Full scope indirect tax position with duties related to monthly compliance, audit, the corporate use tax function and tax research.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Sales and Use tax audit & compliance:
o Run financial system queries and compile/analyze data to comply with auditor requests
o Assist with sales & use tax exemption certificate management
o Assist sales tax team in every aspect of sales & use tax audit for multiple entities
o Provide tax consulting support to business as needed
o Conduct tax research and assist in the implementation of approved tax strategies
o Reconcile sales tax accrual accounts
o Prepare both sales & use and business and occupation tax returns and payments including any necessary calculations and documentation. Possibly review returns prepared by other staff
o Respond and resolve tax deficiency notices from local and state tax agencies
o Monitor tax law changes to ensure compliance with the laws of each state. Notify managers of changes and work to implement changes to tax reporting processes
* Corporate use tax function:
o Assist in analysis and interpretation of new legislation and court decisions as they apply to company's current taxing environment, recommending changes if needed
o Assist in completing monthly use tax reconciliation timely for coordination with compliance team
o Assist in analysis of transaction data for multiple entities to ensure coding is correct for use tax accrual as needed
o Assist in preparation of monthly file for upload to use tax interface
* Special Projects includes:
o Assisting Manager/Supervisor in projects as requested, including but not limited to, merger and acquisition impact, tax planning and tax projections.
Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be a self-starter, work with a minimum of supervision, and be willing to do what is necessary to meet deadlines. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position requires advanced computer skills including Microsoft Excel as well as tax research skills. Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Thomson Reuters One Source and/or tax software (i.e. Avalara) is preferred.
FINANCIAL / TAX KNOWLEDGE:
Position requires knowledge of financial accounting terms and principles. Intermediate knowledge of sales / use tax principles is required.
The position requires strong analytical and quantitative skills. Individual must demonstrate the ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret tax statutes.
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.