Tax Consultant/Business Analyst
Rylem Consulting is a leading resource in the Northwest for talent management. We help dynamic companies- Fortune 500 companies as well as innovative and exciting startups- identify and recruit game-changing talent. We currently have an exciting contract position for a Business Analyst IV (Tax Consultant) at world leading on-line travel company!!!
This resource is being brought in to help with various ad-hoc projects related to sales tax and exemptions. This resource will assist with providing insight into researching used sales and sales tax auditing since there is currently a skill gap on the team. This person should enjoy research and have knowledge of sales tax and exemption regulations. This person will help provide clarity around updates needed internally via the current tax engine tool used by the team (adding features etc.).
•Compiling sales tax research related to exemption certificates
•Prioritizing areas of focus in relation to the research completed
•Creating categorical metrics for sales tax research
•Maintaining categorical metrics for research findings, e.g. scope, outcome
•Identifying actionable and mitigating measures to enforce compliance, risk tolerances, and accuracy of customer exemptions
•Recommend service improvements for the creation and acceptance of customer tax exemptions
•Recommend process improvements for the review of customer tax exemptions, including remediation
Deliverables for this engagement will include:
•Complete sales tax research as requested for various states and exemption types
•Administer and enhance processes as needed
•Identify owners and services for corrective actions/resolutions; to enforce policy
•Periodic work papers to report progress, work efforts, error rates, and other improvement metrics
Assigned a task prioritized and broken into different parts:
•A lot of figuring things out as we go; building upon the general idea of what we need
•Lots of autonomy with the project and lots of work to be done- weekly standup's to give a sense of where we stand and next steps
•Meet with Manager throughout the week
•Review project findings- what needs to be done to handle the discrepancies?
•Dealing with the technical side of improvement; (any knowledge will be helpful)
Core Competencies Required for Role:
•Experience in multiple states at least 15-20 states; sales tax
•Experience with used sales research or audits;
•3+ years of sales tax experience
•Someone who is great in sales and used tax but also has research experience working for a big company;
•Enterprise experience is a huge plus
•Have a College Degree; Note: Need the experience first** but require a healthy balance between experience and education background.