Tax Analyst, Indirect Tax

May 19, 2024

Job Description

Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.  

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Tax Analyst, Indirect Tax to join our growing Finance team! In this role, you will report directly to the Senior Manager, Indirect Tax and will have primary ownership of the end-to-end Exemption Certificate Management process. To be successful in this role you should have a bachelor’s degree in taxation, accounting, business, or related field.  You should also have at least three years of experience in indirect tax filing, research and compliance and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.

As A Tax Analyst, Indirect Tax you Responsibilities will include:

  • Streamline and own the end-to-end exemption and resale certificate process
  • Organize and manage the tax services department email box
  • Assist with state and local licensing and registration requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to help resolve tax issues and meet business objectives
  • Provide support for state and local tax notice and audit inquiries
  • Assist with the franchise fee compliance process
  • Assist with the property tax compliance process
  • All duties as directed or modified



What It Takes To Catch Our Eye:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, similar field or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of indirect tax experience
  • Background in the telecommunications industry
  • Detail oriented and organized with the ability to also understand the big picture
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Desire and ability to make constant process improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.)
  • Experience with CERTify Tax or other Exemption Certificate Management software
  • Experience with Vertex, Avalara and other indirect tax software
  • Familiarity with SAP


Additional Information


We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Charlotte Observer, Brightspeed HQ is located on the 7th floor of the new Vantage South End – East Tower in Charlotte, NC. We prioritize hiring talent in the Charlotte area, whenever possible, to make it a truly vibrant destination for our hybrid workforce. At Brightspeed, we have roles that are designated as remote, hybrid, office or field-based, depending on the position, business needs and individual circumstances. We also invest in technology that enables our entire team to stay connected. Why? Because Brightspeed recognizes the value of finding the best talent for the job, wherever they may be.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. Brightspeed offers a comprehensive benefit program, including competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; an employee assistance program; a 401K plan with company match and a host of voluntary benefits. 

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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