Tax Analyst II

Kent Washington
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Employment Type: Full-Time
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Job Description
Tax Analyst II Apply Share Posted Date: Apr-22-2019 Job ID: 13989 Job Type: Full Time Job Function: Finance City: Kent State: Washington Store: Kent Headquarters What's cool about this job This job contributes to REI’s success by providing strategic support in all aspects of indirect tax. This position requires knowledge of tax law and broad experience in indirect tax. This position is accountable for timely and accurate compliance, developing, streamlining and documenting processes and identifying process improvement opportunities. This position models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission. • Assist in preparation, reconciliation, and analysis of data for the outsourced monthly compliance • Assist in auditing expense to ensure accuracy of use tax accruals as well as capturing potential tax savings • Support State and Local sales tax audits including pulling and analyzing relevant data • Proactively support internal departments to ensure business activities are tax compliant • Assist Tax Manager in various projects including tax research • Research and monitor tax rates and rule changes and send out communications as needed • Streamline and document processes • Keep abreast of tax law developments through reading, continuing education, and networking with other retail companies Bring your passion and expertise • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent • 2+ years of broad indirect tax experience in a multi-state environment (retail a plus) • 1+ years of tax research software experience and project management • Knowledge of applicable tax software and automated accounting systems (Taxware/ Vertex, Thomson Reuters Onesource and Checkpoint, and SAP a plus) and advanced Microsoft Excel • Effective work methods and good organization and time management skills • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing • Ability to identify, analyze, and objectively solve problems, and excellent follow through and attention to detail • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals • Flexible in one's viewpoints and positions in order to support the direction taken by others at REI • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities. Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions. • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers • Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work • Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals. Why you'll love it here We’re a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. REI is a co-op, born in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in 1938. We’re here to help our over 6 million active members have amazing experiences outside—and do the same ourselves. Bring your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you! At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 22 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place. With more than 150 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 13,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more. REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Apply Back to job search Share