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Sr Tax Analyst - Sales and Use

Company: Thomson Reuters
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Tax Analyst is a skilled tax professional in Thomson Reuters Software Development Team. The Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for developing and maintaining an understanding of the following:

  • Complex tax concepts
  • GoSystem products
  • GoSystem development platforms
  • PC operating systems and user interface guidelinesThe Senior Tax Analyst has a direct impact on the efficiency, intuitiveness, accuracy, and documentation of assigned GoSystem Tax products.
    Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
    • Collect, analyze, and prioritize requirements from taxing authorities, marketing, support, customers, and other sources all in an effort to enhance the most reliable tax software in the industry.
    • Develop training materials and provide training/mentoring to Tax Research & Content Associates and Analysts
    • Define complex projects including but not limited to: State & Federal projects
    • Writing applicable online help
    • Coordinate work with other departments
    • Ensure and implement consistency standards
      • Assist in the design and development of new projects outside the core application
      • Ensure quality products by providing the following: Test programs for technical accuracy and cosmetic appearance Develop and maintain testing documentation books
      • Create program change requests, update control sheets and resolve issues with Systems Engineers Review and correct projects to ensure they are accurate, clear and concise
      • Suggest and implement product enhancements
      • Provide technical assistance and client support including but not limited to:
        • Answering technical questions
        • Responding to client requests and inquiries
        • Responding to project escalations
          • Research, analyze, interpret and document tax laws and regulations over a wide range of industries in complex and demanding jurisdictions
          • Anticipate and assess the impact of proposed regulatory developments to stay ahead of changes in laws and regulations impacting applications
            • Model and implement support for new tax regimes; implement content changes; complete work within prescribed content deadlines
            • Correspond with tax authorities on complex and contradictory matters
            • Research, respond and resolve client issues in partnership with Customer Support
            • Contribute to the development of requirements for tax application features and functionality in partnership with Product Management
              Key Relationships:
              • Customer support
              • Product management
              • Development
                Essential Skills:
                • Thorough knowledge of tax accounting laws and regulations
                  • Ability to work and react independently
                  • Ability to estimate project budget, assess due dates and follow through on timely completion
                  • Ability to consistently meet rigid and recurring deadlines
                  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, including ability to write white papers on tax and/or technical subjects
                  • Superior organizational skills with ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
                    • Intermediate to advance software skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word, Access)
                    • Ability to work and learn independently with minimal supervision
                    • Written and spoken fluency in English
                      Desired Skills:
                      • Sales and Use, 1040, 1120, or 1065 tax return preparation experience preferred
                      • Fluency in languages other than English
                        Education/ Certifications:
                        • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
                          • MBA or CPA/Chartered Tax Adviser and/or computer science or related field preferred.What's in it For You?You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:Hybrid Work Model: Currently, as part of our COVID-19 response, our employees are working remotely and following local bylaws and guidelines with the majority of our offices planning to remain remote throughout 2021. Upon return, we will embrace a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote workCulture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and moreWellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeingLearning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters caf-- networkingSocial Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact#LI-JK3Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.AccessibilityAs a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.Protect yourself from fraudulent job postings click here to know more.More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Keywords: Thomson Reuters, Carrollton , Sr Tax Analyst - Sales and Use, Accounting, Auditing , Carrollton, Texas

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