• Tax Research Analyst Jobs in United States Of America - 25677123

  • Avalara
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 1 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Avalara is dedicated to monitoring transaction taxes at the international, state, county and municipal levels and developing software that keeps pace with the dynamics in the market Join our team with cool offices offering mechanized desks We offer free beverages (beer, pop, juice, espresso), a fun and flexible work environment with a pool table, gymnasium, yoga, tiki bar, a meditation room, and subsidized parking

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

Job Duties

Research tax law, reporting, and remittance requirements to keep our tax products in compliance with state, county, and local jurisdiction tax laws
Monitor legislation, administrative decisions, and judicial decisions for changes in transaction taxes in assigned jurisdictional or topical areas
Apply taxability, exemption and tax holiday rule changes into our software while providing concise documentation of the changes
Identify and apply exemption certificate changes
Based upon tax research, validate results of test transactions pre-production
Build productive working relationships with state, county, and city authorities to maximize the quality of our product
When opportunities to further automate and streamline processes exist, raise them to Manager and/or Sr Designer to enable prioritization and ticket creation for Content Engineering

Qualifications (absolute must haves walking in the door)

A natural curiosity about technology and an interest in innovation and learning about new areas of transaction taxes
Relevant advanced degree or certification (ie Accounting, Finance, Law, Economics, Geography, Data Science) or 1-3 years equivalent experience researching tax law
Excellent research skills, including a logical and creative approach to drilling down to specific data to surface information that is vital to the accuracy of the published content
Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to work in and support a team environment through collective team topics, load balancing, and sharing/receiving constructive feedback
Ability to multi-task, troubleshoot, and problem solve in a calm, analytical and methodical manner that also demonstrates a sense of urgency
Proactively participate in a dynamic and innovative tax environment by maintaining a high level of energy while being consistently dependable, efficient, and accurate
Demonstrated ability to manage time to achieve priority results
Ability to maintain organization and attention to detail
Analytic ability at a level sufficient to understand and resolve client requests and tax concerns
Ability to apply basic math, percentages and general accounting rules
Ability to use a laptop and various software, including MS Office, browsers, subscription research services, and Avalara products
Demonstrated high standards of excellence in work product and professionalism

Preferred Qualifications (great to have but not absolutely necessary)

BA, JD/LLM, and/or CPA/Chartered Accountant in that order of preference
Familiarity with tax returns and/or government compliance
Familiarity with Atlassian Confluence and/or JIRA
Two to four (2-4) years research, consulting or audit experience in state and local or transaction taxes

Experience with conditional statements and / or formulas in Excel and familiarity with Boolean logic

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Cost Accounting/ ICWA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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