Tax Consultant/Business Analyst

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Tax Consultant/Business Analyst

Tax Consultant/Business Analyst
Bellevue, WA

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Tax Consultant/Business Analyst

Bellevue, WA


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!!!

Job Description:

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.).

General Responsibilities:

•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

Project-Specific Responsibilities:

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

•Exemption certifications

•Review project findings- what needs to be done to handle the discrepancies?

•Dealing with the technical side of improvement; (any knowledge will be helpful)


  • 3+ years indirect tax experience in a multi-state,     multi-entity organization
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Extensive experience working with big data and data     analytic tools
  • Experience with US tax exemptions
  • Experience with sales tax research and sales tax audit

Preferred skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong bias for action and ability to prioritize.
  • Very comfortable working in a fast-paced and     continually changing environment.
  • A team oriented, customer-centric attitude.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and detail oriented;
  • The ability to conceptualize and manage multiple     projects.
  • 3+ years minimum of end-consumer transaction tax     experience
  • Experience working in a multi-national corporate tax     department;
  • Experience maintaining and operating transaction tax     calculation and compliance software (e.g. Vertex, ONESOURCE, Taxware);
  • Project management experience

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.



  • Competitive pay
  • You will be working with a fun, collaborative team
  • Work with world leading company
  • This team believes in constant process improvement and     looking for someone who enjoys contribution.
  • Gives the opportunity to leave your mark and do     something new and different.

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