Senior Tax Accountant II - Sales & Use
Company: US Cellular
Posted on: October 14, 2021
Senior Tax Accountant II - Sales & Use - ACC000426
Responsible for ensuring the correct taxation of customer
transactions by monitoring the billing system and providing
technical tax guidance on new products and initiatives. This role
works on audit defense, identifies and implements process and
technology improvements. Act as a representative of the Tax
department at critical multi-functional project meetings impacting
tax considerations, system functionality and decision making, while
investigating issues that require originality, ingenuity, and
- Function as a team lead; training and mentoring less
experienced associates; provide functional advice or training to
less-experienced associates. Be a Tax team representative at
critical cross-functional project meetings.
- Apply analytical skills and professional judgment while
analyzing and reviewing complex transactions. Manage state, local
and regulatory audits including planning, negotiating, organizing
and presenting data to auditors.
- Research applicable sales, use and regulatory changes that
impact the organization and prepare memos to document findings;
communicate findings to internal business units (BUs) as needed.
Collaborate with internal BUs by providing (tax) guidance on both
new services and products. Respond to customer tax questions on
billing and exemption matters.
- Perform taxability review of specific types of purchases and
provides guidance for the correct application of sales and use tax.
Test our billing system to ensure the correct tax application on
customer transactions. Support external and internal audit
requests. Help to ensure team's compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley
internal control requirements for assigned areas, ensuring that
internal controls are designed appropriately and operating
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or
Business. Five (5) or more years in transaction tax, accounting or
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and
associates. Proven technical tax research and understanding of
current tax issues. Prior state and local tax and/or public
accounting experience is helpful as well as prior experience in
telecommunications/wireless industry is helpful.
Strong PC literacy skills in a Windows environment with Microsoft
Office products (Excel, Access and Word). Experience with SAP and
Vertex products is preferred.
Demonstrated success to independently resolve and/or develop
recommendations for unprecedented, complex issues and problems.
Ability to anticipate problems and develop said recommendations for
management resolution. Ability to communicate issues of a complex
nature in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
Job : Accounting
Location(s) : Illinois-CHICAGO_IL
U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to
qualified applicants without regard to
identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or
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