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Senior Tax Specialist - Sales %26 Use Tax

First Data Coral Springs, FL

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Shared Services organization, which includes the Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Strategy, Compliance, Legal, Security, Sourcing, and Properties functions, supports our mission to drive our clients' success with industry-leading solutions, consultative advice and service. The Shared Services teams align with our customer-facing teams in a model that drives consistency, yet also provides the flexibility needed to meet unit-specific goals. Our Shared Services employees bring the domain expertise that helps First Data retain and grow our base of owner-associates, drive profitable growth, navigate complex channel partnerships, and build First Data's brand equity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research and resolution of jurisdictional tax notices and assessments.
  • Review statistical monthly tax reports for trending analyses
  • Manage audit defense and related request & research.
  • Identify issues that arise in tax compliance process and assist Manager with research/resolution.
  • Pursue opportunities for process improvement to achieve efficiencies and or savings.
  • Special projects to support business including optimizing data retrieval.
  • Collaboration with IT and billing groups to review spend to ensure proper taxability of goods/services.
  • Perform due diligence on new business acquisitions to advise Tax Manager of required compliance setup. 


Job Requirements

  • 4-7+ years of experience in sales & use tax
  • BA in Finance or Accounting  preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel & Office skills
  • Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment, adaptable to change and collaborate well within a cross-functional team
  • Strong analytical ability

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)

First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted July 4, 2018
Date Closes August 7, 2018
Requisition 2210111
Located In Coral springs, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00