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MasterCard Tax Director - State and Local Tax in St. Louis, Missouri

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Tax Director - State and Local Tax

This person will serve as a tax director focusing on US State and Local tax ("SALT") issues with a focus on indirect (sales and use tax, personal property tax, gross receipts tax etc.) and non-income based tax compliance. The position will also help manage the state and local income tax filings.

  • Manage state and local ("SALT") sales and use and income tax nexus studies

  • Assess and maintain SALT uncertain tax positions and related reserves

  • identify and maximize SALT tax incentives and tax planning opportunities

  • Ensure proper process is designed, executed, and maintained for all existing and new state filings including sales and use tax, personal property tax, income tax, franchise tax, and all other SALT tax filing and compliance requirements

  • Research and analyze various SALT issues and stay up to date on post-Wayfair tax guidance and ensure compliance across the US

  • Support public policy team to better understand our business profile across the US

  • Ensure efficient and accurate integration of new processes, filing requirements and business into our consolidated tax filing process

  • Manage all state tax audits for direct and indirect taxes

  • Work with internal stakeholders including HR, controllers group, and our GBSC to ensure data is received and analyzed effectively

  • Ensure any customer facing invoicing is handled correctly with regard to tax considerations

  • Assess and maintain a strong internal control environment under Sarbanes-Oxley for all SALT processes and workstreams

  • Experience with various tax technologies preferred such as Corptax preferred

  • Experience with other technology tools including Microsoft applications and other data analytic tools such as Alteryx

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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Requisition ID: R-120177