• Tax Manager - Tax Calculation Services

    Company/Location (search) SK-Bratislava
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/24/2018 1:18 AM)
    Job ID
    708847
    # Positions
    1
    Position Category for Posting
    Finance & Accounting
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    Slovakia
  • Job Description

    We are looking for a smart, passionate candidate to join our Global Tax Calculation Services team. The Tax Manager will be a key member of 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.

    The Tax Manager will be responsible for managing and developing a team of classification specialists, and other product classification leads, whose primary responsibility includes classifying and auditing Amazon’s Global retail catalog for tax classification purposes.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage a team of PCS specialists, and other classification leads located in primarily in Bratislava, Slovakia
    • Participate in PCS team structuring, performance evaluation metrics, and responsibilities
    • Review new business initiatives and scope the effect on existing classification processes and systems
    • Provide subject matter expertise to various business and IT organizations
    • Provide end-to-end tax classification requirements for projects and business initiatives
    • Assist in designing tools and services supporting the product tax classification function
    • Actively participate in selected projects throughout their lifecycle
    • Recommend, support, and provide requirements for both maintenance and enhancements to tax classification services
    • Provide product taxability research across a wide range of categories
    • Drive initiatives to improve operational excellence and team efficiency
    • Mentor and influence peers
    • Manage individual and team development including hiring and developing PCS specialists

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor’s degree
    · 3+ years’ experience building and managing a classification team
    ·

    Preferred Qualifications


    · Working knowledge of indirect tax in a global regions
    · Experience working in a multi-national corporate tax department
    · Proven track record in learning and applying new technologies
    · Proficiency in French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, or Italian
    Experience in hiring and developing classification specialists
    · Experience building and maintaining relationships with business partners
    · Strong bias for action and ability to prioritize
    · Strong analytical skills
    · Proven ability to work and deliver effectively in customer-focused, cross-functional teams
    · Excellent communication (written and oral in English) and interpersonal skills
    · Experience working in a large multinational or a professional services firm
    · Experience working in environments with aggressive deadlines and production environments
    · Detail oriented, highly organized, decisive, and self-motivated

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