Tax Research Analyst

Tax | Shivajinagar, Pune, India

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Job Summary

The Sr Tax Research Analyst will research and monitor indirect tax laws and compliance requirements on a broad scale across a number of tax disciplines and projects. The Analyst should be able to analyze and interpret tax laws and follow the process and deadlines to integrate those laws into the Avalara products. The Analyst will work closely with other members of the local Pune team, as well as with U.S. & U.K team members. 

To acquire/maintain the most current/accurate/timely tax rates & taxability information, the candidate must perform intensive research and be up to date on all of the latest tax news. The candidate also should be able to interpret the tax laws and ordinances to evaluate correct content.

Although not required daily, the candidate must be flexible to overlap work timings with US/UK timings, as needed.


Job Responsibilities

  • Research, monitor, translate & interpret the tax laws and ordinances, evaluate the content accuracy and conclude on content tax decisions and actions
  • Maintain existing taxability rules for assigned jurisdictions by monitoring tax law changes
  • Be responsible for maintaining accurate, complete and timely content
  • Contact assigned jurisdictions to source the boundaries, rates, related rules, ordinances, forms and metadata associated with an assigned project
  • Participate in Content Due Diligence investigations and establish Content integration plans
  • Serve as a rapid SWAT force for large new Sales opportunities
  • Document research findings in a given format
  • Carry out web and subscription service research to and be active with all the latest tax news
  • Meet monthly deadlines to incorporate research results into Avalara tools
  • Effectively work and communicate with team members to accomplish specific tasks in a timely, efficient and productive manner
  • Perform self-quality review
  • Participate in committee activities and provide input where applicable
  • Open to accept additional responsibilities assigned to meet deadlines
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Must be flexible to overlap work schedule with US timing, as needed for collaborative meetings or training (5-hour time difference vs. US EST)
  • Solid organization and self-pacing skills



Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 5-8 years professional working experience across a variety of indirect tax disciplines and projects
  • B. Com or/ and LLB
  • 1-3 years Preferred knowledge of a foreign language
  • Ability to follow a process consistently while identifying and communicating efficiencies
  • Excellent logical and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Experience with due diligence, integration projects or scoping work will be highly preferred



About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.

Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at


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