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Senior Manager, Indirect Taxes- Audit, Planning and Analysis (New York, New York) -
Tax Specialty: Property, Sales, Income and Value Added Taxation. Loews Corporation is recruiting a strategic, adaptable and innovative Senior Manager with subject matter, audit and planning expertise, who is extremely detail-oriented and thrives in a small, high profile tax group.   This dynamic self-starter will lead all facets of the Indirect Tax discipline, including audit defense, transactional, research & planning and return review.  The successful candidate will have substantive, hands-on experience of non-financial diverse businesses with the proven ability to address changing business needs.  As a member of the Loews Corporate Tax group, you will continue to develop expertise and gain exposure to a diverse group of businesses and learning opportunities in a collaborative environment. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Advises on and manages critical compliance, conducts reverse audits, governmental audits, research & planning and special projects. Prepares audit analyses, responses, protests and appeals, coordinating at times with outside service providers and ensures that corrective post-audit actions are implemented. Provides written and timely guidance to operating businesses ensures accuracy in practices and procedures and advances thoughtful risk mitigation. Performs due diligence and strategic analysis regarding the Indirect Tax impact of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and restructuring.  Stays abreast and educates others of trends and developments. Implements identified operational efficiencies. Assists subsidiaries with indirect tax issues as needed. May perform additional duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong technical skills and experience in multistate tax laws, theory and audit planning and management.  Robust knowledge of New York, California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana and Pennsylvania distinguishes this candidate. Strong working knowledge of corporate, partnership and disregarded entity classifications as they pertain to Indirect Taxes. Strong analytical, critical thinking and decision making skills. Strong ability to manage and influence others, both directly and indirectly and to work effectively across cross functional groups. Effective verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to communicate complex transactions and audit results in a straightforward, easy to understand manner. Experience & Education: 10+ years of demonstrated hands-on senior leadership in a small Indirect Tax group.  Consulting firm or mid-size to Big 4 accounting firm experience with direct client responsibility in various industries required.  A combination of public accounting and in-house corporate experience preferred. State government tax audit experience a big plus. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance.  Masters in Taxation, J.D. or CPA is a plus. Requires a minimum of 10% travel. Link to Apply: http://tinyurl.com/kzyurvw. Date Posted: 5/11/2017 (IPT2141)

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

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