Senior Indirect Tax Analyst


This position supports the Indirect Tax function, including sales/use tax, property tax and other non-income taxes. The primary focus of this position will be ownership of the preparation process for indirect tax compliance and online record retention. This position requires a team player that is proactive, highly organized and can support multiple entities while producing accurate and timely results. The ideal candidate will have previus exposure to tax softwear systems and audit work.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Handle all correspondence from taxing authorities related to indirect tax compliance with timely responses.
  • Assist with special tax projects assigned by the Tax Manager(s)
  • Organize and upload data files into the sales & use tax return software and troubleshoot any exceptions that arise prior to filing.
  • Prepare, file and submit payment for property tax and other indirect tax compliance with appropriate taxing authorities by statutory due dates.
  • Prepare resale/exemption certificates as requested.
  • Communicate with business units regarding indirect tax matters and provide low level advice on tax related matters.
  • Lead tax audits as required, including requests for data, preparing schedules, gathering work papers and other supporting documentation.
  • Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge to business transactions.
  • Maintain virtual tax compliance files. Scan copies of statements, bills, exemption certificates, notices, tax returns and correspondence as appropriate. Ensure that all documentation is captured in the online drive and meets Tax Department standards and requirements.
  • US and International travel required.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related business field required
  • 3-5 years Sales Tax compliance experience in a multi-state corporation
  • Experience with Vertex Indirect Tax O Series and Vertex Returns  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office & Strong Excel skills required
  • Experience with audit work
  • Experience with Alteryx ; preferred
  • Resale exemption certificate validation; preferred


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and interact well with others
  • Communicate effectively with management and team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
  • Must excel at multi-tasking a variety of projects and responsibilities with limited supervision
  • Ability to research tax law and reach conclusions.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary 

Bertelsmann, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer who values a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.


Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. Its key geographical markets are Western Europe – especially Germany, France, Britain and Spain – as well as the United States. Bertelsmann’s corporate divisions include RTL Group (television), Penguin Random House (books), Gruner + Jahr (magazines), Arvato (services), Bertelsmann Printing Group (print), Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments.  


Company: Bertelsmann, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 107541

[[customQuickApply]]107541Bertelsmann, Inc. 

Date:  Dec 29, 2020

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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