Analyst, Indirect Tax at Expedia Group

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Analyst, Indirect Tax

 

The Analyst, Indirect Tax will support Expedia Group’s growing Domestic Indirect Tax Operations Team. Expedia Group, Inc. is an online travel company, empowering business and leisure travelers through technology with the tools and information they need to efficiently research, plan, book, and experience travel.

 

What you'll do:

  • Coordinate, prepare, and review various state and local U.S. indirect sales and lodging tax returns with external service provider, utilizing technology solutions such as Alteryx and UIPath to efficiently handle large compliance data sets

  • Utilize Vertex and AvaTax to meet compliance filing obligations

  • Apply your sales tax knowledge to proactively identify, review and implement changes that ensure the accuracy and completeness of Expedia’s compliance obligations

  • Support the various states’ exemption certificate management requirements

  • Collaborate with other business groups to understand the tax impact of business operations and ensure accurate liabilities are addressed

  • Perform research and analysis and apply applicable laws to Expedia’s indirect tax obligations. Communicate and implement findings and resolutions with various internal and external partners

  • Coordinate, review, and prepare business property tax data with external partners. Coordinate timely payment of property tax payments

  • May also perform indirect tax project work as required on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, and transactional tax data projects

  • Work as an integral part of the tax team to assist with the overall duties to accomplish the goals of the team

 

Who you are:

  • Excellent researcher and problem-solver, able to analyze, compare, evaluate, and reconcile large tax datasets

  • Possess knowledge of basic sales and use tax rules, regulations, and concepts and the ability to apply rules and concepts to various compliance processes

  • Knowledgeable in basic property tax filing obligations

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to explain tax concepts to individuals who do not possess knowledge of tax compliance matters

  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks within a restrictive due date delivery timeframe

  • Self-starter and diligent problem solver

  • Phenomenal teammate willing to assist in any capacity needed

  • Thrives and desires to work in a dynamic workspace and has the ability and willingness to accept internal and external feedback and change any course of action

  • Prefers to drive and/or embrace change

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in handling large data sets in Excel

  • Experience or a desire to learn basic SQL and Automation tools such as UIPath, Tableau, and Alteryx

  • Have a collaborative and collegial professional demeanor

  • BA/BS degree in accounting or related field

  • CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not a required

  • Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required

  • 1+ years of tax experience in a corporate tax department or public accounting firm a plus

 

Why join us: 

 

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.   

 

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

 

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. 

 

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com.

 

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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