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Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.
Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.
Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.
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Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.
Job Title: Tax Analyst
A little bit about our team:
In the immediate term this role will support the Global Finance Transformation team (FIT). FIT is a group of professionals across the WMG organization brought together to re-imagine our processes and systems. The goal is to establish more standardized and efficient ways of working that will drive WMG’s global growth and business aspirations.
In the long term the Indirect Tax Analyst will be responsible for performing activities related to indirect and withholding tax compliance and ensure ongoing tax obligations are met.
Here you’ll get to:
Provide short term support to the Global Finance Transformation program with testing, data clean up and implementation
Support the program configuration and testing of ONESOURCE Indirect Compliance across multiple regions in preparation for go-live
Support the program processing of sales / use, gross receipts, property, withholding, business licenses and other local tax compliance
Support updates to tax localization tools that standardize documents for desktop procedures by participating in workshop interviews, job shadowing, and developing reference guides
Analyze transactions for indirect tax implications and risks to be recognized
Prepare and process tax forms, including service tax calculation, filing and remittance, processing of 1042 and 1099s forms, VAT / GST calculation and filing
Prepare and process tax forms, including VAT calculations and filing payments to tax authorities
Assist in developing and maintaining tax compliance calendar to track the timely reporting of all indirect tax returns
Prepare other tax reporting schedules, as needed
Verify documentation needed to prepare filings for withholding tax, as well as other local tax requirements
Ensure applicable GL accounts are reconciled to the appropriate tax reports and payments
File and archive original documentation
Ensure timely responses to inquiries from tax jurisdictions
Assist in internal and external audits, if needed
Identify ideas for process improvement utilizing leading industry practices
Collaborate with Indirect Tax Managers and Direct Tax colleagues
You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field
You have 2+ years of experience in relevant field: withholding tax and/or property tax and/or sales and use tax return compliance
Experience of dealing with indirect tax compliance and processes
Strong attention to detail
Problem solving and analytical mindset
Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to think critically
We’d love it if you also had:
Language proficiency in Portuguese and/or Spanish
As the home to Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.
Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.
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