Sales Tax Positions Available


Senior Tax Associate Sales & Use Tax Audit (Atlanta, Georgia) – Michael James Sales Tax Solutions. The Senior Tax Associate will be responsible for assisting the Sales, Use & Excise Tax Audit Manager with scheduling and preparing for sales/use tax audits and will work closely with the manager to provide responses to auditor’s information requests. The Senior Tax Associate responsibilities include collecting tax audit related information, developing and implementing audit strategies, proactively evaluating tax exposure, defending tax positions and maintaining successful auditor relationships. Additionally, the Senior Tax Associate will review preliminary/final work papers, create work plans to reduce assessments and make client recommendations.   Responsibilities will include: Data discovery and analysis of all Sales, Use & Excise Tax audit inputs. Preparation of audit submissions and work papers, including the drafting of appeal letters. Participate in the negotiation of audit reductions and assessments through data analysis and tax research. Communicate audit results to management in a timely manner. Create and maintain relationships with tax auditors for successful negotiation of tax positions.  Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. 4 plus years’ experience in one or more of the following areas, with demonstrated progression of responsibilities: a corporate tax environment or finance environment, public accounting firm, law firm or other relevant experience. 3 plus years’ experience in sales and use tax audit. Experienced with Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, exposure to Data Analytics tools a plus.  Ability to work independently managing and prioritizing multiple tasks.  Strong analytical, research, communication and negotiation skills will differentiate the ideal candidate.  Send resume to myoungblood@mjsalestax.com. Date Posted: 2/26/2020 (IPT2634)

Tax Accountant (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) - Tax Specialty: Sales/Use and Property. Why Join the Amedisys Family? We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home. Care for patients one-on-one in home environment with flexibility in scheduling. Essential Functions: Prepares tax returns, researches and identifies technical issues, and documents all tax work for review by the Manager/Sr Manager of Tax. Communicates with various taxing authorities regarding tax notices. Analyzes information, develops practical and creative solutions to problems, determines project conclusions and recommendations, and participates in the decision-making process, as appropriate. Continually reports on the status of tax projects. Documents paperwork and recommendations to other departments, prepares written memos, drafts internal client correspondence, and effectively communicates with company personnel. 6. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: One (1 ) year experience in tax department of public accounting firm or equivalent experience in business/industry. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. 2. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. Minimal degree of travel. Must be able to continually (67% - 100% of the time) sit, see, hear, speak, use one hand, and be inside. Must be able to frequently (34% - 66% of the time) stand, walk, bend/stoop, lift/carry/push/pull up to 20 lbs. Must be able to occasionally (1% - 33% of the time) squat; crawl; climb; reach above shoulder level; kneel; balance; lift/carry/push/pull over 50 lbs.; be outside; and be exposed to temperatures of 32 degrees Fahrenheit and less, 100 degrees Fahrenheit and more, wet and humid, noise, vibration, fumes, dust. Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic. Email to send resume: cherie.johnson@amedisys.com or apply online . Date Posted: 2/25/2020 (IPT2633)

Sales & Use Tax Specialist (flexible USA) - NBPA is seeking an experienced, energetic and self-motivated state and local sales & use tax specialist to join our expanding Sales & Use Tax practice.  NBPA is a national provider of State and Local Tax services (SALT), handling real estate, personal property and sales & use tax issues for large industrial and commercial clients. We are an employee-owned ESOP, incorporated in 1935. Responsibilities:  As a Sales & Use Tax Manager, you will be responsible for the following, which are focused around two core concepts; your technical expertise and delivering excellent client service: Deliver a full range of sales and use tax services including refund/underpayment reviews, management of state sales/use tax audits, conduct tax research, prepare/review technical tax memoranda and client correspondence, and provide strategic state tax advice in areas such as nexus. Assist with growing the business by identifying opportunities to provide additional services to clients and developing relationships with potential new clients. Continue to expand knowledge base in area of expertise, comply with continuing education requirements. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Minimum of 5 years of experience providing sales/use tax consulting services in a Public Accounting, Consulting, or Law firm. Former State Department of Revenue/Division of Taxation experience preferred. Strong analytical, problem solving, detail oriented and excellent interpersonal skills. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research. Send resume to info@nationalbureau.com. Date Posted: 2/18/2020 (IPT2630)

Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax (Seattle, Washington) - The Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax will support Expedia Group’s growing Domestic Indirect Tax Operations Team.  Expedia Group is a U.S. based travel and technology company that owns and operates several domestic and international online travel brands including Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, trivago, Venere.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Vrbo. What you'll do: Prepare and review complex U.S. gross receipt-based tax returns. Apply your gross receipts tax knowledge to proactively identify, review and implement changes to ensure that Expedia accurately meets all gross receipts-based compliance obligations. Collaborate with other business groups to understand the tax impact of business operations on indirect tax obligations. Research and apply new and existing laws impacting Expedia’s gross receipts tax reporting obligations. Communicate and implement findings with various internal and external stakeholders. Contribute to indirect tax project work as required on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, transactional tax data, and tax research and analysis projects. Work as an integral part of the tax team. Who you are: Excellent researcher and problem-solver, who can analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and learn from tax data. You possess a solid understanding of Washington business and occupation tax and more general gross receipts tax concepts with the ability to apply concepts to various compliance processes. Strong communicator who knows when/how to ask questions, raise issues, and provide meaningful updates to the working team. You are easy to work with—flexible, engaged, and eager to do your best work as part of a broader team. A multi-tasker, able to simultaneously work on multiple tasks while meeting strict due dates. Self-starter who takes the initiative on project assignments, working diligently to identify issues and thoughtful questions. Strong team player willing to assist in a variety of tax related areas. You want to work in a dynamic work environment and have successfully done so in prior work experience. You seek out and welcome internal and external feedback and can change your performance, deliverables, deadlines based on such feedback. You are somebody who actively drives and/or facilitates change; you are not comfortable in the back seat. Skilled user of Microsoft Office with an emphasis in managing large data sets in Excel. You have successfully used, or have a desire to learn and use, automation tools such as UIPath, Tableau and Alteryx. You love to collaborate with a diverse and interactive team in a professional and respectful way. BA/BS degree in accounting or related field. 3 to 6 years of tax experience in a corporate tax department or public accounting firm. CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not required. Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required. Apply. Date Posted: 2/17/2020 (IPT2629)

Tax Senior Indirect Taxes (Lincolnshire, Illinois) - The outdoors is a big place and just as it offers endless adventures, so does our company. Camping World is your premier one-stop-shop for everything RV. Along with RV parts and accessories, we also offer a full selection of new and used RVs for sale. Once you buy an RV, should it need a little TLC, our RV Spa detail and refurbishment centers are there to make it shine like new. However, if the problem is under the hood, our nearly 2,000 service bays, over 1,600 technicians and 100+ collision centers scattered around the country are ready to get you back on the road in no time.  As the RV industry leader, Camping World is always looking for new and better ways to enhance your RV and outdoor experience. Camping World – like the great outdoors – is a big place, full of opportunity and we make it our mission to equip you for it. We’ve got an awesome team already, but there’s always room for more! Are you ready for a new adventure? As a tax professional within the Company, the successful candidate will lead a scope of responsibilities related to Sales/Use tax, Personal Property Tax, fixed asset maintenance, Business taxes, Unclaimed Property, and assistance with Form 1099 compliance.  The position will also be responsible for performing an analysis of the existing state and local tax compliance and providing recommendations on improving the workflow for all locations across the United States.  This individual will work closely with Controllers on various sales tax matters and assist with sales/use/personal property tax audits. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Preparation of business personal property tax returns for all dealerships. Working with Fixed Assets data in FAS SAGE – review of the information provided by accounting (useful life, method), preparation of the consolidated Tax FA roll forward schedule. Assist dealerships with sales and use tax questions as they arise. Determine proper state and local tax rates for new dealerships. Monitor existing and emerging sales tax law changes and assess the impact on the company.  Develop improvements to systems, processes and work papers on a continual basis to drive improvements in efficiency and effectiveness, while maintaining adequate internal controls under SOX requirements. Research and draft technical memoranda regarding state and local issues. Assist with sales and use tax audits defense including performing tax research, summarizing data and drafting audit responses. Assist in responding to state and local tax notices. Monitor business activities for potential nexus implications. Assist with unclaimed property requests. Assist with preparation of annual reports and other business tax filings. Import the 1099 data into Yearli software compliance system. Work closely with all levels of organization. Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: 4-6 years of progressive tax experience in a corporate tax department, public accounting, or combination of both with emphasis on sales tax. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field. Working knowledge of tax laws and regulations at the U.S. federal, state, and local level. CPA preferred. High level understanding of state sales and use tax laws. Understanding of personal property tax law. Understanding of state escheat laws. REQUIRED SKILLS: Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and changing priorities. Good written and verbal communication skills. Strong tax research and analytical skills. High level of intellectual curiosity and ability to learn and communicate technical concepts. Highly skilled in the use of excel including V-look up and advanced pivot tables. Hands on, efficient organizational skills, and a strong attention to detail. Able to work independently and make sound, timely decisions. Dealership Experience is preferred. Apply here. Date Posted: 2/12/2020 (IPT2627)

Sr. Analyst Sales Tax Planning and Controversy (Raleigh, North Carolina)
- We are seeking a Sr. Analyst, Sales Tax Planning and Controversy located at our corporate headquarters in Raleigh, NC. Reporting to the Sales and Use Tax Audit Manager, the Sr. Tax Analyst will be responsible for assisting the Sales and Use Tax Audit Manager with all sales and use tax audits, refund initiatives, and special projects.  Responsibilities:  Organize and perform the initial analysis of sales and purchase transactions being reviewed under audit.  Assist with the development of initial tax positions.  Draft certain protest and appellate documents related to either audit assessments or claims for refund.  Perform substantive technical research related to taxability of purchases and related exemptions in approximately 30 states.   Assist with special projects related to acquisitions, mergers and divestitures.  Review and monitor sales tax law changes. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting required; Master’s degree preferred. CPA or CMI preferred. 5+ years of focused sales tax experience ideal.  Some sales tax audit experience preferred. Experience with Vertex O Series or other sales tax software platforms (e.g. Onesource, Taxware, etc.) preferred.  Ability to gather facts, research a tax position, and accurately communicate tax advice to Martin Marietta stakeholders. This position requires exceptional oral/written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with diverse groups. Send resume to Josh.Jones@martinmarietta.comDate Posted: 2/11/2020 (IPT2626)

Indirect Tax Analyst (Lowell, Massachusetts) - Sales Tax, Value Added Taxation in Canada and business licenses.  Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers. Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability. Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water. This position will be an integral part of the tax team.  The successful candidate for this role will support both US and Canadian Taxes.  Major areas of responsibilities include: sales and use tax audit defense, tax consulting, tax accounting and special projects. The link to the site to apply for the position is https://bit.ly/37e7wPc. Date Posted: 2/10/2020 (IPT2644)

Sr. Indirect Tax Analyst (Burnsville, Minnesota)
- Northern Tool & Equipment Company, Inc. To lead the implementation and maintenance of indirect tax technology solutions in order to help support the Company in its efforts to comply with state and local sales and use tax, excise tax, and unclaimed property laws and regulations. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: 1. Manages indirect tax audits for North American operations from planning to completion to ensure conformity with all laws and regulations. 2. Negotiates and defends tax positions with jurisdictional auditors. Reviews, accepts, or rejects audit findings. Protests audit findings with management's approval. 3. Performs tax research and analysis to ensure items are taxed properly according to statutes and/or regulations. 4. Works closely with business units and across Finance to ensure that systems and processes enable strategic and operational requirements and to ensure process and system changes are defined and implemented correctly. 5. Identifies tax technology needs, including process improvements and efficiencies through best practices of utilizing new technology and/or maximizing existing technology. 6. Plans for core tax system growth and works closely with IT development team. Partners with IT department to monitor software updates and maintenance. 7. Leads efforts to develop, communicate, and implement strategies and processes related to tax systems, reporting and retention, including tools used by tax department to facilitate reporting. 8. Integrates plans and expands capabilities of the Avalara and Vertex sales and use tax software engine. 9. Develops requirements and designs test scripts to thoroughly test systems for functionality. Troubleshoots system issues. 10. Leads tax incentive projects to capitalize on tax savings for the Company. Creates work plans and manages projects through to completion. 11. Documents processes and participates in data warehouse and other data retention projects. 12. Keeps supervisor informed of important developments, potential problems, and related information necessary for effective management. Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with others, as appropriate, to ensure a coordinated work effort and team approach. 13. Performs related work as apparent or assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Information Technology. At least 5 years of experience with demonstrated progression of responsibilities in a combination of Indirect tax audit and Tax 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; or other relevant experience. At least 3 years of experience with Vertex configuration rule functionality for sales and use tax. Experience integrating other systems/businesses to Vertex in a project environment. Intermediate knowledge of general tax principles and advanced knowledge or experience with tax technology solutions. Preferred knowledge of SQL and SQL Developer tools; including the ability to data mine, analyze results and make recommendations. Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentation). Experience with MS Dynamics AX, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Tax Software such as Vertex and Avalara. High level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion and confidentiality. Create and sustain good working relationships with internal and external partners. Advanced organization and project management skills. Demonstrates Northern Tool + Equipment's 12 Core Competencies. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ycydgg9w2p6jmmnw. Date Posted: 2/6/2020 (IPT2641)

Manager, Global Tax Reporting U.S. International (Seattle, Washington) - Are you a tax professional seeking your next challenge? Are you eager to apply your tax technical skills to solve new and unique challenges? Do you view changes in tax legislation as an opportunity to learn and grow? If so, then consider joining the Tax Team at Expedia Group! Expedia Group has an exciting opportunity to join its Global Tax Reporting Team as a Manager, Global Tax Reporting – U.S. International.  The Global Tax Reporting Team is part of the broader tax department and corporate finance at Expedia Group. Our team of tax enthusiasts is responsible for the global tax provision, U.S. income tax reporting (federal, state, and U.S. international reporting), modeling and analysis, tax controversy, mergers and acquisitions support, and special projects. For requirements, qualifications and to apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/31/2020 (IPT2639) 

Sr. Manager, Global Tax Reporting Tax Operations (Seattle, Washington) - This is a newly-created role with a broad focus on worldwide tax accounting and reporting, U.S. income tax compliance, and special projects (including U.S. tax planning and modeling, transaction support, process and policy development, and technology and automation).  You will leverage your strong technical skills in the areas of accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) and U.S tax compliance and planning for many aspects of this role. For requirements, qualifications and to apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/31/2020 (IPT2637) 

Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax (Seattle, Washington) - The Senior Analyst, Indirect Tax will support Expedia Group’s growing Domestic Indirect Tax Operations Team.  Expedia Group is a U.S. based travel and technology company that owns and operates several domestic and international online travel brands including Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, trivago, Venere.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, and Vrbo. For requirements, qualifications and to apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/31/2020 (IPT2636)

Manager, Sales Tax Audit (Cheektowaga, New York or Avon, Connecticut) – Sodexo, world leader of quality of life services, has a Sales Tax Audit Manager position now available.  The position can be held in either office location.  Responsibilities:  Assist state tax auditors during sales/use tax audits of Sodexo and its subsidiaries.  Perform tax research and review contracts in conjunction with tax audits.  Ensure all payments are made timely, all waivers signed and filed as necessary, and all protests and hearing dates are met.  Assist in the implementation of corrective action plans developed during an audit.  Prepare audit protests and work with auditors to ensure minimum tax liability.  Assist in ensuring compliance with internal control procedures.  Identify potential tax savings opportunities.  Develop and implement individual and group training.  Assist in the development and implementation of proactive process improvements.  Work on Special projects.  Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting; 6-8 years of demonstrated in-depth Tax or Accounting experience, including at least 4 years of Sales Tax Audit experience; Sales Tax Compliance, Research, and Audit experience in a multi-state tax environment.  Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.  To apply, click here. Date Posted: 1/30/2020 (IPT2635)

Sales Tax Accountant -
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! 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. Compass Group, the world’s leading contract foodservice and support service company and a top rated employer by the Charlotte Observer, has a Great Opportunity for career development and growth as a Sales Tax Accountant. This role is primarily responsible for timely and accurate compliance with state and local tax laws while providing excellent internal customer service to our field and corporate operations. Responsibilities: Prepare and file state and local sales and use tax returns, including compilation and analysis of financial data. Maintain and update sales tax return worksheets and procedures. Research and resolve general ledger account variances with internal customers. Reconcile sales and use tax general ledger accounts on a monthly basis. Respond to sales tax inquiries raised by internal customers and taxing jurisdictions. Register, renew and cancel state, county, city and local sales tax permits. Develop and maintain sales tax knowledge relating to laws and regulations in assigned states. Identify process improvements and cost savings opportunities. Assist with special projects as assigned. Qualifications: 4 year degree in Accounting or Tax required; CPA or CPA candidate preferred. 1 to 3 years multi-state sales and use tax compliance experience required.  Experience with food/vending or support services industry preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office required, especially Excel, Access is ideal. Experience with SAP (or similar ERP system) and sales tax compliance software preferred. Strong accounting and analytical skills. Ability to identify trends through data analytics and work orders. Ability to independently research issues and reach a resolution in all cases. Must be a detail-oriented, team player with a strong work ethic. 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. 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. Contact Josh Sigmon - Josh.Sigmon@compass-usa.com. Apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/30/2020 (IPT2634)
 
Taxes & Fees Accounting Manager (Atlanta, Georgia) - The role provides statutory and financial accounting business process expertise in all areas of indirect taxes, licenses, deposits, and regulatory fees for North America legal entities, and is responsible for the accounting, reporting and regulatory tax filings required.  This role leads and develops a team providing support to the tax and fees areas described above and collaborates with other finance/accounting teams, IT, and Corporate Tax to ensure tax transactions are correctly recorded and reported to all US jurisdictions.  The ‘Tax & Fees’ team develops processes and executes tax returns, related payments, and accounting for multiple tax types including but not limited to sales tax, use tax, personal and real property tax, business licenses, escheat payments, fuel tax, and beverage taxes. The Tax & Fees Manager ensures appropriate tax automation tools are in place and functioning as designed (scope of work includes the design and testing of new tools).  He/she provides related financial and regulatory audit support, as well as champions, influences, and executes against change management programs to support organizational strategies and initiatives. For requirements, qualifications and to apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/29/2020 (IPT2633)

VP Sales and Use Property Tax - Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.  Duff & Phelps’ Sales and Use Tax Services practice provides comprehensive sales and use tax solutions to our clients including tax determination, minimization, planning and compliance services.  At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career. Responsibilities: 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 research and analysis, due diligence reviews, 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. Conduct taxability matrices, perform research supporting findings. Prepare audit and voluntary disclosure submissions, work papers and memorandums. Identify potential tax saving opportunities. Participate in audit and voluntary disclosure 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 current  with law changes. Qualifications: Minimum 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. Familiarity with Oracle and/or SAP,  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. Excellent communications skills. Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field CPA or CMI preferred. Travel Required. In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via www.careers.duffandphelps.jobs. Date Posted: 1/27/2020 (IPT2632)

VP Sales and Use Tax (Addison, Texas) - Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference. Duff & Phelps’ Sales and Use Tax Services practice provides comprehensive sales and use tax solutions to our clients including tax determination, minimization, planning and compliance services. At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career. RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 research and analysis, due diligence reviews, 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. Conduct taxability matrices, perform research supporting findings. Prepare audit and voluntary disclosure submissions, work papers and memorandums. Identify potential tax saving opportunities. Participate in audit and voluntary disclosure 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 current  with law changes. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 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. Familiarity with Oracle and/or SAP 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. Excellent communications skills. Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field. CPA or CMI preferred. Travel Required. Apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/27/2020 (IPT2661) 

VP Sales and Use Tax (Chicago, Illinois) -  Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference. Duff & Phelps’ Sales and Use Tax Services practice provides comprehensive sales and use tax solutions to our clients including tax determination, minimization, planning and compliance services.  At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career. RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 research and analysis, due diligence reviews, 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. Conduct taxability matrices, perform research supporting findings. Prepare audit and voluntary disclosure submissions, work papers and memorandums. Identify potential tax saving opportunities. Participate in audit and voluntary disclosure 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 current  with law changes. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 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. Familiarity with Oracle and/or SAP,  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. Excellent communications skills. Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field. CPA or CMI preferred. Travel Required. Apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/27/2020 (IPT2660) 

 VP Sales and Use Tax (Morristown, New Jersey) -  Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you’ll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference. Duff & Phelps’ Sales and Use Tax Services practice provides comprehensive sales and use tax solutions to our clients including tax determination, minimization, planning and compliance services.  At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career. RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 research and analysis, due diligence reviews, 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. Conduct taxability matrices, perform research supporting findings. Prepare audit and voluntary disclosure submissions, work papers and memorandums. Identify potential tax saving opportunities. Participate in audit and voluntary disclosure 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 current  with law changes. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 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. Familiarity with Oracle and/or SAP,  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. Excellent communications skills. Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field. CPA or CMI preferred. Travel Required. Apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 1/27/2020 (IPT2659) 
 
Manager, Tax Compliance and General Ledger Reporting (Chicago, Illinois) - The Tax Compliance and planning role will be a key partner in various business initiatives and will drive impact! This role is involved with the assessment and development of solutions that ensure accurate and timely transaction tax compliance and general ledger reporting in agreement with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The role also is a key liaison with internal business partners including marketing, engineering, supply chain, sales operations and financial planning and analysis. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Participate in enterprise projects to ensure appropriate requirements are developed based on a solid understanding of financial systems, transactional flow and support testing, if required. Maintain relationship with tax return provider to complete filings of approximately 600 monthly transaction tax returns for all U.S. Cellular legal entities. Monitor tax compliance notices and work with third party or taxing jurisdiction to resolve. Establish, maintain and consistently implement policies and procedures to ensure that internal controls are operating effectively. Ensure accounting records, monthly accounting close activities (including journal entries and account reconciliations) and variance analysis are accurately prepared, maintained and completed in a timely manner. Identify and communicate risks and issues impacting financial area of responsibility to senior leadership. Collaborate with peer leaders to improve reporting processes and monitor ways to streamline compliance process. Understand the tax return reporting process including the flow of transaction taxes from the source documents, reports used for filing purposes, accrual accounts including tax rates, taxable base, and flat fees. Review, test, maintain and improve integrity of data presented for reporting purposes and to clearly establish a logical audit trail. Support requests for financial information from executive leadership, internal and external auditors, or others in the organization, as needed. Ensure accurate completion of the in-house preparation of miscellaneous returns and business licenses. Will own process of making sure that journal entries, and resulting financial statement accounts are stated in accordance with US GAAP. As well as ensure reconciliation of tax reported and remitted by third party preparer to the tax accrual account. Hold associates accountable by monitoring progress, results and deliverables, providing timely and constructive feedback and delivering performance improvement actions, if and when needed. Set performance direction by ensuring team goals align and support Company goals and that these translate into concrete individual goals. Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required. 7 plus years of broad transaction tax, accounting or finance experience. Experience and knowledge in all areas of Transaction tax compliance. Working knowledge of general ledger and financial systems. Strong complex problem solving and analytical abilities; continuous improvement mindset. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Advanced computer proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Preferred Qualifications: 2 years supervision. CPA Preferred; MST. Prior state & local tax experience in the telecommunications industry is strongly preferred. Understanding of US GAAP and internal control. SAP experience. E-Mail resume to Claudia.castaneda@uscellular.com Date Posted: 1/21/2020 (IPT2658)

Tax Preparer (Hooksett, New Hampshire) - Merchants Fleet is the fastest growing fleet management company in the country, with over 50,000 vehicles under management.  Our mission is to provide our clients with the most innovative fleet management experience nationally. We partner with our clients to optimize the mobility of their organization, through leasing, fleet services and customized solutions.  Through innovative thinking and specialized teams, Merchants elevates the fleet performance of its broad range of clients. Merchants is an award-winning place to work with accolades including; Best & Brightest, Best Company to Work for 2015-2019, Great Place to Work and Coolest Company for Young Professionals. The Tax Preparer performs entry-level tax support functions for licensing and corporate regulatory compliance, property and excise tax compliance, and sales and use tax compliance. Besides supporting other tax team members, serves as a front-line resource for internal (other departments) and external (lessees and tax authorities) customers. This role provides an opportunity for a motivated and driven individual with attention to detail to be exposed to the corporate tax, compliance software, and other computer programs used to gather and report information. Key Responsibilities: Licensing and Corporate Regulatory Compliance Support (30%) - Maintains a calendar and other documentation to ensure that license renewals, annual reports, and other documentation is timely and accurately filed with revenue departments, Secretaries of State, etc. Serves as the tax department liaison with the company’s registered agent service provider. Property and Excise Tax Compliance Support (30%) - Supporting the P&E tax team, prepares renditions, tax returns, requests for payments, journal entries, payment requests, bill back requests, protests, abatements and other documents necessary for the timely and accurate reporting of property and excise tax liabilities. Communicates with tax authorities and other departments for information and to provide information. Gathers data for estimates for de-fleets / payoff requests and lease pricing. Enters information accurately into tax compliance software and LeaseWave. Maintains electronic files to support audits, past bills and requests for tax information. Sales and Use (Indirect) Tax Compliance Support (30%) - Supporting the S&U tax team, prepares tax returns, requests for payment, journal entries, etc. Provides documentation support by gathering necessary documents and reports for tax audits. Maintains sales and use tax exemption certificates received from customers and record of those provided to vendors/suppliers. Responds to correspondence by timely reviewing inquiries and discrepancies and confirming accuracy of variances (i.e., deficiencies or overpayments). Maintains electronic files to support audits, past bills and requests for tax information. Responds to tax requests from other departments as assigned. Administrative Duties (10%) - Supports the Director & Counsel, Corporate Tax with various administrative duties including but not limited to scheduling meetings, processing payment requests, scanning and electronic file maintenance etc. Travels for training, as required (e.g., COST regional, TEI, NE SALT, IPT). Develops tax knowledge through newsletters, on-line training, etc. Performs related work and special projects as assigned. Skills/Experience: Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to multi-task. Self-motivated with proactive approach to work. Excellent customer service skills with both internal and external clients. Ability to ask relevant questions/knows when and how to ask for help. Ability to apply existing knowledge to new situations. Inquisitive and curious in seeking creative ways to solve problems. Detail-oriented and strives toward accuracy. Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and competing deadlines. Good customer service skills with both internal and external contacts and clients. Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience, or proclivity to learn ERP systems (e.g., Great Plains), LeaseWave, Blackline, PTMS, and Vertex O Series. Ability to “influence without authority” and manage upward. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. Demonstrated multi-state tax experience and/or interest. Associate degree, or High School Diploma (or equivalency) with relevant experience. E-Mail resume to colemills@merchantsfleet.comDate Posted: 1/21/2020 (IPT2657)

Tax Manager (Hooksett, New Hampshire) - Merchants Fleet is the fastest growing fleet management company in the country, with over 50,000 vehicles under management.  Our mission is to provide our clients with the most innovative fleet management experience nationally. We partner with our clients to optimize the mobility of their organization, through leasing, fleet services and customized solutions.  Through innovative thinking and specialized teams, Merchants elevates the fleet performance of its broad range of clients. Merchants is an award-winning place to work with accolades including; Best & Brightest, Best Company to Work for 2015-2019, Great Place to Work and Coolest Company for Young Professionals. The Tax Manager is responsible for overseeing the timely and accurate preparation and filing of sales/use tax returns and for development and/or implementation of tax reduction strategies. The incumbent in this role also serve as a subject matter expert for Vertex and a lead on sales and use tax audits. Key Responsibilities: Serves as multistate sales/use tax subject matter expert. Works extensively with Vertex Tax O Series financial system. Oversees the preparation and filing of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual state and local sales and use tax returns for the US and Canada including gathering and organizing information. Analyzes data to determine accuracy of accruals. Prepares journal entries to adjust liability accounts. Prepares and files state and local gross receipts returns. Prepares business license returns. Manages the sales tax exemption certificate process. Responds to and manages notices from taxing jurisdictions. Ensures compliance and manages the tax compliance calendar. Manages sales and use tax audits. Identifies and drives process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. Works closely with other finance teams and Merchants teams to ensure sales and use tax compliance requirements are met. Ensures timely response to internal tax inquires. Assists with ensuring exemption certificates are up to date and maintained. Updates and implements sales and use tax compliance software as necessary. Conducts nexus studies. Performs overpayment reviews. Completes monthly account reconciliations. Provides oversight, training, guidance, and leadership to a small team of tax analysts. Performs related work and special projects as assigned. Skills/Experience: Proficiency with Vertex Tax O Series financial system. Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to create and maintain productive work relationships. Strong self-management, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to prioritize when working on multiple complex projects. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to present technical topics in an easy to understand manner to non-tax professionals. Strong analytical and research skills. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. Superior customer service skills with both internal and external contacts and clients. Minimum of 5 years of multistate sales/use tax compliance, and solid understanding of sales & use tax law; senior-level experience preferred. Experience working in a similar industry a plus. Bachelor’s Degree; advanced degrees (e.g., MST) and/or professional designations (i.e., CMI, EA, CPA or JD) a plus.  E-Mail resume to colemills@merchantsfleet.comDate Posted: 1/21/2020 (IPT2656)

Transaction Tax Manager- Caesars Entertainment (Las Vegas, Nevada) - Sales and Use Tax, Transaction Tax, Indirect Tax. Manage reporting, audit, and controversy matters related to sales/use, occupancy, property, and other general transaction taxes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct the timely preparation and filing of tax returns related to sales/occupancy/property and miscellaneous taxes.  Proactively review and implement changes to improve and streamline reporting processes. Manage tax audit processes for all transaction tax types, including compiling requested audit data, analyzing audit results, participating in the audit settlement process, and communicating final audit results. Review all proposed assessments on real and personal property, and assist with negotiations with local tax assessors to arrive at accurate and equitable valuations. Calculate and communicate accurate and timely projections of property tax expense, payables, and cash requirements that will be used for property budgeting and planning purposes. Provide research assistance associated with new revenue streams, development projects, and tax planning opportunities. Manage and ensure the professional development of a team of 6 senior and staff tax analysts. Demonstrate and champion a commitment to honesty, integrity, and responsible corporate behavior. QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in accounting or a related field. CPA or CMI certification. At least 5 years of transaction tax experience, as well as prior supervisory experience. Strong client focus, negotiation, and problem-resolution skills. Effective project management and organization skills. Confidence, poise and diplomacy when interacting with all levels of management and tax authorities. Ability to articulate complex concepts in a concise manner in both written and verbal presentations. E-Mail resume to mwilliams3@caesars.com.  Date Posted: 1/21/2020 (IPT2655)

Senior Tax Accountant (Horsham, Pennsylvania) - Toll Brothers, America's Luxury Home Builder, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Tax Accountant to join our team of top-notch talent at our corporate office in Horsham, Pennsylvania, which features a state-of-the-art gym, game room, and a bistro! Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to join one of the nation's most respected Fortune 500 companies! In this role you will prepare property tax, sales & use and state corporate returns. Qualifications: 3+ years of experience with property tax accounting, sales & use, or state corporate income tax returns. Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred, but not required. Ability to manage time sensitive workload. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive medical/dental, 401(k) with a company match, discounted stock purchase, discounts on mortgages, homes, appliances, and much more! Come see why Toll Brothers has been attracting and retaining some of the best professionals in the industry! Apply - Click HereDate Posted: 1/16/2020 (IPT2652) 

Indirect Tax Reporting Accountant (Eagan, Minnesota) - The Indirect Tax Reporting Accountant role will be responsible for ensuring the compliance of various Indirect Tax obligations for US entities. The US indirect tax compliance includes the Business Licenses, Annual Returns, Registrations, Personal Property Tax Returns and other indirect tax filings (Real Estate Tax, Franchise Tax etc.) for all US entities. The role requires strong relationship building within the Indirect Tax Reporting Team, as well as with the Indirect Tax Advisory Team, Accounting Controllership and outsourced compliance providers. The role reports to the Manager of Indirect Tax Reporting and is based in Eagan, Minnesota. The key activities for the role are as follows: Maintain a master list of entities requiring business licenses. Obtain and review gross receipts totals required for filing business licenses. Prepare necessary funding requests. Liaise with compliance provider to ensure filings are complete. Maintain Annual Report schedule. Monitor Annual Report filings. Prepare necessary funding requests. Liaise with Legal Department and compliance provider to ensure filings are complete. Maintain list of entities & properties which we are required to file. Obtain and review fixed assets listing for each obligation. Prepare necessary funding requests. Liaise with compliance provider to ensure filings are complete. Collate information necessary to register the company for filing & payment in any given state. Complete registration applications & organize funding where required. Follow up with states to see registration through to completion. Prepare accounting journal entries to record movements in indirect tax liabilities. Balance sheet reconciliations and account control for liability accounts. Investigation into variances between returns and general ledger accounts. Resolution of ageing balance sheet open items. Audits, Notices & Assessments. Metrics Reporting. Support to the Indirect Tax Advisory team. Special Projects e.g. Process Automation. Key attributes for this role are: Bachelor’s degree required - finance or tax field. Good overall understanding of US indirect tax compliance requirements. Prior Experience in various Indirect Tax obligations e.g. Property Tax, Business Licenses, Annual Reports, Registrations. Strong technical proficiency in accounting and office software/systems. Good general knowledge of accounting processes. Prior experience with accounting/balance sheet control, reconciliations & journal entries. Ability to form strong relationships with internal & external stakeholders. Ability to meet deadlines under pressure. Clear and effective communicator. Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills. Ability to work both independently and as a team player. Ability to use initiative to make decisions independently. Forward thinking and able to identify opportunities for improvement. Desired Attributes: 3+ years of experience. Experience using SAP & ONESOURCE software products. Accounting/Tax Qualifications. Prior experience in process redesign and/or automation. At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own. As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace. We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. To learn more about what we offer, please visit https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/careers.html. Date Posted: 1/14/2020 (IPT2651)

Tax Compliance Manager, Sales Tax (Charlotte, North Carolina) - Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest bottler in the U.S., is looking for a Tax Compliance Manager, Sales Tax! The Tax Compliance Manager, Sales Tax is responsible for filing sales tax, soft drink tax, gross receipts tax, fuel tax, and other similar returns.  This position is responsible for related tax planning opportunities, risk control initiatives, certain tax audits, and for providing support to other tax and accounting functions.  This position is responsible for related journal entries to the Company’s general ledger and for analyzing, documenting, and validating related general ledger account balances. What would success look like? File tax returns on a monthly, quarterly and/or annual basis. Ensure timely payment and filing of tax returns. Responsible for the related journal entries and the analysis, documentation, and validation of the related general ledger account balances consistent with GAAP, SOX and AFRM requirements. Identify, research, analyze, and implement cost reduction and risk control opportunities for taxes. Manage fuel tax audits and assist with other tax audits. Additional related projects and task as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business-related field. 5+ years’ experience with respect to transactional taxes compliance. Returns compliance experience on a multi-state basis. Compliance experience with multiple legal entities. Sales tax compliance experience using Vertex Returns. Detail-oriented with strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and database tools (i.e. Excel, database). Seeking candidates with Vertex O Series and SAP experience. CPA or similar professional certification a plus. ApplyDate Posted: 1/6/2020 (IPT26481)

Experience Staff or Senior, Transaction Tax (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) - Tired of the typical public accounting experience?  Our business model is centered on building a strong team, and developing long term relationships with our clients.  We compete head to head with Big 4 for clients and consistently outperform our competitors by providing a more personal client experience and better team environment.   We are seeking a Transaction Tax Senior in our Oklahoma City Office who will join our team and help clients plan for and manage sales and use tax issues.  This is a consulting position, and your experiences will include overpayment reviews, exposure analysis, voluntary disclosures, audit assistance, tax research and memorandums, tax matrix and training, process reviews, registrations, compliance, and calculation of tax reserves. You will be supported by and work directly with the local Director and Manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients.  You will learn and experience a lot in this role. In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  Every firm preaches work/life balance, but we will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office. Did we mention our new office location at Gaillardia Office Park – on Memorial near Quail Springs? For those of you looking for an exceptional career opportunity without having to office downtown, look no further. What you will do: Perform detail reviews of transaction data and supporting documentation for determining proper sales/use taxes due for purposes of quantifying refund claims and/or reductions to audit assessments. Manipulate and analyze raw data from various accounting and reporting systems. Research tax issues in multiple states and help develop tax planning strategies. Address complexities and issues that arise from client operations. Participate with decision making and strategy development for a growing practice. Proactively monitor transaction tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure clients are aware of potential opportunities/costs. Continuously develop tax expertise, analytical capabilities, and soft skills.  What you need to succeed: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with at least two years of experience in indirect tax, and at least one year at a consulting firm.  Experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required. CPA or CMI preferred or seeking certification. Possesses a fundamental understanding of state tax laws and regulations. Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation.  Must be able to work effectively with little day-to-day direction/supervision. Able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects, activities and deadlines. Able to use personal computer software proficiently, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Deep experience working in Excel or Access, PowerPoint preferred. Experience with indirect tax engines including Vertex, OneSource, Sovos, Avalara, and Financial accounting systems such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Navision, a plus. Able to cultivate client relationships and work effectively in a team environment. Able to demonstrate and apply superior analytical ability and technical expertise with an ability to provide insightful analysis. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively. Able to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; make effective decisions, identify underlying or hidden problems and patterns and apply creativity and innovative thinking. Able to anticipate new situations and/or changing demands and respond proactively. Ability to research tax issues through the use of RIA or other tax research tools. Works independently and demonstrates initiative to accomplish goals. Some travel out of town, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences. Able to produce quality work in fast paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines. Able to work irregular hours and overtime as needed or required to meet established deadlines. This position is based in our Oklahoma City Office (Gaillardia Park) but will require some travel to client locations. Send resume to ncahill@meritadvisor.comDate Posted: 12/31/2019 (IPT26480)
 
Finance Analyst II, Tax Operations (Charlotte, North Carolina) – Corning. Job Description: Applies established tax strategy to optimize Corning's business strategies in the context of business objectives. Interacts with finance and other business areas to receive or provide information; may redirect or escalate requests. Prepares, maintains, and/or supports tax records, returns, reports, and other related materials in compliance with all tax laws and regulations. Conducts basic tax research for tax planning, compliance, and M&A support. Supports tax team in domestic and international tax audits (e.g., gathering information, researching). Assists in the maintenance of documentation, documentation processes, and strong internal control environment; performs internal control testing to mitigate risks and analyzes results to ensure functionality. Builds and/or supports basic models and performs basic quantitative analysis of the alternative structures; provides alternative approaches to superiors. Job Responsibilities: Works with business units and various levels of management as necessary to complete assignments.  Timely completion of Sales/Use Tax Review & Compliance. Timely and accurate review of AR/IO Review. Customer/Vendor Exemption Certificate Management. Completion of Wayfair Compliance and Registrations. Completion of required customer Tax Credits. Completion of assigned tasks related to Legal Entity Health Check. Manage Customer Tax Disputes. Completion of Assigned Projects. Completion of Tax Refund Claims. Customer/Vendor Certificate Management. Unclaimed Property. Canadian Compliance Reporting Structure. Report to: Finance Manager, Tax Operations located in Hickory, NC. Experiences/Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Finance with 1-2 years of experience in Finance related area OR Bachelor’s Degree in Non- Finance with 3-5 years of experience in Finance related area. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point. CPA. Audit or public accounting experience. Experience participating on projects, in team environment. Prior Corning experience is a plus. Team player with strong interpersonal skills, positive, flexible, creative, self-motivated with desire for self-improvement and diligence with ability to work well on a team as well as operate effectively in a corporate culture that manages by consensus. Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects in time-constrained environments. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to research and learn new technical areas.  This position does not support immigration sponsorship. Apply HERE. Date Posted: 12/10/2019 (IPT2646) 

Tax Specialist (Seattle, Washington or position can also be based in Rocklin, California) – This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join an exceptional group of professionals to grow their career. The Tax Specialist is a highly visible role working behind the scenes on many customer projects.  They’re dedicated to exceeding customer expectations in the delivery of voluntary compliance projects for Avalara customers seeking to enter compliance with state taxing authorities. This position reports to the Voluntary Compliance Services Manager. This position is based in the Seattle, WA office. This is a highly collaborative role requiring an in‐office presence. This is a growing practice requiring someone with the ability to respond to increasing demand from our internal customer base. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & TASKS: Transactions transformation and process improvements. Create excel spreadsheets. Generate and review reports. Reconciliation of sales and use tax transaction data. Perform some sales and use tax research (taxability, rates, exemptions, etc.). Prepare paper and online Sales and Use Tax returns. Tax analytics and reporting enhancement. Prepare Sales and Use Tax project-specific forms. Complete special tax projects as needed. Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor’s Degree or two or more years of professional experience. 1 - 3 years of sales tax consulting experience is preferred. Regional or national public accounting experience within a state or local tax practice preferred. Demonstrated experience in working with the sales and use tax voluntary compliance process in 46 states is highly preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/& ABILITIES: Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and familiarity with data transformation techniques and processes. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Professional demeanor, team player and positive attitude, able to adapt to changing priorities. Demonstrated high standards of excellence in work product and professionalism. Strong attention to detail with precision. Apply at Tax Specialist. Date Posted: 12/10/2019 (IPT2644)

Tax Accountant II (Irving, Texas) - You experience our products every day, though you may not recognize our name.  That’s OK.  We’re focused on being great, not especially flashy. We’re Lehigh Hanson.  Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles.  We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials. Are you looking for more than the traditional accountant responsibilities? Do you want to join a stable $5 billion Company? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you! We offer our accountants the opportunity to experience full cycle accounting, financial analysis, and a variety of projects in continuous improvement and mergers & acquisitions.  You will be exposed to all levels and departments in the organization and have numerous opportunities for career advancement. Close to 80% of our open positions over the past 12 months were filled with internal promotions. Two year experience in organizing and coordinating the handling of Sales and Use tax Audits with taxing jurisdictions (medium to large scale) audit support. Experienced in planning and implementing tax training via webinar/seminar basis to business operations. Respond to straightforward correspondence with external Tax Revenue bodies with little supervision. Review standard US and Canadian sales tax returns, assisting in the review and preparation of more complex computations. Experienced in reconciling tax accounts in general ledger. Use research and knowledge of relevant sales and use tax laws in the US and Canada to ensure the proper allocation of the tax laws regarding the taxable/exempt nature of transactions.  Support process improvements that will improve the operating efficiency through technology-based systems and operations.  Assist with special projects as assigned by the department manager. Self-motivated individual with high skills and requires little supervision. This position will be based at our corporate office in Irving, Texas. Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers highly competitive benefits with no waiting period to participate in medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs.  In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions. Amenities include a free fitness center, free covered parking, and on-site cafe and coffee bar.  We also offer “Dress for Your Day” which gives our employees the discretion to select appropriate dress depending on the business activities of each workday. HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. CPA preferred. 1-3 years tax/accounting related experience required. Excellent computer skills (MS Office), solid knowledge of Excel. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Apply at www.lehighhanson.com/careers. Date Posted: 12/10/2019 (IPT2643)

Motor Fuel Tax Accountant (Irving, Texas) - You experience our products every day, though you may not recognize our name.  That’s OK.  We’re focused on being great, not especially flashy. We’re Lehigh Hanson.  Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles.  We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.  Are you looking for more than the traditional accountant responsibilities? Do you want to join a stable $5 billion Company? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you! We offer our accountants the opportunity to experience full cycle accounting, financial analysis, and a variety of projects in continuous improvement and mergers & acquisitions.  You will be exposed to all levels and departments in the organization and have numerous opportunities for career advancement. Close to 80% of our open positions over the past 12 months were filled with internal promotions. 2-3+ years’ experience in Motor Fuel Tax area filing refunds and returns to identify tax savings for a manufacturing company located in US and Canadian jurisdictions.  Must have knowledge and understanding of motor fuels for computing each component of fuels/excise taxes filing process.  Gather data, enter data, and prepare fuels tax refund claims and filed returns. Position includes researching and analyzing federal, multi-state and local fuels tax issues, reconciling databases, and completing detail calculations regarding fuel usage in the manufacturing industry. Experience in organizing and coordinating the handling of Fuels Tax Audits with taxing jurisdictions (medium to large scale) audit support.  Strong experience in reconciling tax accounts in general ledger. Experienced in planning and implementing tax training via webinar/seminar basis to business operations for multi-state locations. Background knowledge of relevant sales and use tax laws in the US and Canada is a plus but not necessary for position. Assist with special projects as assigned by the department manager. Self-motivated individual with high skills and requires little supervision. Excellent written and verbal communication ability with management and operational level personnel. This position will be based at our corporate office in Irving, Texas. Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers highly competitive benefits with no waiting period to participate in medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs.  In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions. Amenities include a free fitness center, free covered parking, and on-site cafe and coffee bar.  We also offer “Dress for Your Day” which gives our employees the discretion to select appropriate dress depending on the business activities of each workday.  HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in accounting or finance. CPA preferred. 1-3 years tax/accounting related experience required. Excellent computer skills (MS Office), solid knowledge of Excel, Access. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Apply at www.lehighhanson.com/careers. Date Posted: 12/10/2019 (IPT2642)
 
Principal Indirect Tax Accountant (Irving, Texas) - Tax Specialty: Indirect Tax. Northrop Grumman Corporation is seeking an Indirect Tax Accountant to join the Corporate Tax Department. The qualified applicant will report to the Director of Indirect Tax and will be located in Irving, TX. Roles and Responsibilities: Sale/use tax, gross receipts & miscellaneous tax preparation & filings. Data extracts, Vertex returns imports, online return filing. Indirect tax registrations. Calculate “Aerospace” percentage & prepare related accruals. Respond to resale & exemption certificate requests. Review iBuy carts for proper sales/use tax coding. Prepare sales/use tax journal entries. Work with accounts payable, accounts receivable & sectors to resolve sales/use tax issues. Maintain resale certificates received from customers. Maintain Indirect tax calendar. Maintain schedule of indirect tax payments. Respond to indirect tax notices. Support audit & incentive initiatives. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field plus 6 years indirect tax experience or 3 years’ experience with a Big 4 Accounting Firm. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Preferred Qualifications: Aerospace/Defense industry experience. SAP and Costpoint knowledge is a plus. Experience with tax reporting software systems such as Vertex and Sabrix. Big4 & industry tax 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. Apply. Date Posted: 12/9/2019 (IPT2641)
 
Senior Indirect Tax Analyst (Broomfield, Colorado) - Tax Specialty: Sales Tax. VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst will be involved in all aspects of sales and use tax; both internal planning and external reporting.  This person will report to the Director of Indirect Tax and will work closely with IT, Sales, Order Management, and other Finance teams.  The successful candidate will need to be enthused by tough challenges, be forward thinking, creative, attentive to details, credible and dedicated to producing products and services of the highest caliber. VMware is a rapidly growing company with opportunity for learning and professional advancement. You must have the desire and ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment in order to be successful in this role. Responsibilities will include: Reconcile and manage state and local sales and use tax outsource for returns and business licenses. Determine taxability of new products and transactions. Assist with SAP/Vertex O Series implementation for sales. Resolve notices and assessments from taxing authorities. Assist A/R and Collections with proper customer taxability and systems setups. Support sales, use and other tax audits. Respond to inquiries from vendors, internal and external customers. Run various Oracle/SAP reports for account analysis. Maintain customer exemption in Oracle and maintain certificate database. Monitor sales and use tax laws. Assist with IT testing and system implementations. Support the Tax department with special projects as required. Required Skills: BS in Finance or Accounting or other related field. 4+ years of progressive experience within a tax department specifically related to sales and use tax. Good working knowledge of Vertex and SAP preferred. Oracle experience also helpful. Well rounded grasp of accounting and journal entries. Strong understanding of various jurisdictional tax laws and application thereof to software industry transactions. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Detail oriented, flexible, with ability to prioritize duties. Able to work under time constraints and multiple deadlines. Possess solid research skills. Preferred Skills: Experience with the sale and taxability of hardware. Experience with ERP and sales tax engine implementation. Interest in learning about technology specific to VMware’s products and that of acquired companies. Apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 12/3/2019 (IPT2635)

Tax Analyst, Indirect State & Local Tax (Seattle, Washington)
- Sales Tax. Amazon is seeking an experienced Indirect Tax Analyst to join its U.S. Indirect Tax Compliance team. 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. Qualifications: BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent. 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. Strong communication skills - both oral and written. Ability to champion and implement process improvements. Highly motivated, hardworking, and able to work in a fast paced environment. Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management. 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. Accounting experience in Oracle or other financial accounting systems. MS Excel proficient, including use of advanced Excel functionality). CPA or similar designation. Apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 12/2/2019 (IPT2634)

Senior Tax Analyst, Indirect State & Local Tax (Seattle, Washington) - Sales Tax. Amazon is seeking an experienced Senior Analyst – Indirect State and Local Tax to join its domestic Indirect Tax Compliance team. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic environment with great work-life balance. The State and Local Tax Group has a need to implement new automation and technology solutions to allow the Indirect Tax Compliance ("ITC") team to scale with Amazon’s growth. The ITC team is dedicated to owning and leading projects that result in the next generation of tax solutions at Amazon. This position will be responsible for implementing process efficiencies and improvements, embracing and implementing new technology and other tools, as well as other tax compliance related tasks, such as the review of tax returns and account reconciliations. Projects have high impact on the tax organization. Primary responsibilities include: 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; 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 certain transaction tax general ledger accounts and related SOX controls; 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 based on their strengths and areas of improvements. Qualifications: BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent. 5+ years of transactional (indirect) tax experience with a public accounting firm, a major law firm, and/or multinational corporation. Preferred Qualifications: Able to champion and implement automation and process improvements. MS Excel proficient, including use of advanced Excel functionality. Project management experience. Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines. Highly motivated, hard-working, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management. 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. Experience with bots, data analytics and/or other similar technology tools. CPA and/or MST. Apply, Click Here. Date Posted: 12/2/2019 (IPT2633)