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Sr. Transfer Pricing Tax Analyst

Northbrook, IL 60062

Job Function: Manufacturing Job Number: 400821

Job Description

JSG provides specialized searches for Professional, Technical and Engineering roles. We are currently working with one of our top clients in the northern suburbs of Chicago, helping to identify a Sr. Transfer Pricing Tax Analyst. 

Job Summary:
The senior tax analyst will be responsible for working with the Director, Tax, primarily supporting the global transfer pricing function and also supporting the international and U.S. international income tax function.  The tax department operates in a collaborative multinational multi-entity manufacturing environment to ensure that tax accounting, tax compliance, tax audits and tax planning regarding the Company’s domestic and international operations are compliant and executed in accordance with a culture that promotes the highest ethical standards of accounting. 

Job Responsibilities/Qualifications:
  1. Strong knowledge of IRC Section 482 and equivalent foreign country requirements.
  2. Strong knowledge of U.S. income tax principles regarding U.S. and international operations. 
  3. Manages preparation of contemporaneous transfer pricing documentation and compliance.
  4. Manages periodic transfer pricing calculations, functional analyses, modeling, projections, and scenario planning.
  5. Participates in U.S. and international tax controversy and bilateral competent authority procedures and compliance.
  6. Manages development of and updates to written transfer pricing policies and intercompany agreements.
  7. Knowledge of ASC 740 income tax accounting.
  8. Assists in process improvement and identifies opportunities for increased automaton.
  9. Performs other duties, manages processes and projects, supports tax managers and directors as needed.

Internal Controls:
Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts under Sarbanes Oxley.  Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls risks or deficiencies.  Assists in the development and refinement of internal controls as they relate to income tax accounting and reporting.

Successful incumbents will have:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting (or equivalent), an advanced degree in taxation desired. 
  2. Three to five years of tax experience in U.S. headquartered multinational environments desired.
  3. Three to five years of U.S., international and U.S. international income tax experience desired.
  4. Two to three years of tax experience in global transfer pricing related matters.
  5. Experience with competent authority bilateral tax treaty procedures is a plus.
  6. Working knowledge of SAP general ledger system.  
  7. Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  8. PC literacy within a Windows environment and working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  9. Self-starter approach with strong attention to details and ability to own and take work assignments to completion.
  10. Ability to function effectively in a process-driven and deadline-oriented environment.

Position Scope/Contribution:
Approximately 5 - 15% travel to various facilities may be required. 

Incumbent in this position routinely interacts with Accounting, Treasury, Legal, Financial Planning and Analysis, and business operations staff, public auditors and governmental tax auditors, as well as third party tax advisors and must be able to represent the Company.

Emphasis is placed on proper tax compliance and risk mitigation through return preparation, contemporaneous documentation and policies, periodic and year-end reporting as well as administration of major projects within the tax function.  This includes developing a strong understanding of business structure, operations and activities, review and analysis of financial data, technical tax research through access to multiple platforms, identification of tax issues and opportunities and the documentation of supporting materials in connection therewith.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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