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Tax Associate



Accounting & Finance
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

At Talkdesk, we are courageous innovators focused on redefining the customer experience, making the impossible possible for companies globally. We champion an inclusive and diverse culture representative of the communities in which we live and serve. And, we give back to our community by volunteering our time, supporting non-profits, and minimizing our global footprint. Each day, thousands of employees, customers, and partners all over the world trust Talkdesk to deliver a better way to great experiences.

We are recognized as a cloud contact center leader by many of the most influential research organizations, including Gartner and Forrester. With $498 million in total funding, a valuation of more than $10 Billion, and a ranking of #8 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, now is the time to be part of the Talkdesk legacy to help accelerate our success in a new decade of transformational growth.

At Talkdesk, we embrace FAST, our fundamental operating principles that define who we are as an organization. These principles drive us to make the impossible possible. FAST: Focus + Accountability + Speed = Talkdesker.

  • Focus: Focus time, energy and attention on what is most impactful for the business and thoughtful about how and when to partner with others.
  • Accountability: Hold self and others accountable to meet commitments and drive results. Accept responsibility for successes and failures.
  • Speed: Execute with agility and urgency. Act promptly, decisively, and without delay. Make good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Talkdesker: YOU!

What you’ll own:

  • Involvement with all things tax, including income tax, sales tax, property tax, and VAT
  • Assist with the preparation and review of the US Federal and state income tax returns and quarterly estimated tax payments
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual income tax provision calculations pursuant to ASC 740 necessary for quarterly SEC financial statements
  • Works closely with the accounting and SEC financial reporting groups to provide guidance and explanation of tax numbers and issues. Ensure financial statement presentation and amounts are recorded and presented properly
  • Identify and implement tax savings opportunities by analyzing general ledger activities, tax accounting positions, and understanding all company transactions
  • Assist with the development and execution of tax audit and settlement strategies while recommending solutions that mitigate risk and cost

Basic Qualifications:

  • Team oriented, highly motivated and self-sufficient individual
  • Strong sense of independence and initiative; ability to problem-solve both larger processes and smaller issues
  • Attentive to detail, self-starter with strong accounting, analytical, research and computer skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate expertise in U.S. federal, international and state tax rules
  • Excellent organizational skills; proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well with others in a team setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Tax
  • CPA or Master’s in Accounting or Tax
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of directly related tax experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Big Four Accounting and/or Corporate Tax experience preferred
  • International tax experience - a plus
  • NetSuite or similar software experience – a plus
  • Experience with SureTax – a plus

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Primarily office-environment work, extended periods of sitting or standing, computer-based work. Limited lifting, and equipment usage limited to computer-related equipment (keyboards, mouse, etc.)

The Talkdesk story hinges on empathy and acceptance. It is the shared goal among all Talkdeskers to empower a new kind of customer hero through our innovative software solution, and we firmly believe that the best path to success for our mission is inclusivity, diversity, and genuine acceptance. To that end, we will hire, promote, work along, cheer for, bond with, and warmly welcome into the Talkdesk family all persons without regard to ethnic and racial identity, indigenous heritage, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.