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Senior Tax Accountant

Company: Wacker
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.
At our site in Ann Arbor, we are currently looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join our growing team.
Job ResponsibilitiesThis position, reporting to the Tax Manager, will focus on Federal and State income tax compliance for the three U.S. legal entities that make up the Wacker tax group. The Tax Senior will support the Tax Manager in preparing the tax provision (IFRS) reporting into the German parent company, as well as provide assistance when interfacing with external auditors and tax advisors for tax provision review and tax return preparation and review. The Tax Senior will also provide support for federal and state audit information requests. The Tax Senior will also assist with mentoring and training the Tax Accountant, reviewing indirect tax filings prepared by the Tax Accountant, and performing other special projects as needed.

  • Preparation of federal and state corporate income tax work papers, review of returns once prepared by external consultant, and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms.
  • Ensure accurate, timely preparation and filing of local income tax returns and other business-related filings, as well as estimated tax payments and extensions.
  • Plan for and develop overall return calendar and coordinate timing and inputs with tax team and external tax advisors.
  • Supporting and responding to IRS and state income tax audits information requests.
  • Support the tax provision process and IFRS reporting pack preparation, preparation of tax journal entries, and provision to return adjustments.
  • Review indirect tax returns and oversee annual report filings and quarterly/yearly tax projections.
  • Mentor members of the tax team to greater levels of effectiveness and engagement.Qualifications
    • Minimum 4 year accounting degree required, Masters in Tax preferred
    • CPA preferred
    • Minimum 3 years of Corporate tax experience (public accounting or corporate tax department)
    • Federal tax concepts including consolidations, R&D credits, Unicap, Interest expense limits, etc
    • Tax Accounting principles incl. deferred taxes, val. allowance, rate reconciliation
    • Tax audit management, including interfacing primarily with state authorities and external tax consultants
    • Ability to work independently and as a team and manage multiple workstreams
    • Proficient in MS Office tools, strong Excel skills
      WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.
      Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!
      We are looking forward to your online application at
      Reference Code: 6824
      The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).
      WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Wacker, Ann Arbor , Senior Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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