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Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 12:21 AM

Requisition Number: SS:9960
Area of Interest: Accounting : Audit
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
Our Company
Founded in 1956, Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high:quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams:Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams:Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully:designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt changed is our passion for high:quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
Position Summary
We are seeking an energetic and self:motivated Manager of Indirect Tax to join our Tax Department. This position will report to the SALT Director and will be responsible for managing a wide range of global tax related functions from U.S., Canada and international audits and tax compliance to tax planning. This position would play an integral role to support the companys growth in providing tax guidance for current and future projects.
Specific Responsibilities
* Audits
* Supervise and train staff, review staff work papers, provide support, guidance and feedback to develop staff
* Manage relationships with internal, external and IT contacts for data files and information
* Manage audit requests, timeline and waivers
* Prepare and provide auditor with supporting documentation using various internal systems
* Review auditors work papers, prepare and provide audit defense, and prepare audit appeals
* Analyze, extrapolate and evaluate audit exposure
* Investigate causes of issues and errors through understanding company operations and business procedures
* Recommend corrective action and suggest improvements with business partners. Develop plans to modify and improve existing processes to reduce future audit risk.
* Manage tax planning and reserve activity
* Compliance
* Update current tax rules and tax legislation changes
* Research tax regulations and tax rules to support projects and initiatives
* Research and analyze a wide range of tax issues and tax implications
* Manage and support outside consultant projects and requests
* Provide tax guidance and rules to support internal contacts
* Manage and oversee tax rates, tax classification and exemption documentation
* Review and approve monthly use tax accruals, journal entries and related supporting documentation
* Manage and maintain SOX compliance, desktop procedures and key controls
* Research and respond to tax related inquiries
* Other
* Manage and assist with other tax related and special projects
* Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting required
* 5+ years of experience working in corporate tax or Finance department
* CPA license a plus
* Experience in interacting with auditors, audit defense and tax appeals
* Experience in sales and use tax preparation, laws and tax research
* Excellent project management and strong analytical skills
* Excellent computer skills and advanced Excel skills required
* High energy, high motivation and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively
* Works well under pressure and adapts to changing priorities
* Detail oriented, has ability to plan and is


• Location: San Francisco

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