Tax Manager; Tax Engine Biz

3+ months agoArlington, VA


We are seeking a Tax Manager to be a member of our Global Tax Calculation Services Program. A Tax Manager serves as a key business partner in our Global Tax Calculation Services Program.

The Global Tax Calculation Services Program is comprised of tax professionals and software engineers that are responsible for providing end-to-end global transaction tax calculation solutions (sales and use taxes, value-added taxes, good and services taxes, and other consumption taxes) to Amazon and thousands of other merchants selling on Amazon marketplaces and other e-commerce platforms.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Providing subject matter expertise to various business and IT organizations to include Business Development, Marketing, Legal, Customer Service, and various product groups.
• Reviewing new business initiatives and scoping any effect on existing transaction tax calculation processes and systems.
• Providing end-to-end tax calculation requirements for projects and business initiatives.
• Actively participating in projects throughout their life-cycle from design through delivery.
• Development, support, and ongoing maintenance and enhancements of the tax calculation software.
• Product taxability research across a wide range of categories.
• Involvement in general tax issues such as research related to tax calculation and compliance, tax collection responsibilities, and other advanced e-commerce topics.

If you thrive in a challenging and fast paced environment, this is the role for you!


• 7+ years of years of state and local indirect-tax to include VAT/GST experience.
• 5+ years of experience maintaining and operating transaction tax calculation software (e.g. Vertex).
• BA/BS Degree in a related field.


• Highly organized, self-motivated, detail oriented, and ability to work independently in a high pressure environment.
• Experience working in a large public accounting firm or multi-national corporate tax department.
• Ability to research indirect tax issues including taxability of products and services.
• Experience in the retail or technology industry.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills.
• Solid organizational and project management skills.
• Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills.

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Job ID: Amazon-1324620