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Senior Accountant - Indirect Tax



Accounting & Finance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

We're looking for a motivated and driven who will help us shape our team, drive the company to the next level, and have the most direct influence on our success.

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • Review monthly sales/use tax calculations and prepare sales/use tax data for third-party compliance firm, provide detailed data for food sales as well as state and local tax rate changes to Greyhound Operations, and process and respond to various tax notices, contact tax authorities when necessary
  • Complete tax returns for the following 3rd party filing: Nevada Connection Tax, New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax, Washington B&O Tax, New York Utility Excise tax, Ohio CAT tax, Louisiana Transportation and Communications Utilities Tax, and Louisiana Inspection and Supervision Fee
  • Assist with Property Tax, Business Tax, and Fuel Tax
  • Conduct Use tax review, perform necessary tax research and apply tax laws to determine the taxability of assorted services and products purchased by Greyhound
  • Assist in preparing for sales tax and fuel tax audits (US and CN), addressing proposed assessments from taxing authorities
  • Coordinate collection of mileage and fuel purchasing data to file US and Canadian fuel tax refund claims each month/quarter, review internal reports and fuel tax reports prepared by 3rd party for accuracy, and provide federal and state fuel excise tax rate updates to Greyhound Maintenance
  • Provide support with respect to sales tax audit requests (US and CN), in addition to addressing proposed assessments from taxing authorities
  • Research applicable to various operational tax matters (sales, property, fuel) and Canada GST/HST and QST taxes, and keep up with any new tax reporting requirements
  • Provide data to legal and to 3rd party providers to complete annual corporate licenses and reports

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance with a preferred emphasis in tax
  • 5-8+ years in operational tax areas, including sales, fuel and property
  • Public accounting experience and/or transportation-related experience is a plus
  • Experience in researching tax statues, regulations, etc. and knowledge of tax deadlines
  • Experience in working with state and local tax audits
  • Ability to coordinate and be a valuable liaison among finance and other teams/departments across the Flix organization
  • Strong software/technology skills with the ability to assist in automation/efficiency projects, including working in JDE, Reports Now, Essbase, etc., and moderate/advanced Excel skills and the ability to handle large data sets
  • Interest/ability to identify tax projects/savings opportunities and be a project manager in terms of implementation from start to finish
  • Familiarity with Tax Directory is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills paired with the ability to make routine independent decisions and set and meet objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as within a team environment

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
  • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule with trust-based hours and offer hybrid working with the option to visit the local office from time to time.
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We're not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
  • Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!

About Flix

We are a global mobility provider with headquarters in Europe and the United States. Since 2013, we have changed the way millions of people have traveled, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and eco-friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, we have quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world – and our journey has just begun.

Flix is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

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