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Senior Tax Accountant

  • Atlanta, United States of America
  • Finance & Audit
  • Full time
  • J00122276

The senior tax account will report to and work primarily with the AVP—Indirect Tax.  The individual will be responsible for obtaining an understanding of state and local tax policies and procedures related to the products and services provided by Equifax Inc. and its subsidiaries throughout the United States.  The individual will also be responsible for communicating this information to management and for assisting with the implementation of tax law changes within the organization.  The senior tax accountant will be primarily responsible for audit mitigation and compliance related activities, including reconciliations and notice resolution, related to the various areas of state and local tax, including but not limited to: transaction taxes (sales & use) and property taxes.

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence.

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.
  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What You’ll Do:

  • Reconciliation of general ledger detail to billing detail and Vertex tax reports.
  • Research and analysis of state and local tax laws to determine the taxability of products and services sold and utilized by Equifax Inc. & Subsidiaries.
  • Review and resolution of state tax notices—including preparation of letters of understanding and memorandums detailing actions taken by the company.
  • Review of sales and use tax returns payment requests.
  • Preparation of business registration documents.
  • Administrative tasks related to maintenance of state and local tax files.
  • Training of company personnel on taxability of products and services.
  • Maintenance of state tax calendar and preparation of annual reports.

Qualifications:

  • A detailed understanding and use of Vertex tax application software and a detailed knowledge of and ability to utilize Oracle software platform.
  • A high proficiency in state tax audit mitigation related to sales, use and property tax.
  • A high proficiency in data manipulation and analytics using Excel, Google Sheets, etc.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Undergrad degree in Accounting or similar

Extra Points for any of the Following

  • MTAX or Masters degree
  • CPA

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability
  • Curiosity
  • Collaboration
  • Think and act differently
  • Trust
  • Ownership

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

For US Applicants

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