The Indirect Tax Professional will be assigned Indirect Tax responsibility for specific State and Local jurisdictions, which includes Tax Compliance, Customer Support and Tax Audits for IBM Corp and related companies as well as current/future acquired companies. The position involves teaming, involvement in special projects, and providing guidance to field operations and corporate support departments.
Responsibilities may include:
Researching and analyzing sales and purchase transactions for tax compliance and potential tax savings..
Working with vendor requests for tax only payments and providing exemption certificate documentation.
Initiate and follow through with requested system changes to ensure compliance with state/local tax laws.
Review and validate customer exemption documentation.
Resolving issues related to sales tax charged to customers.
Perform Quarterly Controls testing (SOX) for World Wide Business Controls.
Review tax publications and rate / law changes for assigned states to identify any impact to processes, initiate changes needed to systems and internal process documents.
Maintaining a positive working relationship with tax auditors and staff.
Understanding and effectively communicating business activities and procedures.
Clearly presenting and defending tax decisions upon audit.
Researching complex tax questions / issues.
A little about us:
IBM is the world’s largest information technology company with more than 360,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries.