Specialist - Tax Services

Rio Tinto
Salt Lake City, UT, US
Nov 25, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time
Indirect Tax Specialist
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Exposure to indirect tax issues and resolutions
  • Work in a global company - Salt Lake City

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for an Indirect Tax Specialist to review the group's indirect tax returns, maintain Vertex tax determination, support audits and appeals, research and analysis for business units and functional groups, develop and provide training and support to various functional groups and business units and various other tasks related to indirect tax compliance.

This role is a great opportunity to be immersed in a global corporation's indirect tax environment with a wide variety of challenging tax issues. Working a 5 days on /2 off roster and reporting to the US Country Lead GS Indirect Tax Services, Finance Services, you will be:
  • Review returns and payments related to property; sales & use; VAT; GST; QST; severance; excise, and other indirect tax returns related to US business units
  • Maintaining tax logic, responding to questions from business units and functional groups.
  • Evaluating and filing tax appeals; supporting audits, gathering of internal & external data working, as needed.
  • Developing and providing indirect tax training and support to product groups and functions
  • Identifying indirect tax issues, seeking solutions and taking responsibility for delivery of a total solution and promoting the sharing of best practices as a proactive member of Indirect Tax team
  • Administrative tasks as required for compliance activities (scanning, mailing, payment follow-up, etc.)

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • A degree or diploma in a Commercial discipline (e.g. Accounting); Master's degree, CPA or CMI (Preferable)
  • Six plus years of professional experience in a commercial organization; Experience with Vertex indirect tax determination software and SAP
  • Ability to plan, organize, own, and prioritize multiple and simultaneous projects and assignments; meet deadlines in a short period of time
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel, functions and formulas and power query, data analysis
  • Accounting, Financial and Taxation knowledge
  • Possess strong orientation to detail, assuming ownership of projects and organizing to deliver on deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Comfortable in a continuously changing work environment

What we offer

Here is just a glimpse of our industry leading rewards package:
  • A safety-focusedand inclusive working environment
  • A competitivesalary package with quarterly incentive awards (EIP) for eligible employees
  • Careerdevelopment & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access to top tier family-friendlyhealth and medical programs
  • Excellent retirement plan including6% Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Generous401k matching program (company matched .50 per dollar up to 6% of your base pay)
  • A comprehensiveleave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental leave, short term sick leave, paid holidays)
  • Ongoingindividual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • GenerousRio Tinto employee share program

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with
a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs."¯Pioneers."¯

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress."¯

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life."¯

Where you'll be working

Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, fully integrated copper mining operation, including a concentrator, smelter and refinery, located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. We produce copper, precious metals including gold and silver, molybdenum and sulfuric acid. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903, and is one of the top producing mines in the world, comprising approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQ+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Rio Tinto participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization. Please visit http://www.uscis.gov/ for more information.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.