Job Posting: Senior Tax Analyst, Acxiom

Title: Senior Tax Analyst
Company: Acxiom
City, State, Country: Conway, AR, USA
Job Status: Full-Time Permanent

A Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for the preparation and oversight of state and local, sales, use and property tax returns, meeting all required deadlines. Maintains current knowledge of all tax laws affecting the company. Reviews proposals for tax implications and recommends actions that meet the business plans while managing the tax liability. Assists in sale, use, and property tax audits. May be involved with tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, and/or other structuring projects.  Assist in maintenance of Vertex transaction tax software including exemption certificates, assessment of new products and services, updates to system and tax rates.  Participate in various tax related projects.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of state and local sales/use/property tax returns/processes within required deadlines;
  • Preparation and analysis of tax reports and account reconciliations complying with policies and procedures for internal controls and SOX compliance;
  • Drive or assist in the preparation and analysis of various tax-related projects, such as process improvements and automation, Vertex tax software updates/implementations and ERP system implementation/updates;
  • Perform research and interpret tax laws and/or tax accounting rules and regulations applicable to new businesses, transactions, or new items;
  • Assist in sales/use/property tax audits, preparing schedules/support for auditor document requests;
  • Maintain Vertex software setup for exemption certificates, new products and services, monthly updates to the system and document the processes;
  • Maintain current knowledge in tax laws and accounting rules in the applicable areas;
  • Assist various teams in the company to support customer and vendor inquiries related to sales/use/property tax.

What you will need:

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or similar field
  • 5+ years of experience in sales tax from public accounting and/or industry
  • Big 4 experience a plus
  • CPA and/or MS in Taxation strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in key tools (Excel, Word, PeopleSoft etc.)
  • Proficiency in tax preparation and research tools (Vertex or equivalent, CCH or RIA)
  • Detail-oriented, and strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written, and verbal ccommunication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Team player
Contact: Megan Thornton