Position at Wind River
In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to accelerate the digital transformation of our customers with a new generation of Mission Critical AI Systems in an AI-first world with the most exacting standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability.
Success will be determined by our ability to innovate with velocity and sell at the solutions level.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
The role will be part of the Finance team based in Costa Rica. In this role you will directly assist the Tax and Credit & Collections organizations with the ongoing operations associated with VAT / Sales tax and Customer Master Data administration reporting into the Sr.
Shared Services Manager based in Costa Rica and the Worldwide Credit & Collections Director based out of Germany. This role will be responsible for day-to-day operation related to VAT and the proper administration of Customer’s Master Data in Oracle and Salesforce, it will also assess current practices and procedures and make recommendations for improvements.
Accountable for all US and Canada day to day Sales tax operations.
Supporting sales tax coding automation process (Vertex).
Preparation and extraction of related analysis and reports.
Review of Indirect Tax related source documents, reports and filings.
Preparation of templates and calculations as input for VAT compliance process.
Reconciliation of sales tax accounts.
Participation in sales tax and master data related projects.
Assist with SOX control documentation.
Ad-hoc activities connected with Sales Tax as matters.
Handle all customer creation or modification requests.
Audit supporting documentation for the creation of Customers.
Update and maintain key information required for new entries into the ERP Databases (Oracle & Salesforce).
Maintain adherence to data process standards, governance and internal audit requirements.
Maintain relations with requestors in various business units and key Finance / Accounting / Sales associates to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.
Continuous adaptation of Master Data processes to meet current business needs.
Core Competencies & Demonstrated Success
Highly organized, work pro-actively and efficiently by completing tasks and deadlines; hands-on individual with initiative and problem solving skills.
Strong business acumen and knowledge of Oracle, Vertex and Salesforce would be of benefit.
Must thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics.
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills highly desired.
Fluent in English speaking and writing.
The ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of experience in financial operations.
At least 3 years working with Indirect Tax under International Financial Standards.
3+ years working in Global Business Services environment (Preferred)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related area desired.