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Senior Tax Analyst - Tax Engine

Senior Tax Analyst - Tax Engine

Job ID 
480808
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/20/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Corporate Operations
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon seeks a Senior Tax Analyst to be a member of our Global Tax Calculation Services Program. The Global Tax Calculation Services Program is comprised of tax professionals and software engineers that are responsible for providing end-to-end global transaction tax calculation solutions (communication taxes, value-added taxes, good and services taxes, and other consumption taxes) to Amazon and thousands of other merchants selling on Amazon.in and Amazon Business marketplaces and other e-commerce platforms.


Primary job duties include:
- Configuration and ongoing maintenance of Amazon's transaction tax calculation software;
- Researching transaction tax laws to create and maintain the tax rules (e.g. product taxability) within the transaction tax calculation software;
- Actively participating in projects throughout their lifecycle – from design through delivery – with an emphasis on testing to ensure that projects conform to the business requirements and rules;
- Communicating with merchants, customers, and Customer Service regarding the calculation of transaction taxes;
- Providing subject matter expertise to various business and IT organizations to include Business Development, Marketing, Legal, Customer Service, and various product groups.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years relevant transaction tax experience and working knowledge of Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • 3 + years relevant Project Management experience (managing multiple projects simultaneously).




Preferred Qualifications


This position requires interaction with all of the company’s business units, so any candidate should be able to work well with cross functional teams. Additional qualifications include:

- 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
-Experience working in a large public accounting firm or multi-national corporate tax department
- Experience maintaining and operating transaction tax calculation and compliance software (e.g., Vertex, Avalara, OneSource/Sabrix, and Sovos/Taxware

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.