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Indirect Tax - Sales amp Use Tax Automation Manager

Company name
Grant Thornton LLP.

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Accounting, Manager

Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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Indirect Tax - Sales & Use Tax Automation Manager','042565','!*!Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move.

As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in

more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a

leader.   Indirect

Tax - Sales & Use Tax Automation Manager (State and Local Tax) POSITION

SUMMARY: Grant Thornton’s core business is audit, tax and advisory

services.  In short, we strive for a keen

understanding of the client’s business in order to provide insightful and sound

operational advice, recommend process improvement strategies, and offer

suggestions to manage risk.  Our

professionals are thought leaders, providing personalized attention and quality

service to our clients.


Manager in the Indirect Tax Automation Group is responsible for delivering a

full range of technology consulting services to assigned clients and working

closely with assigned tax staff on all phases of the assigned project and

engagement management for multiple clients of the firm. Primarily the

individual will work on large indirect tax system implementation and

integration engagements, and will play an active role in the project

requirements gathering, design, development, testing and the go-live support of

these projects.  This includes managing a

team of staff and coordinating day-to-day activities to ensure that projects

are on time and within budget based on the original scope.   The individual will also provide technology

support for other areas of the State & Local Tax (SALT) practice including

report development, supporting data extraction projects and application

development.  The

individual will also participate in sales and marketing efforts including

speaking engagements, drafting proposals and attending sales meetings.  This Manager will immediately step into a

leadership position and help run a number of active projects that are underway

for our practice.  This will provide the

Manager a tremendous opportunity to network within our practice, meet new

clients, and to grow within the firm. ESSENTIAL

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as the Project Manager on assigned

third-party tax software implementations (Vertex, Thomson Reuters, ADP,

Billsoft) and custom software development projects.Manage assigned system integration projects

that involve major ERP and billing systems, such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD

Edwards, etc.Requirements analysis and design for indirect

tax software implementations.Manage programming for custom system interfaces

and modification of preexisting interfaces.Manage testing and support of assigned system

go-live projects.Develop and deliver key project documentation

including requirements documents, design documents, and test plansHelp develop and lead staff to enable them to

perform core project activitiesParticipating in Sales meetings and Proposal

Development meetings.Network and develop key relationships both

within Grant Thornton and externallyOther duties as assigned.KEY


below list highlights the soft skills that are required for the position and

that will enable the individual to be successful in our Practice:Experience – We are

looking for someone with 5-10 years of experience leading technology projects

and system implementations.Attention To


– A must for this position as the smallest little detail makes all the

difference in the success of our projects. 

We are looking for individuals who challenge themselves on their own

deliverables to ensure that they delivered on time, are accurate, and require

little rework.Comfortable

with Technology – The resource must have a thirst for learning new

technologies and must be comfortable around new systems. Experience

Working with Data – The resource must have experience working with databases

and be comfortable slicing and dicing large datasets to perform analysis for


Working – Individual must be willing to put in the time

and effort on projects in order to bear the fruit of all the benefits that will

come working in our Practice.

','!*!For this

position, we are looking for individuals from one of three distinct Career Paths.  We believe that any of these backgrounds will

provide the adequate foundation to be successful in our Practice. SAP or Oracle

ERP Implementation SpecialistA BA/BS degree in technically related field.5-10 years of direct implementation experience

with one of these ERP solutionsA deep technical understanding of the

interworking of SAP or Oracle.  This

includes understanding the customization path in the solutions, the table

structures, and the core functional Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay streamsExperience writing documentation for these

types of implementationsExperience managing and developing others for

these types of implementationsExperience querying and pulling datasets from

one of these solutionsDirect experience performing configuration in

one of these solutions.Ability to work additional hours

and travel as needed. Tax Engine

Implementation SpecialistA BA/BS degree in technically related field.5-10 years of direct implementation experience

with third party indirect Tax Engines such as Vertex, OneSource (fka. Sabrix),

and Taxware.Experience implementing these Tax Engines with

a variety of ERP solutions in Order-to-Cash and Procure-to-Pay streamsExperience with major ERP solutions including

SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, and/or JD EdwardsGlobal implementation experience is a bonus, US

and Canada implementation experience is a mustExperience managing and developing others for

these types of implementations Experience querying and pulling datasets from

Tax EnginesDirect experience performing configurations in

Tax EnginesExperience writing project documentation for a

Tax Engine implementation including Requirements, Design, and Test PlansAbility to work additional hours

and travel as needed.Custom

Software Development ManagerA BA/BS degree in technically related field.5-10 years of direct custom software development

and management experienceProgramming experience with either Java, Visual

Studio, or C Deep understanding of databases (Oracle or SQL

Server) and experience building their respective objectsExperience with infrastructure and the

installation of complex software solutionsExperience managing the development and

implementation of custom software solutionsExperience writing project documentation for a

Custom Software implementation including Requirements, Design, and Test PlanExperience managing teams and developing

resourcesAbility to work additional hours

and travel as needed. Benefits: Grant

Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an

extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles.  For a complete list of benefits, please visit Founded
in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant

Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of

the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.

Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices,

with more than 590 partners and 8,500 employees in the United States and at

our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India. Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and

privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and

civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and

industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and

technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue

growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission

fulfillment or innovation. It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment

opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to,

recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and

termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national

origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,

citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic

protected by applicable federal, state or local law. ','US-CA-Los Angeles','515 S Flower St., 7th Floor','1000 Wilshire Boulevard','Los Angeles','90071','Indirect Tax - Sales & Use Tax Automation Manager

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The people in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients in more than 100 countries. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity.

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