Senior Tax Accountant at Solvay USA in Princeton, New Jersey

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. Solvay Business Services (SBS) is the global organization supporting internal and external growth by integrating the major End-to-End administrative processes as well as the Information Services of the Solvay Group, through three strategic objectives: Strategic agility & Customer centricity - Service excellence - Talents & innovation.


The Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for the preparation of federal income, state income and franchise tax compliance for the Solvay North America legal entities which includes assisting in the defense of all federal and state income tax audits and assisting in the preparation of all tax accounting activities for each legal entity. The Sr. Tax Accountant will also assist with the analysis of the tax impact of major corporate decisions, including restructuring through acquisition and divestiture and will work with both the internal finance department representatives and external auditors and consultants.
Key Responsibilities:• Prepare corporate federal and state tax returns, estimates, and extensions• Prepare quarterly tax provision work papers• Prepare tax journal entries as needed• Support income tax and other tax audits• Assist with analyzing the impact of new or proposed tax legislation to provide awareness of tax planning opportunities or the existence of tax exposures.  • Assist with the preparation of tax cash out forecasts.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration required• Advanced Degree in Tax and/or CPA  a plus• Minimum of 3 years' experience in a Corporate Tax Department with federal and state compliance (public accounting and/or private industry; manufacturing preferred)
• Working knowledge of both federal and state corporate tax laws and regulations for tax compliance and planning purposes• Knowledge and skills related to the following disciplines:  accounting, auditing, finance and tax law• Advanced Microsoft Office skills, specifically Excel• Excellent written and communication skills• Minimal travel may be required