Sr. Tax Analyst (Indirect Tax)
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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016
About the Company
The Sr. Tax Accountant has primary responsibility, while working with and under the direction of the tax directors, for the review of all U.S domestic indirect tax and compliance including review & response to Deckers US indirect tax notices - external & internal. The Sr. Tax Accountant partners with internal and external stakeholders and advisors to ensure accurate and timely controls and filings related to US indirect tax compliance. The individual will be well rounded, versatile and capable of leadership and implementation, as well as technological re-engineering and transformation of indirect tax compliance technology and supporting accounting functions. Will develop and maintain productive, effective, and professional relationships with peers, superiors, auditors, and others. The Sr. Tax Accountant will represent the tax and finance organizations to external stakeholders including a leading role in internal and external indirect audit resolution and is a contact for IT technology and tax planning projects. Encourages and leads the development of continuous improvement and creative solutions for complex projects and systems. Represent the company in a positive and supportive manner at all times.
Job Duties, Responsibilities and Requirements
Domestic Projects - Indirect Tax: Responsible for overseeing the tax department's continuous process improvements and management of ongoing special projects. Also oversees the maintenance of IT tax technology, Vertex, and tax data quality for US indirect tax.
Domestic Compliance - Sales & Use Tax: Responsible for the review in a highly collaborative capacity of all U.S. domestic indirect tax returns and payments and FAS 5 (ASC-450) accruals quarterly. Responsible for the indirect tax calendar to ensure complete, accurate & timely filings.
Domestic Controversy - Indirect Tax: Responsible for all State and local indirect tax research, planning, audits, and appeals. Leading role in internal and external audit defense and resolution. Analyze and draft responses to resolve all applicable tax notices.
Domestic Compliance - Property Tax / Business License: Responsible for the review of the Company's U.S. property tax and business license portfolio, compliance and reporting process, for all locations, entities, and stores, and property tax audits and appeals. Includes review of Co-Sourcing workpapers and/or internally prepared workpapers. Responsible for the indirect tax calendar to ensure complete, accurate & timely filings
International Projects - Indirect Tax: Assist with the tax department's VAT process improvements globally and support implementation of related tax technology (ie: Vertex); provide analysis and test results for accurate tax rate application and reporting as requested.
Education & Experience
Education & Experience
* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar field
* CPA and MBA/MBT a plus
* 5-7 years of experience in accounting, corporate taxation, preferably combination industry and public accounting.
Functional & Technical Competencies
* Strong communication, collaboration and business writing skills.
* Experience with tax systems a plus.