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Sales & Use Tax Senior Manager

Accenture

Accenture

Sales & Business Development
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships Our deep industry and functional expertise is supported by proprietary ...

About Accenture:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 742,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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Accenture's Tax Transformation practice focuses on providing world class capabilities in delivering process and technology solutions to companies with global tax responsibilities.

Job Description:

Accenture Tax Strategy & Consulting practice is currently looking for Senior Managers to join our dynamic and growing practice. We are looking for business & technology oriented professional tax Technology experts who will work on tax department issues related to finance transformation, chart of account sensitization, tax calculation automation, and various other business issues that impact tax. You will provide an integrated approach to process improvement that will help the tax department maximize its strategic value internally and externally.

Tax Strategy and Consulting Practice focuses primarily on:

  • Tax Function Assessment and Process Optimization
  • Tax Operating Model Transformation
  • Automation of Tax Systems with emerging Tax Technology Solutions for Indirect Tax determination, calculation, Reporting & Compliance
  • End to End Tax Transformation



Key responsibilities include:

  • Deep Indirect Tax experience in VAT, GST, SUT and expertise in Digital Tax Compliance Reporting (SAF-T, SII, e-Ledger, e-Books, e-invoicing)
  • Expertise on implementation of Tax tools / software applications Indirect Tax (e.g.: Vertex / OneSource IDT (Sabrix) / Taxware / Avalara / Sovos) and Vertex Accelerators / Global Next)
  • Functional experience in Digital Reporting, Compliance, e-Invoicing solutions
  • Tax Technology Architect in Finance/Tax transformation projects across all the phases i.e. Plan, Design, Build, Test and Deploy, preferably involving implementation and integration of Tax technologies with ERPs (SAP / Oracle / Workday) and other frond end systems (Coupa / Ariba / Hybris)
  • Identify opportunities using/building own network within and outside firm to drive business development activities
  • Work Independently on business development and project delivery from onshore/offshore as needed
  • Prepare response to RFP and drive client conversation/presentations to dive business opportunities
  • Prepare business case, Solution options, project plans, estimates, staffing requirements and execution approach for the Tax opportunities and use them as part of proposal to the client appropriately
  • Lead project delivery, client conversation and manage stakeholders on the project both internal and external
  • Lead the team of experienced management consultants and direct/guide teams on project executions as per planned timelines
  • Lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality within constraints of time and budget
  • Effectively co-ordinate with client organizations and work towards maintaining & enhancing effective client relationships
  • Experience on emerging tax technologies, including robotic process automation (RPA), Data Driven Analysis, Artificial intelligence (AI) and understand of cloud solutions

Basic Qualifications:

· 15+ years of work experience preferably 10+ years in management consulting and similar business

· Must have at least 5 full lifecycles implementation experience in implementing ERP/Tax technology

o ERP - SAP / Oracle / Workday

o Tax Technologies - Vertex O Series / OneSource / Taxware / Avalara / Sovos

o Tax Tools - Vertex Accelerator & Plus tools / Global Next

· Must have experience in handling team of 10-15 resources independently

· Minimum 5 years of experience in project or program management

Preferred Skills:

· Knowledge of US Federal, State and Local, FAS109, Sales & Use Tax, VAT, Transfer Pricing, IFRS

· Advance degree, Masters or MBA

· Systems proficiency, particularly with MS Excel and other Microsoft Office applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint)

· Ability to quickly learn new software tools

Professional Skills Requirements:

· Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

· Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

· Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

· Ability to interact effectively with client executives, vendors, and third-party providers

· Ability to lead and work with geographically dispersed teams

· Cross Cultural Competence

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $93,400 to $258,500

Colorado $93,400 to $223,300

New York $86,500 to $258,500

Washington $99,500 to $237,800

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