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Sr Tax Analyst - Sales Tax

Apply Now Job ID: R0000122273 job family: Tax schedule: Full time Location: 33 S 6th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;

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Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.  

Right on pace with Target’s distinctive retail brand, in a role in Target Finance and Accounting, you will be a truly collaborative partner with a seat at the table. You’ll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. In Finance, you’ll be an integral voice in discussions that lead to Target’s unparalleled shopping experience. Your analysis and recommendations will be directly applied to critical business decisions, from sales to merchandising and beyond. Within Finance, you’ll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space. You’ll see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise. And you’ll grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life outside of work.

Working within Tax, your mission will be to drive value-added work and support our core retail business goals.  Our tax team focuses on all aspects of tax reporting including enhancing productivity and efficiency of core compliance through process and technology, monitoring tax risk and opportunities across all tax disciplines, engaging and educating Finance and the broader organization regarding tax considerations, and prioritizing team resources to support key work streams.

As a Senior Tax Analyst you will work closely with Target business partners to collect and analyze data; assist with the preparation, documentation and review of tax workpapers and filings; support our tax accounting and forecasting processes; and engage with governmental agents, external advisors, and financial statement auditors.  You will also research and analyze technical tax issues and support the team with tax audit matters.  In this role, you will leverage your analytical expertise and curiosity as you evaluate the tax implications of Target’s business operations.  You will leverage your tax expertise, critical thinking, problem solving, and business operational knowledge while working on a wide range of strategic priorities.  You will foster your personal development by remaining current with tax and industry trends and emerging risks and gain unique experiences supporting a meaningful career.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

As a Senior Tax Analyst in Sales Tax, you will be responsible for assisting on various aspects of the sales and use tax function.  This role primarily supports the sales and use tax compliance, accounting, and audit processes which includes the preparation and review of sales and use tax returns, researching and updating item taxability decisions in our tax systems, and leading the response to sales and use tax audits.

About you: 

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or related area  
  • Minimum 2 years of sales tax experience with a public accounting firm or equivalent experience in a large corporation  
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and communication skills 
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of US GAAP accounting principles; CPA is preferred 
  • Experience in using data and analytical tools including Excel, Alteryx and data visualization tools is preferred 
  • Experience with Vertex and SAP, or similar tax software and general ledger system, is preferred 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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