Tax Analyst

defi Solutions

Albany, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Fintech
  • Post Date: 01/13/2022
  • Website: defisolutions.com
  • Company Address:

About defi Solutions

Defi Solutions is a financial services company that provides loan origination solutions and auto loan origination software.

Job Description

Albany, NY, US

About defi SOLUTIONS:

It’s an exciting time to join defi!

defi SOLUTIONS partners with captives, banks, credit unions, and finance companies of all types and sizes to allow lenders to focus and transform their operations. The company’s comprehensive suite of originations, servicing, and analytics solutions together with technology-enabled processing services creates a flexible, configurable, and scalable platform that addresses lenders and borrowers ever-evolving needs. 

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for the processing of all property tax bills associated with the auto loan and lending business and for processing property tax rendition filings and abatements.

Essential Job Responsibilities:  

  • Enhance productivity and streamline processing to achieve at least 10% improvement year over year.  
  • Ability to create and follow policy and procedures 100% of the time. 
  • Meet bill payment deadlines and follow-up on citation payments with clients
  • Attention to various state and other jurisdiction deadlines and processes to prevent penalties
  • Process and pay bills on behalf of multiple clients for property tax and parking tickets
  • Handle the rendition filing process for all states which require 
  • Process fulfillment requests (i.e customers requesting copies of property tax, paid citations etc.)
  • Process abatements, refund checks to lessees and check requests for clients 
  • Handle requests for research if customers are disputing charges.  Contact the appropriate taxing jurisdictions if needed
  • Assist in the preparation of various items within appropriate timelines 
  • Performs other duties as required

 

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

 

Required Qualifications Education : 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related field or equivalent experience

 

Job Related Experience: 

  • Minimum of 3-5 years basic accounting/ accounts payable experience required

 

Additional Skills/ Knowledge: 

  • Understanding of automotive leasing sales tax, ability to research and understand sales tax requirements and applicability to client portfolios
  • Ability to research mainframe system manuals to determine set up requirements and changes needed to support taxing requirements and payment allocations
  • Strong written and verbal communications, comfortable with making recommendations to our clients and supporting decision rationale 
  • Provide guidance and manage workflow for tax staff to ensure all filings are accurate and completed within time deadlines to ensure financial penalties are not assessed
  • Dependable self-starter
  • Proficiency in MS Windows based environment with intermediate proficiency with MS Excel software required
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with daily work processing deadlines
  • Strong Data entry/keyboarding skills required
  • Excellent organizational, time management, follow through, research and problem-solving skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent phone and customer service skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently with minor supervision
  • Reconciliation and finance support.  Responsible to help reconcile daily balances for cash accounts.
  • Ability to participate effectively in a team atmosphere 

 

Travel Required:

  • Ability to travel up to 5%

 

defi SOLUTIONS is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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