US Indirect Tax Analyst at Expedia Group

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Who you are:

  • Excellent researching and problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile tax data and learn from it.
  • Base level understanding or the desire to learn the various states’ abandoned and unclaimed property tax laws. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; with willingness to “speak-up” to drive improved changes.
  • Can manage multiple asks within a strict due date delivery time frame.
  • Self-starter and diligent problem solver.
  • Strong team player willing to assist in any capacity needed.
  • Thrives and desires to work in a dynamic work space, coupled with the ability and willingness to accept internal and external feedback and change any course of action. 
  • Prefers to drive and/or adjust to change, not be complacent.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in managing large data sets in Excel.
  • Experience or a desire to learn 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 required.
  • Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required.
  • 0-2 years of tax experience in a corporate tax department or public accounting firm.

What you'll do:

  • Prepare various state and local U.S. indirect sales and lodging tax returns with external service provider, utilizing technology solutions such as Alteryx, Tableau, and UIPath to effectively manage large compliance data sets. 
  • Coordinate with the appropriate accounting team and external service provider to identify, prepare, and report unclaimed property. 
  • Support the various states’ exemption certificate management requirements.
  • Collaborate with other business groups to address tax compliance data needs.
  • Assist with various U.S. real and business personal property tax filing obligations.
  • Assist with Expedia Group’s unclaimed property filing obligations.
  • May also preform indirect tax project work as required. This may include business advisory, financial reporting, transaction tax data analysis and/or modeling, and tax research and analysis projects.
  • Use advanced excel skills and automation tools to manage large compliance data sets.

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 to 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®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

    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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    Location

    Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

    An Insider's view of Expedia Group

    What's something quirky about your company?

    Everyone is obsessed with travel…Really! No matter who you are working with or run into in the halls you somehow always land on travel, where you have been, where you want to go or what is the next trip you are planning. Talk about a company with passion!

    Laura

    Recruiter

    What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

    In today's world, when you travel, you need things at your fingertips! Imagine you pull up your phone, click a few buttons, type some messages and get the answers to your travel needs quickly. That's what my team and I do - we give customers a rich experience to chat with a virtual assistant on any device and solve their travel problems right away!

    Urja

    Sr Technology Lead

    What makes someone successful on your team?

    Accept whatever starting point you have and creatively work with it to organically take a feature area, the team’s culture, and cross-org relationships to the next level. Don’t just take at face value your instructions, but turn every stone to solve user problems with joy and passion. The resulting impact is a sure sign of success.

    Lawrence

    Senior Technical Program Manager

    What are some things you learned at the company?

    What got you here today, will not get you there tomorrow. I believe this applies both organizationally and professionally; in order to maintain success, you must continuously evolve, challenge yourself, and take learnings from your mistakes.

    Nicholas

    Sr. Director, Finance

    What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

    Culture
    Volunteer in local community
    Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
    Friends outside of work
    Eat lunch together
    Intracompany committees
    Check out our employee resource groups here: https://www.expediagroup.com/about/diversity-inclusion/
    Daily stand up
    Open door policy
    Team owned deliverables
    Team based strategic planning
    Group brainstorming sessions
    Open office floor plan
    Diversity
    Documented equal pay policy
    Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
    Unconscious bias training
    Diversity manifesto
    We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
    Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Disability Insurance
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Life Insurance
    Pet Insurance
    Wellness Programs
    Onsite Gym
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K) Matching
    Company Equity
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Performance Bonus
    Match charitable contributions
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Child Care Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Flexible Work Schedule
    Family Medical Leave
    Adoption Assistance
    Company sponsored family events
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Generous PTO
    Paid Volunteer Time
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Days
    Perks & Discounts
    Casual Dress
    Commuter Benefits
    Stocked Kitchen
    Parking
    Fitness Subsidies
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
    Tuition Reimbursement
    Diversity Program
    Lunch and learns
    Online course subscriptions available
    Customized development tracks

    Additional Perks + Benefits

    We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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