Sr. Tax Analyst Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Tax Department Structure
At this time the Tax Department is composed of three professionals, a Tax Director, an Income Tax professional and a Sales and Transactional Tax Professional. The Tax Director is responsible for the overall quality and accuracy to the work performed and for the professional development of those reporting to him. The role of the Tax Department is to be expanded and to reach well beyond the compliance activities which it has historically performed. This transition is to be accomplished without significant increase in investment in people or resources.
Overall Goals of Department
Tax Compliance ? To perform all compliance activities on a timely and accurate manner while applying the law to the maximum benefit of the company and its stakeholders.
Manage Audits ? To manage all external reviews in an efficient and professional manner and minimize any potential negative impacts to the company. This will include maintaining complete and accurate records and providing clear and complete explanations to reviewers so that they can reach both accurate and appropriate conclusions when interpreting that information.
Tax Research and Planning ? Utilize all available resources to obtain and maintain knowledge of the federal, state and local and foreign laws as they apply to Vertafore and its subsidiaries. To interpret the potential application of those laws and rules to our operations and products and identify opportunities for process or operational improvements which could benefit the group.
Service to Customers - Provide high quality service to all ?customers?, both internal and external on an accurate and consistent basis. This will include top management, finance and accounting, billing, and all external customers.
Internalization of Costs and Functions- Identify opportunities to reduce costs of external services through assumption of responsibility for those activities internally. This benefits both the company through cost reduction and the members of the department through exposure to additional activities, personal growth and professional development.
Expand Role of Department - Expand visibility and influence of tax and related functions to become more involved in the decision making process and provide guidance or affect change where appropriate maximizing available benefits or minimizing costs to the stakeholders.
Develop Staff ? Provide structure and direction to allow for the personal and professional growth of internal staff. Insure there are sufficient support and resources for this process. This benefits both the individual and the company, as the individual can expand their knowledge and experience and the company can enjoy the fruits of that expanded knowledge. The company also benefits through effective and efficient succession planning which is natural outcome of this process.
Acquisitions ? Actively participate in the evaluation of potential acquisition candidates, structuring of potential acquisitions, review and due diligence of those operations and the integration of any acquired companies into existing operations where appropriate.
Assume Additional Responsibilities - Assist the company by reducing the burdens or workload of other areas through assisting them where possible or assuming responsibility for additional areas where appropriate, within the limitations of resources within the department.
Sales Tax Position
Gather data and prepare all sales tax and property tax returns, as well as business license, unclaimed property and other reports on a timely and accurate basis.
Prepare payment requests for approval.
Interpret and advise
Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of products offered by Vertafore and its subsidiaries.
Review and understand contracts between Vertafore and customers and offer advice with respect to improvements.
Utilize knowledge of our contracts and products in conjunction with available research tools to interpret the application of state and local rules to our products and services .
Organize and maintain an up-to-date sales tax matrix for all products and jurisdictions.
Advise Operations as to appropriate tax treatment of products and services.
Organize functions and records
Maintain calendars with all due dates and the status of any filings.
Maintain all records which may be required to support filings positions for audits.
Reconcile all state tax accounts and make entries where required.
Manage sales tax audits
Serve as the primary contact with states.
Schedule audits with jurisdictions to efficiently complete those audits on a timely basis. without significant conflict with other duties.
Work closely with auditors to avoid misinterpretation of facts or misapplication of rules, significantly reducing exposures.
Participate in due diligence reviews for acquisition candidates.
Evaluate products and filing positions to determine level of compliance.
Identify and quantify exposures in sales tax and other transactional tax areas.
Lead efforts related to integration from a sales tax perspective to allow realization of anticipated synergies and other potential process improvements.
Gain knowledge of R&D Credit rules as they apply to the software industry.
Develop in depth knowledge of products offered by Vertafore and its subsidiaries.
Assist in review of development work and identification of alternative methods of capturing costs related to qualified activities.
Assist in other areas as required.
Broaden knowledge of tax related areas.
WHY VERTAFORE: Be part of the transformation, unleash your potential and make an impact!
Over the past 40 years, Vertafore has advanced the business of insurance by bringing together the best software in the industry to help agencies, carriers, and MGAs run their organizations. Today, we?re proud to say hundreds of thousands of Vertafore users rely on our solutions to write business faster, cut costs, and fuel growth by increasing collaboration and streamlining processes. Vertafore helps our customers deliver exceptional value to their clients with innovative, intuitive, and comprehensive products and services. Vertafore leads the industry with secure, cloud-based mobile products that provide superior reporting and analytics, delivering actionable insight? right when customers need it most.
Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law equal employment. Visit http://www.vertafore.com/careers today!
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