Junior Regulatory Counsel (Entry Level)

Sovos Compliance - Wilmington, MA3.3

Full-time
Are you a curious person who loves to dig for new information? Do you enjoy obsessing over details and accuracy? Do you want to be a part team of subject matter experts – and become one yourself? Look no further…

The Team You’ll Impact

The Regulatory Analysis department is highly credentialed and analytical team, composed of attorneys, specialists and systems experts. We provide the regulatory intelligence that powers our suite of products.

The Work You’ll Do

As a Junior Regulatory Counsel, you will be primarily responsible for providing substantive research and analysis of transaction tax laws domestically. You will provide the legal research behind the content in our tax calculation and compliance engines, and deliver high quality, detailed tax analysis.

More specifically, you will:
Proactively and continually monitor legislative and regulatory developments in the field of transaction tax worldwide, with special emphasis on how such changes may impact Sovos’ systems
Determine the impact of legislative and regulatory changes on Sovos’ systems and provide detailed, timely and accurate information regarding those changes to the Tax Content Team, in order to include those changes in the Sovos systems
Apply multiple research related tools and techniques and be able to clearly and accurately communicate legal analysis and findings using appropriate legal citations
Explain complex tax rules in clear language for tax and non-tax professionals both internally and externally
Develop and foster professional relationships with high-level tax administrators around the globe
Research and analyze client inquiries regarding the taxability of specific transactions under applicable state or national law and then provide a clear and detailed response, either written or verbally depending on the circumstances
By conducting this research and keeping our products current and compliant, you will make an important impact on our over 4,500 client base, which includes over half of the Fortune 500.

Skills & Requirements

Juris Doctor (JD) degree and admission to the bar in at least one state (pending bar admissions are acceptable)
Additional language skills a plus (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German or French)
Minimal travel required to Sovos locations and events
Willingness to learn the complexities of the tax and regulatory landscape worldwide
Self-directed learner, personally accountable for your own professional development
Highly analytical, with a passion for accuracy
Able to clearly and accurately synthesize and communicate information
How You'll Grow

Growth is serious business at Sovos!

In the past 12 months, nearly one-third of our employees experience career growth in the form of promotions, career changes, and lateral moves
Merit-based compensation philosophy and a corporate bonus program
There are clear paths of growth within our roles
What We Can Offer!

The opportunity to grow as a professional - and as a person - through various company-provided development opportunities, including:

SovosYOU
CLOUD Rotation Program
The IDEA Mentor Program
LEADS and IMPACT
Tuition Reimbursement
Progressive Wellness Program

Other noteworthy benefits include:
401K
Flexible Time Off
ThrivePass
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The challenge of working in an emerging market and solving complex problems for our clients is a large one. Businesses are struggling to keep up with the pace, volume, and complexity of regulatory requirements. In fact, 45% of CFOs say compliance is their “biggest growth challenge.” That is why over half of the Fortune 500 counts on Sovos to solve their complex business-to-government compliance challenges. Our employees work on meaningful and engaging projects that make a tangible impact on our clients’ success.

Does this sound like a fit? Apply now!

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