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Senior Tax Analyst - Controversy & Planning

  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Finance

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 01/29/2024

  • ID # R-85821

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Senior Tax Analyst- Controversy & Planning

Are you a tax professional seeking your next challenge? Are you eager to apply your tax technical skills to solve new and unique problems? Do you view changes in tax legislation as an opportunity to learn and grow? If so, then consider joining the Tax Team at Expedia Group!

Expedia Group has an exciting opportunity to join its Global Indirect Tax Team as aSenior Analyst - U.S. Controversy & Planning. The Global Indirect Tax Team is part of the broader tax department and corporate finance at Expedia Group.

What you’ll do

  • Controversy- Prepare technical written and data driven responses to state occupancy, sales, use, property, and income tax audit requests and assist the with tax audit management

  • Legislative- Perform tax research, and support analysis of pending and newly enacted tax legislation, including making recommendations based on Expedia Group priorities and preparing requirements for compliance teams

  • Planning -Perform tax research and analysis for potential new business initiatives outlining tax impacts and considerations

  • Technology and Automation- Support the evolution of tax technology tools and technology enhancements

  • Controls and Process Transformation- Maintain and prepare audit process documentation and support ongoing audit process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies

  • May also perform indirect tax project work as required on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, and transactional tax data projects

Who you are

  • At least 3+ years of experience in tax with a corporate tax department or public accounting firm

  • Bachelor's or Master's in related field; or Equivalent related professional experience  

  • JD or Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required

  • Experience with U.S. sales tax or global occupancy tax preferred but not required

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and working with large data sets

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfortable working with confidential documents, communications, and analyses, and in the context of litigation

  • Strong tax research skills

  • Organized and attentive to detail

  • Knowledgeable in basic financial accounting and tax rules, regulations, and concepts and the ability to apply these concepts to various business scenarios

  • CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not required

  • Works well independently and in a team environment

  • Self-starter and diligent problem solver


The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $82,500.00 to $115,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $132,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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