Sr. Analyst, Federal Income Tax Compliance & Global Tax Provision

Deerfield, Illinois, United States
Market-competitive pay and benefits
15 Apr 2024
01 May 2024
JR - 111845
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Sr. Analyst, Federal Income Tax Compliance & Global Tax Provision

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.  

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Your Role at Baxter: 

This is where your insights influence change.

As a Sr. Analyst at Baxter, you have the opportunity to work with our internal team as well as collaboratively with the teams we support. As a valued member of our finance organization, your insights and technical expertise will support our operations and contribute to our goals.

This position will support the preparation of key calculations necessary for Baxter’s global tax provision and reporting, including the quarterly and annual tax provision SOX requirements and assist in administering Baxter’s global tax provision software. This role will also take a hands-on role in the preparation and filing of Baxter’s U.S. consolidated federal income tax return, including the preparation and filings of any estimated and extension tax payments related thereto.

This role will report to the Senior Manager, Tax Provision & Projects, but will also have a dotted line reporting relationship to the Sr. Manager of Domestic Compliance and IRS Audits.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Prepare key calculations necessary for Baxter’s global tax provision and reporting, including, but not limited to, quarterly global annual effective tax rate, UTP reserve calculations, cash tax forecasts, valuation allowance analyses, reconciliation workpapers, and quarterly tax provision journal entries
  • Assist with the administration of the global ONESOURCE Tax Provision (OTP) software to support the tax provision processes
  • Support quarterly and annual tax requirements for SOX compliance
  • Provide support on annual and quarterly U.S. federal tax provision calculations, including any book-tax adjustments
  • Support the U.S. federal income tax compliance process in order to meet external filing requirements. This includes following internal deadlines and leading multiple workstreams in order to prepare and e-file the U.S. consolidated federal income tax return in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare U.S. federal proforma returns and consolidated return items, including any book-tax adjustments. In certain instances, this role may also review work performed by other staff members
  • Prepare federal income tax payments and extensions
  • Prepare and analyze any federal return-to-provision adjustments after the U.S. consolidated federal income tax return is filed
  • Follow the U.S. federal income tax return filing and quarterly global tax provision calendars to ensure compliance with all deadlines
  • Assist with implementing process improvement matters related to the federal income tax return compliance and global tax provision processes, including but not limited to reformatting workpapers to drive efficiencies and automation opportunities to reduce/eliminate non-value add work

What you'll bring: 

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance or related field.  CPA is a plus.
  • 3 plus years ofcorporate tax provision (ASC 740) and/or federal income tax background
  • Experience with working close with various groups within a Corporate Tax function, including tax accounting groups, U.S-international compliance, and state income tax compliance
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in OTP and/or CorpTax is preferred
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills for multi-tasking
  • Accounting undergraduate degree required and CPA preferred; MST highly preferred

Baxter is committed to supporting the needs for flexibility in the workplace. We do so through our flexible workplace policy which includes a minimum of 3 days a week onsite. This policy provides the benefits of connecting and collaborating in-person in support of our Mission.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $72,000 to $99,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. This position may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.

The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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