Sales Tax Positions Available

Tax & Licensing Specialist (Niceville, Florida) - First Nation Group, LLC.  We’re both a Veteran owned and Woman owned business.  Support the tax compliance function by assisting with the timely and accurate preparation of state, and other jurisdiction’s indirect taxes including sales & use, personal property, excise, and commercial activity taxes. This also includes maintaining compliance with local business taxes and statutory annual report filings. Support and manage outsourced provider in preparing state income returns along with required provisions and account reconciliations. Ensure that all existing business activities are covered by licenses mandated by all state and federal regulators to enable compliance of continued and future operations, mitigating legal and regulatory risks. Ensure license renewals are submitted in a timely manner such that there is no lapse in the licensure coverage. Responsibilities: Process and file state and local sales & use tax returns, personal property tax returns, excise & commercial activity tax returns, local business tax compliance and statutory annual reports. Interact with state and local tax authorities regarding compliance issues. Research and monitor filing requirements and tax law updates. Recognize, anticipate and resolve tax issues; make recommendations. Maintain and organize all tax documentation. Provide support and responses to tax audits and disputes. Manage tax exemption and resale certificates. Develop an understanding as well as a strategy to determine what licenses will be needed based on planned business initiatives. Interact with different departments and levels of the company to identify, compile and address compliance short falls and needs. Qualifications & Education: Bachelor’s degree in tax/accounting/finance or equivalent years of experience in a related field required. Ability to summarize legal documents and make a logical, defensible determination based on the facts. Demonstrated troubleshooting, problem analysis and resolution capabilities required. General understanding of applicable state and federal laws and the variances between these. General understanding of the business process, the products we distribute and locations we distribute to. Creative and abstract thinking. Intensive reading. Self-starter. Ability to work independently, and in teams, to consistently meet commitments. Strong Microsoft Office products skills, with emphasis on Excel. Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. High personal discipline, attention to detail and work quality. Desire and motivation to learn new skills and expand knowledge to improve job performance and self-improvement. Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels. Strives for excellence and upholds organizational standards such as cooperation and confidentiality. Must pass drug testing. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Extensive use of a computer is required. Limited travel required. This is a full time, salaried exempt position. Occasional weekend and evening work may be required as job duties demand. First Nation Group provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any othercharacteristic protected by state, federal or local law. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.  Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor. Apply by clicking here or send resume to laguilar@firstnationgroup.com. Date Posted: 4/8/2021 (IPT044)

Tax Analyst, Sales & Use (Nashville, Tennessee or Dundee, Michigan) -
Specialty: sales & use tax, indirect tax.  The Tax Analyst will support the Indirect Tax department in the areas of accounting for sales and use taxes including state and local audit activities, review and confirm tax returns and underlying documentation prepared by the Shared Service Center (SSC). Responsibilities: Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Provide support to P2P and O2C Groups with sales tax-related matters. Maintain and confirm the tracking of indirect tax refunds. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Provide accurate and timely tax data reports for internal customers and auditors, as requested. Review of sales/use compliance done by SSC. Assist and advise SSC personnel with responses to tax notices. Identify tax discrepancies and recommend process improvement solutions. Cross train and provide assistance in other tax areas. Link to apply and qualifications, https://bit.ly/3cRmxvN. Date Posted: 4/6/2021 (IPT041) 

Sr. Tax Analyst, Indirect Tax (Nashville, Tennessee or Dundee, Michigan or Addison, Texas) -
Specialty: indirect tax. The Senior Tax Analyst supports the Indirect Tax department in the areas of accounting for sales/use and property taxes including state and local audit activities review and confirm tax returns and underlying documentation prepared by the Shared Service Center (SSC). Promote and mentor Tax Analysts in a positive work environment. Responsibilities: Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Provide support to B2R, P2P and O2C Groups in sales & use tax and property tax-related matters. Maintain and confirm the tracking of indirect tax refunds. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Manage state and local audits, working directly with auditors to provide required and requested data, manage end to end audit process. Prepare detailed guidance to the business regarding corrective audit defense action items. Identify and initiate tax research and planning projects. Lead sales tax and property tax related process improvement initiatives. Assist with other tax duties, as assigned. Identify SSC tax discrepancies and gaps, recommend process improvement solutions. Gain clear and concise knowledge of the business, including understanding complex tax positions related to manufacturing and construction. Link to apply and qualifications, https://bit.ly/31Q1e7w. Date Posted: 4/6/2021 (IPT040)

Senior Tax Analyst (Orlando, Florida) -
Specialty: Transactional Tax. Travel + Leisure Co. are seeking a Senior Tax Analyst in Orlando, Florida.  This position will be primarily responsible for the management of all transactional state & local tax filing projects, including audit defense, managed audits, managed compliance, and review and reconciliation of tax work papers to general ledger for Wyndham Destinations and its Subsidiaries. This individual will be responsible for any tax research related to transactional tax questions using online tax research tools, such as Checkpoint, and respond to inquiries and requests from various taxing authorities, and internal Accounting departments. Responsibilities include: Coordinate and review the preparation of monthly transactional tax returns, such as but not limited to, US Sales and Use Tax, lodging taxes, Gross Receipt Tax and Canadian HST/GST. Assist with the coordinating, organizing and managing all transactional state and local tax audits by gathering requested documentation, reviewing supporting work papers and drafting any responses. Perform research as necessary regarding taxation of new business lines and products; keep abreast with current tax laws and rate changes. Review General Ledger accounts to verify account balances and perform related research and analysis. Respond to internal tax inquiries relating to transactional tax. Maintain the Indirect Tax processes such as the SOX controls and the Tax Calendar. Manage the response and resolution of all transactional tax notices and assessments from various tax jurisdictions in a timely manner. Minimum Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelors in Accounting Required. Masters of Taxation, a plus. Transactional Tax Training on familiarity with the Federal and Multi-State tax laws and rules relating to hospitality and lodging industry. Must be able to communicate articulately both verbally and in writing. Must be able to work independently and as part of various teams. Must be detail oriented and have strong analytical skills. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel. PeopleSoft and Oracle Preferred. Microsoft Access Preferred. 5+years overall tax experience. Experience in hospitality/lodging industry a plus. Some public accounting experience is preferred. CPA license, a plus. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/31/2021 (IPT039)

Principal, Advocacy State of California (Sacramento, California; San Diego, California; Los Angeles, California; Oakland, California; Bellevue, Washington; Jan Jose, California) -
Ryan offers outstanding opportunities to work in a dynamic, rapidly expanding tax services firm serving the world’s most respected Global 5000 companies. Our innovative work environment, accelerated growth path for high performers, competitive benefits package, and outstanding earning potential provide the most rewarding career experience available in the industry. Ryan employees are given the freedom to do their best work in the way they work best. With a clear understanding of expectations and accountabilities, our employees are given ownership of their time and flexibility to meet the demands of their professional and personal lives. The Principal, Advocacy serves as Ryan’s key point of contact with tax administrators, elected officials, and policy leaders within a region or state.  The geography (region) for this role is the State of California. The ideal job candidate must have these strategic relationships in place and an established record of success developing tax policies and procedures and resolving tax disputes and will most likely reside in Sacramento, California (or any major city in the State of California). The Advocacy Principal will work independently and cooperatively coordinating Ryan’s advocacy objectives within the region leading interdepartmental teams made up of other Ryan tax professionals, advocates, attorneys, and third-parties. The Principal, Advocacy is responsible for leading Advocacy activities in their defined geography to represent the interests of Ryan and its clients at all levels of government and will be responsible for developing and executing strategies that align with business priorities. This individual will negotiate resolutions on specific client cases with the Department of Revenue, State Executive Branch and other State and Local decision makers. This Principal will establish positive working relationships with Federal, State and Local government officials and their constituencies.  This individual will be the lead Ryan executive in the region leading interdepartmental teams to create both short-term and long-term success closing cases and improving processes. They will lead and manage a team of service delivery advocates, attorneys, and internal and third-party lobbyists.  They will also work with strategic third-party groups that align with the firm’s needs. Duties and Responsibilities: Resolve client cases and issues in an expeditious and beneficial manner for both the client and the firm. Lead strike team on key issues creating strategy and managing execution of plan to solve client problems and improve processes. Develop and execute a strategy (long-term and short-term) aligning with Ryan overall vision of government relations and client advocacy to achieve business goals. Develop, gather and drive persuasive public policy ideas, solutions, and countermeasures effectively. Consult with senior leadership team to strategize and set agenda in each respective state agency and legislative session. Review and enact policy, regulatory and legislative changes, internally or through an outside lobby group, to drive favorable outcomes, and benefit the organization’s business goals. Build on Ryan’s reputation to drive innovation in taxpayer services. Identify and work with key third-party organizations that align with the firm’s interests to mobilize them for support. Responsible for elevating and managing political profile with key local, state, and federal officials and making political giving recommendations. Lead geographic interdepartmental teams, of subject matter experts to identify opportunities and issues in a proactive manner. Develop effective and timely case and issue status reports, success factors and goal alignment, timely scheduled communications to key stakeholders and executive leadership updating progress and on-going strategic efforts.  Create a positive, work environment where team members can thrive and provide excellent client service and drive exceptional results. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or post graduate degree in law, government, political management, or public policy.  Master’s degree, Juris Doctor, or Master of Public Administration degree preferred.  10+ years’ experience in Government Affairs in a corporation or professional services firm managing multiple advocacy campaigns, having the subject matter expertise in tax recovery and minimization services, and previous track record of excellent service delivery and working in a team environment.  Possession of the essential skills required. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/30/2021 (IPT038)

Principal, Advocacy Northeastern Region (New York, New York; Providence, Rhode Island; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; King of Prussia, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Parsippany, New Jersey) -
Ryan offers outstanding opportunities to work in a dynamic, rapidly expanding tax services firm serving the world’s most respected Global 5000 companies. Our innovative work environment, accelerated growth path for high performers, competitive benefits package, and outstanding earning potential provide the most rewarding career experience available in the industry. Ryan employees are given the freedom to do their best work in the way they work best. With a clear understanding of expectations and accountabilities, our employees are given ownership of their time and flexibility to meet the demands of their professional and personal lives. The Principal, Advocacy serves as Ryan’s key point of contact with tax administrators, elected officials, and policy leaders within a region.  For this role, the region is Northeastern US. The ideal job candidate must have these strategic relationships in place and an established record of success developing tax policies and procedures and resolving tax disputes and will most likely reside in New York or New Jersey. The Advocacy Principal will work independently and cooperatively coordinating Ryan’s advocacy objectives within the region leading interdepartmental teams made up of other Ryan tax professionals, advocates, attorneys, and third-parties. The Principal, Advocacy is responsible for leading Advocacy activities in their defined geography to represent the interests of Ryan and its clients at all levels of government and will be responsible for developing and executing strategies that align with business priorities. This individual will negotiate resolutions on specific client cases with the Department of Revenue, State Executive Branch and other State and Local decision makers. This Principal will establish positive working relationships with Federal, State and Local government officials and their constituencies.  This individual will be the lead Ryan executive in the region leading interdepartmental teams to create both short-term and long-term success closing cases and improving processes. They will lead and manage a team of service delivery advocates, attorneys, and internal and third-party lobbyists.  They will also work with strategic third-party groups that align with the firm’s needs. Duties and Responsibilities: Resolve client cases and issues in an expeditious and beneficial manner for both the client and the firm. Lead strike team on key issues creating strategy and managing execution of plan to solve client problems and improve processes. Develop and execute a strategy (long-term and short-term) aligning with Ryan overall vision of government relations and client advocacy to achieve business goals. Develop, gather and drive persuasive public policy ideas, solutions, and countermeasures effectively. Consult with senior leadership team to strategize and set agenda in each respective state agency and legislative session. Review and enact policy, regulatory and legislative changes, internally or through an outside lobby group, to drive favorable outcomes, and benefit the organization’s business goals. Build on Ryan’s reputation to drive innovation in taxpayer services. Identify and work with key third-party organizations that align with the firm’s interests to mobilize them for support. Responsible for elevating and managing political profile with key local, state, and federal officials and making political giving recommendations. Lead geographic interdepartmental teams, of subject matter experts to identify opportunities and issues in a proactive manner. Develop effective and timely case and issue status reports, success factors and goal alignment, timely scheduled communications to key stakeholders and executive leadership updating progress and on-going strategic efforts.  Create a positive, work environment where team members can thrive and provide excellent client service and drive exceptional results. Performs other duties as assigned. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or post graduate degree in law, government, political management, or public policy.  Master’s degree, Juris Doctor, or Master of Public Administration degree preferred.  10+ years’ experience in Government Affairs in a corporation or professional services firm managing multiple advocacy campaigns, having the subject matter expertise in tax recovery and minimization services, and previous track record of excellent service delivery and working in a team environment.  Possession of the essential skills required. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/30/2021 (IPT037)

Tax Accountant (Norwalk, Connecticut) - 
Tax Specialty: Indirect Tax. Frontier® Communications provides communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 25 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses. The Indirect Tax Accountant will be responsible for preparing Sales/Use, telecommunications and regulatory filings, conducting tax research, and performing account reconciliations. Successful candidates must be able to work within different areas of tax as dictated by departmental needs. This individual must be able to prioritize and progress multiple work assignments, provide support to Tax Team members as needed, and strive to continuously improve tax processes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual state and local sales, use, and telecommunications tax returns. Interface with outside service provider (OSP) regarding tax compliance. Researching tax laws, rules, and regulations. Assist with tax audits. Research and respond to tax questions both internal and external. Analyze data for tax filings and alert management of irregularities. Assist other corporate personnel with tax related matters. Monitor sales/use, telecommunications and regulatory tax laws. Perform monthly account reconciliations. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business or Equivalent experience. 1-3 years of experience in filing Sales/Use, telecommunications and regulatory returns. Excellent analytical skills. Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Access and Word. Experience with tax compliance software and research software. SKILLS & ABILITIES: Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Solid grasp of general accounting concepts and compliance experience. Superior organizational skills. Ability to execute projects to plan and meet assigned deadlines. Build and maintain solid work relationships with all levels of staff and management. Desire and willingness to learn. Ability to work closely with operations and other departments in finance. To apply click here or email resume to Christine.Kozlow@ftr.com.  Date Posted: 3/30/2021 (IPT036)

Tax Consultant (Remote) - 
Tax Specialty: Sales Tax. Are you a Sales Tax Nerd®?  Do you find satisfaction digging into complex rules that seem to be more of a puzzle than a problem?  Do you crave opportunities to learn every day?  Do you thrive on having variety in your work?  Do you want to make a difference in a client’s business?  If so, you might be the right person to join our team! YETTER Tax and the Sales Tax Institute is a leading national sales tax consulting and training firm headquartered in Chicago and led by Diane Yetter.  We are looking for the right Nerd to add to our team!  Our virtual team operates from home offices throughout the US, getting together online weekly for meetings and soon we’ll enjoy face-to-face team building activities.  For someone who is a self-starter and enjoys getting a wide range of things done, this could be an ideal position and place to continue to learn!  We seek a full-time team member who is looking for this kind of unique opportunity to make a difference for our clients, our company, and their own career. Our small but mighty team is expanding due to the growth of our business.  Our clients’ industries vary and include e-commerce, publishing, environmental services, software/computer services, professional services, manufacturing, and construction.  Our projects include nexus studies, voluntary disclosures, registrations, audit defense, research, planning, tax technology implementations and supporting fast growing e-commerce businesses with almost all their sales tax needs.  What don’t we do?  Compliance!  For that work we partner with other providers to ensure our clients are well supported, automate their compliance process or we train them. As a member of our team, you will also support our Sales Tax Institute training programs and help create and support our great resources.  Our growing Sales Tax Nerd Community will welcome you with open arms, and you will have the opportunity to engage with the Community members and participate in our highly sought-after training programs. If you can show us that you have: Excellent communications skills over the phone and in writing. Experience servicing clients and interacting with the State & Local Departments of Revenue. The ability to work autonomously to successfully complete projects. Experience working with at least one tax engine for configuration of tax rules. Demonstrated 2-10 years of Sales Tax experience (some consulting experience preferred). The right Nerd will come in at the appropriate level based on their level of experience.  We are looking for an experienced professional who can hit the ground running! To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/29/2021 (IPT035)

Sr. Indirect Tax Analyst (Atlanta, Georgia)
 - Americold Atlanta Corporate Office, 10 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 600, South Tower, Atlanta, Georgia 30328. Primary Responsibility: Support the Indirect Tax functions, as well as other needs of the tax department. Essential Functions: Assist the Indirect Tax Manager with sales and use tax requirements. Assist with Indirect Tax Savings (utility tax refunds, manufacturing exemptions, etc.) Assist in the configuration and maintenance of Vertex O series (v9). Assist in the configuration and maintenance of Onesource (Property Tax). Proactively prepare, gather, analyze and format materials to defend and support Sales and Use Tax, VAT, and refund filings. Prepare independently annual Business Personal Property Tax Returns. Independently prepares tax work papers, self-review of work product supporting filing of state and local tax returns for accuracy. Perform global monthly indirect tax account accruals, reconciliations and related journal entries. Manage workload to effectively meet deadlines Responsible to own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. Respond to complex tax inquiries or matter from internal/external sources without supervision. Independently complete Tax research on new indirect tax incentives to reduce companies EBITDA. Recognize, anticipate, and resolve tax issues, and make recommendations as applicable. Provide financial data for business license tax filings. Coordinate mail received from vendors and taxing authorities for the tax department. Responsible for payment of invoices and tax notices as needed. Lead or assist as needed on domestic governmental audits (sales and use tax audits, and property tax audits). Assist is gathering necessary information for the tax department to document compliance with quarterly SOX 404 regulations. Other more technical duties related to compliance, extensions, estimated taxes and provisions will increase as knowledge increases. Other duties, as assigned. Education, Training & Professional Experience: Bachelor’s Degree is required; 2 + years in Indirect Tax experience are required. Ability to perform well under pressure and maintain a positive attitude in a high-volume and changing environment. Demonstration of ownership and ability to multi-task in order to balance responsibilities with assigned projects, while ensuring that all deadlines are met. Experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact comfortably within all levels of the organization.  Self-starter with exceptional ability to identify and solve problems. Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail are essential. Very strong organizational and analytical skills. Progressive, flexible and team-oriented approach desired. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions. Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending. Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work. Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks. Requires some travel by automobile and airplane up to 25% of the time. Requires visiting facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing. May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds. Requires the use of various electronic tools. Occasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetings. Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes. Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management. Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW. Send resume to Brittany.Brown@americold.comDate Posted: 3/24/2021 (IPT032)

Manager Sales & Use Tax Controversy (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 responsible for managing sales and use tax audits, providing tax technical support to the Company’s operations and assisting with various process improvements that enhance the Company’s sales and use tax function and mitigate risk.  A successful candidate will have a forward thinking vision and the ability to work with multiple business partners to achieve results.  This role reports directly to Sales Tax Director but will work closely with all members of the Sales Tax Team and will routinely interact with all levels within the organization. ***This position is based in Charlotte, NC but will consider REMOTE for the right candidate. *** Duties & Responsibilities: Manage coordination and resolution of sales and use tax audits. Proactive research and planning to minimize the Company’s sales tax liabilities, including. Research, document and resolve specific issues related to return positions, audit positions and field inquiries. Review of proposed and enacted legislation and quantify impact to our operations. Summarize tax law developments for communication to corporate and field management to ensure compliance. Participate in implementation of process improvements. Provide technical assistance to support business operations, including contract reviews with respect to indirect tax obligations. Mentor and assist in the development of tax staff. Assist in the due diligence and integration of newly acquired business. Work with external advisors on special projects as needed. Other projects as assigned. Education/Experience: B.S. Accounting or Tax required; Graduate degree preferred. CPA or CMI preferred. 8 years of sales tax experience within public accounting or industry – multi-corporate/multi-state, preferably in foodservice industry. 1-3 years management experience. Excellent analytical and technical skills with strong attention to detail. Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. Proven ability to work cross-functionally and influence/lead change where no direct authority exists. Excellent oral and written communication skills needed to communicate with all levels within the organization. Strong presentation skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Proficiency with SAP preferred. Send resume to Josh.Sigmon@compass-usa.com. Date Posted: 3/19/2021 (IPT029)  
 
Senior Tax Accountant II Technology (Chicago, Illinois) - Responsible for assistance with the development, management, maintenance and testing of the sales, telecom and use tax reporting functionality of U.S. Cellular, its subsidiaries and partnerships. This position will understand, document, test, and validate all systems and technology applications in use by the Tax Department. Provide expertise in the TOPS billing system functionality and in-depth technical knowledge of Vertex O and/or Vertex CommTax functionality.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Act as a team lead; training and mentoring less experienced associates. Act as a representative at critical cross-functional project meetings. Apply analytical skills and professional judgement while analyzing and reviewing complex transactions. Ensure accurate customer taxation.  Including, but not limited to, ensuring system data is maintained to include current monthly tax rate updates, taxability decision changes due to legislative updates and customer exempt sales. Process monthly Vertex Communications Tax updates in the TOPS billing system. Validate updates to ensure proposed tax changes are correct and perform system testing of the update to ensure accuracy. Communicate tax changes to all impacted business partners. Query, assemble, and analyze large amounts of data including tax data used for month-end accounting close, tax audits, and ad-hoc reporting. Work within the TOPS Billing System environment to perform testing of TOPS end to end tax functionality.  Documenting findings in a clear and concise manner. Communicate with U.S. Cellular IT and TOPS billing teams to explain system issues and resolve issues in an accurate and timely manner. Represent the Tax department on cross-functional project for U.S. Cellular products and initiatives ensuring transaction taxes are processed in accordance with applicable tax laws. Perform detailed user acceptance testing for new functionality with tax impacts, certifying that the billing and financial systems are recording transactions accurately to ensure customer taxation is in compliance with tax laws. Develop, improve, and enhance system reports used to facilitate the tax compliance process. Test and validate SAP general ledger reporting, query data, and other data gathered for use in the tax compliance processes to check for accuracy and completeness. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Business, or Information Systems. Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting, finance, or tax. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – ability to establish and maintain professional productive relationships. Excellent data management skills including data mining capability. Proficiency in Microsoft products (Excel, Access, and Word). Ability to work independently to solve problems and the ability to document findings in a logical manner. Ability to aggregate and analyze large amounts of data in an efficient manner. Strong analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail. Continuous improvement mindset. Demonstrated success to independently resolve and/or develop recommendations for unprecedented, complex issues and problems. Ability to anticipate problems and develop recommendations for management resolution. Ability to communicate issues of a complex nature in a clear, concise, and organized manner. Preferred Requirements: Experience with tax software systems, particularly telecommunications billing system taxation and Vertex Communications Tax. Experience with SQL. Interested individuals should email resume to Claudia.castaneda@uscellular.com. Date Posted: 3/17/2021 (IPT028)  

Sr. Tax Accountant I or II Sales Tax & Property Tax (Des Plaines, Illinois - Chicago area)WHEELS, INC. This position is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Tax Accountant to bring valuable experience  in State and Local Tax related matters including: using software (PTMS and Vertex 9.0) to prepare  and file Business Personal Property Tax and Sales Tax Returns, reconcile notices of value, and  remit tax payments.  The position will have some mentoring/coaching of tax staff responsibilities. There will also be internal and external customer facing opportunities and tax legal research. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Property Tax - Assisting with the preparation and filing of Business Personal Property Tax returns using PTMS software. Troubleshooting data imports into system of record. Reconciling Notices of Value and filing informal or formal appeals when necessary. Payment of Property Tax Bills. Providing Customer Assistance on Property Tax technical questions. Interfacing with Internal and External Customers. Providing Audit support as needed. Sales Tax - Assist with filing of Monthly Sales Tax returns using Vertex. Provide tax audit support upon request. Provide client with tax support upon request. Assist in gathering and documenting department procedures. Research Sales Tax inquiries and tax law changes using RIA-Checkpoint. Keep abreast of new tax law changes and assess impact to the Company. Special projects as requested. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with 6-8 years of relevant work experience. Experience with PTMS software a plus. Experience with Vertex or similar software a plus. Leasing Industry experience a plus. Prior Public Accounting experience and/or Large Corporation experience (revenue over $1B) desired. Strong PC skills, including Excel, Access and Word. Experience with on-line tax and accounting research tools, such as Thompson Reuter’s products (Checkpoint, RIA etc.…). 10 key a must. Intermediate/Advanced Excel or Access skills a must. Ability to manage concurrent responsibilities effectively and in compliance with specified deadlines. Ability to demonstrate commitment to customer service to internal and external customers. Ability to cope under pressure and maintain flexibility. CPA, MBA a plus – not required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard. Some overtime may be required. Internal- will communicate with various departments throughout the company, resolving issues, following up on requests. External-will participate in providing documentation for yearly state/county audits, communication with various tax jurisdictions and following up on client requests. Send resume to ETrampka@Wheels.comDate Posted: 3/16/2021 (IPT027)

Senior Accountant, Indirect Tax (Ames, Iowa) - Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG) is seeking a Senior Accountant, Indirect Tax to join our team in Ames. This individual will focus on the Life Cycle of Indirect Taxes, focused on motor fuel and federal excise tax, and will collaborate across the company to support the business and identify ways to continuously improve processes and results by leveraging technology. You will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact with a growing team that contributes to REG in the following areas:  Help us make an impact by diversifying the energy complex and improving energy independence by ensuring compliance with US tax laws and regulation. Participate on a global team, with members in the US and Europe, that delivers results that matter; Collaborate with tax and other departments across multiple jurisdictions to reinforce our continued commitment to teamwork and employee engagement. REG is an Iowa founded, publicly traded, international company that proudly owns and globally operates 13 bio-refineries, earning the title of North America’s largest producer of Advanced Biofuels.  REG utilizes a worldwide production, distribution and logistics system as part of an integrated value chain model to focus on converting natural fats, oils and greases into advanced biofuels.  Don’t miss this opportunity to join a growing company that has the necessary global resources and opportunities to succeed. Apply today! Date Posted: 3/15/2021 (IPT026)

Non-Income Tax Accountant (Dallas, Texas) - 
The Non-income Tax Accountant is responsible for assisting with the Tax Department's overall effort to meet the Company's non-income tax compliance responsibilities. This position is responsible for performing a variety of recurring and non-recurring tax functions including tax return preparation and preparation of related compliance filings and supporting documentation. This position is responsible for State and Local Sales, Use, Business License and Property Tax compliance while ensuring that all data necessary to prepare the tax returns is complete and accurate. Other responsibilities may include preparing and filing applications for new registrations and licenses, creating and processing check requests for tax returns and other compliance filings as well as assisting with state and local audits including gathering and organizing supporting information. Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills are required as is the ability to effectively solve problems and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team while prioritizing work and resources. This position will sit in Dallas, Texas. Qualifications: CMI designation preferred, but not required. Other professional certifications are a plus. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or law degree required. Minimum of 1 year of tax experience, or a Masters in Accountancy or Tax degree, or 1 year of experience in a corporate accounting department required. Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer required. Experience working with tax software applications (e.g., Thomson Workflow/FastTax, TaxStream, Vertex, etc.) preferred. General office equipment such as computer/laptop, telephone, copy/fax machine, calculator, scanner, etc. Microsoft Office software, to include Outlook, Word, and Excel. Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity. Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling exceeds these minimum requirements. Skills and Abilities: Oral communication, written communication, fluency in English, active listening. Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking. Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. Ability to work independently without continuous supervision. Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Handicapped accessible. May work under stressful circumstances at times. Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality. Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge. Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct. May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and/or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity. Send resume to Demond.Hawthorne@encompasshealth.com Date Posted: 3/11/2021 (IPT025)

Senior Consultant, Transaction Tax (Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (Southlake);Katy, Texas (West Houston); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Tulsa, 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 Senior Transaction Tax Consultant for our various offices who will join our team working with our clients to plan for and manage various sales and use tax issues.  This is a consulting position, and your work with us will include assisting clients in a number of various capacities related to sales/use tax matters. Our client projects include tax overpayment reviews, tax liability/exposure analysis, voluntary disclosures, audit support/assistance, tax research and memorandums, developing tax matrices and training programs, tax process reviews, compliance support and tax reserve analysis/calculations. You will be supported by and work directly with the local Principal/Director and Manager and be given the opportunity to develop your technical, analytical and soft skills while working with our clients. You will have an opportunity to learn and grow significantly in this role.  In addition to maintaining our client relationships, we are committed to maintaining your sanity.  We will actively work with you to balance client delivery, career development, and your life outside of the office. What you will do: Perform detail reviews of transaction data and supporting documentation to determine proper sales/use taxes due in order to quantify refund claims and/or reductions to audit assessments. Manipulate and analyze client data from various accounting and reporting systems. Research tax issues in multiple states and help develop tax planning strategies. Address complexities and tax technical issues that arise from client operations. 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. Contribute significantly to the development of a dynamic and growing consulting practice. What you need to succeed: Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology, or Business with two or more years of experience in indirect tax, with consulting experience preferred.  Experience in the energy industry is a plus, but not required. CPA or CMI preferred. Additional Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics: A fundamental understanding of state and local tax laws and regulations. Excellent organizational skills and strong self-motivation; must be able to work effectively with minimal direct daily supervision. Ability to apply your technical expertise to varied client issues/needs and provide creative, insightful analysis. Ability to research tax issues using CCH/AnswerConnect or other tax research tools. Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects, activities and deadlines. Personal computer software proficiency, including spreadsheets, database, word processing and presentation software. Excel/Access and PowerPoint preferred Experience with indirect tax engines including Vertex, OneSource, Sovos, Avalara, and financial accounting systems such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft Navision are a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively. Willing and able to develop client relationships and work effectively in a team environment. Ability to anticipate new situations and/or changing demands and respond proactively. Some travel out of town will be required, overnight for internal or client meetings and/or conferences. Working Conditions: Must be able and willing to consistently produce quality work in fast paced environment with daily requirement to meet set deadlines. Willing and able to occasionally work irregular hours and overtime as needed or required. This position is based in either Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (Southlake), Katy, Texas (West Houston), Oklahoma City, OK and Tulsa, OK and requires office time, work-from-home and some travel to client locations. Send resume to cshantz@meritadvisor.com Date Posted: 3/9/2021 (IPT024)

Tax Associate (Seattle, Washington & Durham, North Carolina) -
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents. Job Duties: Act as the primary liaison between the state taxing authorities and customers participating in state voluntary compliance programs. Analyze correspondence from state taxing authorities and update internal tools ensuring state assigned deadlines are met. Answer questions from state taxing authorities on voluntary compliance requests based on the information provided by the customer. Negotiate penalty reduction, limited look-back periods, and acceptance into state voluntary compliance programs. Quickly identify and communicate state mandated program changes to the team and ensure internal documentation reflects the changes in a clear and concise manner. Submit voluntary compliance forms to the state taxing authorities. Proactively identify and communicate process improvements and changes to continuously improve department metrics. Assign related tasks to designated team members. Perform regular reviews of voluntary compliance forms to ensure most current forms are being utilized by the team. Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner. Qualifications: 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. 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. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/5/2021 (IPT022)

Project Manager (Seattle, Washington) - Avalara Professional Services is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our growing Voluntary Compliance Services team. Familiarity with sales and use tax compliance solutions is a plus. The Project Manager (YOU!) takes the lead in ensuring project success from the point the project starts through completion. The Project Manager proactively and professionally manages the client relationship and helps guide the client through their sales and use tax compliance projects with the Voluntary Compliance Services team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join an exceptional group of professionals dedicated to exceeding customer expectations in the management of complex projects and delivery of effective sales and use tax compliance projects. Job Duties: Responsible for the overall planning, direction, coordination, execution, control and completion of assigned projects. Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring that clients' expectations are in-line with project service scope. Develop and deliver to customers a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress Actively monitor client projects and solve problems to keep projects moving forward. Report and escalate issues as needed. Leverage strong analytical expertise to fulfill jurisdictional requirements. Successfully manage the relationship with the client, Voluntary Compliance Services team, internal and external Avalara partners, and all stakeholders. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation. Work strategically and independently with internal and external groups on multiple simultaneous projects. Assist internal team members with developing and enhancing process procedures. Perform other tasks as assigned. Qualifications: 2-7 Years of project management experience. Strong ability to understand and conceptualize accounting and tax processes and procedures. 1+ Years of experience working with clients at all organizational levels with a high degree of professionalism and business acumen. Strong ability to articulate process logic and technical concepts including building and delivery of technical presentations. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required with a demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams. Teamwork-oriented with a strong focus on customer satisfaction and business development. Ability to think strategically, solve problems effectively and tenaciously follow-through to ensure client success. Results-oriented with strong people and time management skills, highly organized, motivated and driven to succeed. CAPM/PMP or Sales Tax experience preferred. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/5/2021 (IPT021)

Tax Director (Seattle, Washington & Durham, North Carolina) - Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world. Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents. Job Duties: Daily pre-sales support with our Customer Account and Sales Management teams advising customers and prospects about solutions to their sales and use tax compliance issues, and positioning our various tax advisory services. Daily consultations with customers that have completed our nexus analysis to educate them on our findings and provide recommendations on voluntary compliance options including Voluntary Disclosure Programs. Participation in various internal and external training sessions, seminars and webinars on tax advisory services-related topics, including nexus developments, voluntary compliance programs, etc. Coordination with other Professional Services team members on pre-sales support activities. Additional job duties may involve research and other related activities in the following areas: On occasion, perform light-to-medium state and local tax research for our customers on specific sales and use tax-related topics using online research services, our internal tax content databases and libraries and other resources. Monitoring changes in sales and use tax nexus rules, policies and state tax department positions. On occasion, assist with developing content for internal and external webinars and marketing materials related to nexus developments. This highly successful and rapidly growing practice area helps our customers and prospects recognize and resolve gaps in their compliance process so they can utilize the core Avalara technology platforms – like AvaTax and CertCapture – more effectively. Ongoing new business development in this area is key to maintaining that success. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Business Administration or a related field, with a specialty degree a plus (such as a JD, Master's in Taxation or CMI – Sales Tax.) At least 10 to 12 years of sales and use tax consulting experience is required, preferably with a regional or national public accounting firm and within their state or local tax practice. Proven business development experience with sales and use tax solutions. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail with the ability to remained focus in a fast pace and rapidly changing environment Professional demeanor, team player and positive attitude, able to adapt to changing priorities. Demonstrated high standards of excellence in work product and professionalism. To apply click here. Date Posted: 3/5/2021 (IPT020)

Tax Associate (Atlanta, Georgia) -
Tax Specialty: Sales. The Tax Associate will work under the direction of the Tax Manager, manage and maintain the sales tax exemption certificates.  The Tax Associate’s duties also include sales tax research, preparation and filing of sales tax rebate requests. Responsibilities and Essential Functions: Assist with the implementation and maintenance of the exemption certificate management system. Coordinate with customer to submit sales tax exemption certificate. Review and validate sales tax exemption certificate submitted by customers. Review expiry date of the sales tax exemption certificates and request updated copies when applicable. Conduct and document research and analysis on sales tax issue. Prepare, file and follow up of sales tax rebate request. Assist with other tax projects. Years of Relevant Work Experience: At least 2 years of sales and use tax experience, preferably in wholesale industry. Education Credentials: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Ability to learn and apply skills quickly. Ability to adapt easily to new technology and new processes. Strong analytical and problem resolution skills. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. Dependable and reliable with attention to detail and confidentiality. Strong organization and ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities. Working environment consists of an office work space which is conditioned but may encounter various degrees of heat or cold, light and dust. Must be able to remain in a stationary position more than 90% of the time. Must have the manual dexterity to continually use a computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, and phone; as well as other office productivity machinery, such as a printer and copy machine. The person in this position needs to be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. May infrequently move or lift boxes (e.g. paper, office supplies, etc.) weighing up to approximately 50 pounds. Send the resume to joyteh@uslumber.com. Date Posted: 3/3/2021 (IPT018)

Indirect Tax Research and Planning (Richfield, Minnesota) -
Tax Specialty: Sales and Use Tax. We believe that our company’s success depends on the passion and creativity of our amazing employees. To create environments in which our people can fully thrive, we turn to our guiding behaviors: Be human. Make it real. Think about tomorrow. These set the tone for Best Buy, along with our Rallying Cry: Let’s talk about what’s possible. Our supportive leaders collaborate with their teams through ongoing feedback and two-way dialogue to maintain a culture continual learning. All these factors combine to create an unbeatable experience for both customers and employees. If you like to have fun while you work, build confidence and grow your career, you’ll fit right in. The Manager, Indirect Tax Research and Planning will play an integral role in Best Buy’s world-class Tax function. In this role, you will be on the frontline of a growth-oriented Fortune 100 business, advising the Best Buy enterprise on indirect tax matters and assisting in the development and execution of effective indirect tax strategies. As a member of the Research and Planning team, you will advise the enterprise on tax impacts of critical strategic and growth initiatives, assist in the identification, development, and support of indirect tax positions, and ensure the accurate taxation of product and service offerings for all Best Buy companies. Key Responsibilities: Partnering with Best Buy enterprise business teams and Tax team to provide accurate and timely indirect tax advice. Performing multistate sales, use, and excise tax research. Performing multistate telecommunications taxes and regulatory fees research. Reviewing new product and service offerings to ensure proper tax treatment. Maintaining and updating taxability matrices for all Best Buy companies. Monitoring legislative and regulatory changes and communicating and coordinating with internal and external groups to influence tax policies and ensure compliance with changes impacting Best Buy. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Minimum five years of experience, with demonstrated progression of responsibilities, in a law firm, public accounting firm, tax consulting firm, corporate tax environment, or other related experience. Minimum five years of experience with US sales and use taxes including researching multistate indirect tax issues. Minimum five years of experience developing and defending multistate indirect tax positions. Minimum three years of experience advising internal or external clients or business partners on indirect tax matters. Preferred Qualifications: Juris Doctorate (J.D.), CPA, Masters in Taxation, MBA, or CMI – Sales Tax. Advanced knowledge of technical multistate US indirect tax issues. Advanced knowledge and proficiency with online tax research products. Advanced ability to translate and communicate complex or difficult tax concepts to others in a plain and understandable manner. Advanced communication (oral and written), interpersonal, and advocacy skills necessary to advise and influence key stakeholders. Highly organized, self-confident, self-motivated, and detail oriented. Very comfortable working in a fast-paced and continually changing environment. High level of ethics, integrity, judgment, discretion, and confidentiality. To apply click here.  Date Posted: 2/25/2021 (IPT017)  

Senior Manager Indirect Tax (Mooresville, North Carolina) –
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is seeking a Senior Manager of Indirect Tax to join the Tax Department. The primary purpose of this role is to strategically oversee various components of tax including audits, appeals, returns, licenses, tax accounting, etc. and to ensure all deadlines are met, calculations are correct, and to ensure compliance with state, and local regulations. This role works to improve processes related to Indirect Taxes with stores and online POS systems. This position requires the individual to ensure accurate taxation of all sales activity and ensure an accurate audit trail. This role will administer tax functions such as sales and use within the overall tax function and is expected to perform more complex calculations, have knowledge of exemption certificates and experience in tax law research. Job 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. Responsible for supporting new business initiatives and performing tax research, as required.  Continue to automate the exemption certificate process to ensure the company collects and remits accurate taxes. Work on several process improvement projects, already in progress.  Coordinates all tax-free holiday activities between the Tax Department and Operations to ensure Lowe’s complies with state requirements.  Work with managers that are responsible for the timely and accurate completion of compliance activities (tax returns) and reviews different types of tax returns ranging from simple to complex based on knowledge of content and skillset required. Effectively communicates with upper level management regarding updates on work, setbacks, team responsibilities, final review for returns and audits, research findings, etc. to ensure the day-to-day operation of the tax team is in line with company expectations, processes, and procedures. Works with external auditors and other similar government representatives to make certain that Lowe's audits and assessments are complete and accurate as well as to coordinate scheduling and any meetings needed for review and confirmation of audit or assessment completion. Required Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance. 6+ years’ tax and/or accounting experience (public or private).  Preferred Education/Experience: Master’s Degree in Accounting, Tax, CPA, CMI, or MBA. 7-10+ years Corporate/ Retail indirect tax experience. Strong communication and critical thinking skills. Prior experience with Taxware or Vertex a plus. Project Management experience strongly preferred. Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports its hometown Charlotte region and all 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. As a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company, Lowe’s is committed to creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Across every community we serve, Lowe’s associates donate their time and expertise through the Lowe’s Heroes volunteer program. For the latest news, visit Newsroom.Lowes.com or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter. To apply Click Here. Date Posted: 2/18/2021 (IPT016)  

Senior Tax Analyst (Dundee, Michigan) - This position is responsible to coordinate and monitor filing of US personal property returns; maintain tax payment budgets and forecasts and pursue tax savings opportunities.  In addition, the position will provide oversight of Americas Business Services (ABS) personnel in the area of Fixed Assets; and support Sales & Use Tax functions, including state and local audit work as needed. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Oversight of Americas Business Services (ABS) tax payment process from start to finish. Oversight of Americas Business Services (ABS) preparation of US personal property tax compliance from start to finish. Prepare personal property tax budgets and forecasts, including quarterly reviews. Identify tax reduction opportunities. Keep abreast of personal property tax laws and changes. Conduct technical tax research relevant to planning projects for tax audits and special projects. Research and draft responses for questions from internal customers. Review and analyze fixed asset tax ledgers for appropriate asset class coding. Lead process improvement initiatives, including asset ledger maintenance. Gain strong working knowledge of PTMS, maintain software and monitor updates. Assist Manager with true-up of personal property accrual accounts as assigned. Key contributor on personal property tax appeal efforts. Assist in Sales Tax Administration tasks and duties, as assigned. Mentor other Analysts. Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting. Required Work Experience is 3-5 years. Travel Requirements up to 10%. Self-starter with the initiative and ability to make independent decisions. Advanced excel skills required. Experience with SAP preferred. Experience with PTMS or other comparable property tax software. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 2/5/2021 (IPT011)   

Senior Sales Tax Accountant (Atlanta, Georgia) -
Home Depot is seeking a senior level tax professional to join its Indirect Tax team. This role is primarily responsible for a variety of projects supporting sales/use tax systems (product taxability, tax rates), sales/use/GST/PST/QST tax audits, tax exempt customer databases, research and new business initiatives. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, 3-6 years of experience. CPA, CMI Preferred. To apply - Click Here. Date Posted: 2/2/2021 (IPT010)

Experienced Senior or up-and-coming Manager Sales Tax (San Diego, California) -
Sattar & Associates. Job Description: Sales tax research: taxability, nexus reviews, analogous application of related research, exploring multiple avenues to arrive at client-ready conclusions. Refund claims: understanding and applying each jurisdiction’s rules for seeking and supporting refund claims either based on tax rules, customer claims, or changes to prior filings. Audit defense and client advocacy: familiarity with state audit procedures, data analysis, taxpayer advocacy, communication of findings, and relationship management. Creating and applying processes and procedures to all client work product. Seek Letter Rulings on behalf of clients where appropriate and guidance is needed. Identify and drive process improvement to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the entire team. Personal and professional development for self and team, providing oversight, training, guidance, and leadership. Communicate with clients and conduct periodic operation and finance reviews to stay ahead of sales tax issues and offer strategic advice around transaction taxes. Sales tax exemption certificate management projects for multiple clients. Respond timely and accurately to client inquiries. Related work and special projects. Traits/Characteristics: Self-starter. Process oriented, with attention to detail. Curious, Creative problem-solver, who knows when to ask for help. Critical thinker and negotiator. Non-linear thinker, able to see patterns & connections. Kind, compassionate. Well-rounded, team player. Able to prioritize and focus on several projects in a short timeframe while being singularly focused on one task/project to completion. Skills/Experience: Excellent writing skills. Confident communication and poise. Intermediate-to-advanced Excel skills – use of formulaic data review and analysis at a minimum. Data analysis. Research and critical analysis/application of tax laws, rulings, publications, etc. Ability to articulate complex concepts in a concise manner. Project management and organization. Industry, Consulting and/or State DOR multistate background preferred. 3-5 years @staff/senior/rising-manager level. Prior Audit experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred. CPA not required, but heavily considered; CMI a plus. Prior teamwork and some management experience preferred. Strong skills as noted above will be considered even is no Sales Tax specific experience applies. Send resume to amy@sattarinc.com. Date Posted: 2/2/2021 (IPT009)
 
Tax Accountant (Dallas, Texas) - 
Tax Specialty: Income/Sales. Responsible for specific tax accounting and reporting responsibilities. Plays a critical role in the Company's periodic close and reporting process. This position will work closely with members of the Corporate Planning and Accounting. This position will be located in the Dallas, TX area. Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for accuracy of Company's annual tax department expenses. This includes the preparation and distribution of monthly tax plan, forecast & actual analysis. Serves as the key tax liaison between Corporate Accounting and the various Company units to answer queries and ensure tax accruals are in line with operational activities and budgets. Prepares monthly tax account journal entries, as needed. Prepares monthly tax account analysis and identifies areas which need to be looked at by upper management. Supports internal and external audit and quarterly review tax queries/requests from external auditors. May provide support and guidance to other staff accountants and managers to handle tax accounting issues. Manages high exposure tax projects as needed. Provides accounting analysis and support, on an as-needed basis, for ad hoc projects and requests as needed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor's degree in Accounting CPA (preferred) 3-5 years of finance experience preferably in tax or financial analysis. MS Access SAP financial systems. Intermediate understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Advanced analytical, technical and problem solving skills. Excellent inter-personal skills to interact with internal and external customers. Familiarity with monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close Ability to work independently and in team environment. Project manage across multiple organizations. To apply click here. Date Posted: 1/25/2021 (IPT007)

Corporate Tax Analyst (Lake Oswego, Oregon) - 
At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors. Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers and positively impact the world around us. This position reports to the Tax Manager and will be responsible for preparing property tax and sales tax returns, and for researching issues and managing examinations relating to those returns. Primary Responsibilities: Prepare sales tax returns and sales tax payments. Prepare personal property tax returns (including railcar ad valorem), review valuation notices, and prepare property tax payments. Prepare Canadian HST, PST and GST indirect tax returns. Research property tax and sales tax issues. Provide sales tax and property tax advice and support to operations and accounting. Support examinations by state and local tax authorities. Assist in improving sales tax and property tax processes. Perform other tasks as required to support the tax function of the Company. Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of four years of experience in a corporate business environment. Experience in preparing sales tax and property tax returns. Experience with spreadsheet and word processing software Experience with PTMS (property tax preparation software) is a bonus Candidate must have the ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing, with Company personnel and with external consultants and taxing authorities. Candidate must have good analytical and interpersonal skills and must be able to work under deadlines and pressure. To apply click here. Date Posted: 1/12/2021 (IPT002)