Senior Tax, Insurance and Compliance Specialist

About the job

Location: Bothell, Washington

Job Type: Direct Hire

Site: Remote

Job Order Number: 16651

Job Description:

Senior Tax, Insurance and Compliance Specialist

Finance · Bothell, Washington

This Company is repeatedly named one of Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, a list curated by Seattle Business Magazine. We welcome you to apply to join our dynamic, high-energy team. Here you will find a performance-based, family-oriented environment where authentic communication and treating colleagues with respect are required. Our employees receive a competitive benefits package, which includes generous company stock awards and a 401k matching program.

This Company is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of class-defining cell and gene therapy bioproduction tools and services. Our solutions facilitate basic and applied research and commercialization of new therapies by maintaining the health of biologic source material and finished products during manufacturing, storage, and distribution. Our solutions offer commercial companies and clinical researchers significant improvement in shelf life and post-preservation viability and function of biologic materials.

General Summary and Purpose:
The Senior Tax and Compliance Specialist is a core member of the corporate finance team of a rapidly growing organization. This role will lead our tax and compliance responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain efficient and effective tax compliance processes to optimize resource utilization and ensure both accurate and promptly filed returns
• Create and maintain tax compliance internal policies and documentation
• Assist in the preparation and review of federal, state, and international tax returns in collaboration with the Company’s external tax consulting firms
• Manage and review the Company’s annual and quarterly tax provision in collaboration with the Company’s external tax consulting firm
• Support and complete Nexus studies and associated compliance and registrations with sales, use, B&O and income tax filings (including the support of an Avalara implementation in NetSuite)
• Monitor impact of changes in tax law on the company's compliance obligations and document analysis of technical accounting on tax issues
• Coordinate with external tax experts regarding R&D tax credit studies
• Coordinate with external tax experts on tax compliance in foreign jurisdictions
• Manage tax audits, including responding to requests for information in a timely and accurate manner, preparing responses to proposed adjustments, resolving tax disputes, and bringing audits to efficient and favorable conclusions.
• Assist payroll team with 401K audit
• Work with businesses teams to accurately complete business risk insurance applications
• Manage insurance related requests from vendors and customers
• Complete organization requests for business applications, government surveys and vendor requirements

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reporting Relationships:
This position reports to the Director of Finance

Location : Bothell, WA - Seattle area

Job Requirements:

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of organization
• Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with team members across the business
• Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
• Comfort dealing with ambiguity and the ability to work independently
• Team player with a great attitude
• Ability to work well with others in a fast paced, dynamic environmen

Required Experience :

• Bachelor or Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance
• CPA required
• 4+ years of professional experience in a similar role
• Deep tax and compliance expertise
• Proficient with Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion

Preferred Experience :

• Public company experience in a similar role
• Experience with Avalara and NetSuite

This Company provides a substance-free workplace, and all offers of employment will be contingent on opiate drug test and background check.

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