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Appian // business process management
McLean, Virginia    Posted: Monday, October 24, 2022
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Here at Appian, were passionate about technology. We love making it, & we love using it. Coming on board to a team within the Appian Corporate department means you'll be doing work that directly impacts the overall business. We are a people-first organization, all committed to providing a first-class employee experience. Our top priority is ensuring our people & the business are equipped with the tools, resources, & processes needed to thrive. Join us, as we work collaboratively to grow Appian across the world.

The Senior Corporate Tax Analyst is a key individual contributor to the success of the Finance Department, responsible for corporate tax at Appian. The position will be involved in integral activities related to income tax accounting, global compliance & reporting, & controls & will have the opportunity to work across all tax areas in a global tax function. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Corporate Tax.

To be successful in this role, you need:

  • To support the preparation of all aspects of global tax accounting & reporting, including the quarterly & annual tax provision process & tax sections of the SEC reporting & footnote disclosures.

  • To work on new business initiatives including those in tax technology & automation to make the compliance & reporting process more efficient. 
  • To be able to assist with the US income tax compliance process, including preparation or review of the federal & state income tax returns & extensions prepared by outsourcing partners.

  • To coordinate with foreign accounting advisors & local country tax advisors on all aspects of foreign corporate taxes, such as income tax returns, indirect tax returns, tax notices, & other tax matters.

  • To assist in other areas of tax including sales & use tax, value-added tax, good & services tax, property tax & business license filings as necessary. 
  • Analytical skills to maintain tax general ledger accounts & prepare tax account reconciliations. Additionally, you should have strong Excel skills (Pivot tables & the ability to write formulas for lookups & other functions.)

  • To be able to handle tax audits & respond to other inquiries. Maintain current, audit-ready work papers & financial records for all filings. 

  • To perform project-oriented tax research & analysis & maintain technical expertise over new and
    relevant tax pronouncements across all tax areas.

  • To collaborate & work closely with senior members of the accounting, legal, sales, & human resources

Some of the tools & resources we will equip you with include: 

  • Ability to work in an area requiring special attention to detail & adherence to deadlines.

  • NetSuite

  • Vertex sales & use tax software

  • Tax return preparation & filing software

  • Tax research tools

  • Appians internal systems & reports

  • Knowledge across the entire tax function, including different types of taxes as well as different regions of
    the world

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in finance or accounting

  • 2-5 years of tax compliance and/or provision experience with a public accounting firm or in-house tax experience

  • Certified Public Accountant or eligibility to sit for CPA


About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation & value. Today, we help businesses build apps & workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. 

Appian was founded on the belief that talented & passionate people, given the power & autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile & collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, & all voices are heard. We value & encourage cross-departmental collaboration, & actively seek opportunities to better ourselves & others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, were focused on lasting positive change. 

Join us.

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