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Senior Tax Analyst

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Other

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


This role will lead the Tax Analyst and support the Indirect Tax Manager.  Responsible for all multi-state multi-jurisdictional indirect transactional tax compliance and support to include sales and use tax, property tax, business licenses, annual reports, and all other indirect-tax matters. Support manager with sales and use and property tax audits.  Assist with maintaining accuracy and completeness of the sales and use tax database as well as current and accurate customer sales and use tax exemption certificates.  Assist with real and personal property tax compliance.

Sales and use tax compliance and property tax compliance is managed internally but prepared and filed by a 3rd party provider.

Primary Duties
  • Perform all work in compliance with company quality procedures and standards.
  • Act as first level reviewer and/or preparer as required.
  • Support compliance cycle for both state and local sales, use, and property tax returns in an accurate and timely manner. Bring exposure issues to management’s attention as they arise.
  • Leverage available research tools and external resources to keep current on changes in tax law.
  • Support state and local sales tax, use tax, and property tax audits; bring any potential areas of contention with taxing jurisdictions to management’s attention
  • Prepare/review necessary entries and reconcile sales tax, use tax, and property tax accounts to the general ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Support A/R with customer taxation / interface between SAP (ERP) and OITS (Tax Engine).
  • Aid manager in maintaining accuracy and completeness of sales and use tax database. Ensure updates for tax changes are identified timely and accurately, and review transaction flow from the GL to the sales and use tax database for discrepancies.
  • Manage new customer setup requests and exemption status in certificate database (OITS). Maintain current exemption certificates to support classification.
  • Maintain current state and local business licenses to include locality registrations for sales tax compliance as well as sales tax license renewals on a timely basis.
  • Prepare/review quarterly Business and Occupational (B&O) tax returns.
  • Monitor tax notices and change of taxation rules including filing frequencies in all states and ensure timely and accurate compliance.
  • Liaise with registered agent to ensure all required Secretary of State filings are current.
  • Maintain and update company information in state online tax accounts.
  • Perform other duties, including support of business initiatives, as assigned.

Job Qualifications 
  • BA or BS in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Minimum two years of experience in Sales and Use Tax application.
  • Experience in Life Science industry preferred but not required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Intermediate proficiency or higher in MS Excel, MS Word, and other MS Office applications.
  • Solid working knowledge of debits and credits.
  • Experience with SAP, Avalara, OITS (OnDemand Indirect Tax Service), and Certificate Manager preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Alteryx or ETL software desired but not required.
  • Tax research and technical memo writing skills.
  • Focus on continuous improvement, including process improvement.
  • May be required to lifted boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.

Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 13,000 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!


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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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