Sales Tax Positions Available

Tax Technology Manager (Frisco, Texas) - Specialty: Tax Technology for Sales/Use Tax and Income Tax. Tax Technology Manager will be responsible for driving efficiencies by supporting KDP tax functions with automation/transformation and system projects for both Direct and Indirect Taxes. This position is responsible for the development of and operational support for end-to-end solutions concerning indirect taxes, including US sales & use tax, Canadian GST/HST, QST, VAT, beverage taxes, etc.  This position will also evaluate, recommend, develop, and implement solutions to automate and support business operations, compliance, reporting & analysis for both Direct and Indirect Taxes. Lead, Identify, implement, and manage Direct and Indirect tax technologies and system-related process improvement. Lead Vertex O Indirect Tax engine projects for global purchasing and sales processes via SAP’s and other systems such as Ariba. Maintains and improve Indirect Tax automation and reporting tools (Vertex) along with our ERP systems (SAP). Work with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives with transaction tax implication. Direct, recommend, test, and implement tax solutions.  Proactively identify and address system enhancement needs to optimize automation and efficiency. Assess, enhance, and automate processes and data flow to improve efficiency and accuracy. Identify and research system issues. Address root causes, recommend resolutions with courses of actions, and implement solutions. Develop and analyze reporting metrics to readily determine both Direct and Indirect tax implications on company operations. Build and maintain complex Alteryx workflow. Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS, Information Technology, or similar. Indirect Tax and/or Direct Tax experiences. SAP and/or tax engine applications experiences. Proactively resolve problems with sound judgment and discretion. Deliverable-focused with the capability to handle multiple projects and stakeholders. Excellent project and time management skills. Preferred Qualifications: Significant system experiences in SAP and Vertex O (or other tax automation software).  Experience implementing Direct Tax systems such as One Source, Corptax, etc. 3+ years’ experience with Indirect Tax and US SUT determination rules. 3+ experiences in a corporate tax, finance, or technology environment. Experience developing and implementing processes, procedures, or system solutions. Experience with functional technology capabilities (e.g., functional analysis, XML interpretation, Alteryx and/or Tableau, etc.). Excels with the use of emerging technology and advanced data warehousing. Proven spreadsheet application skills and other database, automation, or business intelligence skills. Snowflake, SQL/Python a plus. Understands cross functional impact and ability to build consensus with business partners. To apply click hereDate Posted: 9/18/2021 (IPT146)

Manager, Tax Controversy (Irvine, California) -  Pacific Dental Services. The primary purpose and function of the Tax Controversy Manager is to manage the state and local tax audits & appeals for various legal entities. Reports to the Director of Indirect Tax. Essential Functions: Gathers and analyzes information and drafts responses to state & local tax authorities’ Information Document Requests. Coordinates tax examinations with various taxing authorities. Maintains positive working relationship with tax auditors. Drafts protests & appeals to Notices of Assessments. Manages the protests & appeals process. Conducts tax research in connection with the above responsibilities. Assists with review, analysis, research and resolution of Indirect Tax issues. Develops a solid working knowledge of the business in order to defend tax positions. Mentors, supports and assists in the development and training of Indirect Tax staff. Other duties may be assigned. Education, Certifications, and/or Licenses and Experience (Minimum Requirements): Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting preferred) or JD. CMI preferred in Sales & Use Tax, property tax a plus. 5–10 years of relevant Indirect Tax experience.  “Big 4” CPA firm experience a plus. Solid background in Sales & Use and Property Tax. Experienced user of Oracle Cloud. Advanced user of Excel. To apply click here Date Posted: 9/15/2021 (IPT145)

Analyst, Sales & Use Tax (Atlanta, Georgia) -
Bringing True Hospitality to the world. We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality. We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way. With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips. We’re growing; grow with us. Ensuring IHG and managed hotels are compliant with transactional tax requirements as follows: Conducts technical tax research to stay abreast of current tax laws and regulations. Works with Tax Manager to ensure that updates related to tax requirements are communicated as needed. Creates reference materials and maintains tax authority files. Trains managed hotels and IHG departments on indirect tax matters. Provides data to third party preparer and reviews returns as needed. Responds to audit inquiries, fulfills business license requirements and supports property tax compliance. Supports treasury and accounting activities related to tax returns as needed. Works with Tax Manager to ensure that systems and processes are updated as needed based upon research and/or audit results to minimize future audit assessments. Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Hotel Management, or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. 1-3 years progressive work- related experience in indirect tax compliance and research. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Familiarity with sales/use, property tax, and business license requirements in multiple jurisdictions. Ability to exercise judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions. Knowledge of hospitality industry a plus. We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us. IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities/females/Disabled/Veterans. To apply click here. Date Posted: 9/15/2021 (IPT144)

Senior Sales Tax Accountant (Charlotte, North Carolina or Mobile, Alabama)
- As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.  Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today! This role is primarily responsible for assisting with sales and use tax audit defense and tax research supporting operations in our Healthcare and Senior Living Divisions.  A successful candidate will be a detail oriented, team player looking for a challenging new opportunity in sales and use tax. Responsibilities: Assist with gathering records, reconciling and analyzing data, and preparing responses related to audit defense. Respond to sales tax inquiries raised by internal customers and taxing jurisdictions. Research, documentation and communication of complex tax issues. Assist in identification of risk and opportunities to the business as they relate to sales and use taxes. Assist in providing resale certificates to vendors. Assist in maintaining updated exemption certificates from customers. Assist with sales tax compliance and business licensing as needed. Other special projects as assigned. Qualifications: 4-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or Tax required. CPA or CMI certification or candidate preferred. 3+ years multi-state sales and use tax audit defense and/or compliance experience required. Strong accounting and analytical skills. Experience with food/vending, healthcare, or support services industry preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required, especially Excel. Experience with SAP preferred. Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of electronic data. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to adjust to shifting priorities. Ability to work extended hours as required to meet internal and external deadlines Send resume to Josh.Sigmon@compass-usa.com. Date Posted: 9/13/2021 (IPT142)

Manager Operating Tax (Chesapeake, Virginia) -
Tax Specialty:  Sales and CMI is preferred. The principal purpose of the Operating Tax Manager position is to improve sales tax compliance, reduce risk associated with the collection and remittance of sales tax, research sales tax issues to minimize the sales tax we have to pay, understand our systems and how sales tax impacts them, efficiently manage sales tax audits and play a leading role in software implementations. The Operating Tax Manager will have a significant impact on our collection and remittance of sales and use tax. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Manage sales tax and unclaimed property compliance, including returns, payments, and account reconciliations Draft 10-K and 10-Q tax footnotes and disclosure. Ability to correctly research sku taxability and use taxability. Must be able to understand facts without much guidance and recognize opportunities. Process improvements should also be recognized, brought to management’s attention, develop plans to execute said improvements. Manage sales tax and unclaimed property audits from beginning to end. Must be able to clearly explain facts to auditors. Must be able to use creativity to develop new ways to make case when the initial approach does not work. Must be innovative in addressing problems. Play lead role in implementing software projects to ensure the sales tax implications have been addressed and sales tax risks have been thoroughly vetted and mitigated. It is expected that the person in this position will be able to recognize issues and recommend corrective actions quickly. Reconciling the sales tax accounts and resolving reconciliation items. Develop department budget for memo items (sales tax related items). Handle direct interactions with auditors. Maintain internal controls as required under Sarbanes Oxley. Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: BA or BS degree is required. 5-7 yrs Sales and Use Tax experience, equivalent public accounting experience or project management, business data analytics (large business data sets), or systems navigation experience. Strong analytical skills. Strong PC skills including MS Office. Good interpersonal and communication skills – both written & verbal to clearly answer questions from auditors, tax department members and other company personnel. Good problem solving skills. Desired Qualifications: CPA, CMA or CMI candidate desired. Experience in preparing Federal and state corporate tax returns. Experience with tax compliance software desired. Experience with large business data sets. To apply click here or adavid45@dollartree.com. Date Posted: 9/13/2021 (IPT138)

Indirect Tax Analyst (Sanford, North Carolina or New York, New York) -
We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re World #1 in Fragrance, World #2 in Professional Hair Care and World #3 in Color Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world. We are looking for an Indirect Tax Analyst to join our Global Tax Department. The position is responsible for supporting the indirect tax function (which includes sales and use tax, property tax, and ad hoc tax payments) for North America including Canada and Puerto Rico. The analyst will support and work closely with the Indirect Tax Manager to ensure compliance across multiple jurisdictions and business functions.  This is a hybrid (partially remote) position, and the candidate must live within a commutable distance from NYC or Sanford, NC. Responsibilities: Accurate and timely preparation, filing, and payment of indirect tax returns (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, and property tax) for monthly, quarterly, and annual filings for the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico for multiple entities. Prepare import tax releases for shipments into Puerto Rico. Calculate Canadian GST on intercompany sales. Maintain electronic copies of all reports and payment confirmations. Assist with indirect tax audits by gathering, analyzing, and providing requested audit supporting documentation as needed. Maintain filing calendar. Monitor legislation and communicate any new regulations to the Indirect Tax Manager. Assist with internal exemption certificates for a manufacturing and distribution organization and perform relevant research when necessary. Assist with reconciliation of indirect tax general ledger accounts and propose journal entries as necessary to record accruals or adjustments. Monitor Nexus footprint and assist with business registrations where applicable. Prepare tax requests from Corporate Income Tax including Income Tax and Commercial Activity Tax reporting. Work with Indirect Tax Manager by communicating observed tax issues/risks. Participate in indirect tax projects to improve processes, minimize manual manipulation of data, and maintain accuracy. Assist with new systems testing and integrations for indirect tax compliance. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required. Sales and use tax background with at least three (3) years of experience in tax research and compliance is required, manufacturing is a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word. Prior experience in a tax professional serves firm, industry and/or government agency is desirable. Experience with SAP, OneSource, and TTR desirable. High level of attention to detail. Preferred: Ability to work independently and able to identify problems and propose solutions. Strong creative problem-solving skills. Strong communication skills both written and oral. Strong team player, yet function well with independent responsibilities. To apply Shari_Thompson@cotyinc.com. Date Posted: 9/10/2021 (IPT136)

Principal Tax Accountant (Irving, Texas) -
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman Corporation is seeking a Principal Tax Accountant to join the Corporate Tax Department in Irving, TX. The qualified applicant will report to the Corporate State Tax Director in Falls Church, VA. Roles and Responsibilities: Sales/use and gross receipts tax return preparation & other filings. Extract monthly data from SAP and Cost Point for Vertex returns imports. Review monthly accruals for manufacturing and R&D exemptions. Calculate “Aerospace” percentage exemptions & prepare related accruals. Respond to resale & exemption certificate requests. Review iBuy Shopping carts for proper sales/use tax coding of purchase orders. Perform quarterly Blackline sales/use tax account reconciliations & journal entries. Work with accounts payable, accounts receivable, supply chain, buyers & sectors to resolve sales/use tax issues. Maintain resale certificates received from customers. Work with Vertex administrators to resolve jurisdiction code & other systems matters. Indirect tax registrations. Maintain indirect tax calendar. Maintain schedule of indirect tax payments. Respond to indirect tax notices. Support audit & incentive initiatives. Assist state income tax compliance, as needed. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field plus 6 years indirect tax experience or 3 years of experience with a Big 4 Accounting Firm. Hands on experience using Vertex O series software. SAP knowledge; Cost Point knowledge is a plus. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Taxation or related field. CPA license or CMI designation. Aerospace & defense industry experience. Big 4 & industry tax experience. Corporate state income tax compliance experience. A high level of confidence, attention to detail, integrity, self-motivation, and hands-on problem solving skills. Flexible and demonstrate strong judgment/decision-making skills. Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as, project management, planning, and personal interaction skills. Strong commitment and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment. Salary Range: $79,800.00 - $119,800.00To apply click here. Date Posted: 9/10/2021 (IPT135)

U.S. Indirect Tax Compliance Analyst (Arlington, Virginia) -
Amazon is seeking an experienced U.S. Indirect Tax Analyst to join its U.S. Indirect Tax Compliance team in Arlington, Virginia. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic environment with great work-life balance. The U.S. Indirect Tax Compliance ("ITC") team is seeking a Tax Analyst to scale with Amazon’s growth. The ITC team is dedicated to ongoing improvements and the utilization of tax technology to continually improve its compliance processes. Primary Responsibilities Include: Prepare monthly U.S. indirect tax filings for Amazon and related subsidiaries, including but not limited to, Sales Tax, Use Tax, Gross Receipts taxes, and other similar taxes. Research and calculate use tax and other indirect tax accruals. Provide tax reporting guidance based on research of transaction tax laws and regulations using RIA, CCH and other tools to ensure compliance with state and local indirect tax laws and regulations. Prepare basic reconciliation of transaction tax general ledger accounts. Develop and implement process improvements across U.S. Indirect Tax compliance. Assist with economic incentive reporting requirements and compiling FAS5/ASC450 documentation. Develop and communicate metrics for management analysis and ad-hoc requests. Network cross-functionally within Tax and with other Amazon business groups, providing tax compliance guidance as needed. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent experience. 2+ years of transaction (indirect, sales) tax experience with a public accounting firm, a major law firm, and/or multinational corporation. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines. Excellent communication skills - both oral and written. Ability to champion and implement process improvements. Highly motivated and able to work in a fast paced environment. MS Excel proficient, including use of advanced Excel functionality). Experience with analyzing and reviewing statutes, regulations, and case law, as well as extracting data, and making appropriate filing position recommendations. Work effectively in a team environment both within and outside the tax department. CPA or equivalent work experience. To apply click here. Date Posted: 9/10/2021 (IPT134)
 
Senior Tax Compliance Analyst State & Local Tax (Arlington, Virginia OR Seattle, Washington) -
Amazon is seeking an experienced Senior Analyst – Indirect State and Local Tax to join its domestic Indirect Tax Compliance ("ITC") team in Arlington, Virginia or Seattle, Washington. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic environment. The ITC team is dedicated to owning and leading projects that result in the next generation of tax compliance solutions at Amazon. This position will be responsible for preparing and reviewing indirect tax returns, account reconciliations, notice resolution and use tax determinations, in addition to implementing process efficiencies and improvements while embracing new technologies. ITC's compliance projects have a high impact on the tax organization. Primary responsibilities include: Review monthly indirect tax filings for Amazon & subsidiaries including, but not limited to, Sales Tax, Use Tax, Gross Receipts Tax, WA Business & Occupation Tax, and Regulatory Fees; Reconciliation of transaction tax general ledger accounts and related SOX controls; Develop and implement process improvements across all indirect tax reporting functions, including refinements to current processes and work-papers, as well as utilizing technology to improve and enhance workflow; Research and document transaction tax filing issues, positions and processes; Provide guidance based on research of transaction tax laws and regulations; and Mentor and develop compliance team members. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 4+ years of experience in tax, finance or a related analytical field. BS/BA in Accounting, Finance and Business, or equivalent combination of education and experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 5+ years of indirect tax experience with a public accounting firm, and/or multi-national corporation. Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines in a fast-paced environment. Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management. Able to champion and implement automation and process improvements, including bots, data analytics and/or other similar technology tools. MS Excel proficient, including use of advanced Excel functionality. Experience with analyzing and reviewing statutes, regulations, and case law, as well as extracting data, and making appropriate filing position recommendations. Work effectively in a team environment both within and outside the tax department. Excellent communications kills - both oral and written. CPA, MST or equivalent job experience. For Arlington, please click here. For Seattle click here. Date Posted: 9/10/2021 (IPT133)

Senior Tax Accountant (Farmers Branch, Texas)
- Varsity Brands inspires achievement and creates memorable experiences through elevating the student experience in Sport, Spirit and Achievement. We are the recognized leader in team athletic gear, the driving force in cheerleading, and the most trusted name in celebrating student milestones. We partner with educators, coaches and students to build student pride, student engagement and community spirit. We work as a team and live strongly by our values. The Senior Tax Accountant has a strong knowledge of the indirect tax function and the ability to operate effectively in a dynamic environment, collaborating with the business units and cross-functional teams.  The person in this role can understand broad objectives, work independently to achieve those objectives and take the initiative to develop processes as well as identify and implement process improvements. QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related area. CPA preferred. Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in indirect tax, primarily in the sales tax area. Experience with Sales Tax Software (Vertex Preferred). Advanced Excel knowledge preferred; Intermediate Excel level knowledge required. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience using SAP is beneficial. Experience with tax research tools (CCH, RIA or TTR). Must have analytical skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Detail-oriented, deadline driven and organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks while working independently or as part of a team. Commitment to meeting daily, weekly and monthly deadlines regardless of the obstacles. PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITES: Prepare and/or review monthly sales and use tax returns and payments for multiple jurisdictions and multiple entities. Prepare and/or review business licenses, annual reports and property taxes for multiple jurisdictions and multiple entities. Prepare and/or review all tax account reconciliations for multiple entities. Work with internal Tax Dispute Team to resolve customer tax disputes. Manage tax exemption certificate process, including obtaining, validating and maintaining the certificates. Perform tax research and troubleshoot tax billing issues. Interact with internal/external customers and tax jurisdictions via phone and/or email. Assist Indirect Tax Manager with tax audits. Support and continuously improve standard processes to increase departmental efficiencies. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned. Send resume to aschlemmer@varsitybrands.com. Date Posted: 8/30/2021 (IPT130)

Sales Tax Solution Associate (Jacksonville, Florida) -
Wilmoth & Associates is an established local CPA firm and we currently have a career opportunity for an experienced Sales Tax Solution Associate with technical proficiencies. Our Associates provide sales, use and income tax services, Our focus is on implementing tax strategies that align with our client's business objectives. Compliance outsourcing, the monthly processing of sales tax returns, is our specialty.  Our goal is 100% client satisfaction and value. It is essential that candidates have multi-state sales and use tax experience.  Given the smaller size of our firm, we need an individual who is willing take on multiple responsibilities and types of engagements including, but not limited to: Processing multiple client data files in varying formats utilizing existing MS Access databases and Excel on a monthly basis in order to meet recurring compliance deadlines. Analyzing client records and identify/make appropriate adjustments to client data. Assisting in the completion of compliance deadlines for which the database is used. Training users how to utilize database and troubleshoot basic system errors. Assisting in the modification of company products and/or customer/internal systems to meet the needs of the client and/or end-user. Assisting with the analysis and documentation of existing system workflow and code. Performing data analysis to support internal and external project needs. Creating basic documentation in work assignments such as program code. Competencies: Microsoft Access SQL and VBA programming experience. Microsoft Excel expertise. Willingness to assist with filing deadlines and other projects related to information that database houses and processes. Willingness to learn business theory that supports process behind database development. Analytical and problem-solving skills for design, creation, testing and debugging of programs. Ability to self-motivate and work independently. Excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and complete assignments in a timely manner. To qualify, candidates must have: Experience working with appropriate programming languages, operating systems and software. Experience working with relational databases to facilitate programming software. Sales tax experience. If you are interested in this great opportunity, please contact me at kim@wilmothcpa.com. Date Posted: 8/25/2021 (IPT127)

Tax Analyst III (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania or Remote) -
This position is responsible for providing tax and legal expertise for our software products. Research and interpret tax and case law, statutes, regulation and legislation and determine how it impacts Vertex products. Structure standard and complex tax content within Vertex products in a manner consistent with system architecture and platforms. Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities: Research, define, and interpret complex tax and case law and provide recommendations to tax and nontax personnel. Determine how tax or rules impact Vertex products regarding the addition of new content or the maintenance of existing content. Structure complex tax content within Vertex products in a logical manner that is consistent with system architecture and platforms. Test complex tax content and functionality within Vertex products and internal databases. Provide expertise and support for testing and implementing systems and/or process changes to support increased efficiencies or conformance with tax rules. Lead complex projects and participate as a team member on projects. Contribute to the development of requirements for new tax functionality. Understand and resolve complex customer issues and system architecture to develop solutions. Represent Vertex as a subject matter expert at product demonstrations, presentations, seminars, panels, and webcasts if needed. Lead or participate in other operational and strategic projects or duties as assigned. Occasional travel required. Participate in other projects or duties. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Developing capabilities of effectively managing teams. Developing capability to influence and create awareness skills. Developing capability to multi-task and prioritize to meet team goals, commitments and KPIs. Ability to problem solve. Developing capability to interact and communicate effectively with external customers and stakeholders. Developing capability to coach, mentor, teach, develop, and train. Exposure to a broad spectrum of taxes and jurisdictions. SME in a specific tax field. Developing capability to be a SME in multiple tax fields. Developing capability of compliance administration (facilitate information between Vertex and taxing authority). Developing capability to implement and leverage tax solutions to manage indirect tax (global and US). Developing capability to understand how customers would use Vertex products or equivalent product. Developing knowledge of OSeries, L&Q, and returns. Ability to effectively work in multi-jurisdictional/regions. Developing capabilities in project management, estimation skills. Ability to utilize time management and effectively communicating competing priorities. Ability to interact effectively with internal customers. Ability to apply professional concepts, experience and comply objectives in order to perform in-depth analysis of situations or data to resolve complex issues in creative ways. Ability to work without supervision. Latitude for independent decision making. Ability to network with key contact outside own area of expertise. Ability to listen and understand information and communicate the same. Must posses strong interpersonal, organizational, presentation, and facilitation skills. Superior communication (oral, written, presentation, and facilitation) skills. Ability to co-present at product demonstrations, seminars, panels, and webcasts. Ability to prioritize and multi-task projects with individuals form various areas of the company. Must be results oriented, customer focused and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Proficient in Microsoft Office packages is required. Education and Training: Bachelor's degree in accounting or other business disciplines. Advanced degree, law degree or professional certification a plus. Equivalent experience may substitute for some portion of the education requirements. CPA or legal experience preferred. 4+ years in a multi-jurisdictional environment. Diverse industry or consulting experience a plus or equivalent combination of education and experience. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/25/2021 (IPT125)

Indirect Tax Data Consultant (Mooresville, North Carolina) -
The primary purpose of this role is to administer the sales and use tax environment for Lowe’s. This position requires the individual to ensure accurate taxation of all sales activity and to ensure an accurate audit trail from stores/ dotcom through downstream systems. This role is expected to perform complex calculations, have knowledge of exemption certificates, tax free holidays and experience in tax law research. Ability to interact / communicate with various Lowe’s departments on special projects. Key Responsibilities: Ensures accurate POS taxation for all US and Canadian stores and works with both Tax and Business teams to ensure an accurate audit trail is maintained and readily accessible. Strong knowledge in a querying language like SQL or experience using Alteryx and working with big data. Assist in the automation of the item taxability assignment process. Works with the item assignment team, in place. Responsible performing tax research, as required. Recommend ways to automate the exemption certificate process to ensure the company collects and remits accurate taxes.Coordinates all tax-free holiday activities between the Tax Department and Operations to ensure Lowe’s complies with state requirements. Assists store, corporate personnel and allied businesses with sales/ excise tax questions and responds accordingly.Work with internal and external auditors to produce documentation supporting the SOX process. Updates sales tax procedures and tax information on internal communication systems for U.S. and Canada locations. Works with other departments, including but not limited to Operations, Accounting, Legal to retrieve data and ask/answer questions. Directs the payment of taxes, fees and licenses; overseeing the setup through Lowe's portals, input of jurisdictions, delivery and addressing of non-electronic and electronic payments, etc. and providing approval when needed. Participates in account reconciliation, consolidates and reviews work papers to assess alignment with final reports for management. Researches changes in the federal, state, and local laws and analyzes the impacts on costs and tax payments; conducts expense adjustments subsequently. Identifies sales tax variances and works with Lowe’s IT on system corrections. Work with offshore Tax team in Bangalore, India on Avalara exemption process. Work and promotes ethical standards of the company. Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. Experience in retail indirect tax and accounting (corporate or public). Strong communication and critical thinking skills. Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree in Accounting, Tax, CPA, CMI, or MBA. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/19/2021 (IPT124)

Staff Accountant, Tax (Tempe, Arizona) -
If you like disrupting the norm and are looking to join a company revolutionizing an industry then you will LOVE what Carvana has done for the car buying experience. Buying a car the old fashioned way sucks and we are working hard to make it NOT suck. I mean, have you seen our vending machine?! We are looking for people who are excited to thrive in an environment of impactful change. Team spirit is evident at Carvana and every day we let our passions and creativity foster innovation. We take big swings, set ambitious goals, and challenge each other to make data- and process-driven decisions in everything we do. Here are a few of our stories! We’ve been changing the game since 2013, and we’re not taking our foot off the gas now. Want more of the story? Check out our background here. We’re looking for a high-energy Staff Accountant to join a rapidly growing company. Under the direction of the Tax Manager, the Staff Accountant, Tax is responsible for data gathering, compilation and analysis of sales, use and property tax information and reconciling GL accounts with the use of SQL and Microsoft Excel. This will be a position with full visibility into the business model and interaction/collaboration with other business units in the company. Most importantly, you will see your insights have an immediate, tangible impact every day in a well-funded and rapidly growing company. What you’ll be doing: Indirect tax compliance, including but not limited to, multi-state filings in Sales and Use tax, property tax. Analyzing and improving processes surrounding Sales and Use tax compliance. Researching complex multi-state tax and registration issues. Taking on Special Projects as needed. Querying financial data through SQL. Using Excel to manipulate data from several vendors (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Concatenation). Identifying trends among several data sources, analyzing P& L accounts to research root-cause. analysis and proposing a plan of action for resolution. Act as a liaison between multiple departments to resolve accounting issues. What you should have: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field. Ability to collaborate among multiple business units. Advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, IF Formulas). A sense of urgency and professionalism, with impeccable communication skills. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/19/2021 (IPT123)

Tax Senior SALT (Denver, Colorado or Remote Option) -
TaxOps LLC is a boutique CPA firm offering accounting, tax, and consulting services to clients in the U.S. and around the world. We focus our service on corporations, businesses and their owners assisting them with federal, state and local tax solutions. We are seeking a Tax Senior to join our State and Local Tax team. If you are passionate about the work you do, and a take-charge individual wanting to make a difference, TaxOps is looking for you! Recognized as a Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today, we take our business seriously but not ourselves, and are known for straight-talk and a flair for fun. Responsibilities: Prepare state and local tax filings (e.g. sales tax returns and business tax registrations) apportionment schedules, state income tax returns, as directed. Research state and local tax matters, document issues, analysis and conclusions and create deliverables in both qualitative (memo) and quantitative (excel) formats.  Participation in and preparation of voluntary disclosure, nexus review, technical research, exposure quantification, audit defense, ASC 450 reviews, and similar projects. Identification of state tax developments impacting firm clients. Development of client and community relationships. Contribute to the community by serving on various tax counsels, BOD’s, tax communities such as IPT, CACI (in Colorado or the equivalent in other states. Speak, write, blog, podcast -- help TaxOps SALT continue to build worldwide eminence for our deeply experienced team of former Big 4 experts. Have fun! Requirements: 2-5+ years of recent public accounting experience or SALT focused industry experience. Big 4 experience a plus! CPA or EA designation (or CPA in process). Highly valued – Attorney, LLM or Master’s in Tax. 2-5+ years of related experience such as experience with multi-state taxes and sales tax with consulting or tax audit background. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications and tax research tools. Perks: Competitive salary and benefits. Opportunities to specialize in various industries & technical areas and encourage building and enhancing your professional network. Work/life balance, mentoring, team collaboration and ongoing trainings. Regular remote working opportunity. Base Pay Range: $65,000 – $85,000 (negotiable, based on experience). To apply, click here. Date Posted: 8/17/2021 (IPT119)

Vice President Sales and Use Tax (Chicago, Illinois) -
In a world of disruption and increasingly complex business challenges, our professionals bring truth into focus with the Kroll Lens. Our sharp analytical skills, paired with the latest technology, allow us to give our clients clarity—not just answers—in all areas of business. We embrace diverse backgrounds and global perspectives, and we cultivate diversity by respecting, including, and valuing one another. As part of one team, One Kroll, you’ll contribute to a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. The Duff & Phelps, a Kroll business Sales and Use Tax Services practice offers a total sale and use tax strategy by generating high value tax-saving ideas and helping clients meet specific regional and jurisdictional sales and use tax compliance needs. At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clients’ most complex governance, risk, and transparency challenges. Apply now to join one team, One Kroll.  Note: This position can be remote. Duff & Phelps is seeking a Sales and Use Tax Vice President Candidate to work with our indirect tax team on sales and use tax outsourcing and a variety of state and local tax projects. The primary role encompasses sales and use tax return preparation, research and analysis, including preparation of written memoranda and other analysis as well as assisting with managing large scale tax projects. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and organized and able to work effectively as part of a larger team or individually, have a collaborative and collegial professional demeanor and possess a strong desire to learn and a natural intellectual curiosity. Other areas of responsibility include: Manage day to day aspects of select sales and use tax compliance projects. Collaborate with and coordinate team members to assist with management of projects. Train and develop staff. Oversee retrieval, validation and reconciliation of audit data inputs. Oversee documentation retrieval and organization to support sales and use tax audit defense. Prepare audit submissions, work papers and memorandums. Identify potential tax saving opportunities. Participate in audit negotiation and presentation of data analysis and taxability research. Conduct data analysis and work paper preparation for reverse audit projects to ensure identification and recapture of refund opportunities. Keep up to date with law changes. Requirements: Five plus years’ experience with demonstrated progression of responsibilities in a combination of Tax and/or Information Technology roles, preferably within a corporate tax environment or a combination of experience within a corporate tax environment and a public accounting or consulting firm. An understanding and working knowledge of client’s business and tax systems including Oracle and/or SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Tax Software such as Vertex and/or Sabrix. Excellent research and writing skills. Ability to analyze raw data from ERP systems to reconcile to trial balances and sales and use tax returns. Experience working with audits and reverse audits. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. Ability to draft filings, such as refund claims, petitions for redetermination, and various other administrative replies. Good organizational skills with a high attention to detail. Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field. CPA or CMI preferred. Travel Required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities. Experience working with diverse teams. To apply, click here. Date Posted: 8/15/2021 (IPT117)

General Tax Analyst (Jackson, Michigan) –
CMS Energy’s Corporate Tax Team seeks a General Tax Analyst with 4 years of experience who wants to learn and grow with us in an ever-changing energy industry.  The ideal candidate has a base understanding of tax principles; including corporate income, sales and use tax, accounting for income taxes and basic tax research.  We expect the candidate to be hard-working, display initiative, communicate well with others and be a life-long learner. Our offices are open and we are “Together Again”.  We offer a hybrid work environment. On occasion, you will need to travel to attend off-site training sessions, meetings and between Company locations.  Key responsibilities: Support co-sourcing of federal, state, and local income tax returns and estimated payments preparation. Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end tax provisions for CMS Energy subsidiary companies. Assist with the unique world of energy regulation and taxation – assisting with rate cases, our corporate tax forecast and/or tax planning strategies.  Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance related degree or equivalent experience; 4+ years’ tax experience in public accounting (Big 4 preferred) or corporate tax environment. Preferred Qualifications: CPA or Masters of Taxation preferred. Base understanding of corporate tax preparation, accounting for income taxes and tax research; Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines; Experience in Microsoft Office, tax compliance and provision software; and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. To apply, click here. Date Posted: 8/15/2021 (IPT116)

Senior Tax Analyst (Jackson, Michigan)
– CMS Energy’s Corporate Tax Team seeks a Senior Tax Analyst with an advanced knowledge of tax, ASC 740, internal controls, SEC reporting, and/or utility tax regulatory principles. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, continuously improving team player interested in working in an environment with a wide array of specialized tax issues. The Senior Tax Analyst makes decisions and exercises technical judgment within the scope of a system or project and may make final recommendations in support of tax issues of substantial importance to the Company. Our offices are open and we are “Together Again”.  We offer a hybrid work environment. On occasion, you will need to travel to attend off-site training sessions, meetings and between Company locations.  Key responsibilities: Support co-sourcing of federal, state, and local income tax returns and estimated payments preparation. Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and year-end tax provisions and income tax allocation for CMS Energy’s consolidated group. Perform federal and state tax research and effectively communicate findings, including legislative updates, tax planning and state apportionment. Collaborate with various departments to create and analyze the company’s tax forecast. Assist with federal, state and local audit requests related to income, sales and use tax. Employ problem solving/process improvement methodologies to streamline and standardize compliance and accounting activities. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related degree; CPA or Master of Taxation preferred; 7+ years tax experience in public accounting (Big 4 preferred) or a corporate environment. Preferred Qualifications: Strong tax research skills; Experience with SAP, tax compliance software and provision software, such as PowerPlant; Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, deadlines, and budgets; Excellent technology skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. To apply, click here. Date Posted: 8/15/2021 (IPT115)

Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax (Atlanta, Georgia) -
Tax Specialty:  Sales and Use. Newell Brands Inc. Responsibilities: Team member engaged in all aspects of indirect tax with an emphasis on US sales and use tax, property tax, and unclaimed property for a highly complex and diverse business organization. Support sales and use tax, property tax, and unclaimed property compliance processes through the identification, research, and implementation of savings opportunities and process improvement strategies.  Primary compliance functions are outsourced.  Support audit defense processes through development of tax positions and negotiation to settle issues; coordination with business units to identify and properly account for potential exposures; provision of valid and organized compliance data to tax authorities; and timely communication with tax management and business units on the status of open audits, audit results, and corrective actions. Serve as a technical resource, including review of select filings and forms; registrations and compliance in appropriate taxing jurisdictions; and financial impact of new and proposed tax legislation. Support planning processes by assisting with indirect tax due diligence for acquisition targets and transition support associated with divestitures and reorganizations, including identification and remediation of tax exposures and assisting with integrations. Qualifications and Skills: Bachelor’s degree required; Accounting, Business, or Finance preferred; MST, CPA, or CMI in Sales Tax desirable. 3 - 6 years’ experience required, public accounting or manufacturing industry preferred. Sales and use tax and property tax knowledge. Strong tax research and technical writing skills. Demonstrated accounting, analytical, verbal and written communication, and people skills. Excellent large data management skills, proficiency in Microsoft Excel required. Prior tax systems experience with Vertex and SAP required. Proficient with online research tools, such as Checkpoint and BNA. Experience with handling multiple projects, effectively prioritizing, and meeting staggered deadlines. Self-motivated, creative, articulate, and results oriented. Ability to work additional hours when special projects require. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/13/2021 (IPT114)

Tax Manager Indirect Taxes (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) -
The Tax Manager reports to the Vice President of Tax and is expected to contribute to the management, oversight and evolution of the company's indirect tax function. Partner with business leaders, tax, finance, treasury, legal, audit and external advisers on various business indirect tax questions and tax planning matters to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise. Key touchpoint and relationship manager for outsourcing relationship filing sales tax returns, responsible for solving issues and further improving filing process by developing or implementing best practices. Manage sales and use tax audits; oversee schedule and ensure audits assigned to team members are progressing; interact and negotiate with tax officials, audit issue resolution, appeals and coordination with outside advisors; and report high level summaries to management. Assist VP with overseeing that all SOX requirements related to the indirect tax area are followed and updated as needed. Manage with VP the ACS450 indirect tax reserves and maintain all required documentation. Coordinate and manage staff (direct reports) and assess their performance by providing daily oversight and support. Inspire teamwork across staff functions and other business groups to maximize the performance and the development of people. Assist leadership in fostering an environment in the tax department to drive technical expertise, strong collaboration and communication, best practices and efficient processes. Address and provide internal support to field for business related issues (client and/or governmental) attributable to sales tax matters. Develop indirect tax processes and policies to mitigate risks and ensure timely and accurate indirect reporting and tax filings. Qualifications: College degree plus 8+ years of experience in a sales tax role. Ability to lead projects, including working with internal departments and outside advisors. Ability to manage, negotiate, and resolve audit issues. Possess excellent organization and problem-solving skills and the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks bringing projects to completion. Leadership qualities to supervise projects, as well as support other departments in the organization. Proven ability to make strong judgment decisions and work with a high level of integrity. Self-starter with superb attention to detail yet possesses an understanding of the "big picture". Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Strong understanding of various systems or keen ability to quickly learn new systems in order to obtain required audit data. Creative and flexible attitude and style to adapt to new situations in a rapidly changing, dynamic environment. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/13/2021 (IPT113)

Sales & Use Tax Compliance Senior or Manager (Columbus, Ohio or Remote) –
Clarus Partners Advisors is rapidly expanding its dynamic team of indirect tax specialists. Headquartered in Columbus, OH with team members located throughout the country, Clarus Partners offers the opportunity to join a group of forward-thinking experts in the field of indirect tax. Clarus Partners is seeking a strong multistate sales and use tax compliance professional to add to our team.  This person will be responsible for leading a team of US and India-based resources in all aspects of our sales and use tax compliance function, including: Review, analyze, and reconcile large amounts of client data on a monthly basis.  Utilize advanced Excel functions on a consistent basis to help manipulate large amounts of data with efficiency and accuracy. Overseeing the compilation of sales and purchase data necessary for filing state and local sales and use tax returns. Import client data into CorpSales sales and use tax software to file the monthly, quarterly and annual sales/use tax returns for our clients. Provide review and sign-off on all sales and use tax returns. Self-preparation and filing of returns as needed. Reviewing the tax calendar to ensure the filings and payments are done timely and completely. Perform the monthly general ledger sales and use tax payable account reconciliations. Ensure that all state and local tax correspondence is answered timely and accurately. As Clarus Partners is headquartered in Columbus, OH, you would work remotely unless you are located in the Columbus area.  A CPA license is not required.  Other qualifications/requirements include: At least 4 – 6 years of experience with sales and use taxes at a large multistate corporation and/or public accounting firm. At least 3 – 4 years of experience with preparing sales and use tax returns in a multistate environment utilizing sales tax preparation software (CorpSales experience would be ideal, but is not a requirement). Strong skills with Microsoft Excel. Excellent time management/organization skills. Excellent communication skills, both within and without Clarus Partners. Ability to work within a team to ensure client and firm policies are followed. Please email your resume to Jeff Mallory, Partner, at jmallory@claruspartners.com. Date Posted: 8/5/2021 (IPT109)
 
Analyst Associate Indirect Tax, Sales & Use Tax (Orlando, Florida) - Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 52,000 people serving clients in more than 135 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader. Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of$1.87 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with 623 partners and8, 500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India. The CoE serves as a shared services center for GT US. Situated in Orlando, the CoE is multi-functional in Tax, Audit, Advisory, Client Services and Enabling Functions. Empowered people, bold leadership and distinctive client service are embedded in the culture at the CoE. A transparent, competitive and excellence driven firm that offers an opportunity to be part of something significant. Driven professionals at the CoE serve communities through inspirational and generous services to give back to the communities they work in. The CoE Tax team collaborates with our US offices and helps our clients manage a wide range of domestic Sales& Use Tax and Property Tax compliance burdens. We drive innovation in the tax process, as well as analyze and recommend appropriate tax planning opportunities to clients. Our range of tax services cover areas such as state and local tax, sales & use tax and property tax. Responsibilities: Prepare or assist in preparing simple to complex US sales & use tax returns. Aptitude to follow firm standards and apply them accordingly. Provide assistance in resolving tax related queries and notices. Monitor, document and apply any changes in tax rates, tax laws for sales and use tax return preparation. Collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide industry knowledge and experience. Establish and maintain relationships with engagement team members at various levels. Qualifications and Skills: Critical thinking and analytical skills. Aptitude for learning tax technical matters, workflow processes, and technology (proprietary tools). Strong written and verbal English language communication skills. A process improvement and knowledge-sharing mindset. Execute effectively in cross-cultural business settings.  Professional Experience/Qualifications:  1 to 2 years of customer service related experience preferred or Associate’s degree in business-related major preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/2/2021 (IPT103)

Manager Indirect Tax, Sales & Use Tax (Orlando, Florida) -
Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 52,000 people serving clients in more than 135 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader. Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of$1.87 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with 623 partners and8, 500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India. The CoE serves as a shared services center for GT US. Situated in Orlando, the CoE is multi-functional in Tax, Audit, Advisory, Client Services and Enabling Functions. Empowered people, bold leadership and distinctive client service are embedded in the culture at the CoE. A transparent, competitive and excellence driven firm that offers an opportunity to be part of something significant. Driven professionals at the CoE serve communities through inspirational and generous services to give back to the communities they work in. The CoE Tax team collaborates with our US offices and helps our clients manage a wide range of domestic Sales& Use Tax and Property Tax compliance burdens. We drive innovation in the tax process, as well as analyze and recommend appropriate tax planning opportunities to clients. Our range of tax services cover areas such as state and local tax, sales & use tax and property tax. Responsibilities: Perform review of complex engagements and review of the Sales/Use tax returns (large/diamond clients of SUT) handled by team members under the supervision of the Manager. Technically versatile and able to work with data from various sources of complexity and formats. Monitor, document and apply any changes in tax rates, tax laws for sales and use tax return preparation. Responsible for Quality Assurance for projects handled by the team. Identify technical issues on engagements and present recommendations and solutions to the engagement teams. Manage large engagements and coach the team on technical concepts. Act as subject matter expert (“Go To” Person) and be a conduit for knowledge sharing. Actively participate in and lead technical forums in Indirect tax team. Develop content and help conduct trainings. Identify gaps, coach, mentor and develop technical skills of team members. Build professional relationship with the US engagement teams. Work with national sales and use tax team on administrative issues including time management and profitability to build efficiencies and develop and improve processes and protocols. Lead teams and manage their performance, guide and coach them on career development. Supervise Assistant Managers in coordinating training and support of CoE team members on best practices, policies, and protocols. Supervise Assistant Managers in managing deliverable deadlines and team workload prioritization. Qualifications and Skills: Critical thinking and analytical skills and detail-oriented. Aptitude for learning technology (proprietary tools). Strong written and verbal English language communication skills. A process improvement and knowledge-sharing mind set. Execute effectively in cross-cultural business settings. Experience working with an outsourcing work stream or in a shared service environment required. Strong proficiency with MS Office suite. Extensive experience with Vertex. Strong supervisory skills, delegation skills, workload assessment and prioritization skills required. Ability to work additional hours as needed. Ability to travel, up to 10%. Professional Experience Qualifications:  8 to 12 years of sales & use tax return preparation, review, accounting and finance experience. 3 to 5 years of team leadership experience. CMI designation or Bachelor’s degree in business-related major preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/2/2021 (IPT102)

Senior Analyst/Reviewer Indirect Tax, Sales & Use Tax (Orlando, Florida) -
Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 52,000 people serving clients in more than 135 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader. Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of$1.87 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with 623 partners and8, 500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India. The CoE serves as a shared services center for GT US. Situated in Orlando, the CoE is multi-functional in Tax, Audit, Advisory, Client Services and Enabling Functions. Empowered people, bold leadership and distinctive client service are embedded in the culture at the CoE. A transparent, competitive and excellence driven firm that offers an opportunity to be part of something significant. Driven professionals at the CoE serve communities through inspirational and generous services to give back to the communities they work in. The CoE Tax team collaborates with our US offices and helps our clients manage a wide range of domestic Sales& Use Tax and Property Tax compliance burdens. We drive innovation in the tax process, as well as analyze and recommend appropriate tax planning opportunities to clients. Our range of tax services cover areas such as state and local tax, sales & use tax and property tax. Responsibilities: Ability to perform review of complex engagements and review of the Sales/Use tax returns (large/diamond clients of SUT) handled by associates. Monitor, document and apply any changes in tax rates, tax laws for sales and use tax return preparation. Responsible for Quality Assurance for projects handled by the team. Ability to identify technical issues on the engagements and to present with the recommendations to the engagement teams. Ability to manage the engagements and coach the team on technical concepts. Acting as subject matter expert (“Go To” Person) and be a conduit for knowledge sharing. Actively participating in the technical forums. Develop content and help conduct trainings. Ability to identify gaps, coach, mentor and developing technical skills of team members. Build professional relationship with the engagement teams. Qualifications and Skills: Critical thinking and analytical skills. Aptitude for learning tax technical matters, workflow processes, and technology (proprietary tools). Strong written and verbal English language communication skills. A process improvement and knowledge-sharing mindset. Execute effectively in cross-cultural business settings. Experience working with an outsourcing work stream or in a shared service environment required. Strong proficiency with, MS Office suite. Good experience with Vertex.  Professional Experience/Qualifications: 3 to 6 years of sales & use tax return preparation, review, accounting and finance experience with strong customer service related experience. Associate’s degree in business-related major preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/2/2021 (IPT101)

Assistant Manager Indirect Tax Sales & Use Tax (Orlando, Florida) -
Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 52,000 people serving clients in more than 135 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader. Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of$1.87 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with 623 partners and8, 500+ employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India. The CoE serves as a shared services center for GT US. Situated in Orlando, the CoE is multi-functional in Tax, Audit, Advisory, Client Services and Enabling Functions. Empowered people, bold leadership and distinctive client service are embedded in the culture at the CoE. A transparent, competitive and excellence driven firm that offers an opportunity to be part of something significant. Driven professionals at the CoE serve communities through inspirational and generous services to give back to the communities they work in. The CoE Tax team collaborates with our US offices and helps our clients manage a wide range of domestic Sales& Use Tax and Property Tax compliance burdens. We drive innovation in the tax process, as well as analyze and recommend appropriate tax planning opportunities to clients. Our range of tax services cover areas such as state and local tax, sales & use tax and property tax. Responsibilities: Perform review of complex engagements and review of the Sales/Use tax returns (large/diamond clients of SUT) handled by team members under the supervision of the Assistant Manager. Expertise in Sales/Use tax concepts and well versed with tools like Vertex and E-filings for various states. Monitor, document and apply any changes in tax rates, tax laws for sales and use tax return preparation. Responsible for Quality Assurance for projects handled by the team. Identify technical issues on engagements and present recommendations and solutions to the engagement teams. Manage the engagements and coach the team on technical concepts. Act as subject matter expert (“Go To” Person) and be a conduit for knowledge sharing. Actively participate in the technical forums. Develop content and help conduct trainings. Identify gaps, coach, mentor and developing technical skills of team members. Build professional relationship with the engagement teams. Effectively manage and direct team members reporting to the Assistant Manager. Work with CoE management to monitor and develop best practices, policies and protocols for engagement execution in support of local office client relationship teams. Train and support CoE team members on best practices, policies, and protocols. Evaluate deliverable deadlines and team workload to prioritize engagement execution by team members reporting to the Assistant Manager. Qualifications and Skills: Critical thinking and analytical skills and detail-oriented. Aptitude for learning technology (proprietary tools). Strong written and verbal English language communication skills. A process improvement and knowledge-sharing mind set.  Execute effectively in cross-cultural business settings. Experience working with an outsourcing work stream or in a shared service environment required. Strong proficiency with MS Office suite. Extensive experience with Vertex. Strong supervisory skills, delegation skills, workload assessment and prioritization skills required. Ability to work additional hours as needed. Ability to travel, up to 5%. Professional Experience/Qualifications:  5 to 8 years of sales & use tax return preparation, review, accounting and finance experience. 2 to 3 years of team leadership experience. Bachelor’s degree in business-related major preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/2/2021 (IPT100)
 
Sales & Use Tax Specialist (Houston, Texas) - This position is not eligible for our relocation program. TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states. Reporting to the U.S. Tax Manager in the Houston office, the Tax Specialist will actively participate in TC Energy’s tax function to ensure compliance with sales and use tax reporting requirements.  The Tax Specialist will provide tax consulting to various stakeholders and coordinate sales and use tax audits. What you’ll do: Review and analyze purchase data for the filing of sales and use tax returns in multiple jurisdictions. Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation/review of assigned sales and use tax returns. Prepare/review severance tax and other excise tax returns. Provide tax consulting to the supply chain group, project managers and others related to various sales/use tax matters. Coordinate assigned sales and use tax audits. Perform tax research including documentation of research findings. Respond to tax jurisdictional notices and inquiries. Perform/review monthly general ledger account reconciliations of the sales and use tax accounts. Prepare/review financial information for budgets and forecasts. Complete special projects as assigned by manager/director. Other tasks as required. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related business field. CPA designation, related designation or equivalent. Ten plus (10+) years of related experience in sales and use tax. In depth knowledge of sales and use taxation. Experience in tax research and handling sales/use tax audits. Excellent organizational skills that allow the candidate to manage multiple assignments and competing priorities. Excellent communication skills. Strong team player who can work well with others. Detail oriented. Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word. To apply click here. Date Posted: 8/2/2021 (IPT099)

Tax Analyst (Atlanta, Georgia) -
 
InComm headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia has been the market leader in the prepaid and payments industry. We build and maintain a data infrastructure that supports global commerce and offers solutions that reach people all over the world. Additional Information about InComm can be found on its website www.InComm.com. We are in immediate need of a Senior Analyst; Indirect Tax is primarily responsible for sales and use tax, property tax, gross receipt tax compliance and sales tax exemption. Property tax compliance involves data gathering and analysis, return filings and tax payments.  The Senior Analyst also supports sales & use tax audits, property tax research, monitors state tax legislation, maintains tax calendars, researches state tax issues and reconciles indirect tax monthly accruals. Job Responsibilities: Preparing transaction tax (sales/use, business & occupation, gross receipts, and property tax) returns for monthly, quarterly and annual filings of returns on a timely and accurate basis. Ensures all tax payments are made in a timely fashion. Track a monthly filing and payment calendar. Performs monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation. Research transaction tax issues.  Interpreting and complying with state, local and international statutes, regulations, and legislation.  Preparing for, and assisting with, transaction tax audits.  Preparing and/or reviewing indirect tax filings for all related companies.  Providing guidance based on research of transaction tax laws and regulations.  Assisting with the reconciliation of transaction tax general ledger accounts.  Project Manager of Resale/Exemption certificate program CertCapture/ handle inbound/customer calls regarding sales tax exempt status and respond to fax, mail and email communication.  Developing and implementing process improvements.  Complies with all internal controls. Complete assigned tax accounting reports (journal entries and account reconciliation, etc.). Respond to inquiries from States and other tax authorities. Responsible for maintenance of tax files. Job Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred. A minimum of two - three years of Sales and Use Tax work experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong teamwork and analytical skills, and close attention to detail preferred. Has attended IPT Sales Tax School or Property Tax School a plus.  Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Must be a quick learner, self-motivated and self-starter. Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines. Send resume to smcbean@InComm.com.  Date Posted: 8/2/2021 (IPT098)

Indirect Tax Senior Analyst (Raleigh, North Carolina) -
Tax Specialty: Sales Tax with some property tax. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is seeking an Indirect Tax Senior Analyst for its Raleigh, NC location. This role is responsible for partnering with the Business and GBS to ensure accurate and efficient sales and use tax, property tax and business license filings on a timely basis. Actively participate in, manage and/or create value-add initiatives and trainings to automate and streamline indirect tax compliance and advice. Your responsibilities: Support timely and accurate preparation of state, and other jurisdictions’ indirect taxes including sales and use, personal property, business licenses, and annual reports filings. Develop SOPs and new processes to align with management requirements, as needed. Gather data and support various aspects of state tax filings as needed. Initiate and prepare tax payment requests. Initiate and submit tax related purchase orders and payment requests of consultant invoices. Responsible for continuous improvement in the efficiency of data gathering. Manage exemption certificate database to ensure current and accurate. Manage vendor and customer new set ups and related tax forms. Prepare tax account reconciliations for approval. Tax Liaison between IT and Vertex. Provide advice and training to the Business on indirect tax matters. Automation of all indirect tax compliance. Indirect tax audits and disputes. Other tax related tasks as requested. Your background: Bachelor’s degree in tax/accounting/finance or related field and a minimum 5 years of Federal, state, sales and/or property tax experience.. Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi ABB Power Grids in the United States. SAP knowledge a plus. Vertex knowledge a must. Alteryx knowledge a plus. Strong Microsoft Office products skills, with emphasis on Excel. Ability to interface and communicate effectively with all types of people and disciplines, including colleagues internationally. Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and remain responsive to internal/external inquiries. Flexible working independently as well as in a team environment. Analytical/accounting and reconciliation skills. To apply click here. Date Posted: 7/17/2021 (IPT093)

Director of Tax (Louisville, Kentucky) – 
Texas Roadhouse. Responsibilities: Oversee all tax planning, research, and compliance to minimize the Company’s tax burden and its tax risk.  Ensure income taxes are correctly computed for financial statement purposes and that appropriate internal controls are in place. Ability to manage federal, foreign and multi-state income tax, sales and use, property, and other tax return compliance and audits. Identify, develop, implement, and maintain short & long term tax planning strategies to reduce tax expense and minimize tax risk. Oversee current and deferred income tax provisions in accordance with SFAS 109 and FIN48 for quarterly and annual financial statement reporting. Continuously monitor the internal & external environment to spot emerging risks and propose how to manage those risks. Ensure compliance with the Company’s internal control requirements. Evaluate, implement, and maintain effective software applications. Continuously improve systems and processes. Serve as a subject matter expert in various related areas. Other projects as needed to support the Company’s operations. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related Business degree.  CPA required. 12+ years of experience demonstrating a proven progression in tax complexity, scope, and research. Word, Excel, Outlook. Other Requirements: Ability to lead & develop others. Strong understanding of GAAP accounting and its relation to tax accounting. Familiarity with international, information reporting, escheatment, tax incentives and payroll tax planning and compliance issues. Strong technical knowledge of tax law and its application. Resourcefulness, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Proactive approach, focusing on most important issues/tasks first. Ability to work with, understand and empathize with various users to influence and be influenced by them to create and institute value-added decisions. This job description includes essential functions and basic duties and is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as appropriate. This document is not a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate. To apply click here. Date Posted: 7/12/2021 (IPT092)

Tax Solution Analyst IV (King of Prussia, Pennsylvania or Remote) -
This position is responsible for providing technical, tax and legal expertise for Vertex’s internal and external software applications and products including the design, implementation and maintenance of internal tools and other processes to enhance the productivity of the tax research team and other related Vertex entities to meet particular customer or industry specific needs. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide expertise and support for testing and implementing systems and/or process changes to support increased efficiencies or conformance with tax rules. Assist in developing requirements for new tax functionality. Assist in providing Strategic Direction to anticipate jurisdictional policy statements and possible trends for future approaches to taxability. Assist in supporting the development of Enterprise applications (Transfer Pricing, RPS, O Series deployment on Enterprise platform, etc.). Possesses the capability to understand complex tax and case law and provide recommendations to tax and nontax personnel. Determine how expected tax results or rules impact Vertex products regarding the addition of new content or the maintenance of existing content. Structure complex tax content within Vertex products in a logical manner that is consistent with system architecture and platforms. Under the supervision of more senior staff, develop ability to act as a consultant to interface with customers implementing key product/process solutions to meet the business goals of a customer by applying software based custom configurations and/or processes. Assist in the design, implementation and maintenance of tools by: Analyzing and identifying the requirements and needs of the Tax Research organization as it relates to tax content. Collaborating with the members of the Tax Research organization to assist in approaches to taxability findings and help in the awareness of how data should be used by tax professionals so that it can be structured for the various product lines. Working with Tax Research colleagues to identify pain points and recommend effective solutions. Create; design and review with customers to ensure tools will meet their needs. Implement and unit test solutions. Gather, prioritize and respond to internal and external customers’ defect and enhancement requests on tools. Evaluate and recommend third-party tools to increase productivity of staff. Assist in providing training, troubleshooting and other support for newly implemented and enhanced applications. Identify future risks regarding content and contribute to the deployment of the mitigation plan for such risks. Perform regression testing and/or monitor results from monthly update processes. Perform and/or monitor end-to-end testing of transactions from rules creation, through taxability determination and calculations, exports to returns and review of compliance reporting. Assist in creating and maintaining documentation of the processes for technology connections to research activities and tax data content. Ensure interaction of internal data feeds to various customer software. Analyze, review, test and respond to RFA and CR for data related architecture issues. Assist in evaluating the content of SRD/ORD/SRS/Design documents and programming code for new features or change request. Participate in other projects or duties. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Understanding of both the business processes and technical knowledge of the system processing and related business practices. Extensive experience and an in-depth knowledge of our products, information systems, and software development lifecycles Demonstrated working knowledge of relational database concepts and the related modeling and implementation tools; this requires the ability to understand data modeling and the table structures of Vertex software applications and internal tools. Ability to collaborate on the design and development of internal applications and/or database systems. Ability to prioritize and multi-task projects with individuals from various areas of the company. Current knowledge of tax law and policies and how they could apply to our software.  Ability to apply professional concepts, experience and company objectives to perform an in-depth analysis of situations or data to resolve complex issues in creative ways. Ability to work with minimal direct supervision. Latitude for independent decision making. Ability to create formal people networks involving coordination among groups. Ability to listen and understand information and communicate the same. Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, presentation and facilitation skills.  Must be results oriented and customer focused. Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.  Sufficient knowledge of business hardware and software to complete work. EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience. Ten (10) plus years of experience in tax and/or technology. Five (5) plus years of experience working with assigned Vertex products. Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. To apply click here. Date Posted: 7/8/2021 (IPT089)

Associate Accountant Sales Tax (Charlotte, North Carolina) -
As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states.  Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar. This role is primarily responsible for providing support to the Sales Tax Compliance team while providing excellent internal customer service to our field and corporate operations. Responsibilities: Assist with state and local sales and use tax compliance, including processing returns and payments. Assist with logging & clearing notices issued by taxing jurisdictions. Assist with preparing, filing and tracking of Power of Attorneys required for multiple jurisdictions. Provide timely responses to routine questions from colleagues in field operations. Assist with preparation of resale certificates as needed. Adding reviewed exemption certificates to the Exemption Certificate Management System (ECMS) and monitoring certificates for required renewal. Assist with obtaining and renewing annual business licenses & sales tax permits and entering into License HQ. Identify best practices within the role and strive to improve processes and efficiencies. Organize & file various records as needed, mostly electronic but may include some physical filing. Perform additional duties as assigned. Qualifications: Minimum Education: Associates Degree. 1 to 3 years sales tax or accounting experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required, strong Excel skills needed. Experience with ERP; SAP preferred. Detail-oriented, team player with a strong work ethic. Strong communication skills (oral and written). Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage significant amounts of electronic data. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with ability to adjust to shifting priorities. Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Send resume to Josh.Sigmon@compass-usa.com. Date Posted: 6/28/2021 (IPT086)

Indirect Tax Analyst (Cary, North Carolina) -
This Indirect Tax Analyst role reports to the Director, Indirect Taxation and will be located in Cary, North Carolina. As an Indirect Tax Analyst, you will be responsible to provide full tax support to multiple ABB businesses for indirect tax (sales/use, personal property, and other business tax) planning and audit defense.   This opening is not established as a full remote work position. This is not a compliance role so a passion for audit defense, ERP tax engine ownership, and tax planning and data analytics will be key to the successful candidate.  We are building the tax department of the future focusing on adding value to the multiple businesses we support. Your responsibilities: Coordinating with offshore provider of state and local sales and use filings. Assist with personal property tax compliance, business license returns, and annual reports filings. Manage turnkey day to day activities of certain state and local tax audits. Keep exemption certificate database current and accurate. Support the efficient handling of ABB’s sales and use tax engines. Provide support including tax research for business partners. Oversee tax account reconciliations with offshore provider. Support unclaimed property/escheatment process as needed. Your background: Minimum of 4 years degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and prefer some experience in Sales and/or Personal Property Tax experience especially in audits, tax engines and/or tax planning. Proficient knowledge of MS Office 365 tools. Experience with SAP and/or Vertex a strong plus. Knowledge of Data Analytics tools such as Tableau, Qlikview, Power BI or Alteryx are a plus.  Analytical/reconciliation skills considered a plus. To apply click here. Date Posted: 6/28/2021 (IPT084)