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Senior Manager – State and Local Tax, AWS Tax

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Job summary
The State & Local Senior Tax Manager position serves as a technical tax adviser to the AWS business. The position will be responsible for analyzing business initiatives and service launches, providing detailed written tax guidance and internal consulting (primarily from a U.S. indirect tax perspective).

Primary duties include:
• Interacting with various teams on the AWS business that support cloud service development
• Diving deep to understand how cloud service technology operates to apply appropriate tax rules to minimize ongoing audit risk
• Preparing technical memos to document tax positions
• Researching state and local indirect tax issues including taxability of products and services
• Working with members of the global AWS Tax team to educate and inform about AWS cloud services

This role can sit in Seattle, WA or Arlington, VA.

Key job responsibilities
Research tax issues
Coordinate with members of the Tax team, business contacts, and outside counsel
Communicate tax positions clearly to non-tax experts

A day in the life
Attend meetings with AWS business contacts
Learn about new AWS services
Prepare documentation to aid in audit defense and prep for tax controversy

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 12+ years of experience in tax, finance or a related analytical field.

The candidate should have minimum state and local tax experience (emphasis on U.S. state/local indirect tax) with a public accounting firm or major law firm, and/or Multinational Corporation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ideal candidates would possess a J.D. or a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a CPA and/or MST, and be:
• Detail-oriented, organized and able to deliver on tight timelines
• Able to clearly and concisely interact with all levels of management
• Highly motivated, hardworking, and able to work in a fast paced environment
• Able to analyze statutes, regulations, and case law
• Able to work effectively in a team environment both within the department as well as outside of the department

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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