Date Posted July 05, 2024
Industry Accounting
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified



ESC has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to work onsite at our premier Seattle-based client supporting their Direct Tax Technology (“DTT”) Local Pack team, which serves as a solution partner for their customer, Foreign Reporting & Compliance (“FRC”) Process and Systems team (“FRCPS”). FRCPS are tax professionals who own the central coordination of global processes, policies, and controls for the worldwide FRC organization.


FRCPS executes global policies and processes around foreign provision via Local Pack ecosystem, a globally standardized foreign provision calculation model supporting 660+ foreign entities, that includes 660+ Excel workbooks and various backend technologies such as Excel VBA and Python-based engines which support stable and complete data ingestion, calculation, and financial reporting.  The Accountant will perform the tasks as outlined below.


Typical Task Breakdown:

  • Maintain and support Local Pack ecosystem for monthly hard close including excel, VBA, Python-based execution models and monitor system failure
  • Monitor customer’s ad-hoc SIM tickets and provide technical resolutions to issues raised for Local Pack ecosystem or downstream processes
  • Own and deliver mid-sized automation solution for tax calculation (strong excel modeling skills required - Python/SQL/VBA skills preferred)
  • Looking for someone who is strong on both tax knowledge and technology skills – ideally in Python and High Advanced knowledge in Excel / Tax Modeling


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 8+ years of experience in US/Foreign Tax Provision or Direct Tax Consulting or Compliance
  • Experience in using analytical/visualization tools, such as Tableau, PowerBI, and QuickSight
  • Experience in Excel VBA (Macro), Alteryx, SQL, or Python is preferred
  • Previous work experience for a Big 4 Tax Firm -OR- a public accounting firm, preferred
  • Candidate that will be able to own individual projects and roadmaps with little coaching.