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Tax Technologist

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 399147 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: The primary purpose of the Tax Technologist is managing technology projects and optimizing technology utilization within the Indirect Tax department to ensure effective tax compliance and efficient use of resources.    

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Define requirements needed for developing and implementing enhancement and production support fixes.

  • Liaison between business units, technology teams, support teams and indirect tax. Ability to build effective working relationships.

  • Strong information seeking skills.

  • Support project prioritization discussions, timelines, trade-offs and submit ROIs for new projects.

  • Perform functional and performance tests on the system to verify implemented changes.

  • Oversee complex large, tax projects as well as smaller enhancements.

  • Develop innovative solutions to improve the quality of, and access to data for indirect tax users.

  • Support automation of indirect tax processes.

  • Design innovative technical solutions to process challenges.

  • Lead project team meetings.

  • Ability to teach counterparties how to utilize the functionality of new or enhanced software.

  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent training/experience strongly preferred
  • 3 + years in multi-state Indirect Tax and Accounting Experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of indirect tax accounting practices preferred.
  • Understand end to end company retail sales, purchases, and fuel business models preferred.
  • Familiarity with large data sets and data investigation preferred.  
  • Experience in working on software projects or implementations.

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Strong Excel Skills and familiarity with SQL and databases

  • Familiarity with these software packages:  Commodities Trading and Risk Management platforms (Solarc RightAngle or similar), Core ERP platforms (SAP core modules or similar), Sales/Use Tax Engines (Vertex O Series or similar), Sales Tax filing software (Vertex or similar), Accounting Software (SAP or similar), Fuel Excise tax filing software (Avalara or similar), Sharepoint; Alteryx; Tableau; all a plus

  • Ability to learn new software applications quickly; technical minded

  • Ability to think critically; detail-oriented; organizational skills with ability to multi-task; innovative and self-motivated

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with management, technical peers, and business stakeholders

  • 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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