What you’ll be doing...

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely filing of State and Local Gross Receipts Tax, State & Local Excise Tax, NYC Commercial Rent Tax and PUC Levy Returns
  • Query, analyze and perform tax calculations by importing data from external databases into Excel
  • Use advanced Excel skills to leverage the use of functions, formulas and macros where applicable to analyze data
  • Investigate and explain month over month variances by analyzing data and working with other business groups when necessary
  • Manage calendar to prepare assigned returns accurately and timely in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and rulings issued.
  • Identify opportunities and implement Robotic Process Automation solutions and Excel macros to minimize repetitive tasks
  • Facilitate and champion tax department paperless initiative by leveraging Adobe PDF, Microsoft SharePoint and Google Business Suite
  • Coordinate and resolve any payment issues with Processing, Treasury and Jurisdictions
  • Perform special projects, as required, assigned by Senior Manager in a timely manner
  • Work with research and planning team where necessary to investigate and comply with new return requirements by state and local taxing authorities

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, related field or equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years experience in state and local tax compliance with an emphasis in state tax laws and regulations
  • Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with implementing process improvements that increase accuracy and efficiency

Even better if you have:

  • CPA or Masters degree in taxation
  • Experience with large data volumes and Excel extensions ie: PowerQuery and Power Pivot
  • Experienced with SAP, PeopleSoft or other major accounting systems
  • Tax research and audit experience a plus
  • Experience with Robotic Process Automation tools (Automation Anywhere, Altyrx)

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.