Sr. Lead Analyst, Tax Technology

Job Function
Accounting/Financial Services
Position Type
Experienced Professionals
Requisition ID


Do you love tax and technology? If you enjoy enhancing and maintaining tax technology systems, this role is for you! You would play a key role in various strategic initiatives and serve as a liaison with internal business partners such as Beyond the Restaurant, Distribution, International, Financial Services, and Digital Technology & Transformation.


How would you serve the Tax Department?

  • Ensure updates are applied timely to the tax applications
  • Ensure system accuracy and completeness as new technology is implemented
  • Leverage new technology tools to solve business problems, analyze and query data sets
  • Evaluate and implement efficiencies in Tax Department processes


Our Chick-fil-A Tax Department is responsible for tax compliance, technology, special projects, research and audit defense functions for independently owned franchised restaurants and corporate activities. We exist to provide tax planning, regulatory reporting and consulting to stakeholders, governments, external auditors and business leaders.  As we grow in complexity and global footprint, we seek to influence business decisions, reduce tax liability, and mitigate risk.


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Below are the primary responsibilities of this role:

  • Serve as project lead and project manager for new system implementations and upgrades such as indirect tax compliance, indirect tax determination and income tax system related work
  • Serve as a technology liaison with various internal partners for strategic initiatives.
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of the tax systems necessary to ensure proper tax reporting for strategic initiatives (process design, system selection, implementation, user acceptance, training and go-live and post go-live phases)
  • Improve the understanding of the tax departments technology and information needs to support the business, while meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex sales tax concepts and effectively apply knowledge to develop and maintain tax systems and data flow.
  • Identify tax technology needs, including opportunities for process improvements, automation, efficiency gains and application of tax process and technology best practices through the use of existing technology and the implementation of new technology.
  • Stay abreast of any regulatory changes on local, state and federal levels which might involve tax system changes
  • Manage more than one complex assignment at once.
  • Work closely with Digital Transformation Team to prototype, develop, regression test and implement tax technology solutions
  • Challenge and inspire team members to achieve business and tax results through mentoring and coaching
  • Manage complex technical projects and possess a technical understanding of both tax and systems

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Accounting/Finance or Information Technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax, Masters Information Systems Degree, CPA
  • Experience with SQL, Tableau, Alteryx, OneSource, Oracle Fusion, Amazon Web Services, Indirect Tax Determination (Sabrix), Vertex,
  • Project Management Certification
  • Six Sigma Certification, CPA eligible

Minimum Years of Experience


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level of Education

Masters Degree


Accounting/Finance or Information Technology

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