perform research related to new tax laws and/or tax planning projects. Complete special tax projects assigned by the tax manager and/or head of tax. Experience/Education: BS in Accounting, Finance or Business. 4 - 6+ years of relevant tax experience in public accounting or a large corporation. Vertex experience a plus. SAP or large ERP experience a plus. CPA, CMI or other relevant certification a plus. Strong technical tax skills. Strong analytical, problem solving, and accounting skills. Strong ledger and account reconciliation experience. Previous experience as a team lead or supervisor preferred. Detail oriented and deadline driven. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work with little or no supervision. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access and other Office Products. Must be able to communicate with all levels of employees and management. Must be able to meet internal and external deadlines. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Candidates should apply via this link: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oQQe8fwM&s=IPT. Date Posted: 9/27/2018 (IPT2375)

Sales Tax Accountant (Memphis, Tennessee) - Hilton’s Finance team is responsible for managing all global activities related to financial performance, accounting, tax, forecasting, risk management, and asset management. Within Finance, Hilton Accounting and Finance Services (HAFS) manages the finance and accounting functions, both on property and at Corporate, allowing us to develop scalable, global financial processes. Our finance Centers of Excellence provides Hilton Team Members the chance for challenging career growth across a wide spectrum of critical financial functions.  What will I be doing? As the Sales Tax Accountant, the team will lean on your deep understanding of Tax and analytical skills to administer, prepare, review and analyze sales, use and transient occupancy tax returns. You will have the opportunity to tap into your dynamic business insight as you assist with research, audits and planning projects. More specifically, you will: Administer, prepare and file sales, use, occupancy, telephone and liquor tax returns for owned and/or managed hotels and utilize interpersonal skills in order to notify hotel finance and property of any abnormalities. Keep accurate tax rate schedules for all assigned properties and timely notify finance and property of any changes. Maintain jurisdiction files for assigned properties following state and local law. Complete monthly review of assigned properties claimed room exemptions with the responsibility of accepting or rejecting exemptions to comply with laws and rules. Respond to requests for tax information by internal customers and taxing authorities, resolving compliance issues with taxing authorities. Build and maintain a strong partnership with corporate hotel accountants and hotel location personnel. Maintain a dedicated tax calendar with due dates, registration numbers, database, etc. that will ensure all returns are filed timely. Help develop and improve methods of filing tax returns and maintenance of tax department files. Assist in performing “self-audits” of hotel properties. Support with maintenance of the tax return system making corrections and updates on a monthly basis in order to stay current with all law changes, rate changes, etc.
Further, success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills: Good judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions. Expertise in analyzing and interpreting financial data. Aptitude for working well under pressure while effectively handling multiple, concurrent demands and appropriately prioritizing responsibilities. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Professional demeanor and excitement for working with others as a team. BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree. Three (3) years of general ledger account experience. One (1) year of professional tax experience. One (1) year working with computerized financial systems such as PeopleSoft Financials. Knowledge of tax compliance software. Knowledge of multi-state sales & lodging taxes. Knowledge of Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. MA/MS Master’s Degree. Two (2) years of professional tax experience. Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Send resume to Emily.Roberts.contractor@Hilton.com. Date Posted: 9/27/2018 (IPT2374)

Manager of Indirect Taxes (Cary, North Carolina) - Responsible for transaction and property tax aspects of US ABB and subsidiaries’ operations, including transactional (sales, use, gross receipts, VAT, GST/HST) tax compliance, planning, property tax efforts, state and local tax audits and tax accounting. RESPONSIBILITIES: Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: State and local transactional and large site property tax compliance management, Manage large scale state and local transactional and property tax audits, Subject matter expert/partner to the businesses on U.S. transactional and property tax issues, Monitor, assess and communicate tax legislation and regulatory developments to optimize the company’s tax position, Work with business controllers to provide tax services, including presentations and training, on business planning, transactional structuring, transactional and property taxes, Responsible for Sarbanes-Oxley and FAS5 reporting requirements for ABB and subsidiaries, Tax Engines and Compliance Planning leading the integration of multiple tax engines/exemption certificate programs on different ERP’s on to a unified platform, Manage the successful migration of indirect tax compliance activities to an internal global business services hub, Mergers and Acquisitions/Planning, Analyses and provide tax advice regarding structuring and implementation of tax software for acquisitions and dispositions of companies, Lead U.S. transactional tax aspects of acquired company integration efforts, Ensure that the relationships between USABB companies and their non-US affiliates are tax efficient in the context of proposed transactions and current and anticipated ABB tax postures, Negotiate state and local tax incentives for ABB and subsidiaries, Researches taxability of most complicated product and service offerings for ABB and subsidiaries, Manages tax software agreements, implementations and updates.  QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Management, or Finance or significant accounting coursework coupled with at least eight (8) years of experience in Sales & Use tax. Experience, ideally within a multinational organization. Preferred qualifications include: Excellent computer systems skills including MS Office software,  Strong organizational and project leadership skills especially in tax engine and compliance migration efforts, Considerable transactional & property tax experience with large multi-national organization, sales/use/VAT/GST/property tax audits, Strong research analytical, verbal and writing communication skills, including ability to explain and apply technical tax rules/laws to business owners and customers. SAP, Sabrix and/or Vertex experience. Advanced degree and/or certification such as CMI or CPA, Experience with large scale compliance transitioning. To apply, https://xe-i-glgz501p.xe.abb.com/jobsearch_internal/index.html?intmode=int#/posting/US66521856_I1. Date Posted: 9/27/2018 (IPT2373)

Director US Indirect Tax (Eagan, Minnesota) - Thomson Reuters. Primary Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of US indirect taxes, including compliance and audits. Report into Global Head of Indirect Tax. Manage a team of Indirect Tax professionals. Manage US Indirect Tax team objectives and performance. Provide career development opportunities, develop succession plans. Create and provide indirect tax advice to corporate leadership, business units and operations personnel. Establish methods and procedures to assess, quantify and manage indirect tax risks and keep management fully informed. Minimize indirect taxes for the corporation while complying with applicable state and local statutes and regulations. Participate with other Directors to establish US strategic plans and objectives as they fit into the global environment Provide timely and accurate due diligence information to acquisition and disposal teams. Oversee the identification of audit exposures and communicate with indirect tax managers for corrective action. Oversee the performance of pre-audits of high-risk, high-revenue jurisdictions to identify exposures ahead of official audits. Oversee the preparation of monthly or quarterly reserve schedules and communicate to the business finance and Controllership teams. Provide support to finance teams as it relates to indirect tax risk planning. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. CPA or CMI certification preferred. Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible senior Indirect Tax experience in a large global corporation or national accounting firm.  Big 4 experience preferred. Experience with various sales tax software engines and their required configurations. Excellent communication skills at all levels of management. For more details and to apply go to https://thomsonreuters.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Career_Site/job/USA-Eagan-610-Opperman-Dr/Director---US-Indirect-Tax--F-R_JREQ111280.  Date Posted: 9/25/2018 (IPT2371)  

Sales and Use Tax Accountant (Greeley, Colorado) - JBS is seeking a Sales & Use Tax Accountant to join our growing tax department.  This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Greeley, Colorado.  The position will be responsible for all aspects of state and local sales & use tax, including the preparation of the multi-state sales and use tax returns, analyzing transaction level detail, conducting audit defense, and a completing tax related accounting.  The individual must be detail oriented and able to meet tax deadlines. Responsibilities: Lead accountant in all areas of sales and use tax. Review and prepare account reconciliations. General ledger analysis and preparation or review of journal entries. Perform queries and reports from SAP and Vertex. Review or prepare multi-state sales and use tax returns, including payment requests. Lead accountant on sales and use tax audits. Assist with providing documentation to independent auditor. Assist in gathering information, answering inquires and working with outside consultants regarding sales and use tax. Communicate with Company operating units regarding sales/use tax accruals, payments and returns. Handle notices and communications from tax authorities. Perform research related to new tax laws and/or tax planning projects. Complete special tax projects assigned by the tax manager and/or head of tax. Experience/Education: BS in Accounting, Finance or Business. 4 - 6+ years of relevant tax experience in public accounting or a large corporation. Vertex experience a plus. SAP experience a plus. CPA, CMI or other relevant certification a plus. Strong technical tax skills. Strong analytical, problem solving, and accounting skills. Strong ledger and account reconciliation experience. Detail oriented and deadline driven. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work with little or no supervision. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access and other Office Products. Must be able to communicate with all levels of employees and management. Must be able to meet internal and external deadlines. Candidates should apply via this link: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=o8zU7fws&s=IPT. Date Posted: 9/25/2018 (IPT2370)    

Senior Associate Indirect Tax, Sales/Use/Property (Denver, Colorado) – ENVESTNET. Duties and Responsibilities: Assist with the sales, use and property tax function to ensure compliance with the various taxing jurisdictions in which the Corporation operates. Analyze and manipulate large data sets to accurately classify the company’s revenues for taxability determinations and calculations. Calculate quarterly and annual ASC450 indirect tax reserves as needed. Statutory research and monitoring of legislative changes that may impact the Corporation’s taxability determinations. Review contracts for indirect tax consequences. Coordinate data requests between internal departments and external tax consultants. Strict adherence to the Corporation’s internal control environment. May assist with the preparation of sales, use, property and other indirect tax filings. Assist with sales tax audits and other indirect tax controversy items that arise. Assist the Indirect Tax Manager with other special projects/duties as needed. Education and Experience Required: 3+ years of relevant sales/use tax experience in Big 4 and/or corporate tax department (public company preferred). Expert level Excel skills and demonstrated ability to manipulate large, complex data sets. Experience with state and local tax GAAP including journal entries and related SOX/internal control considerations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Self-starter attitude with minimal instruction needed to get things done. Software and/or financial services industry experience preferred. B.S. in Finance, Accounting or Economics required; Masters in taxation or CPA preferred. Send Resumes/Inquiries to: Jared.Smith@envestnet.com Date Posted: 9/18/2018 (IPT2368)