The Sales and Use Tax Consultant ("Consultant") works with a team to identify tax savings opportunities for clients and to gain an understanding of how the client computes each component of the sales and use tax. This includes researching issues, reconciling databases, and completing detailed calculations. The taxing authority verifies the issues, and the Consultant assists the team with this process.
Duties and responsibilities, as they align to Ryan's Key Results
Responds to client inquiries and requests from tax authorities.
Travels to client locations to gather and copy tax returns, invoices, purchase orders, and other documentation to use in the audit refund process.
Reviews documentation and researches issues.
Works with raw data to complete calculations.
Drafts filings, such as petitions for redetermination, refund claims, and various other administrative replies.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and one to three years audit or tax related experience
Desire to perform in a high-energy team environment
Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.
Certificates and Licenses:
Valid driver's license required.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Standard indoor working environment.
Occasional long periods of sitting while working at computer.
Occasional long periods of standing while copying.
Position requires regular interaction with employees and clients both in person and via e-mail and telephone.
Independent travel requirement: 30 to 40%.
Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran