Deloitte Sales Use Tax Accountant in Des Moines, Iowa
Indirect Tax Accountant
Deloitte Services LP includes internal support areas such as Marketing and Communications, Human Resources/Talent, Information Technology, Facilities Management, and Financial Support Services.
This role is part of the U.S. Firms' Taxes indirect tax compliance team. This position is involved in all stages of tax return preparation of Deloitte's various indirect tax filings including sales/use, local business licenses, personal property tax, & US Withholding on Foreign Persons US source Income returns. The U.S. Firms' Tax team's indirect tax compliance team is a small, high performance team based in Nashville.
Work You'll Do
Gather and analyze monthly accounting and financial information pertaining to indirect tax.
Review transactional data for accuracy and process any necessary adjusting journal entries related to indirect tax accruals
Assist with the oversight involved to timely file and pay monthly, quarterly, and annual indirect tax returns for assigned jurisdictions.
Prepare check requests for returns and/or initiate EFT payments and corresponding journal entries on a timely basis
Maintain tax calendar
Assist with managing the exemption certificate process
Research taxability of non-routine purchases.
Respond to correspondence with taxing authorities for assigned jurisdictions
Assist Manager with applying necessary changes to OneSource tax engine
Assist Manager with required testing of OneSource tax engine related to ongoing system projects
Assist Manager with inquiries from internal customers regarding indirect tax issues.
Prepare various analytical analysis to identify issues and propose corrective actions.
Assist with gathering requested documentation from SAP and other financial systems for indirect tax audits.
Maintain Deloitte U.S. Firms' Taxes indirect tax files (i.e. documenting returns filed, mailing dates with certified receipts and all necessary supporting documentation)
Perform periodic tax jurisdiction account and general ledger account reconciliations.
Ability to prioritize and manage assignments based on their due dates
Maintain technical skills pertinent to the position
Other projects as assigned
Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance or related fields, Master's degree in accounting preferred
3+ years of accounting experience preferred
3+ years of General Ledger experience, Multi-State Indirect Tax experience preferred
Must have experience with Microsoft Office, with strength in Excel; advanced Excel skills preferred
Experience with IRS Section 1441 Withholding, sales, use, and value added taxes, etc., preferred
Experience with SAP or other financial systems
Experience with OneSource, or similar tax software, preferred
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship now, or at any time in the near future.
Travel up to 20% (While 20% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and delivery model. We would not anticipate that the individual hired into this role would land at or near the top end of the range, but such a decision will be dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the range is $48,000 to $89,000.