Sr. Tax Analyst, Indirect Tax

Compliance Remote, North Carolina Remote, Washington


Job Summary

We are looking for a Premium Returns Tax Analyst to join our fast-paced, dynamic company. This is a great opportunity for a candidate to work in an innovative environment and grow within our business. The Analyst will be responsible for identifying areas of improvement as well as serving an elite group of customers with highly complex returns as their primary point of contact. Candidate must be highly driven, detail oriented and proficient at balancing multiple priorities/issues.

Job Duties

- Prepare, review, and file multi-jurisdictional sales/use, business and occupation, and gross receipts tax returns for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual filings

- Manage a select group of customers as their primary point of contact

- Ability to research and resolve jurisdictional notices on behalf of customers

- Responsible for the on-boarding and validation of new sales/use tax returns customers

- Communicate regularly and effectively with customers, jurisdictions and other internal teams as part of research and resolution

- Perform QA related to sales and use tax content and form changes

- Manage workload to effectively meet deadlines

- Identify ways to improve process and/or technology to better serve our customers.

- Work collaboratively with all staff members and management

Qualifications

- Tax Analyst: Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

- Sr. Tax Analyst: Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

- Sr. Tax Analyst 2: Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience

- Strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to work independently yet still function as a team player

- Ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet strict filing deadlines

- Ability to learn and adapt to different software applications and tools

- Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel (functions include power pivot, vlookup, hlookup, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

- Advanced degree in accounting or finance

- Experience with a Big 4 firm, large corporate tax department of a multinational company, or large ERP integration



About Avalara

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.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at www.avalara.com

The perks of working at Avalara go beyond amazing physical spaces and a Tiki Bar. We're committed to continued progress in diversity and inclusion. As an employee at Avalara, you'll have the opportunity to join resource groups focused on diversity of thought, engage with your local or global community about topics that matter to you and the organization and receive continued education around inclusion and development. As Avalara grows, so do the voices within it. It's time to hear your voice.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, gender, nation of origin, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law. We thrive on diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to apply to Avalara's open positions.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.