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Sales Tax Professional Services Project Manager

To inquire about the position, submit your resume to recruiting@taxconnex.com

 

Position Summary: 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and quickly growing Sales and Use Tax company in Alpharetta, Georgia! We are currently hiring for a Sales Tax Professional Services Project Manager. Are you passionate about Sales and Use Tax? We are looking for people that share our interest to solve the complexities of sales tax for our clients and lead our team into further success!

The Sales Tax Professional Services Project Manager is a critical member of the Client Services TaxConnex team and major contributor in successfully managing all new and current client non-monthly compliance projects. Supporting new and current clients, project include but are not limited to prior period compliance, economic nexus evaluations, and taxability reviews. The role will work in a matrix structure collaborating with compliance and data specialists to ensure client success.

 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Project Management
  • Managing the project life cycle from conception to delivery, following our project management framework. This includes managing the engagement with our clients providing project timelines, status check-ins and deliverables.
  • Assign and manage internal tax analyst resources to assist with timely completion of projects
  • Provide recommendations on tax-related regulations, rules, processes, and transactions to ensure effective and efficient tax compliance
Client and Data Set-up
  • Identify and document client’s business requirements related to sales and use tax
  • Communicate and confirm data requirements with clients based on established business rules
  • Determine data transformation requirements to map data to tax returns
  • Configure and update tax return software
  • Identify and confirm all sales tax exemption data
Compliance
  • Complete sales and use tax prior period compliance (file and remit tax returns)
  • Provide standard and customized report preparation
  • Register clients in new jurisdictions
 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Master’s degree in Business Administration is preferred
  • CPA, CMI, or 5+ years in tax which can include Sales & Use, Communications, Regulatory, Income or other experience dealing with taxing jurisdictions is required
  • Experience with multiple tax software packages is preferred
  • Exceptional customer engagement skills to build and maintain trusted advisor relationship with client(s)
  • Ability to troubleshoot, analyze and validate transactional data

Critical Company Competencies:

In additional to the above noted functional skills and position requirements, TaxConnex focuses on behavioral competencies to drive our culture, company and individual success. A few of these competencies most relevant to this position are noted below.

  • A strong “client-first” mentality
  • Willing to roll-up their sleeves and do what is necessary to grow and delight clients
  • Proactive with a high sense of urgency and responsiveness
  • Analytical reasoning with the ability to learn, process information, and solve problems
  • Delivers on performance goals and is consistent in meeting client commitments
  • Makes efficient use of resources and time and follows internal processes
  • Ability to develop and foster effective relationships within and across teams to achieve results in an environment of mutual respect

 

To inquire about the position, submit your resume to recruiting@taxconnex.com