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Robert Half Sr. Tax Accountant II in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description 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 cross-functional project meetings impacting tax considerations, system functionality and decision making, while investigating issues that require originality, ingenuity, and in-depth analysis.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business.

• Five (5) or more years of experience in transaction tax, accounting or finance.

• Proven technical tax research and understanding of current tax issues.

• Prior state and local tax and / or public accounting experience.

• Experience with SAP and Vertex products Requirements

Responsibilities:

• Act as a team lead; training and mentoring less experienced associates; provide functional advice or training to less-experienced associates.

• Act as a representative of the Tax team at critical cross-functional project meetings.

• 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 as needed.

• Collaborate with internal business units by providing tax guidance on new products / services.

• Respond to customer tax questions on billing and exemption matters.

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