The Avalara for Accounts team is a revenue generating organization that also plays a key role in driving AvaTax growth through delivering on returns filing services. We organized compliance around pillars of customer success – including: Returns Experience, Returns Management and Customer Advocacy. The Tax Analyst for Avalara for Accountants, will have responsibility to advance Avalara's AvaTax/Returns Services by driving the evolution of features and future direction of automation in pursuit of “customer self-service.” Compliance drives significant revenue as part of monthly sales and use tax returns filing services for customers. Presence in the Seattle, WA and Durham, NC office is essential for the team's success and for building key cross-functional relationships.
Job DutiesPrepare, review, and file multi-jurisdictional sales/use, business and occupation, and gross receipts tax returns for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual filingsManage a select group of accounting firms as their primary point of contactMaintain/update client filing calendar informationResearch and resolve jurisdictional notices on behalf of clientsPerform QA related to sales/use tax content and form changesPrepare reconciliations or other pre/post filing tasks as assignedIdentify ways to improve process and/or technology to better serve our clientsManage workload to effectively meet deadlines
Qualifications2+ years in multi-jurisdictional sales and use tax preparation and filing.For senior role: 3+ years preparing and filing sales and use tax returnsBachelor's degree (B.S. or B.A.) from an accredited college or universityStrong analytical, research, and problem solving skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to work independently yet still function as a team playerAbility to prioritize and multi-task to meet strict filing deadlinesAbility to learn and adapt to different software applications and toolsMust have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and Access (functions include power pivot, vlookup, hlookup, etc.)Experience with a Big 4 firm, large corporate tax department of a multinational company, or large ERP integration is a plus.
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.