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Senior Tax Analyst

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Wilmington, DE 19806
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Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 41 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit Twitter LinkedIn.

Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 5,200 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.

Solenis has recently completed a merger with BASF’s wet-end paper and water chemical business, which substantially increases Solenis’ global presence in the water treatment and process chemicals business. Additionally, the Tax Department’s leadership has been restructured to transform the Department into a highly visible and collaborative player within Solenis’ Finance Group. The Tax Department is a fast-paced, dynamic group whose goal is to provide timely and accurate information to internal- and external-stakeholders while providing an inclusive and growth-oriented environment. Solenis is currently located north of Wilmington (within a mile of the Pennsylvania-state border) but will be moving to a larger, custom-designed, state-of-the art building within close proximity to our existing location by January, 2020. Given these exciting developments, we have added a Senior Income Tax Analyst role that will assist in all areas of domestic and international taxation, including income, sales & use, quarterly and year-end tax provisions, and tax planning projects.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Tax Provision (ASC 740/FAS 109):

+ Lead the preparation of annual domestic tax provision

+ Preparation of complex quarterly/annual FIN48 and APB23 calculations

+ Assist with the development and review of annual separate-company foreign entity tax provision reporting packages

+ Assist with the preparation of tax footnote disclosures

+ Preparation of quarterly worldwide tax provision

+ Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliation of global legal entity income tax accounts

+ Analyzes global tax attributes, including recommendations and supporting documentation for valuation allowances on deferred tax assets in a tax jurisdiction

+ Assist with ensuring implementation and execution of Sarbanes Oxley compliance

+ Support management in coordinating external financial statement audits related to income tax

+ Support Sr. Manager, Tax Provision and Compliance in OTP administration and continuance of global training and maintenance

Tax Compliance:

+ Liaise with external service provider for the preparation of domestic federal, state, and local annual income/franchise returns including:

+ Preparation of federal and state tax return detailed supporting work-papers

+ Preparation state and local income/franchise tax calculations

+ Calculation of apportionment factors for multiple states and entities

+ Assist with calculation of the R&D credit and Sec. 199A domestic manufacturing deduction

+ Calculation of federal and state estimated tax payments and extensions

+ Assist with quarterly federal and state tax forecasts and cash flow analyses

+ Review and reconciliation of various tax depreciation books to financial books

+ Coordinate with outside service provider on various indirect tax returns and issues (e.g., sales, and property tax)

+ Research and document tax return-related issues as necessary

+ Reconciliation of various general ledger tax accounts

+ Completion of special tax projects as assigned

+ Perform tax research when necessary


+ Assist with the development and mentoring of junior staff

+ Other duties as assigned

+ Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

+ 4-8 years of similar tax experience in a Big 4 and/or large multi-national corporate tax department

+ Working knowledge and hands-on user of OneSource Tax Provision (mandatory) with superior Excel skills

+ CPA license (preferred)

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. #LI-JD1

Workday Req Number: R0002775

External Company Name: Solenis LLC

Street: 3 Beaver Valley Rd; Suite 500

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