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Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax (Richfield, Minnesota) - This position is an integral part of building and maintaining a world-class tax team to support a dynamic multinational company. We are seeking a talented professional who is excited about challenging technical issues while working with a variety of energetic business partners - inside and outside of Tax. Best Buy offers a fun, challenging, and flexible work environment with competitive salary and benefits. Apply now to learn more. The Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax Audit will be responsible for supporting the ongoing management of the Indirect Tax audit inventory to comply with state/local tax laws, mitigate risks, pursue refunds for overpaid tax and investigate/resolve issues discovered within audit. The Sr. Analyst will be also be responsible for managing a portfolio of audits, collecting all tax audit related information and reporting, proactively evaluating tax exposure, developing and implementing audit strategies to defend tax positions and maintaining successful auditor relationships. Additionally, the Sr. Analyst will review preliminary/final work papers, create work plans to reduce assessments and make recommendations to the Audit Manager. Responsibilities will include: Management of own portfolio of audits. Obtaining/organizing/validating data to support audit defense. Preparation of audit submissions and work papers, including drafting of appeal letters and technical memorandums. Negotiation of positions through data and legal analysis. Timely communication of audit results to management. Management of audit work flows, e.g. audit repositories for tracking/reporting purposes. Provide guidance on the implementation of audit strategies and support business operation risk mitigation efforts. Cross-functional collaboration and coordination with other areas of tax (Indirect Tax compliance, planning and systems teams) to achieve optimal audit results, advance Indirect Tax efforts and provide education on issues creating audit assessments. Creating and maintaining relationships with tax auditors for successful negotiation of tax positions. Performing data analysis and supporting reverse audit projects to ensure accurate sales and use tax compliance and identification/capture of refund opportunities. Providing support with respect to ASC 450 analysis and evaluation of risks through data quantification. Basic Qualifications: 3 plus years of experience in one or more of the following areas, with demonstrated progression of responsibilities: a corporate tax environment, public accounting firm or other relevant experience. Experience managing sales and use tax audits. Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and Access skills. Strong analytical/investigative skills. Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. Intermediate knowledge of and experience with technical sales and use tax and accounting principles. Intermediate organization and project management skills. High level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion and confidentiality. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Previous indirect tax experience within a retail organization or accounting firm. Experience with Oracle and tax software such as Vertex and/or Sabrix. Experience with data analytics/reporting software. CPA a plus. Apply at: http://www.bestbuy-jobs.com/job-detail/?id=483865BR or Email anne.naughtin@bestbuy.com. Date Posted: 2/23/2016 (IPT2091)

Senior Indirect Tax Manager (San Jose, California) - Global Capacity is a connectivity as a service company that improves the efficiency and reduces the cost of buying data network connectivity globally. Through its One Marketplace, the company brings together customers and suppliers in an automated platform that provides ubiquitous access network solutions that deliver on its brand promise – Connectivity Made Simple.  Global Capacity delivers its innovative solutions to telecommunication carriers, managed service providers, system integrators, and large enterprise customers globally. Global Capacity further strives for success in each of the following organization-wide competencies: Creativity, Client Skills, Business Acumen, Professionalism and Personal Accountability, Teamwork, and Leadership.  The Senior Indirect Tax Manager leads and manages the Company’s day to day indirect tax compliance, audit management, and tax related customer service efforts. This hands-on- position requires demonstrated competence in sales/use and regulatory compliance matters while working in a complex, growing and distributed telecommunications-based environment. Responsibilities: Lead all indirect tax compliance activities including the implementation and maintenance of indirect tax best practices. Complete the timely filing of all federal, international, state and local filings and related monthly general ledger account reconciliations. Manage outsource vendor relationships including reconciliation, review and funding requests. File annual and quarterly regulatory returns such as the FCC Form 499-A, 499-Q and various annual gross revenue returns. Provide timely, comprehensive indirect tax advice, support & training to tax professionals and internal business units. Process annual business license renewals and maintain the tax calendar. Manage all indirect tax audits. Obtain and maintain customer exemption documents through execution of exemption certificate management process. Monitor laws, regulations and rulings in sales/ use tax including relevant industry guidance. Review and respond to customer tax disputes. Prepare internal memoranda, written correspondence/guidance, and other documents for internal/external use. Manage all indirect tax projects and initiatives; including authentication of all transaction tax obligations & identification of process flow improvements to create synergies among relevant systems and workflows. Responsible for the supervision, training and mentoring of Property Tax Manager and Tax. Specialist including signature authority to approve indirect and property tax payments. Participate and support accounting/finance functional projects. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, taxation or finance. CPA or CMI certification a plus. 6-8+ years of relevant indirect tax experience. Property tax background a plus. VAT tax understanding a plus but not required. 2+years of supervisory experience. Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results-driven team oriented environment, willing to balance being hands-on and strategic at all times. Strong accounting and analytical skills. Strong knowledge of various state and local sale/ use tax laws and procedures. Strong computer skills: proficiency in tax software (Vertex CommTax 2.xx), Excel, Access, Word, Oracle. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills; able to independently manage tasks to completion. Detail oriented & ability to multi-task; embraces ad-hoc projects with a positive attitude. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must be able to sit for up to 8 hours a day, but may also require some standing and walking. If you would like to be part of a dedicated team environment that encourages a strong peer relationship, commitment to excellence and a company that values its employee by offering an excellent Total Rewards Package, contact us today! Send resume to janet.moy@globalcapacity.com. Date Posted: 2/17/2016 (IPT2088)     

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

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

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

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

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

Manager, Sales & Use Tax Compliance (Farmington, Connecticut) - United Technologies Corporation serves customers in the commercial aerospace, defense and building industries and ranks among the world’s most respected and innovative companies. Primary Purpose of Position: Provide sales and use tax expertise, guidance and support for UTC’s many business units in an efficient and timely manner.  Major Responsibilities: Manage and support UTC’s sales and use tax compliance obligations.  Identify and implement process improvements.  Perform monthly use tax reviews to identify areas of exposure and opportunity.  Respond to internal and external customer inquiries in a timely manner.  Research and provide guidance on S&U tax matters.  Maintain Sarbanes Oxley controls for sales and use tax compliance.  Manage various additional compliance related projects. Position Requirements:  4 year degree in accounting or finance.  Advanced degree in accounting or tax preferred.  7-10+ years of sales and use tax experience with a significant emphasis on management of processes, preferably for a large, multistate, corporate tax or accounting firm environment.  Technical and Enabling Competencies:  Thorough understanding of sales and use tax laws and compliance processes.  Understand the functionality of transaction tax software, with an emphasis on Sabrix.  Understand ERP and other business systems, with an emphasis on SAP and JD Edwards OneWorld.  Good interpersonal skills, including ability and desire to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with others throughout Tax and Finance organizations at UTCHQ and Business Units.  Strong analytical and problem resolution skills.  Self-motivated and able to work independently and under pressure.  Ability to motivate others to work towards established deadlines.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Send resume to matthew.brodbar@utc.com. Date Posted: 1/24/2017 (IPT2075) 

Senior Sales Tax Accountant (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - Wolters Kluwer Global Business Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and human resources. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark against best-in-class industry standards to improve the quality of deliverables, increase cost savings, enhance productivity and reduce time to market for products and applications.  Professionals and students have long relied on Wolters Kluwer Health textbooks, reference products, and journals. Our bibliographic and reference databases, drug information software, point-of-care tools, web-based information systems and online continuing education products also support the delivery of health information via interactive formats.  Power brands of Wolters Kluwer Health, a Wolters Kluwer division, include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons® and electronic information providers, such as Ovid® and UpToDate®, Medi-Span® and ProVation® Medical. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Tax Manager in the execution of the following duties simultaneously for multiple legal entities:  sales/use tax filings, monthly data analytics, monthly general ledger tax account reconciliations, complex state and local tax projects, daily tax research, multistate audit requests and income tax apportionment preparation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Support the execution and management of complex state & local tax projects, including audit defense, managed audits, managed compliance, reverse audits, and tax recovery. Review and reconcile data downloads to general ledger. Conduct tax research using online tax research tool. Respond to inquiries and requests from various state agencies. Timely and accurately prepare and file sales & use tax returns for multiple legal entities. Monthly general ledger account reconciliations of various sales and use tax accounts. Exemption certificate issuance and management. Coordinate and communicate effectively with other business unit’s tax related issues. Participate in cross-business unit finance projects to identify and implement process improvements and process streamlining with respect to sales/use tax. Review and calculate use tax monthly reporting for eight legal entities (or additional due to acquisitions). Special projects as appropriate.  QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. 3 to 6 years’ previous sales tax experience in public or private accounting. CPA or CMI preferred. Strong analytical skills. Strong reporting and data querying capabilities. Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills. Ability to multitask on varying tax issues for multiple legal entities in a fast paced environment. Working knowledge of Canadian GST and European VAT. Ability to work independently, and as part of a team. Willingness to take initiative and follow through on tax projects. Thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Detail oriented approach to work, confidentiality, and good problem solving skills. Must be proactive and recommending solutions when discussing problems, if possible. Experience with SoftwareAsAService and/or Digitized/Online Products, preferred. Experience with Third party vendor outsourcing management, preferred. Microsoft Great Plains experience, preferred. 0-10% - Initial travel would be approximately 30% in order to visit various business entities for understanding of their business. Founded in 1836, Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com) is a market-leading, global information services company focused on professionals in the legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare markets.  It enables legal, tax, finance and healthcare professionals to be more efficient and effective by providing information, software and services that deliver vital insights, intelligent tools, and the guidance of subject matter experts. Headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, Wolters Kluwer is organized around four customer facing global divisions: Legal and Regulatory, Tax and Accounting, Financial and Compliance Services, and Health.  The company employs nearly 19,000 professionals around the world and supports customers in 150 countries.  Wolters Kluwer has operations in 40 plus countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America.  Wolters Kluwer had 2013 annual revenues of €3.6 billion or US$4.6 billion. Revenues are generated from emerging markets (5 percent), Europe (39 percent), and North America (54 percent). Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and select subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units are a government contractor/subcontractor.   As such, it shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. For more information about our products and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, or search for Wolters Kluwer videos on YouTube. Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions, customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495-4771. Link to Apply: https://www.wolterskluwer.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=16170&CurrentPage=1. Date Posted: 1/23/2017 (IPT2073) 

Senior Analyst Tax (East Chicago, Indiana) - ArcelorMittal USA is part of ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are a leading supplier of quality steel products in major North American markets including automotive, construction, pipe and tube, appliance, container and machinery. ArcelorMittal USA employs more than 20,000 people at 27 operations across the United States. The company is looking to recruit and hire the best future leaders in Finance as ArcelorMittal continues to grow. There is an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Analyst in our USA Finance department. Our objective is to provide opportunities for professional growth while maintaining work-life balance.  We are looking for an individual who is committed to contribute to goal achievement in a positive and proactive working environment. The Transaction Tax Analyst will work closely with the State and Local Tax group leadership to manage the transaction tax obligations for various ArcelorMittal USA plants.  Essential Functions: Review use tax returns prepared by plant personnel for the various states where ArcelorMittal has sales and use tax obligations. This requires a thorough knowledge of the governing state laws. Manage tax audits and appeals, including preparing responses to information/document requests, and coordinating assistance of outside tax advisors/consultants in the areas of sales and use tax, VAT and GST/HST. Identifying and implementing process improvements for those plants required to complete and submit transaction tax returns. Maintaining, modifying, improving and monitoring compliance with Tax Department systems and processes to ensure compliance with the internal control requirements. Employ statistical analysis as it pertains to stratification for projection of audit results. Developing and implementing tax strategies and conducting research and analysis on specific issues related to transaction taxes. Acquiring and expanding knowledge in transaction tax policies and procedures in jurisdictions where ArcelorMittal USA has transaction tax obligations. Other ad hoc requests as needed. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. 3 to 5 years of corporate-level professional experience in use taxes including audit and appeal activities. Strong technical, organizational, analytical, communication, and learning skills. Full understanding of Microsoft office suites. Preferred Requirements: Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Taxation. CMI (from IPT), CPA, or CMA Certifications. GST/HST and/or VAT experience. Tax research and planning experience. Financial or managerial accounting experience. Steel industry or heavy manufacturing experience. Property tax experience. To apply, http://www.usa.arcelormittal.com/  - People and Careers - Job Opportunities. For questions regarding this job posting or how to apply, please contact Alissa Rosario, Process Manager - Human Resources, at alissa.rosario@arcelormittal.com. Date Posted: 1/20/2017 (IPT2072) 

Senior Analyst Sales Tax (Cleveland, Ohio) – Forest City Realty Trust, LLC. is a NYSE-listed national real estate company engaged in commercial and residential real estate throughout the United States. Forest City associates are committed to creating superior communities where people live, work, shop and stay. This person will assist the Director - State & Local Taxes in handling the needs of the Company as it relates to non-income tax information reporting. As states have become more focused on alternative ways to raise revenue, having a person dedicated to focusing on use tax, 1099 and unclaimed funds reporting has become very important in enabling the Corporate Tax Department to continue to operate efficiently.  Essential Job Functions: 1. Prepare significant sales & use tax returns and review returns prepared by staff (30%) 2. Maintain use tax software (PinPoint), which includes creating and maintaining rules for taxation of company invoices and vendors (20%) 3. Review and analyze monthly use tax accruals and related journal entries (5%) 4. Research technical issues as they arise (10%) 5. Respond to notices from taxing authorities as well as manage sales and use tax audits as they occur (10%) 6. Work with legal to register new business locations for various state and local taxes (5%) 7. Assist with overseeing 1099 reporting process (10%) 8. Assist with overseeing unclaimed funds reporting process (10%). This position requires a(n) Undergraduate (Bachelor) Degree in Accounting.  5-7 Years Specific Focused on sales and use tax Required. Note: 8-10 Years of experience can offset minimum educational requirements for this position. Required/Preferred Skills: Skill Proficiency level Required/Preferred. Working knowledge of sales & use taxation Advanced Required. Research and analytical skills Working Preferred.  Verbal and written communication skills Advanced Required. Computer skills, especially Excel Advanced Required. Customer service orientation Advanced Required.  Ability to work in teams and meet strict deadlines Advanced Required. Experience within an SAP environment Working Preferred.Relocation: Possible. Apply Here http://www.Click2Apply.net/svrsrngrkk. Date Posted: 1/18/2017 (IPT2070) 

Senior Tax Analyst, Sales Tax Audit (Raleigh, North Carolina) - Responsible for assisting the Sales and Use Tax Audit Manager with all sales and use tax audits and refund initiatives. Specific duties to include generation of transactional reports from various enterprise systems, reconciliation of sales tax returns and trial balances and the pulling of source documentation, such as customer invoices, vendor invoices, and exemption certificates. It will be the role of the Senior Analyst to organize and perform the initial analysis of sales and purchase transactions being reviewed under audit, and to assist with the development of initial tax positions. The Senior Analyst will also be tasked with drafting certain protest and appellate documents related to either audit assessments or claims for refund. In addition to audit and refund initiatives, the Senior Analyst will be asked to perform substantive technical research related to taxability of purchases and related exemptions in approximately 30 states, and will also monitor general sales tax law changes. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. 5+ years of focused sales tax experience. Ability to manage and make progress on multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to gather facts, research a tax position, and accurately communicate tax advice to Martin Marietta stakeholders. Ability to communicate a researched tax position effectively both verbally and written. Attention to detail. Exceptional oral/written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with diverse groups. Proficient with tax research tools and Microsoft products. Experience with Vertex O Series or other sales tax software platforms (e.g. Onesource, Taxware, etc.). Preferred: CPA, CMI, Master’s Degree. Public accounting experience background, 2+years of sales tax audit experience. Please apply via our career website: https://www.martinmarietta.com/Careers/. Date Posted: 1/13/2017 (IPT2068) 

Manager, Voluntary Compliance Services (Rocklin, California) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and excise tax, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.  Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally. Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. A privately held company, Avalara’ s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 1000 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com. The Manager of Voluntary Compliance Services is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Voluntary Compliance Services practice area. This position reports to the Director of Voluntary Compliance Services. This position is based in the Rocklin, California office and oversees internal staff resources and external contractors located both on‐site and in other offices. This is a highly collaborative role requiring in‐office presence. This is a rapidly‐growing practice area requiring a seasoned tax professional to manage an expanding team to respond to this increasing demand from our internal customer base. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES & TASKS: Historical Tax Registrations; Voluntary Compliance Agreements; Amnesty Agreements; Managed Audits. This position assists the practice Director with oversight of this practice area, including direct supervision of a dedicated team of professionals and occasionally third‐party contractors. Responsibilities include assistance with some practice planning and reporting, and preparation of billings. Almost all revenue from this practice area will come from new and existing Avalara customers, with leads and opportunities generated from internal Customer Account Managers and Regional Sales Representatives.  Responsibilities for new business development include light participation in presale scoping calls and interactions with customers evaluating these specialized services, including responding to requests for proposals, preparation of statements of work and change order requests. Other practice promotional activities including developing and presenting webinars and presentations to new and existing customers both online and in‐person at regional and national company events. Send resume to yuko.truchon@avalara.com. Date Posted: 1/12/2017 (IPT2066) 

Indirect Tax Analyst (Redmond, Washington) - Empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.   That’s what inspires us, drives our work and pushes us to challenge the status quo every day.   At Microsoft we also work to empower our employees so they can achieve more.   We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world. Microsoft’s Finance vision is focused on how business partnership leads to outcomes and how we drive impact.   We do this through our core values – People, Prioritization, Partnership and Protect. The Indirect Tax Team is responsible for ensuring Microsoft and its subsidiaries comply with all indirect tax obligations within the United States and Canada.   The Indirect Tax Team is also responsible for:   Engaging with our customers, partners, and the sales force regarding new and existing contracts; Contract negotiations; Tax strategy and planning for new products and offerings; Complex legal research and analysis; Tax compliance; Tax policy; Audit defense and controversy; and Ensuring the appropriate processes, systems and tools are in place to meet our indirect tax obligations. Responsibilities may include: Ensure compliance with state and local indirect tax laws and regulations. Interact and assist in the resolution of customer indirect tax issues. Oversee the timely completion and filing of indirect tax returns. Participate in Indirect Tax audits conducted by state and local tax authorities. Maintain strong working relationships and clear communication with tax auditors. Maintain audit inventory and audit status/progress reports. Prepare detailed written audit summary for completed audits and share results with impacted business groups. Monitor and identify new ASC 450 Audit Reserve liabilities. Develop a thorough working knowledge of internal financial systems and tools and various indirect tax systems. Implement modifications to procedures, systems and tools in response to legislative and regulatory changes, issues identified in audits, or the introduction of new Microsoft products or services. Research taxability and applicable exemptions for Microsoft’s product and service offerings and purchases. Review and issue exemption certificates. Provide indirect tax guidance to Microsoft’s business units and other groups across the company. Ensure the proper accounting for indirect tax transactions. Perform journal entries and account reconciliations. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related discipline. A CPA or an advanced degree/certification in Taxation or Accounting is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience focused on multi-state indirect taxes. Preferred Qualifications: Relevant experience and knowledge of SAP, Vertex, and other tax/billing systems is a plus. Strong project management and organization skills, demonstrated by the ability to manage a large number of deliverables with limited supervision. Attention to detail and results oriented. Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to clearly articulate tax system information to stakeholders. Strong cross-organizational collaboration skills. Strong PC experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Proven ability to work in a global and diverse business environment. To apply, https://careers.microsoft.com/jobdetails.aspx?ss=&pg=0&so=&rw=1&jid=270053&jlang=EN&pp=SS. Date Posted: 1/12/2017 (IPT2065) 

Senior Tax Specialist (Rocklin, California) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and excise tax, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.  Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally. Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. A privately held company, Avalara’ s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 1000 people at its headquarters on Seattle, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com. The Senior Tax Specialist, Audit Support Services is responsible for participating in the daily operations of the Audit Support Services practice area. This position reports to the Manager of Audit Support Services. This position is based in the Rocklin, California office and oversees other internal staff resources and external contractors located both on‐site and in other offices. This is a highly collaborative role requiring in‐office presence. This is a rapidly‐growing practice area requiring a seasoned tax professional to work within a dedicated team to respond to this increasing demand from our internal customer base. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS: Pre‐Audit Support. Limited Audit Support (Advisory Role Only). Audit Management (Outsourced Audit Management). Audit Appeals. Claims for Refund. This position provides support to the practice Manager in this practice area, including delegated supervision of other staff members and occasionally third‐party contractors. Delegated responsibilities may include assistance with practice reporting and preparation of billings. This position has no specific revenue goal; however, responsibilities will include providing assistance to the practice Manager with pre‐sale scoping calls and interactions with customers evaluating these specialized services, including responding to requests for proposals, preparation of statements of work and change order requests. Other practice promotional activities include developing content for webinars and presentations for the practice Manager. Service delivery responsibilities generally involve facilitating the sales and use tax audit or appeal process on behalf of customers with taxing authorities. Project management responsibilities include multiple project oversight, customer communication and collaboration, issue resolution, interaction and coordination with taxing authorities on behalf of customers and overall service delivery for these specialized services. Additional job duties involve providing occasional ‘subject‐matter expert’ (SME) support to other practice areas. Send resume to yuko.truchon@avalara.com. Date Posted: 1/11/2017 (IPT2064) 

Manager of Audit Support Services (Rocklin, California) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales and excise tax, VAT, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.  Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions is designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally. Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. A privately held company, Avalara’ s venture capital investors include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 1000 people at its headquarters on Seattle, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: www.avalara.com. The Manager of Audit Support Services is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Audit Support Services practice area. This position reports to the Director of Tax Advisory Services. This position is based in the Rocklin, California office and oversees internal staff resources and external contractors located both on‐site and in other offices. This is a highly collaborative role requiring in‐office presence. This is a rapidly‐growing practice area requiring a seasoned tax professional to build and manage a team to respond to this increasing demand from our internal customer base. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS: Pre‐Audit Support. Limited Audit Support (Advisory Role Only). Audit Management (Outsourced Audit Management). Audit Appeals. Claims for Refund. This position provides direct oversight of this practice area, including supervision of a dedicated team of audit support professionals and occasionally third‐party contractors. Responsibilities include multiple project oversight, customer communication and collaboration, issue resolution, interaction and coordination with other departments, some practice planning and reporting, and preparation of billings. Almost all revenue from this practice area will come from new and existing Avalara customers, with leads and opportunities generated from internal Customer Account Managers and Regional Sales Representatives.  Responsibilities for new business development include participation in pre‐sale scoping calls and interactions with customers evaluating these specialized services, including responding to requests for proposals, preparation of statements of work and change order requests. Other practice promotional activities including developing and presenting webinars and presentations to new and existing customers both online and in‐person at regional and national company events. Service delivery responsibilities generally involve facilitating the sales and use tax audit or appeal process on behalf of customers with taxing authorities. Project management responsibilities include multiple project oversight, customer communication and collaboration, issue resolution, interaction and coordination with taxing authorities on behalf of customers and overall project management for these specialized services. Additional job duties involve providing occasional ‘subject‐matter expert’ (SME) support to other practice areas. Send resume to yuko.truchon@avalara.com. Date Posted: 1/11/2017 (IPT2063) 

Tax Manager (Rocklin, California) - The Manager of Voluntary Compliance Services is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the Voluntary Compliance Services practice area. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES & TASKS: Historical Tax Registrations. Voluntary Compliance Agreements. Amnesty Agreements. Managed Audits. Responsibilities include assistance with some practice planning and reporting, and preparation of billings. Almost all revenue from this practice area will come from new and existing customers, with leads and opportunities generated from internal Customer Account Managers and Regional Sales Representatives. Responsibilities for new business development include light participation in presale scoping calls and interactions with customers evaluating these specialized services, including responding to requests for proposals, preparation of statements of work and change order requests. Service delivery responsibilities generally involve facilitating the voluntary compliance process on behalf of customers with both state and local taxing authorities. Project management responsibilities include review of team deliverables, coordination of tax policy discussions with customers, customer communication and collaboration, issue resolution, interaction and coordination with taxing authorities on behalf of customers. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: This position requires a Bachelor Degree or greater in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance. 5+ years of sales and use tax consulting experience, including a management role; Regional or national public accounting experience within a state or local tax practice preferred; Demonstrated experience in working with the sales and use tax voluntary compliance process in multiple state and local taxing jurisdictions; CMI, CPA, JD or other advanced degree a plus Send resume to acamacho@astoncarter.com. Date Posted: 1/11/2017 (IPT2062) 

Tax Support Analyst (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania) - We are Radial, the leader in Omnichannel commerce technologies and operations. We enable our clients to profitably exceed customer expectations by taking on the complexity of their Omnichannel retail business and transforming it into a seamlessly orchestrated customer experience. To bring order to ordering. To make fulfillment more fulfilling. To keep commerce clicking. When we partner with our clients to execute their orders, payments, fulfillment, or customer care, our clients’ promises become ours. Learn more: http://www.radial.com/. Primary Job Responsibilities: New launch client nexus setup including working with both client and internal personnel to ensure that the proper tax codes are appropriately aligned with inventory transactions. Responsible for tax reports generation and delivery (weekly/monthly). Assist in data gathering for tax audit support for partners. Assist and conduct analysis to support tax reporting and resolution of tax variances. Validation and application of Monthly and Critical tax law updates in to the tax software. Secondary interface between Radial and its tax software vendors Liaison with finance team for tax reports and new demands. On call L3 support for production issues and resolutions. Qualifications: Seeking a candidate with up to 1 to 5 years’ experience who is proficient to MS Office with expertise in EXCEL and other IT functions. Ideally candidate would have an exposure to some tax return preparation software, GoSystem, ProSystem, TaxWorks, Vertex, Sabrix. To apply, http://radialcareers.force.com/careers/ts2__JobDetails?jobId=a0K61000004JjbJEAS&tSource=. Date Posted: 1/10/2017 (IPT2060) 

Director of Domestic Tax and Public Reporting (Phoenix, Arizona) - The Director Domestic Tax & Public Reporting will report to the VP Tax and will primarily be responsible for all domestic tax operations, including quarterly and annual tax provision preparation, tax planning and strategy, tax audits, domestic transfer pricing policies and procedures, and domestic merger and acquisition work.  The position will be considered the lead functional and technical expert in all domestic tax matters. Job Duties and Responsibilities: Provide tax technical direction, develop and implement domestic tax strategies and address domestic tax issues.  Manage the domestic transfer pricing strategy and ensure compliance with US requirements, including documentation and intercompany agreements. Provide oversight and direction on US tax reporting for foreign entities to ensure all reporting obligations are satisfied accurately and timely. Manage domestic aspects of mergers and acquisitions projects, including structuring, diligence, and integration. Manage tax controversy matters involving domestic tax.  Provide oversight and review of domestic aspects of the quarterly and year-end tax provision. Partner with Legal, Finance, and Business to implement domestic tax strategies. Oversee and manage all domestic tax audits. Requirements: 15+ years of experience in tax, with in-depth knowledge of Federal and State laws and public reporting requirements. Industry and Big 4 experience preferred. Working knowledge of One Source Provision Preparation software. Must be able to define problems, gather and review data, assess the alternatives, interpret results, manage the risk, and effectively communicate findings. Proven ability to research and communicate technical tax issues clearly to non-tax people and work effectively across all levels of internal process owners and external advisors. Merger and Acquisition due diligence and integration experience. Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA and MS/MBA in Tax or JD highly preferred. Strong accounting, reporting and analytical skills. Strong working knowledge of FAS 109 and ASC 740 (FIN 48). Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong project management and organization skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Send resume to ariana.wilson@mcmcg.com. Date Posted: 1/9/2017 (IPT2059) 

Staff Sales Tax Accountant (Duluth, Georgia) - THE QUIKRETE® COMPANIES, the leading producer of packaged concrete and related products, is seeking a Tax Accountant to work in our Accounting office in Duluth, GA. Responsibilities/Duties: Prepare and file (on a timely basis) monthly, quarterly and annual taxing jurisdictions sales and use tax returns. Establish and maintain electronic filing and payment procedures with state and local taxing jurisdictions. Review sales tax applicability for new customer setups and request/verify required sales tax documentation. Conduct internal review of sales tax compliance for each facility including the taxability of each customer and location as well as securing new resale/exemption certificates as required. Conduct internal review of use tax compliance for each facility. Prepare and pay annual reports and business licenses. Assist in sales and use tax audits. Assist with responding to miscellaneous tax notices and bills. Qualifications/Skills: 2+ years of sales and use tax experience. Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. Microsoft Office Product Suite proficient (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook). JD Edwards and FilePoint experience preferred but not required. Detail oriented, deadline sensitive. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Interested candidates should send their resume and salary requirements to taxjobs@quikrete.com to be considered for this position. Date Posted: 1/4/2017 (IPT2055) 

Indirect Tax Manager (New York, New York) - Tax Specialty: Property, Sales/Use, Indirect Tax. Loews Corporation is recruiting a seasoned, adaptable and innovative Indirect Tax Manager who possesses hands-on expertise with proven value-added and effective results. This dynamic self-starter provides assistance in leading all facets of the Indirect Tax discipline, including, compliance, audit defense, transactional, research & planning and business operational efficiency. As a member of the Loews Corporate Tax group, you will gain exposure to a diverse group of businesses and learning opportunities in a collaborative Tax and business environment. Link to apply: http://tinyurl.com/gtu9d8z. Date Posted: 1/4/2017 (IPT2053)  

Tax Senior Manager Research & Development Tax Credit - The Tax Senior Manager in the Strategic Federal Tax Services - Research & Development Tax Credit group supervises R&D projects, researches tax issues, assists in conducting fieldwork, and participates in sales and marketing efforts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Managers have the primary responsibility to ensure that R&D projects are conducted in accordance with firm standards and completed on time with on budget. Candidates must demonstrate strong leadership and supervisory skills. Prior supervisory experience is required. Managers will be expected to assist in conducting fieldwork. This may include visiting the client location, touring client facilities, investigating relevant facts, analyzing accounting information, preparing cost lead schedules and cost summary schedules, completing appropriate tax computations, and preparing written reports summarizing the findings. Managers are expected to have a command of federal and some state R&D rules and relevant court cases. Managers will be required to "multi-task" and manage various project tasks at once. Project managers will be ultimately responsible for the overall project and deliverable. Required Skills and Experience: Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation. Minimum of (7) years of experience in Accounting or Tax in public accounting or consulting. -Intermediate understanding of tax return mechanics. Candidate must demonstrate ability to manage time, multi-task, and meet deadlines. Send resume totim@regalexecutivesearch.com. Date Posted: 12/22/2016 (IPT2049) 

Senior Tax Accountant (Ann Arbor, Michigan) - Avfuel Corporation provides the global aviation industry fuel and services through its network of branded dealers and international fueling locations. With a 21% market share, Avfuel is the leading independent U.S. supplier. Founded in 1974, Avfuel is securely and uniquely positioned, servicing fixed-base operators (airport retail location), corporate flight departments, helicopter operators, commercial airlines, cargo haulers and the military. Avfuel has cultivated internal growth along with making acquisitions of both public and privately-held companies while creating key alliances. Avfuel has been profitable each year since its inception and has sales in excess of two billion dollars. More information can be found at www.avfuel.com.  Duties: Accurate and timely preparation of approximately 300 fuel excise and sales tax returns (federal, state, local) monthly and reconciliation of tax liability accounts. Work with technical staff responsible for the determination of customer's tax status and researching/interpreting tax laws and regulations which effects system accuracy. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. A minimum of 3-5 years accounting experience, with significant prior experience in a tax or compliance function. Demonstrated history of identifying opportunities for improvement, and successfully working with colleagues to create enhancements. Proficiency with one or more accounting systems, including the ability to assimilate new software applications easily. Advanced-level Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills and proven ability to participate thoughtfully with various stakeholders. Strong customer service orientation, with a passion for delivering exceptional results to internal customers and clients. Send resume to bbeck@avfuel.com. Date Posted: 12/14/2016 (IPT2048) 

Senior Tax Associate (Bellevue, Washington) - Since 1989, CPRS has provided profit recovery solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Our data mining expertise and thorough approach allow us to identify and capture millions of dollars in overpayments. Our comprehensive range of services target leakage across the procure-to-pay cycle, including in-depth contract compliance, risk assessment, and Sales & Use Tax reviews for the retail, energy and other sectors. In addition to recoveries, clients rely on our process improvement suggestions to decrease future lost dollars. CPRS State and Local Tax (SALT) Division in Bellevue is now hiring for a Senior Tax Associate! The Senior Tax Associate serves as a lead auditor and assists the Tax Director in managing various sales and other state excise tax audit engagements and partners closely with the Tax Director in implementing solutions that create value. Early successes will result in opportunities to play a key role in expanding and growing our Tax practice. Key Responsibilities: The ability to work independently and also collaboratively to identify high value tax recovery projects. An eye for extracting potential tax/transaction irregularities from financial data. The ability to engage internal staff to access critical understanding or supporting information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products to accelerate discovery and documentation work. Perseverance in defending project results that are typically significant and complex. The ability to research, document and present your findings to management, clients and vendors. Motivation to stay current with state tax code changes and industry or legal precedents that might influence or accelerate the success of your efforts.  The ability to quickly grasp the business case and transactional nuances of a client. Requirements: Advanced degree in Accounting or Tax with 2 - 6 years of multi-state sales tax experience including auditing for a state agency or public accounting firm. Significant knowledge of auditing principles and tax research techniques. Experience in managing key client/state auditor relationships and reviews. Success in mentoring associates into more sophisticated work. Working knowledge of spreadsheet software, accounting software and data processing. Send resume to JHeyel@CPRS-Tax.comDate Posted: 12/9/2016 (IPT2046) 

Tax Research Analyst (Wayne, Pennsylvania) -  Since 1978, over 10,000 corporate customers have relied on Vertex, the leading provider of corporate tax software and services for companies of all sizes, from small to medium-sized businesses to global multinationals. Combining advanced technology and an exceptional team of experienced tax experts, Vertex enables companies to realize the full strategic potential of the corporate tax function. Our offerings are showcased by a data-driven, open-architecture approach to tax technology, unlocking huge process and productivity gains. Vertex is considered a premier partner to Oracle, SAP, and works closely with the Big 4 and other leading software providers, as well as tax and accounting firms to provide the most integrated enterprise tax technology solutions available today.  Vertex was awarded one of the "Top Workplaces" in the Delaware Valley and "The Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania." Known for its innovative culture, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (São Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota and Seattle.  Vertex, Inc. is currently looking for a Tax Research Analyst to research and interpret indirect tax and case law and determine how it impacts Vertex products regarding the addition of new content or the maintenance of existing content.  He/she will structure standard tax content within Vertex products in a logical manner that is consistent with system architecture and platforms.  In addition, he/she will perform quality assurance tasks following documented processes.  Further, the Tax Research Analyst will test standard tax content and functionality within Vertex products and internal databases.  Responsibilities: Coordinate and perform activities associated with Vertex products to ensure tax compliance. Perform indirect tax research in order to serve as tax resource to both internal and external customers by answering questions, providing feedback and recommendations for product teams, and presenting training sessions.  Assist other departments with special projects. Create and edit software release materials including release documentation and online help. Test software functionality per tax content test plans. Respond to customer tax content issues. Use Vertex tools to provide specifications for tax calculations and compliance. Develop and analyze test cases for compliance testing of software. Provide feedback to ensure quality updates are made to the product. Maintain jurisdiction contact information. Support a dynamic team environment at Vertex by collaborating with other departments, contributing time, effort and ideas. Enhance job knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies; developing and/or maintaining proficiency in the latest personal productivity tools. Works under minimal supervision.  Wide latitude for independent judgment.  Lead or participate in other projects or duties as assigned. Occasional travel may be required.  Qualifications: Strong domain knowledge of assigned indirect tax area. Strong analytical and technical skills. Research skills using the internet and various 3rd party tax data resources such as CCH and Lexis-Nexus is desirable. Foundational research skills using tax research tools and navigating the internet.  Strong aptitude for detailed information. Understanding of relational databases desirable. Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation and facilitation) skills.  Associate or Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or Business Administration or equivalent experience. 2+ years' applicable indirect tax experience in a multi-jurisdictional environment. 6+ years in a business environment. Indirect tax compliance experience in the telecommunications industry preferred. Vertex product knowledge is a plus. Experience with tax software a plus. For more information about Vertex, visit www.vertexinc.com. Vertex Inc. (Vertex) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vertex does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. *Search Firm/Agency Representatives Please Read Carefully:  Vertex Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Vertex Inc. via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Vertex Inc. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Vertex Inc. as a result of the referral or through other means. All interested parties can send their resume to melissa.loheide@vertexinc.com.  Date Posted: 12/6/2016 (IPT2043)