Value Added Tax Positions Available

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Senior Tax Analyst (Plano, Texas) – Hewlett Packard Enterprise. This position works as a member of the HPE US/Canada Transaction Tax Compliance team, meeting compliance requirements for sales tax, property tax, VAT/GST.  The team is dynamic and has great synergy and efficiencies.  The team has been together for several years and we are looking for a new member to join our exciting team. Directs and sets the organization´s tax policy. Organizes and directs the tax research and tax compliance activities. Prepares and reviews tax returns and related reports to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local tax statues and regulations by properly interpreting tax laws and regulations. Minimizes tax liability to the company. Manages audits of tax returns by tax authorities. Determines financial accounting treatment for income taxes. Responsibilities:  Prepares and files monthly, quarterly, and annual income and/or property & sale tax returns, including gathering, analyzing, and compiling income tax data. Contributes to priority projects in both the tax compliance and accounting areas. Researches tax laws and regulations and analyzes findings for property & sales tax. Documents company-wide tax systems. Prepares and reconciles year-end taxes and makes adjustments to the general ledger accounting system. Participates in tax audits by gathering requested documents and reports. Education and Experience Required:  First-level university degree or equivalent experience. Typically 4+ years of related experience in accounting or tax, property tax experience a plus. Demonstrated knowledge of professional accounting and financial reporting systems. Strong communication skills. Solid financial and business acumen. Advanced knowledge of Excel. Knowledge of tax and/or accounting software desirable, Thomson Reutters a plus. Send resume to Date Posted: 7/10/2018 (IPT2300)        

Global Indirect Tax Lead (Maplewood, Minnesota) - Tax Specialty: Indirect Tax. 3M is seeking a Global Indirect Tax Lead for the Tax and Real Estate Department located in Maplewood, MN.  At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. The person hired for the position of Global Indirect Tax Lead will primarily be responsible for ensuring compliance for global VAT and other indirect taxes including transactional accuracy, return process efficiency, data archiving effectiveness, financial accrual accuracy and effective audit management.  In addition, the Global Indirect Tax Lead is responsible for ensuring that Business Transformation not only ensures added efficiency but also compliance requirements are met. Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Manage resources on a global basis, including Global Service Centers, to ensure efficient and accurate VAT compliance. Supervision of a team leveraging Lean Six Sigma, 3M’s suite of tools to support Business Transformation and evolving industry solutions to meet Tax strategic objectives. Partner with Business Transformation and other 3M Operational teams including Source to Pay, Order to Cash, and Inter-Company to ensure sound global. indirect tax processes while maintaining local country compliance requirements, SOX controls and 3M’s global financial policies. Lead the team responsible for the indirect tax compliance and audits to ensure adherence with local indirect tax laws on a global basis. Lead and support the effort to maximize efficiency through use of Global Service Centers ensuring accuracy and sustainable support for Indirect Tax for tax return filing and transactional accuracy. Basic Qualifications: Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution. Minimum of ten (10) years of corporate indirect tax operational experience in a large multinational corporation or big 4 consulting firm. Preferred Qualifications: CPA. Demonstrated leadership and project management skills. Juris Doctorate or Master’s degree in tax, business, finance, or accounting. SAP and Thomson One Source Tax Determination experience. Experience collaborating with multiple functions and countries; ability to influence divergent positions into a common standard. Strong communication and persuasion. Strong communication and persuasion skills. Ability to communicate complex tax concepts to an audience with limited tax knowledge. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and navigate fluid timelines and goals. Demonstrated ability to think “outside the box” and find alternative and practical paths to reach objectives.To apply, Date Posted: 6/5/2018 (IPT2277)

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

Indirect Tax Manager (Seattle, Washington) - Tax Specialty: Value Added Tax. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit of Amazon. Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Using AWS, companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services—gaining access to a global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of Amazon’s multi-billion dollar retail business. Today, Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. Amazon is seeking an Indirect Tax Manager based in Seattle, Washington to join the Tax Department and support Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) international current footprint and future expansion plans globally. This position interacts with the company’s cloud services business and all other cross function teams which support AWS globally. As such, the ideal candidate should be able to work well with cross functional teams.  The candidate must be able to communicate complex tax concepts in ways that are meaningful and useful to non-tax professionals. The ideal candidate will be able to work with a high level of collegiality, functioning as an indirect tax adviser. The candidate should have knowledge of global VAT/GST systems and be comfortable liaising with various business teams within the company and with other members of the global tax department.  In order to be successful, the candidate must possess the ability to think strategically while also engaging in day-to-day tactical details. The candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to identify and manage tax risks and execute on projects. Additionally, the candidate should have in-depth tax technical knowledge with experience evaluating and advising on business initiatives, contemplated transactions, and business proposals.  Basic qualifications: 5+ years of international indirect tax experience with a public accounting firm, major law firm, in industry.  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Law. Indirect Tax Experience in multiple jurisdictions.  Preferred qualifications: Previous in-house experience within a multinational business and either legal or accountancy firm experience.  Professional Tax Qualification.  Professional accounting or legal qualification.  Accounting experience and proficiency with Oracle and related data analytics skills. Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management. Chartered Accountant (or equivalent) or graduate degree in law, taxation, or accountancy. Excellent written and oral communication skills and an understanding of tax law and tax treaties. Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects. Able to extract, analyze, and review data and make appropriate recommendations. Work effectively in a team environment. Hard working, quicker learner with a positive ''can do'' attitude and solid professionalism. Demonstrated ability to work effectively on milestone driven projects.  Able to work in a fast paced, informal, and often ambiguous environment. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Send resume to Sunit Desai – Date Posted: 4/25/2018 (IPT2259)