Verizon Senior Tax Analyst - Sales & Use in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely filing of State and Local Sales & Use, Gross Receipts, State & Local Excise, PUC Levies, Returns.

  • Analyze financial data from Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Revenue Accounting and Corporate Accounting.

  • Review returns to ensure that they are accurately and timely filed

  • Responsible for reconciling all tax liability accounts.

  • Perform special projects, as required, assigned by Manager.

  • Assist the exemption group with research, information needed and issuance of

  • Resale and/or Exemption Certificates, as required.

  • Assist Audit, Research, Tax Technology and other departments and organizations.

What we’re looking for...

  • Thorough knowledge of State taxes, Gross Receipts, Sales and Use taxes, and Tax Accounting.

  • Knowledge of compliance processes and returns filings.

  • The ability to develop methods to streamline processes and develop tax planning strategies to minimize company's cash flow and overall tax burden.

  • The candidate has the prime responsibility for the review; analysis and streamline tax processes.

  • Skill set to analyze billed taxes and tax accruals for discrepancies. Review and manage reconciliations.

  • Ability to work with 3rd party vendors to manage refund opportunities and resolve tax disputes.

  • Work with internal staff to procure refunds or credits from vendors or government agencies for overpaid taxes, including review, and management of exemption certificates.

  • The candidate has to possess the ability to work independently

Required SkillsExperience

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Related Field of 4 years work experience

  • 3+years experience in the state and local tax compliance; comparable amount of years with an emphasis in state tax laws and regulations.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Microsoft Access.

Desired Skills &Experience

  • CPA or Masters degree preferred in taxation or equivalent work experience in the state and local tax area.

  • Experience with large automated systems (i.e. billing, general ledger, and a/p).

  • Familiarity with automated tax systems.(Vertex, Taxware, etc.)

  • Experienced with SAP, PeopleSoft or other major accounting systems.

  • Tax research and audit experience a plus.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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