Business Analyst (Tax Specialist/Analyst) : 18-05396

Seattle, WA 98121

Posted: 12/06/2018 Job Category: Business System / Financial / Business Analyst Job Number: 11654042
      Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position.

Akraya is looking for a Business Analyst  for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Randhir at 408-907-2970. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills:  Tax experience in a multi-state, multi-entity organization; Extensive experience working with big data and data analytic tools; Experience with US tax exemptions
Duration: 4+ Months
Contract Type: W2 only

Contractor will provide tax exemption certificate specialist (“ Contractor TECS”) to perform certain professional tax services, as directed by Client.
The TECS will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Assist with weekly system changes.
  • Prioritizing areas of focus in relation to projects and system updates.
  • Creating categorical metrics.
  • Maintaining categorical metrics for system changes.
  • 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:
  • Create a schedule of all system changes and deploy weekly rule file changes.
  • 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.
Required Skills:
  • 1-3 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
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.
  • 1-3 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).

    Apply directly with your updated resume and contact Randhir at  408-907-2970

About Akraya

Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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