Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

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Indirect tax analyst provides support for applications including Microsoft Office, Reynolds and Reynolds and other dealer and automotive specific software packages.

Indirect Tax Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Business Partnership – Engages with business and other functions regarding existing or new business activities and tax requirements
Business Systems Tax Requirements – May determine, maintain or review tax requirements, tax classifications, exemptions, rules, rates and tax updates for business, finance or tax systems to ensures usability of systems and data for tax purposes
Team – Collaborates across indirect tax function and with other teams on business or tax changes and impacts
To assist with queries from the business operating in Germany
Collaborates across license function and with other teams on business or license changes, impacts and continuous improvements for areas of responsibility
Overseeing the preparation of the company’s Business Licenses, Annual Reports and Property Tax Returns
Tax Audits – Assists with and may conduct tax audits and tax refund/credit reviews
Look after the tax equipment and liaise with venders for hardware/software update, tax machine, verification machine, online filing Ukey, online filing platform
Independently executes State and Local Indirect tax returns and prepayments, including performing necessary research, analysis and effective use of tax compliance tools
Participate in planning

Indirect Tax Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Indirect Tax Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, WHT, IIBA, TDS, VAT, AAC, CBAP, BABOK, AB, ICA

Education for Indirect Tax Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the indirect tax analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Taxation, Law, Economics, Education, Business/Administration, Graduate, Finance/Accounting

Skills for Indirect Tax Analyst

Desired skills for indirect tax analyst include:

SAP
Company and its industry to identify issues and value-add service opportunities
Microsoft Office and computerized accounting software
Excel
Business
Microsoft Office
Similar systems desirable
APlus
AS400
Alteryx and other data analytics and collaboration tools

Desired experience for indirect tax analyst includes:

Strong computer skills overall
Minimum of 2 years experience handling VAT compliance & multi-jurisdictional reporting within a commercial environment preferred (experience working within a Shared Service Centre set up is particularly useful)
Ability to interact effectively with the finance team, including regional finance managers tax authorities and external advisors
Two to six years experience
Tax or public/chartered accounting qualification or studying towards equivalent qualification
Familiarity with ERP systems and IT aptitude

Indirect Tax Analyst Examples

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Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an indirect tax analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for indirect tax analyst
  • Ensuring timely filing of the GST and VAT returns on a monthly basis
  • Reconciliation of the Trading ledgers with the Accounting ledgers on a weekly basis
  • Identifying incorrect tax decisions in the above reports
  • Discussing the discrepancies with operations and accounting teams and guiding them to the correct tax decisions
  • Monitoring the receivables from Tax authorities
  • Ensure proper stock reconciliations
  • Prepare audit documentation and liaise with external auditors
  • Prepare and submit German VAT returns and German Intrastat returns
  • Lead analyst for unclaimed property audits and voluntary disclosure agreements (self-audits)
  • Reconcile and review assigned tax G/L accounts
Qualifications for indirect tax analyst
  • Ability to identify, research, and comprehend changes in VAT legislation and the net impact for Tyco operations
  • Must have Bachelor’s Degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science
  • Experience must include one year of experience with Vertex O Series 6.0
  • Self-motivated with a mature attitude
  • Hands on in handling data and data analytics
  • Knowledge of VAT &/or intrastat in some European countries
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Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of indirect tax analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for indirect tax analyst
  • Assist with state and local business registrations
  • Partner with cross functional teams to identify risks and opportunities to scale with the business
  • Prepare detailed and summary level reports for management
  • Maintain documentation in accordance with SOX and Tax Department requirements
  • Prepares financial gross receipt or other information and calculates accurate license fees or taxes
  • Documents licenses and permits received, distributes to stores and other locations on required timeline, and manages critical license information in the license database
  • To prepare the statutory returns assigned accurately and on time
  • To submit of the statutory returns to the appropriate authorities
  • To obtain the sign off on the returns by the relevant person and ensure that the payments are initiated and followed up with the outsourced service provider on time
  • To prepare the Balance Sheet reconciliations on time and in a compliant way
Qualifications for indirect tax analyst
  • Demonstrated experience in developing/improving systems and processes
  • ITI qualified
  • Team player with proven organizational skills
  • CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not a required
  • This role will be one of the first hires of the new team and will be responsible for undertaking the day to day operations within the team, ensuring tax compliance obligations are met, control procedures are documented and adhered to and internal stakeholders are regularly communicated with
  • Initially the role will focus on assisting the team manager (Associate) with the setting up the team and its processes to be ready for the implementation of GST (expected 1 April 2017) then shift to the day to day operations of the indirect tax compliance
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Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an indirect tax analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for indirect tax analyst
  • To participate and contribute to the success of month-end close
  • To provide support for the Senior Statutory Returns Analyst and Team Leader on Indirect Tax-related queries and specific projects
  • Reviewing and assisting in the preparation of company’s monthly/quarterly Sales and Use Tax Returns, ensuring returns are filed accurately and efficiently
  • Heavily involved in merger/acquisition projects and analyzing impacts on Indirect Tax area
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the company’s Exemption Certificate Management system and related compliance
  • Become main point of contact for any Indirect Tax related issues
  • Reconciling monthly/yearly Sales and Use Tax general ledger accounts
  • Reviewing and analyzing Use Tax Accruals
  • Processing and reviewing customer tax credits and preparing state tax refund requests
  • Updating and maintaining Sales tax systems
Qualifications for indirect tax analyst
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with a minimum of 2 years Indirect Tax experience or an appropriate combination of education and experience
  • Experience using Vertex or other tax software a plus
  • To carry out all monthly VAT compliance tasks for several J&J entities including analytical VAT transaction-code reviews, preparation and posting of the VAT journals, performing all monthly VAT accounts reconciliations
  • At least half year of experience in finance
  • Experience in working with integrated software system (SAP) is an advantage
  • Customer focussed, able to build excellent relationship with relevant stakeholders
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Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an indirect tax analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for indirect tax analyst
  • Planning and supporting audits and working with external tax auditors through the course of their review of the company’s Indirect Tax filings
  • Corresponding with tax authorities
  • Researching and maintaining taxability of new/existing customers and products
  • Providing support to other departments, customers and other sites
  • Requesting letter rulings from state tax authorities
  • Supporting a system of internal controls with respect to Sales, Use, and Other Indirect Taxes
  • Coordinating with all areas of the company where overlap exists to develop efficient procedures to stream-line processes and to satisfy department needs
  • Serving as lead tax analyst resource on projects to identify and implement Indirect Tax process improvements
  • Assisting on various other projects and issues as required
  • Manage outsourced property tax function
Qualifications for indirect tax analyst
  • Reliable, consistent, detail-focussed
  • Able to keep strict deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance /Accounting or equivalent experience (MST, MBA, CPA a plus)
  • 3+ years of sales and use tax related experience
  • Knowledge of Vertex/Quantum software preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word a must
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Indirect Tax Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of indirect tax analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for indirect tax analyst
  • Partner with operations with respect to tax compliance needs and procedural issues
  • Prepare payments for property tax and sales tax bills based on statutory due dates
  • Prepare Form 2290 Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Returns
  • Research indirect tax matters based on local jurisdictional regulations
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns in multiple jurisdictions including processing payments
  • Assist with property tax compliance including preparing property tax returns, processing payments and appeals
  • Assist in responding to notices and information requests from taxing authorities, including audits
  • Research, analyze and compose technical memorandums and recommend application to the Company
  • Assist in documenting processes and special projects as assigned
  • Assist with improving the tax reporting and compliance process
Qualifications for indirect tax analyst
  • Proficiency in other applications such as SAP, Access, Hyperion, Taxcient (Exemption Certificate Management) preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills a must
  • Strong accounting background a must
  • Exceptional attention to detail, able to multi-task and work independently
  • Requires the ability to meet the demands of the work schedule
  • Knowledge in SAP master data elements (vendor, material group – UNSPSC, Chart of Accounts, plant codes, cost centers)

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