Intelsat Corporation Senior Indirect Tax Analyst in McLean, Virginia

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled

Primary Purpose of the Position:

Provide tax analysis and support for all state and local indirect tax compliance and planning, including personal property tax, real property tax, sales and use tax, as well as other state informational filings. This position will also assist with VAT compliance and planning.

Critical Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and coordinate indirect tax compliance and payments including property tax, sales and use tax, and VAT.

  • Support the coordination of responses to state, local and VAT audits.

  • Review and respond to assessments, notices and payments related to indirect tax.

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for indirect tax accounts.

  • Review invoices from Accounts Payable to determine if use tax accrual is needed and provide guidance to Procurement and Accounts Payable departments on taxability of purchased equipment and services.

  • Prepare annual budgets for operational taxes, review the monthly accounting of operational taxes and make periodic evaluations of actual results versus budgeted amounts.

Important Responsibilities:

  • Assist in training/education of Accounts Payable and Procurement department around their role and impact on sales and use tax processes.

  • Assist in process improvement and automation of indirect tax processes.

  • Assist in identification of indirect tax exposures and indirect tax opportunities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field of study, with at least three years of indirect tax experience to include sales and/or use and/or property tax compliance.

  • Must have a strong knowledge in accounting with US GAAP.

  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple priorities, complete projects and assist in developing and implementing solutions to tax related issues.

  • VAT experience preferred.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Work independently

  • Develop relationships with peers in other departments

  • This position requires ITAR access; all candidates must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • Company description: Intelsat is the largest provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. We enable providers of media, telecom and government services to deliver information and entertainment to people at home, in the office or on the move. On a day-to-day basis, Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity in approximately 200 countries and territories for approximately 1,800 customers, many of which Intelsat has had relationships with for over 30 years. Some of the world’s leading media and communications companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers and government/military organizations hallmark Intelsat’s customer base. Customers access capacity through extensive service offerings, which include transponder services, hybrid managed services combining satellite capacity and terrestrial facilities, and channel services.