Indirect Tax Reporting Analyst


Amazon is seeking a State and Local Indirect Tax Compliance Analyst to join its indirect tax reporting team. The Amazon Tax Department is a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic environment where attention to detail, analytical and strong communication skills are essential. This individual will be involved in all aspects of indirect tax compliance obligations in the United States across various business activities including datacenters, fulfillment/distribution centers, logistics, administrative offices, and multiple entrepreneurial start-ups.

Primary responsibilities may include:

  • Prepare the monthly indirect tax filings for Amazon and related companies including but not limited to Sales Tax, Use Tax, Gross Receipts Tax, WA Business & Occupation Tax, Unclaimed Property, Regulatory Fees and similar taxes
  • Research and generate use tax accruals and other indirect tax accruals
  • Provide guidance based on research of transaction tax laws and regulations using RIA, CCH and other resources
  • Assist with economic incentive reporting requirements
  • Assist with the reconciliation of transaction tax general ledger accounts
  • Obtain business license and related tax registrations, including renewals
  • Develop and implement process improvements across the entire State and Local Indirect Tax compliance
  • Assist in compiling FAS5/ASC450 documentation
  • Develop and communicate metrics for management analysis and ad-hoc requests
  • Ensure compliance with state and local indirect tax laws and regulations
  • Network cross-functionally within Tax and with other Amazon business groups while providing compliance guidance as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • 2+ years of accounting or transaction (indirect) tax experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines
  • Strong communication skills - both oral and written
  • Ability to champion and implement process improvements
  • Highly motivated, hardworking, and able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to clearly and concisely interface with all levels of management
  • Able to analyze, and review statutes, regulations, and case law, as well as extract data, and make appropriate recommendations
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment both within the department as well as outside of the department
  • CPA or similar designation
  • Accounting experience in Oracle or other financial accounting systems
  • Strong technical skills with Microsoft Excel (Access optional)

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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