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Senior Indirect Tax Analyst



Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

This newly created role reports to the Senior Tax Director and is an integral part of the Finance organization. It will support activities to keep Zelis in compliance with indirect tax filing and reporting requirements, including but not limited to analyzing, reviewing, and filing required returns and tracking associated due dates and payments.

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Maintain the organization’s compliance calendar for indirect taxes and confirm all taxes are being filed/paid where required/applicable.
  • Oversee all invoices and payments associated with annual returns and renewals and ensure they are received and paid in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate the preparation and reconciliation of sales and use tax returns with an outside compliance partner on a monthly basis, and ensuring that related files and support documents are maintained, complete and audit-ready.
  • Reconcile sales and use tax accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Work with outside tax counsel on any Voluntary Disclosure Agreement.
  • Be the main contact point for all indirect tax audits and work with taxing authorities to minimize amounts due upon examination.
  • Maintain and update, when required, customer sales tax exemption forms.
  • Liaise with outside property tax provider to ensure returns are filed accurately and timely and all bills paid timely.
  • Research, track and resolve any issues or notices from outside taxing jurisdictions to resolve any discrepancies between internal tax reporting and jurisdictions.
  • Maintain company informational documents and control distribution within the organization.
  • Maintain tax policy documents internally regarding indirect tax.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Requires an Accounting or Finance degree and 4-6 years of relevant corporate tax experience.
  • CPA is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Ability to work under pressure of inflexible deadlines for tax reporting.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team with little supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of sales tax laws and regulations, processes and exemption requirements.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Preferred, but not required experience:
    • Familiar with Vertex Tax Series O
    • Familiar with Work Day Financial Systems

Physical Demands

  • Hybrid role, 1 day a week minimum in office



As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and 100 million members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
At Zelis, we champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all aspects of our operations. We embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at Zelis, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Zelis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, even if you do not believe you 100% fit the qualifications of the position, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Accessibility Support

We are dedicated to ensuring our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require a reasonable accommodation with any part of the application and/or interview process, please email TalentAcquisition@zelis.com

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