When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

The Tax Manager of Transaction Tax Audits is responsible for managing an inventory of sales/use and gross receipts tax audits of select Verizon entities and associated reserves. This position partners with other tax groups (e.g., Compliance, Legal, Research, and Tax IT) to ensure the Company resolves tax audits favorably. This person will work to understand applicable law, detail facts, develop audit strategies and negotiate favorable audit settlements. Additionally, this person will be working with their Senior Manager on presentations to upper management. This position and the related accounting will directly impact cash taxes, free cash flow and earnings per share. You will be considered a valuable business partner and your contributions will make a difference!

  • Ability in developing strategy, responding to inquiries, negotiating settlements, presenting audit impacts and manage related accounting.
  • Proven experience in working independently and within a team in a fast paced environment with changing priorities and time constraints.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of transaction tax laws, audit acumen, ability to negotiate and advocate favorable outcomes.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of data analytic skills including extracting and presenting large amounts of data for claims, audit support and other needs.
  • Calculate, establish and monitor FAS 5 Reserves for Contingent Gains and Losses related to audits assigned.

Where you'll be working…

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with digital automation.
  • Experience with data visualization technology (e.g., Alteryx, QLIK).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Google Suites.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Analytics/Business Intelligence or related discipline.
  • Degree in Law, Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science.
  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA).
  • Experience on sales/use and gross receipts tax.
  • Proven track record of effectively dealing with transaction tax audits.
  • Experience in the sales/use and gross receipts tax field for Big 4 accounting firms or Fortune 500 corporate tax departments.
  • Experience including advanced tax audit techniques (e.g., Sampling).
  • Experience in tax research analysis.
  • Experience in the technology and/or telecommunications industry.
  • Knowledge in Enterprise Resource Planning such as SAP.
  • Experience as an auditor for a taxing authority.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.