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Tax Analyst, Global Tax Reporting


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  80862
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Global Tax Reporting Americas
Division:  Finance


Basic Function

The Tax Analyst, Global US GAAP Tax Reporting is responsible for assisting in the preparation of the quarterly/annual US GAAP global tax reporting process.  This includes various responsibilities for both the domestic and non-us tax provisions, as well as certain pieces of the global US GAAP consolidation.  This position will also collaborate with members from our non-us tax reporting team as well as local country tax teams.  This position reports to the Assistant Tax Manager, Global Tax Reporting. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Takes the initiative in identifying tax and accounting issues and recommending solutions/opportunities for improvement
  • Work with other tax teams including tax compliance, tax counsel and local country tax teams as necessary
  • Special Projects and process improvement initiatives

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Basic understanding of tax accounting concepts and tax technical and research skills
  • General knowledge of federal income tax principles, as well as standard corporate book/tax differences
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment which requires prioritization and ability to multi-task
  • Highly self-motivated; takes initiative; identifies and addresses issues; works efficiently with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Strong Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a large corporate tax environment or Big 4 accounting firm preferred
  • Experience with OneSource Tax Provision Software preferred
  • SAP and Alteryx experience a plus
  • CPA or advanced degree a plus





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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.


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