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SR TAX ANALYST

| West Suburbs

OUR STORY:

So, a little bit about us. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA) is the largest beauty retailer in the U.S. and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services.  We're on a quest to bring the fun side of beauty to all—constantly delighting our guests with All Things Beauty, All in One Place™ while offering rewarding careers for our passionate, beauty-loving associates.

 

Our Vision: To be the most-loved beauty destination of our guests and the most-admired retailer by our Ulta Beauty associates, communities, partners and investors.

 

Our Mission: Every day we use the power of beauty to bring to life the possibilities that lie within each of us – inspiring every guest and enabling each associate to build a fulfilling career.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a Sr. Tax Analyst, you will focus on indirect (non-income) tax discipline including return compliance, taxability, and audit defense.  You will be responsible for: implementation of any new returns, tax computation and payment, product taxability, audit defense preparation, exposure analysis & mitigation, systems improvement and implementation, and project-based initiatives.  This role will participate in meeting the required compliance and tax accounting deadlines.  There will be significant interface with tax department personnel, individuals in finance, IT, and business partners throughout the organization.  Additionally, this role will provide support for multiple areas within the tax department, including Property tax, Licensing, Indirect tax audits and assisting management on special projects as needed.

 

RESPONSIBILTIES – Items you are in charge of:

  • Implement and complete monthly indirect tax returns.
  • Prepare budgets/forecasts for indirect tax.
  • Implement and maintain various tax software systems (Vertex Returns and Vertex O-Series).
  • Document training on various tax software systems and compliance procedures.
  • Implement and complete account reconciliations for indirect tax.
  • Lead special projects as assigned, including refund reviews.
  • Complete tax research for various taxing jurisdictions.
  • Complete coding of products for taxability.
  • Meet all statutory compliance deadlines in the time frames directed by management.
  • Assist with tax audits, including preparation and analysis of responses to document requests, preparation of appeals and other correspondence.
  • Prepare and analyze the company’s ASC450 reserves.
  • Prepare SOX control documentation.
  • Monitor current tax developments and practices, which would affect various tax liabilities.
  • Analyze notices and correspondences from various governments and prepare responses.
  • Resolve help desk tickets/customer service questions.
  • Lead and contribute in internal meetings and projects with minimal supervision.
  • Communicate tax knowledge to Tax leadership, Finance leadership and other department personnel.

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS – Items of success that you have completed in your experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other financial discipline
  • Three to five years of progressive tax experience
  • CPA, Master’s Degree, or other designation CMI, or in pursuit of, a strong plus
  • Overtime is required to meet various tax deadlines
  • Previous experience in a large corporate tax environment, a strong plus
  • International tax experience
  • Demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in Tax a must
  • Research proficiency a must
  • Vertex or SAP experience a plus
  • Previous audit experience a plus
  • General understanding of business acumen and accounting principles
  • Ability to analyze new or existing situations and provide solutions
  • Desire to take initiative to lead or pursue tasks and inquiries
  • Effective communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently on tasks, including making sound decisions within responsibilities
  • Demonstrated strong user and working knowledge of tax systems, Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and database applications
  • Must be a strong team player
  • Ability to multi-task a must
  • Must conduct himself/herself in a professional, respectful and appropriate manner at all times.
  • This position requires an ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills, and strong communication skills are essential
  • Normal office demands

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Location

Our satellite campus is in Chicago at 120 S. Riverside Plaza with 100 workstations & conference rooms which associates can reserve.

What are Ulta Beauty Perks + Benefits

Ulta Beauty Benefits Overview

Being rewarded for your hard work never goes out of style. With a number of options to choose from, you can select benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. And benefits begin on your first day of active employment.

In addition to the competitive benefits outlined, we also have a generous Associate Discount of 25% off on retail products and 50% off on salon services.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Ulta Beauty partners with After School Matters and Skills for Chicagoland's Future.
Partners with Nonprofits
Ulta Beauty is proud to partner with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Dress for Success and Save the Children through the Ulta Beauty Charitable Foundation.
Intracompany committees
Ulta Beauty has a variety of Corporate Associate groups, such as the Ulta Green Group.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Ulta Beauty is committed to ensuring our "Champion Diversity" value and "Inclusion" competency are part of who we are and the decisions we make.
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Ulta Beauty associates can contribute up to the IRS limits of $2,700 annually to their Health Care FSA and up to $5,000 to their Dependent Care FSA.
Disability Insurance
All benefit-eligible associates are provided with company paid short-term disability & long-term disability insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental critical illness and accident coverage.
Dental Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers dental insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Vision Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary vision insurance.
Health Insurance Benefits
Ulta Beauty offers health insurance to eligible associates and their dependents.
Life Insurance
Ulta Beauty provides all benefit-eligible associates with company paid basic life insurance. Associates may also purchase supplemental term life insurance and supplemental AD&D insurance.
Pet Insurance
Ulta Beauty offers voluntary pet insurance.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Ulta Beauty associates can save for their retirement by participating in the 401(k) plan administered by Fidelity, following 60 days of service.
401(K) Matching
Ulta Beauty matches 100% of the first 3% and 50% of the next 2% of eligible compensation deferred and is 100% vested immediately.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth parent and provide 2 weeks of paid leave for the non-birth parent.
Flexible Work Schedule
Ulta Beauty provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and summer hours.
Family Medical Leave
All Ulta Beauty associates are eligible to apply for a leave of absence, which will be reviewed for any federal (FMLA) or state protected leave eligibility.
Adoption Assistance
Ulta Beauty provides adoption assistance reimbursement and paid-time off.
Company sponsored family events
Ulta Beauty participates in National Bring Your Child to Work Day.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We believe each associate should have time off from work each year. Ulta Beauty provides the following paid time off: vacation days, personal days, sick days and paid holidays.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Ulta Beauty provides paid sick days to associates.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Teams within Ulta Beauty host company outings semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Ulta Beauty provides relocation assistance where eligible.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Ulta Beauty offers associates professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Ulta Beauty provides financial assistance to active, full-time associates with at least one year of service for tuition-related expenses.
Lunch and learns
Ulta Beauty hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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