Senior Tax Accountant - Indirect Tax


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Overview


This position will provide US Sales and Use tax accounting and compliance to support many departments within the company. This role will be the primary source to provide answers to Sales tax related questions which may require research through online sources or consultants.  In working with an integrated ERP system and due to the complexity of the business this position will provide opportunities to regularly collaborate with others to help formulate, develop, and implement improvements to our processes.

Responsibilities


  • Research and answer Sales/Use tax questions sourced from various co-workers, customers, suppliers, and external regulatory authorities
  • Assist with the preparation of data collection for monthly, quarterly, and annual Sales/Use tax return filings in various states
  • Support and review the timely preparation of US Sales and Use tax returns
  • Perform Sales/Use tax account review and reconciliations with a focus to maximize tax related refunds and correct inappropriate accounting entries
  • Assist with the monitoring and maintenance of the tax engine for verification and application of correct tax

Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with 5 years experience with filing Sales/Use tax, or a Master's in Accounting or Finance with 3 years experience with filing Sales/Use tax
  • Demonstrated experience with researching tax laws and case rulings
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, negotiating, reasoning, and problem solving
  • Ability to develop strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs

Recommended Qualifications


  • Familiar with Sales & Use tax laws and regulations as well as filing requirements for a wide range of states
  • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP software,
  • Experience with automated tax systems, such as SureTax, Vertex, Onesource, or other sales and use tax preparation software
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables
  • Ability to analyze accounts, identify issues, resolve differences and recommend process improvements

About Esri


Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

 

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

 

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

 

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is $68,640.00 - $106,080.00.

 

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