Sr. Tax Analyst

Employee Type: Direct Hire
Experience: 5+ years
Location: Houston, TX 77002
Job Reference #: 110198
Salary: $80-100k
Company Industry: Job Type : Tax ASA : Professional General Classific
Job Title: Sr. Tax Analyst

Position Summary


I am currently recruiting for a new opportunity with one of my chemical clients located in Downtown Houston. They are looking for a Sr. Tax Analyst to focus on preparation and of federal, state and local tax, sales/use tax, and property tax reports, returns, and other information related to tax compliance. You will also assist with other areas in the tax department including preparation and analysis for tax provisions, international tax compliance as it relates to federal tax returns, and audits.

Responsibilities for Sr. Tax Analyst


The Sr. Tax Analyst reports directly to the Tax Director. The primary focus of this role is preparation and analysis regarding federal, state and local tax, sales/use tax, and property tax reports, returns, and other information related tax compliance. He/she will also provide assistance to other functional areas of the tax department as needed. This will include preparation and analysis for tax provisions, international tax compliance as it relates to federal tax returns, and audits. 


Tax compliance effectiveness is achieved by ensuring the accuracy, timeliness, and integrity of federal and multi-state income tax filings/returns, indirect taxes, tax provisions and other related reporting. 
Establish effective tax documentation and optimize processes to ensure that related information and filings are efficiently delivered. 

Key Responsibilities 

Tax Compliance 

Estimate tax payments for federal and state income tax purposes 
Prepare federal and state corporate income tax return filings 
Prepare indirect taxes (e.g., sales & use, VAT/GST, Excise) to ensure tax return compliance 

Tax Accounting and Reporting 

Assist with preparation of the income tax provision and associated tax accounting maintenance 
Assist with the annual external tax audit process Tax Audits 

Gather & analyze information for tax audits as directed 
Assist in the resolution of domestic and international tax audit findings as appropriate 

Tax Research and Planning 

Assist with tax issues by providing effective and timely analytics 
Maintain effective supporting documentation and develop explanations of all major transactions 

Tax Administration and Special Projects 

Maintain a current tax calendar to ensure the required tax reporting and tax filing deadlines for all legal entities in various jurisdictions are met Assist in the improvement/implementation of processes and 
special projects 

Forecasting 

Assist in the preparation, reporting and analysis of the monthly/quarterly financial results 

Strategic Partnering 

Perform ad hoc reports and other analysis as requested to add value to the business 
Identify opportunities to optimize taxes for the Company where appropriate 

Team 

Reports to the Tax Director 
Peers include Tax Manager and Tax Analyst 

Required Experience 

5+ years of progressive tax experience with industry and/or accounting firm tax experience, chemical manufacturing knowledge strongly preferred 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred 
Proficiency in CorpTax/OneSource or similar software for provision and tax returns 
SAP experience strongly preferred 
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Qualifications for Sr. Tax Analyst


Required Experience 

5+ years of progressive tax experience with industry and/or accounting firm tax experience, chemical manufacturing knowledge strongly preferred 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred 
Proficiency in CorpTax/OneSource or similar software for provision and tax returns 
SAP experience strongly preferred 
Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Compensation & Benefits for Sr. Tax Analyst


•	Salary : $80-100k + bonus
•	Benefits : Full time, permanent employees are eligible for:
	o	Paid holidays, vacation, and personal time off
	o	Medical, dental, and vision insurance
	o	Short and Long Term Disability
	o	Life Insurance
	o	401(k) retirement plans

Position Type for Sr. Tax Analyst


Direct Hire

If you have questions concerning this position, please contact  Shelley Ray.
Thank you for choosing Burnett Specialists.    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Meet your Recruiter


Shelley Ray
Sr. Direct Hire Recruiter
Specializing in matching talent with Administrative, Human Resources, Sales, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, and Customer Service roles.
Company Name:   Burnett Specialists