Sr. Transaction Tax Specialist at IHS Markit Digital

| Greater Denver Area
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Proactively lead and support IHS Markit’s transaction tax priorities (sales & use tax, GST/HST/QST), and business critical initiatives with opportunities for growth and make significant contributions to the firm’s success.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

The following duties and responsibilities reflect the expectations for this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive:

  • Support US and Canadian transaction tax compliance of IHS Markit and its affiliates, which includes preparing and reviewing returns for accuracy.
  • Collaborate with US, UK and Malaysia transaction tax teams to streamline our compliance processes and drive efficiencies.
  • Work with the team, lead process efficiency and documentation projects.
  • Ensure compliance with transaction tax laws and regulations in the respective jurisdictions where IHS Markit conducts business, by performing periodic reviews and provide recommendations to leadership.
  • Review of monthly tax accruals and effectively analyze general ledger account activities.            
  • Research sales and use tax statutes, regulations, and court rulings as they pertain to the IHS Markit businesses.
  • Lead and direct various credit/refund opportunities (requires research, data analysis and submission).
  • Lead selected sales and use tax audits, and other transaction tax related compliance for the IHS Markit entities.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to support company’s business objectives.
  • Assist in developing and managing programs to enable our global transaction tax efforts.
  • Actively engage internal and external partners to provide solutions and provide timely and accurate guidance on transaction tax matters.
  • Assist in developing materials to deliver training to support the team and business partners.
  • Work with our global team and cross-functional colleagues to support the IHS Markit initiatives and other business priorities.

 

Education:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA a plus.

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Experience:  

  • Minimum of 5 years sales/use tax compliance, and audit experience
  • Expert knowledge of sales and use tax laws and applications 
  • Knowledge of Vertex and SAP experience a plus
  • Prior experience in managing sales and use tax audits, conducting research, and supporting tax recovery opportunities, a plus.

 

Desired skills: 

  • Knowledge ERP systems and financial reporting systems (SAP knowledge a plus)
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Superior analytical and organizational skills
  • Department of Revenue or Industry experience preferred
  • Experience in managing audits and compliance preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility to quickly adapt in a fast-changing environment.
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Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
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
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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