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Vice President, Sales and Use Tax

Duff & Phelps, LLC
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    21003148
In a world of disruption and increasingly complex business challenges, our professionals bring truth into focus with the Kroll Lens. Our sharp analytical skills, paired with the latest technology, allow us to give our clients clarity-not just answers-in all areas of business. We embrace diverse backgrounds and global perspectives, and we cultivate diversity by respecting, including, and valuing one another. As part of One team, One Kroll , you'll contribute to a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel.

The Duff & Phelps, a Kroll business Sales and Use Tax Services practice offers a total sale and use tax strategy by generating high value tax-saving ideas and helping clients meet specific regional and jurisdictional sales and use tax compliance needs.

At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clients' most complex governance, risk, and transparency challenges. Apply now to join One team, One Kroll .

Note: This position can be remote.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duff & Phelps is seeking a Sales and Use Tax Vice President candidate to work with our indirect tax team on sales and use tax outsourcing and a variety of state and local tax projects. The primary role encompasses sales and use tax return preparation, research and analysis, including preparation of written memoranda and other analysis as well as assisting with managing large scale tax projects. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and organized and able to work effectively as part of a larger team or individually, have a collaborative and collegial professional demeanor and possess a strong desire to learn and a natural intellectual curiosity. Other areas of responsibility include:

  • Manage day to day aspects of select sales and use tax compliance projects,
  • Collaborate with and coordinate team members to assist with management of projects,
  • Train and develop staff
  • Oversee retrieval, validation and reconciliation of audit data inputs,
  • Oversee documentation retrieval and organization to support sales and use tax audit defense,
  • Prepare audit submissions, work papers and memorandums,
  • Identify potential tax saving opportunities,
  • Participate in audit negotiation and presentation of data analysis and taxability research,
  • Conduct data analysis and work paper preparation for reverse audit projects to ensure identification and recapture of refund opportunities,
  • Keep up to date with law changes,

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Five plus years' experience with demonstrated progression of responsibilities in a combination of Tax and/or Information Technology roles, preferably within a corporate tax environment or a combination of experience within a corporate tax environment and a public accounting or consulting firm.
  • An understanding and working knowledge of client's business and tax systems including
  • Oracle and/or SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Tax Software such as Vertex and/or Sabrix.
  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze raw data from ERP systems to reconcile to trial balances and sales and use tax returns.
  • Experience working with audits and reverse audits.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Ability to draft filings, such as refund claims, petitions for redetermination, and various other administrative replies.
  • Good organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field.
  • CPA or CMI preferred.
  • Travel Required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities.
  • Experience working with diverse teams.

In order to be considered for a position, you must formally apply via careers.kroll.com.

Kroll is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.The Duff & Phelps, a Kroll business Sales and Use Tax Services practice offers a total sale and use tax strategy by generating high value tax-saving ideas and helping clients meet specific regional and jurisdictional sales and use tax compliance needs.





Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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