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(USA) Accountant I, Tax

Company: Wal-Mart
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

  • Manages complex sales tax projects collaborating across cross-functional teams; monitoring and supervising project workload, deadlines, and completion of all project tasks; monitoring adherence to defined work processes; researching and staying up-to-date on tax laws and compliance regulations for ongoing tax and audit related projects; coordinating the distribution of tax code reference guides and application advice to team members and stakeholders; organizing, reviewing, and analyzing sales tax and account data from company financial systems; and collaborating with business units to develop solutions to critical tax needs.
  • Supports and maintains company tax payment and collection policies and processes under the guidance of senior leaders by facilitating the sales, use and product tax data collection process; obtaining missing or incomplete tax data from departments, vendors, and customers; maintaining state specific tax knowledge to manage the evaluation and review of tax accruals; partnering with stakeholders to determine opportunities for and ensuring application of sales tax credits; determining options for tax payment; ensuring credits are taken in accordance with state and local regulations; recovering refunds; and advising internal and external customers on company tax compliance practices.
  • Supports and participates in tax department training; responding to questions and information requests from team members; creating and updating training documents; identifying individual training needs; and participating in one-on-one training and mentoring programs.
  • Supports the Audit team to maintain company tax flag item assignment policies by requesting letter rulings from states; obtaining taxability status for specialty items; and responding to state auditor inquiries.
  • Facilitates audit documentation maintenance and procedural developments by sharing audit process information with Compliance; communicating audit process irregularities to appropriate management; and communicating Tax Department strategy to internal and external Customers. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales.
  • Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
  • Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

You'll make an impact by:

  • Providing information on how you took ownership of a project and lead it to its finish.
  • Previous work experience within sales tax and understand how it functions in a retail environment.

You'll sweep us off our feet if

  • Previous work experience includes working with sales tax classification
  • Have done in depth work with researching sales tax laws
  • Have experience with tax calculation software for sales/use tax

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field OR 2 years' experience in finance or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Financial & Insurance - Certified Public Accountant - Certification

Primary Location...

2608 Se J St, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity - unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

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