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California (CA), Irvine
Job Reference # or Name 9874
DR Job Title Other
Job Title Senior Specialist, Tax
Brief Job Summary Senior Specialist, Tax Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) partners with individual owner dentists ac
Availability Full Time
State California (CA)
City Irvine
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Senior Specialist, Tax

Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) partners with individual owner dentists across the U.S., providing them with business support services so they can stay focused on their passion: dentistry. PDS and its supported owner dentists offer career opportunities nationwide. Established in 1994, PDS has been ranked in Inc.'s 500|5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies for eight years in a row, and continues to grow. PDS is founded on a core set of values that guides our daily lives, distinguishes the strength and character of our organization and directs our critical decisions. At PDS and in our supported offices, we aim to be the very best at everything we do. Fortunately, that helps us attract the very best team members - and we hope you'll be one of them.
Responsibilities:
The primary purpose and function of the Senior Specialist, Tax is to act as the Team Lead to meet Indirect Tax compliance obligations and to perform other Indirect Tax function duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Tax.
  • Acts as the team lead to oversee and ensure timely compliance with all Indirect tax reporting including development of strategies to increase reporting and deadline management efficiencies and to meet payment requirements, including electronic and manual filings. Acts as the super user for the tax calendar software
  • Establishes processes and manages outcomes for all new deadlines generated from opening new locations or the creation of new entities
  • Utilizes knowledge of tax regulations and taxability decision matrix to perform detailed review and audit returns and work-papers prepared by Tax Specialists in order to meet Indirect Tax filing deadlines (sales & use, property, business, gross receipts, B&O, healthcare tax & other misc. filings). During periods of heavy compliance activity as sists with the preparation of returns and work-papers as needed
  • Acts as the team lead/super user effectively utilizing the sales & use tax filing software. Trouble shoots any issues for tax specialists and works with the software vendor to successfully resolve all issues
  • Prepares written correspondence with tax agencies, dental offices and intercompany communications
  • Manages the taxability decision matrix for sales & use tax by reviewing tax specialist research and conducting additional tax research using Checkpoint research tool and other available research tools & techniques
  • Maintains an extensive knowledge of property tax classification categories in various jurisdictions
  • Reviews tax category classification determinations of Tax Specialists for accuracy
  • Develops a working knowledge of business operations and acts as a subject matter expert and guide to tax specialists in order to respond to complex tax inquiries from dental offices and other PDS departments
  • Conducts analysis, transactional research and compiles reports utilizing multiple software platforms including QSI, SL and the Oracle Cloud ERP environment. Acts as a super user in these software environments and provides assistance and training to tax specialist users
  • Responds to state and local tax inquiries and audit requests as needed
  • Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Tax, manages various tax audits
  • Manages the process of preparing & maintaining a checklist of all tax returns, reports and registration requirements within each state and city for each dental practice, regional and NSC location/entity
  • Manages the process of input of new entities formed and related information in tax calendar software including all filing deadlines for Indirect Tax
  • Acts as the team lead for the implementation of the tax engine software from kick off through go live. Acts as the team lead for requirements gathering, design solutions, testing, defect resolution and post- implementation trouble-shooting. Acts as the super user for tax engine configuration and maintenance
  • Develops strategies and process improvement plans for various Indirect Tax functions
  • Acts as professional mentor to tax specialists
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance or Business. In lieu of degree 5+ years of experience is required or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of experience related to Indirect tax work.
Desired:
  • CPA or JD
  • 7+ years of Indirect tax experience.

Your commitment to Pacific Dental Services® is the key to our success. In turn, we'll reward you with a benefits package that shows we care about you, your family and your future. We encourage team members to develop their distinctive talents and strengths-and embrace an entrepreneurial spirit that rewards individual achievement.

Irvine, California, US
Pacific Dental Services (PDS) partners with individual owner dentists across the U.S., providing them with business support services so they can stay focused on their passion: dentistry. PDS and its supported owner dentists offer career opportunities nationwide. Established in 1994, PDS has been ranked in Inc.'s 500|5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies for eight years in a row, and continues to grow. PDS is founded on a core set of values that guides our daily lives, distinguishes the strength and character of our organization and directs our critical decisions. At PDS and in our supported offices, we aim to be the very best at everything we do. Fortunately, that helps us attract the very best team members - and we hope you'll be one of them."

01/13/2018 11:12
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