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Indirect Tax Research Analyst

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 214181 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for managing the Indirect Tax research function for Love’s Travel Stop’s & Affiliated Companies. Provides transactional tax planning and guidance to manager and internal and external customers.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a lead technical expert for the company on transactional tax issues.
  • Provide tax planning and guidance to Business Operations to minimize tax liability and maximize tax incentives.
  • Monitor and communicate business changes to Compliance which affect transactional Tax; ensure timely and proper  reporting of changes.
  • Monitor, interpret and communicate tax legislation, regulations and rates.
  • Joint & overall responsibility for ensuring imposition of tax (timely, accurate, at correct point in transactional chain)  
  • Responsibility for the research and interpretation of tax regulations and statutes and for maintaining current/accurate tax guides and multiple systems.
  • Assist with E&Y audit and other accounting requirements.
  • Work with other departments to ensure the company’s tax responsibilities are effectively administered.
  • Measure research function and performance.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with tax authorities. 
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor degree (accounting emphasis preferred)
    • MBA or CPA a plus
  • Experience:
    • 3+ yrs transactional multi state sales tax, excise tax and high level accounting experience strongly preferred
    • Prior involvement in complex reconciliation of multi record data and system implementation/administration preferred.

 

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Microsoft Office Products (advanced excel). Knowledge of CCH, TTR, Avalara, SRA, Fuel Smart, transflo, Vertex, SAP. Detailed technical knowledge of tax regulations/practices and accounting.
    • Soft Skills: Strong verbal and oral communication skills; keen attention to detail; self motivated; ability to multi task; process thinker with a strong overall business acumen, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Commonly requires 45 hour workweeks.
    • Possible evening/weekend work.
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

 

Job Function(s): Accounting and Finance 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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