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Tax Analyst

Tax | Houston, TX | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Hi-Crush is a leading domestic producer, supplier, and distributor of premium Northern White frac sand used to enhance recovery rates of oil and natural gas from hydraulic fracturing wells.

Position Summary:
Analyzes entry level sales & use tax issues, and proposes and implements solutions. 

Essential Function:

-Perform and maintain the tax compliance function by timely filing returns and reports.

-Assist and maintain business licenses to ensure company is in full compliance with all relevant tax laws.

-Review, analyze and prepare account reconciliations

-Review of A/P, AR Invoices for tax determinations and be able to provide tax and technical advice to customers and vendors as necessary.

-Support exams’ personnel in audit issue resolution and data gathering and development. 

Create, maintain and update taxes rules within ERP and transaction tax calculation systems. 

-Develop an in-depth knowledge of the Company and its industry to identify issues and value-add service opportunities. 

Review, develop and implement systemic improvements to the Company's tax compliance and exam processes. 

Analyze entry-junior level tax issues and propose and implement solutions. 

Perform in-depth tax research using sources such as state and local tax Statutes, Regulations, Code/Administrative Authority and reputable tax research organizations or external counsel. 

Prepare detailed written memoranda as necessary to identify, analyze, resolve, and document tax issues associated with proposed transactions, tax planning strategies and refund claims. 

Communicate regularly with external customers, government authorities and other departments and facilities throughout the company and provide detailed, comprehensive responsive to complex tax inquiries.

Participate in the training of Company finance, operations and other personnel on indirect tax matters. 

Assist VP of Tax, Tax Manager, and Sr. Tax Analyst in the facilitation and implementation of indirect tax planning opportunities. 

Assist VP of Tax, Tax Manager, and Sr. Tax Analyst and Business Development Teams with merger, acquisition and divestiture reviews. 

Assist other tasks/project as necessary

Key Internal/External Contacts:

  • Sr. Tax Analyst
  • Tax Manager
  • VP of Tax
  • Finance and BT 
  • Operating company CFO’s 
  • Government tax authorities
  • AP/AR/Accounting Supervisor & Manager
  • Customer Service

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree 1-3 years’ progressive, related sales tax experience or an equivalent combination of education and sales tax experience 
Proficient in personal computer database and spreadsheet applications 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting/Finance degree 
  • 1-3 years’ Corporate or Big 4 experience 
  • IPT CMI (Institute for Professionals in Taxation) 

Experience or proficiency with Avatax, Sabrix, Vertex or other transaction tax calculation systems 

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent communication, analytical, research and negotiation skills 
  • Ability to work and act independently on multiple projects 
  • Ability to successfully resolve issues with minimal assistance 
  • Ability to perform senior level analysis 
  • Ability to use judgment in determining how to approach/solve problems 
  • Ability to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex tax issues 

Benefits:  Hi-Crush is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance benefits. 

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