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Asst. Tax Manager- Global Tax Reporting


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  85519
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Global Tax Reporting Americas
Division:  Finance


Come Join An Inclusive Team:

The Worldwide Tax group at LyondellBasell is a collection of over 70 dynamic individuals located in multiple countries that work diligently to comply with our Company’s regulatory requirements and enhance shareholder value. Globally, we consist of U.S. federal, state, and non-U.S. compliance, global tax accounting for both U.S. GAAP and IFRS tax reporting processes, and global tax planning teams. We are also heavily focused on enhancements and process efficiencies through tax technology and have a group of Tax Excellence professionals. Our group operates on a hybrid work schedule with the ability to work remotely 3 days per week. We have a Core Collaboration day across Finance on Wednesdays. 


The Assistant Tax Manager for our Global Tax Reporting group will contribute significantly to the tax reporting function by assisting in the review and preparation of the quarterly and annual global tax reporting process. This position will also collaborate with members of our Non-US Tax Reporting team, as well as local country tax teams. There will also be the opportunity to assist in mentoring and developing staff members and lead various special projects. 

The culture we have developed in the LyondellBasell Tax Department is one of trust, respect, and continuous learning. There is a strong commitment to process improvement with all teams working toward a personal and professional balance. You will be afforded many different opportunities for continuous growth and professional development as well as given the support to thrive as a tax professional (including continuing professional education/networking). You will have exposure to complex tax issues as well as hands on teaching on the best in industry processes from our talented in-house group of professionals. We focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion principles that will enhance your career experiences through mentoring, goal planning, employee networking, and training.  

A Day In The Life:

  • Lead the preparation and/or review of quarterly and year-end tax provision schedules for domestic, local country, and worldwide tax provisions under the principles of ASC 740, including, but not limited to: 
  • Provide first level review of items prepared by other staff members and manage the timely delivery of high quality work product;
  • Assist in the review and/or preparation of the quarterly executive tax package;
  • Assist in review and/or preparation of required footnotes and disclosures; 
  • Assist in review and/or preparation of worldwide current and deferred tax calculation; 
  • Assist in review and/or preparation of FIN 48 calculation and workpapers;
  • Assist in review and/or preparation of effective tax rate analysis;
  • Assist in review and/or preparation of quarterly tax account rollforwards,  reconciliations, and variance analysis
  • Assist in review and/or preparation of certain return to accrual and tax basis balance sheet computations
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining a work plan to manage the global tax reporting deliverables to ensure deadlines are met
  • Research advanced tax accounting issues and assist in drafting clear and concise technical memorandum
  • Assist or take the lead on various special projects as needed, including but not limited to: forecasting of the ETR and CTR, Country by Country Reporting, various transactions, Tax Reporting team process improvement projects, etc. 
  • Assist in mentoring, training, and developing staff in the areas of technical tax accounting and professional development
  • Assist in maintaining/creating key relationships with others within and outside the tax department in order to ensure expectations and deadlines are met for our stakeholders
  • Superuser for the Tax Reporting team with respect to various tax technology including Alteryx and OneSource Tax Provision. This includes thinking proactively and critically about how to leverage tax technology to make Tax Reporting processes more efficient and effective. 

You Bring This Value:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required. 
  • CPA or Master’s degree is not required but preferred.  

Work Experience 

  • Typically 6 years of relevant and accretive work experience with a public accounting firm and/or corporate tax department. 


  • Solid understanding of tax accounting concepts and tax technical and research skills. 
  • Solid understanding of income tax principles as well as standard corporate book/tax differences.
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to efficiently work against deadlines and to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Experience working on a global consolidated tax provision for a multi-national company.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel.
  • OneSource Tax Provision experience preferred.
  • Proficient with accounting systems, SAP/OneStream experience is a plus.
  • Alteryx and/or Power BI experience is an advantage.   

What We Offer:

We offer employees a competitive total compensation package, which includes base pay and variable incentive pay programs. This supports a pay-for-performance culture, recognizing both individual and company performance, as well as benefit programs that are highly attractive and competitive within the markets for which we compete for talent.
•    The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home.
•    401(k) Plan with Company Match
•    Retirement (Pension) Plan
•    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
•    Educational Assistance
•    Choice of Preferred Provider or Consumer Driven Medical Plan including Prescription Drug Coverage
•    Dental, Vision and Employee Assistance Program
•    Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance




Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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