Sr. Tax Analyst at Avalara

| Seattle
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We are looking for a Notices Senior Tax Analyst to join our fast-paced, dynamic company.  This is a great opportunity for a candidate to work in an innovative environment and grow within our business. The Analyst is primarily responsible for the management and analysis of Tax Notice Issues received by our customers relating to the scheduled filing of their sales/use tax returns.  The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Candidate must be detail-oriented and proficient at balancing multiple priorities/issues. They must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in written, verbal and electronic formats.  

Job Duties:

  • Diligently research, analyze and resolve tax notices issued by jurisdictions on behalf of our customers
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with customers, jurisdictions and other internal teams as part of research and resolution
  • Root cause analysis and the identification of potential preventative actions
  • Preparation, review, and filing of multi-jurisdictional sales/use, business and occupation, and gross receipts tax returns for monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual filings
  • Identify areas of improvement and efficiencies in all compliance processes
  • Manage workload effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with all staff members and management


  • 3+ years in sales and use tax preparation and filing
  • 3+ years in customer service or customer facing role
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) from an accredited college or university, or equivalent career experience
  • Strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently yet still function as a team player
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet strict filing deadlines
  • Ability to learn and adapt to different software applications and tools
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office such as Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Demonstrated ability to train junior level employees on various processes
  • They must be able to communicate clearly and professionally in written, verbal and electronic formats
  • Candidate must also understand basic math and accounting concepts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advance degree with a concentration in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience with implementing ERP or Tax automation solutions
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