Manager, Tax - Indirect Tax (Sales & Use)

Manager, Tax - Indirect Tax (Sales & Use)

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Accounting and Finance
  • Job Function Tax
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1783719

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart’s Indirect Tax Team plays a critical role in the company’s financial operations, focusing on both compliance and operational aspects of sales and use tax. As a Fortune 1 market leader, Walmart is committed to transforming its end-to-end tax calculation system and processes, embarking on a multi-year journey to centralize and modernize their tax engine and compliance reporting. The team is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of transaction taxes charged to customers and members across Walmart and Sam’s Club domestic operations. With an annual responsibility of reporting and remitting over $21 billion in transactional taxes across thousands of jurisdictions, the Indirect Tax Team also provides valuable insights to key tax policy stakeholders.

As part of this dynamic team, members have the unique opportunity to contribute to a once-in-career transformation journey and influence how sales tax is managed at Walmart. This role demands a diverse skill set, including cross-functional teaming, curiosity, tax technical knowledge, technology skills, data analytics, ownership mindset, critical thinking, team building, and problem solving. By expertly navigating the complex world of indirect taxes, the team supports Walmart’s growth, profitability, and corporate responsibility, ultimately benefiting all stakeholders, from associates to customers to shareholders.

As a manager on the Indirect Tax team, you will…

  • Manage and oversee the preparation and review of sales and use tax returns, product tax filings, excite tax returns, transaction tax filings, and gross receipt tax filing for multiple jurisdictions.
  • Research and analyze complex tax issues, provide guidance on tax implications of business transactions, and utilize tax data to optimize tax strategies.
  • Develop and implement tax planning strategies to minimize tax liabilities and enhance cash flow.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with tax authorities and external advisors.
  • Manage Tax Audits and inquires, negotiate with Tax authorities, and resolve tax disputes.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable tax laws and regulations, monitor changes in tax legislation, and communicate implications to the organization.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline and improve indirect tax processes and procedures.
  • Mentor and develop junior team members, providing ongoing feedback and identifying opportunities for growth.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field; CPA or advanced degree in Taxation is a plus.
  • 3-8 years of experience in Indirect Tax, preferably with exposure to retail, big 4, or mid-tier firms.
  • Strong knowledge of sales and use tax, product tax, excise tax, transaction tax, gross receipts tax, and tax technical concepts.
  • Proficiency in tax data analysis and leveraging data to optimize tax strategies.
  • Experience working with multiple jurisdictions and navigating complex tax regulations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Join our team!

Joining the team as a Manager of Indirect Tax at Walmart offers an unparalleled opportunity to make a significant impact at a Fortune 1 company. As part of our dynamic tax team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the company’s tax strategy, directly contributing to Walmart’s ongoing success in a highly competitive global market. By leveraging your expertise in indirect tax and working with the industry best tax technology and automated tax calculations, you will help navigate complex tax issues across multiple jurisdictions, ensuring compliance while optimizing tax efficiency. At Walmart, you will be part of a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, collaboration, and innovation, providing you with ample opportunities to broaden your skill set and advance your career in the ever-evolving world of taxation.

Benefits & Perks

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, education assistance with college degrees, company discounts, military service pay, adoption expense reimbursement, and more.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Health

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field and 2 years’ experience in accounting, finance, income tax
compliance, or related area OR 4 years’ experience in accounting, finance, income tax compliance, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Leading cross-functional projects, License to practice law in at least one state, Supervisory experience

J.D., Masters: Accounting, Masters: Business, Masters: Economics, Masters: Finance, Masters: Law

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Certificate

Primary Location...

2608 Se J St, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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