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Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax



Australia · Remote
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

The Company:

Marigold helps brands foster customer relationships through the science and art of connection. Marigold Relationship Marketing is a suite of world-class martech solutions that help marketers create long term customer love and loyalty. Marigold provides the most comprehensive set of use cases for marketers at any level. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Marigold has offices globally across the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America and Central America, as well as in Japan.

The Role:

Marigold is hiring a Sr. Analyst, Indirect Tax. Marigold's tax team located in Sydney Australia manages the Group’s global tax compliance and tax reporting obligations in relation to the multiple jurisdictions in which we currently operate. As part of the tax team, this role will be working closely with the Global Head of Tax, other members of the tax team and the broader finance team to manage the Group's Global sales tax and indirect tax obligations, product classifications and system documentation, with a key focus on US sales tax compliance.

General duties include:

  • Preparation, review and lodgement of US sales tax returns via Avalara or via tax portals where not lodged via Avalara

  • Monthly US sales tax and indirect tax balance sheet reconciliations

  • Preparation and lodgement of other indirect US taxes including eg gross receipts, business & occupation (B&O) returns via relevant tax portals

  • Support preparation and lodgement of indirect tax returns for UK, Europe, New Zealand, Uruguay and Australia. Review of corresponding balance sheet reconciliations

  • Quarterly review of Avalara reports for new US sales tax registrations requirements (Nexus), and review of indirect tax registration requirements in relevant countries as required

  • Ongoing compliance with US State registration requirements, setting up State tax portal access, and updating Avalara registration details for Group entities with new sales tax obligations

  • Monitor and manage global entities’ sales tax footprints, registering and performing compliance activities as necessary

  • Maintaining and updating tax portal access details

  • Reviewing and approving US sales tax exemption requests

  • Preparing and maintaining sales tax and indirect tax documentation in conjunction with the tax team relating to product classification and systems used for sales tax and indirect tax

  • Supporting sales tax/indirect tax audits across the global jurisdictions

  • Proactive focus on process improvement, automation, technology adoption to increase efficiency and accuracy of US sales tax and indirect tax workstreams

  • Consulting on a variety of sales tax/indirect tax technical matters, providing advice on indirect tax compliance

  • Support wider tax team on direct matters, capacity permitting

  • Keep on top of global legislative indirect tax changes, advise the business accordingly

  • Collate and redistribute US mailings

What skills and experience are required?:

  • A developed indirect tax skillset preferably from within consulting, fast paced business or in-house tech environment

  • Professional qualification preferred (Masters in Taxation, CTA, or similar) and/or degree in law, accounting or finance (or similar) desirable

  • Relevant skills in preparation of sales tax/GST/VAT returns, including maintenance/ownership of balance sheet reconciliations in Europe, US or Australia/New Zealand essential

  • US sales tax experience preferred but not essential

  • Experience with using Avalara is preferred

  • Use of Netsuite preferred

  • Experience with Value Added Tax (VAT) or Goods & Services Tax (GST) in the UK, Australia, New Zealand or other jurisdictions highly desirable

  • Exposure to tax authorities in multiple jurisdictions

  • Comfortable with technology adoption, including using different technology services and systems to manage indirect and sales tax compliance obligations

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

  • Highly organised with the ability to work independently under reasonable pressure and within set deadlines

  • Self motivated and pro active learner with a desire to learn and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get involved

  • Excellent technical and analytical skills

What We Offer:

  • Unlimited PTO (we call it Open Time Away) and birthday leave

  • Remote first position or work from our Melbourne or Sydney office space if you prefer

  • Salary Continuance & Life Insurance

  • Flexible work hours

  • Lunch (select days), snacks, drinks options and coffee (if working from the office space)

  • Weekly virtual fitness sessions

  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning for your professional and personal development