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General Electric Lead Tax Analyst - Sales & Use Tax in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Sr. Tax Analyst will be responsible for supporting US sales and use tax for GE Company and its affiliates.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support transaction tax projects including tax system implementations (One Source/Vertex) due diligence, integration reviews and voluntary disclosures.

  • Support outsourced exam providers on sales & use tax audit issues. Preparation of audit reserves.

  • Review purchase orders to ensure tax is being applied correctly.

  • Prepare monthly manual reporting tax files, provide G/L extracts and post journal entries.

  • Review customer and supplier contracts for proper sales and use tax determination and provide tax saving opportunities when available.

  • Perform tax research and analysis on various sales/use tax issues to ensure proper tax treatment of transactions.

  • Issue resolution and facilitation related to, customer and supplier tax disputes, unabsorbed tax credits,

transactions held for review, intercepted customer payments, invalid BUC/ADN’s, exemption certificate requests and reviews, reconciliation issues and other sales tax related items received from business or outsourced provider.

  • Interact and support other GE tax teams.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field

  • Minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience or equivalent in industry

  • Strong technical background that includes an understanding of the relationship between sales and use tax technical issues and solutions and the compliance process

  • Adaptable/flexible: being open to change (positive or negative) in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances, and/or to work in ambiguous situations

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, positive attitude, good analytical skills and the ability to work within a matrixed organization

  • Excellent research, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise manner

  • Self-motivated and able to manage cross-functional teams

  • Experience managing projects

  • Solid PC skills: experience with financial systems/applications (Oracle/SAP, HFM, Business Objects, etc.)

  • Strong Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation (pivot tables, VLookup, Macros, etc.)

  • Fluent in English

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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