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Sr. Tax Analyst


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  81980
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Global Tax Reporting
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 tax, and non-U.S. compliance, Global tax accounting for both U.S. GAAP and IFRS tax reporting processes as well as Global tax planning teams. We are also heavily focused on enhancements and process efficiencies through tax technology and have a group of tax technology 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 with other office days at each team member’s discretion. 


The Senior Tax Analyst for our Global US GAAP Tax Reporting group will contribute significantly to the tax reporting function by assisting in the preparation of the quarterly and annual US GAAP 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.
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.  

Day in the Life:

  • Assist with preparation of quarterly and year-end tax provision schedules for domestic, local country, and worldwide provision under the principles of ASC 740, including, but not limited to: 
  • Assist in preparation of worldwide current and deferred tax calculation; 
  • Preparation of required footnotes and disclosures; 
  • Assist in preparation of FIN 48 calculation and workpapers.
  • Assist in the preparation of effective tax rate analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly tax account roll forwards and reconciliation schedules.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly cash tax and effective tax rate projections.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly tax journal entries.
  • Assist in writing clear and concise technical memorandum supporting tax issues.
  • Superuser for the Tax Reporting team with respect to Alteryx technology including maintaining existing work flows as well as learning to design/build new processes using this technology.
  • Proactively identify tax and accounting issues with suggestions for possible solutions for improvement. 
  • Provide integral support and perspective to cross-team special projects and process improvement initiatives. 

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 

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant and accretive work experience with a public accounting firm and/or corporate tax department. 

Other skills

  • Basic knowledge of tax accounting concepts and tax technical and research skills preferred.
  • General knowledge of federal 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.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong background/experience using MS Excel.
  • OneSource Tax Provision experience preferred.
  • Strong technical skills with accounting systems, SAP/OneStream experience is a plus.
  • Alteryx and/or Power BI experience is an advantage.  

This is 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.




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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. 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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