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Tax Analyst II - SALT - Direct

Tax Analyst II - SALT - Direct

Job ID 
587091
Location 
IN-KA-Bangalore
Posted Date 
21-12-2017
Company 
ADCI - Karnataka
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
Amazon is seeking a Tax Analyst II – State and Local Indirect Tax candidate to join the Tax Team in India. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, and dynamic environment. This position will be responsible for the preparation of certain US state and local non-income tax filings, as well as other tax projects. This position will execute tasks and projects with limited direction. The candidate will begin to understand rules around their assigned tax types and jurisdictions. This position may manage direct reports.

The geography scope includes the United States with indirect taxes comprising but not exclusively: sales tax, use tax, gross receipts taxes, telecom taxes, local business licenses, unclaimed property and regulatory fees (i.e. tire fees/e-waste fees). This position will be involved in the preparation and review of indirect tax compliance obligations across various business activities including datacenters, fulfillment/distribution centers, logistics/transportation/delivery, administrative offices, and multiple entrepreneurial start-ups. The individual will work with a high level of independence, but will need to coordinate with others across multiple functions from a state and local tax planning, process improvement, compliance and controllership perspective.

State and Local Indirect Tax Responsibilities may include:
· Manage certain indirect tax team members and mentor each to ensure individual, team, department and company success
· Prepare and review the monthly indirect tax filings for certain Amazon subsidiaries including but not limited to Sales Tax, Use Tax, Gross Receipts Tax, WA Business & Occupation Tax, Unclaimed Property and Regulatory Fees
· Prepare and review the reconciliation of certain transaction tax general ledger accounts
· Prepare and review the state and local business license and related tax certifications, including renewals
· Support the credits and incentives compliance processes associated with indirect taxes
· Drive process improvement and automation and technology implementation
· Advise on development and maintenance of accounting systems which provide information required to be reported
· Research and document state and local tax issues and positions
· Provide guidance to any internal/external party based on research of state and local tax laws, regulations and case law
· Assist with special tax projects on an as-needed basis as part of growth and development

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
· Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required
· 2+ years of state and local indirect tax experience
· Minimum 1 year multistate indirect tax experience in Public Accounting or industry

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Master’s Degree preferred
· Chartered Accountant, CPA or Enrolled Agent certification
· Self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks and independently define, implement, and manage creation of new processes
· Strong computer skills including MS Office, Oracle
· Strong project management and organization skills
· Ability to work as a team player in a fast paced and dynamic environment
· Technically proficient with strong accounting, analytical, financial modeling and research skills
· Strong written and verbal communication skills

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Basic Qualifications

State and Local Indirect Tax Responsibilities may include:
· Manage certain indirect tax team members and mentor each to ensure individual, team, department and company success
· Prepare and review the monthly indirect tax filings for certain Amazon subsidiaries including but not limited to Sales Tax, Use Tax, Gross Receipts Tax, WA Business & Occupation Tax, Unclaimed Property and Regulatory Fees
· Prepare and review the reconciliation of certain transaction tax general ledger accounts
· Prepare and review the state and local business license and related tax certifications, including renewals
· Support the credits and incentives compliance processes associated with indirect taxes
· Drive process improvement and automation and technology implementation
· Advise on development and maintenance of accounting systems which provide information required to be reported
· Research and document state and local tax issues and positions
· Provide guidance to any internal/external party based on research of state and local tax laws, regulations and case law
· Assist with special tax projects on an as-needed basis as part of growth and development

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
· Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required
· 2+ years of state and local indirect tax experience
· Minimum 1 year multistate indirect tax experience in Public Accounting or industry

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Master’s Degree preferred
· Chartered Accountant, CPA or Enrolled Agent certification
· Self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks and independently define, implement, and manage creation of new processes
· Strong computer skills including MS Office, Oracle
· Strong project management and organization skills