General Electric State and Local Tax Project Administrative Assistant in Schenectady, New York
Job Description Summary
The State and Local Tax Project Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordination with internal stakeholders and external tax preparers to ensure timely filings, payment and execution of external state and local tax filings.
State and Local Tax Project Administrative Assistant
Coordinate approvals, signatures and mailings of State CIT and other administrative filings; ensure proof of mailing and/or electronic filing acceptance is maintained
Ensure final copies of filings are uploaded to documentation repository
Coordination/filing of all GE and affiliate business licenses
Maintain and monitor state and local notice logs; follow up on delays in closing and help to coordinate with business contacts for data needed for timely responses
Support other SALT function leaders in research on underlying transactions, BUC/ADN resolution, preparation of POA’s and other state and local related items, as needed.
Coordinate with external service providers for maintenance of compliance calendar for filing obligations, communicate upcoming deadlines and potential delays to stakeholders, track and monitor completion and update control sheet as returns are finalized from external service provider
Assist with coordinating external payments between outside service provider and accounts payable, ensuring proper approvals in place and timely execution.
Other administrative tasks, as needed, to support the SALT function.
Associate degree or Paralegal Certification
Minimum of 3 years experience in field
Ability to interact with people at all levels of corporate structure
Ability to prioritize and handle competing demands
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
Self-motivated and able to manage cross-functional teams
Strong on time management and able to manage deadlines
Strong Microsoft Application Skills (Excel/Pivot Tables/VLookup, PowerPoint, etc.)
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