Octagon Technology Staffing

  • Senior Tax Systems Analyst

    # of Openings
    Job Location
    North Broward
    Accounting/Finance Systems
  • Overview

    Octagon is seeking a Senior Tax Systems Analyst with experience using the Vertex O and Q series for one of our clients in Palm Beach County. The candidate will possess strong systems experience working with ERP systems and billing Systems, provide data analysis on large data sets querying the data from Oracle and SQL servers.

    The analyst will work closely with tax professionals, IT specialists and business partners to support all aspects of tax technology products and projects that have an impact to the Company’s taxes.


    • Act as a liaison between Corporate Tax and IT specialists and /or external vendors.
    • Maintain Tax Decisions Matrix
    • Responsible for systems and/or product comparisons and evaluations.
    • Act as Tax Project Lead in systems implementations.
    • Coordinate user acceptance testing and quality review, and handle issues accordingly.
    • Lead and manage rollout and training process to end users, ensuring that system users are adequately supported.
    • Monitors effective implementation and ensures communication of regular project updates; timely escalation of issues to correct parties and offer recommendations for resolution.
    • Works closely with end users to streamline current processes.
    • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates tax business systems, process, and needs
    • Elicits and documents system tax requirements
    • Participates in tax software screening and analysis
    • Coordinates with the business and tax department in developing and executing testing strategies
    • Collects and reviews transactional data to ensure accurate tax determination and reporting
    • Configures and maintains systems for tax determination and returns


    • Minimum four (4) years of prior related experience in accounting or tax related field
    • Bachelor's Degree required in MIS or closely related work experience.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong understanding of business process analysis or design
    • Strong prioritization and organizational skills, including the ability to maintain several concurrent projects while providing realistic delivery dates and managing customer expectations
    • Experience working in team environment with strong collaboration skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Has a solid understanding of indirect tax concepts, laws and regulations and is able to communicate them for process improvement and system implementation purposes.

    Additional Qualifications:

    • General knowledge of Direct and Indirect Taxes
    • SQL proficient
    • SharePoint
    • Hyperion
    • Taxware
    • PTMS
    • MAS/Mastermind
    • AS400 Queries
    • JD Edwards
    • Oracle


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