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Senior Tax Analyst

United States - Washington - Seattle


Are you a tax professional seeking your next challenge? Are you eager to apply your tax technical skills to solve new and unique challenges? Do you view changes in tax legislation as an opportunity to learn and grow? If so, then consider joining the Tax Team at Expedia Group!

Expedia Group has an exciting opportunity to join its U.S. Indirect Tax Team as a Senior Analyst – Controversy & Legislative.  The Controversy & Legislative Team is part of the broader tax department and corporate finance at Expedia Group. Our team of tax enthusiasts is responsible for global direct and indirect tax compliance, analysis, tax provision and reporting, legislative analysis, and special project support such as emerging markets and mergers/acquisitions.

What you’ll do:

The specific responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Controversy – Perform tax research and prepare technical written and data driven responses to state occupancy, sales, use, property, and income tax audit requests and assist the Senior Manager – U.S. Tax Reporting with tax audit management. 
  • Legislative – Support analysis of pending and newly enacted tax legislation, , and prepare requirements for compliance teams.
  • Technology and Automation – Support the evolution of tax technology tools and technology enhancements.
  • Controls and Process Transformation – Maintain and prepare audit process documentation and support ongoing audit process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies.
  • May also perform indirect tax project work as required on a variety of business advisory, financial reporting, and transactional tax data projects.

Who you are:

  • At least 3+ years of experience in indirect tax with a corporate tax department or public accounting firm
  • BA/BS degree in accounting or related field
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and working with large data sets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working with confidential documents, communications, and analyses, and in the context of litigation
  • Strong tax research skills
  • Organized and attentive to detail
  • Knowledgeable in basic sales, use, and property tax rules, regulations, and concepts and the ability to apply these concepts to various business scenarios
  • CPA license or actively working towards attainment is a plus, but not required
  • Masters in tax or accounting is a plus, but not required
  • Income tax experience is a plus, but not required
  • Works well independently and in a team environment
  • Self-starter and diligent problem solver

Why join us

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal: to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE, and Traveldoo®.


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Finance and Accounting Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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