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Senior Indirect Tax Analyst



Tysons, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Role Summary:

The Senior Indirect Tax Analyst will be responsible for completing the day-to-day general tax duties including compliance, audit, planning, systems, and processes for US and Canadian indirect taxes.This role reports to the Director – State and Local Tax.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly Sales tax compliance process with outside service provider
  • Manage the Federal and State universal fund compliance process with outside service provider
  • Manage/prepare the US property taxes including supporting documentation and associated filing/payments timely
  • Manage Canadian GST/HST, VAT, gross receipts, business licenses and other regulatory filings
  • Respond to indirect tax notices and support indirect tax audits inquiries
  • Maintenance and gathering of exemption certificates including Federal, State and Local exemptions for various indirect tax types
  • Collaborate with Billing & Collections team on customer tax inquiries
  • Collaborate with AP team on providing appropriate exemptions to Suppliers and respond to inquiries
  • Maintain the tax department filing calendar
  • Develop relationships with various tax, legal, treasury, business and accounting personnel throughout the company to gather and analyze data needed for tax compliance
  • Obtain a thorough understanding of key internal financial reporting and tax compliance software capabilities and reporting functions
  • Recommend process improvement to elevate accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency
  • Maintain and update monthly process documentations as needed
  • Assist with additional projects and assignments as required
  • Manage indirect tax general ledger accounts and monthly tax reconciliations

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 3+ years relevant corporate experience in indirect tax, public accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with tax software products (Avalara, PTMS, and Anybill), enterprise systems (Oracle), and Microsoft Office products preferred.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities and attention to detail is a must.
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically MS Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup, etc.).
  • Candidate must be able to work independently or as a teammate with minimal supervision and proven track record at multi-tasking under pressure of multiple due dates and deadlines is vital.
  • Ability to be hands on and to adapt in a fast-paced, growing environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a time sensitive environment.

Core Competencies

  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.
  • Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.
  • Flexibility and Adaptability: Knowledge of successful approaches and techniques for dealing with change; ability to adapt to a changing environment and be comfortable with change.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities: Knowledge of effective self-management practices; ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.
  • Managing Change: Knowledge of the necessity to adapt self and team to evolving business needs; ability to develop and implement new ideas and initiatives that improve the organization's performance in light of new requirements.
  • Collaborating Globally: Knowledge of effective collaboration techniques and ability to build networks with people from different countries and cultures, think and work with them to bring positive impact and flourishing business results.
  • Accounting: Knowledge of accounting methods, processes, and tools; ability to maintain and prepare financial statements and reports using accounting methods and processes.
  • Financial Record Keeping: Knowledge of financial record keeping processes, methods, and tools; ability to maintain accurate and thorough records of financial transactions.
  • General Ledger (G-L): Knowledge of tools, practices and considerations for general ledger; ability to update and validate general ledger data.
  • Tax Operations: Knowledge of tax practices and regulations; ability to prepare and file federal, state and local tax returns.

Universal Competencies

  • Continuous Improvement: Knowledge of transformation initiatives to drive fundamental changes, enhance responsiveness and efficiency to core business practices. Ability to drive cultural changes from best effort to results oriented.
  • Customer First (Non-Customer Facing): Knowledge of internal customer interactions, creating a culture of accountability, collaboration, and partnership. Ability to build an environment supporting internal customer value creation at every level.
  • Operational Excellence: Understanding the system-driven processes for consistency and scalability. Ability to re-focus processes and systems from integration activity to maximizing a positive customer impact and anticipating future trends.

EEO Statement (Americas Only):

GTT provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GTT complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

GTT expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GTT’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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