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Senior Tax Analyst - Federal

Company: Eaton-EN
Location: Oregon
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Corporate Tax team is currently seeking a Federal Senior Tax Analyst. This position is based at our Houston, TX facility and Relocation Assistance is available.

Position Overview:

The Senior Tax Analyst will assist all federal functions within Tax Operations. Primary responsibilities involve all areas of federal income tax, including interpreting federal tax laws and completing various income tax returns in a manner that both complies with the law and minimizes Eaton's tax costs.

The Tax Operations group is responsible for tax governance and therefore keeps the company in good standing in all the jurisdictions in which it does business, while minimizing cash tax costs and book tax expense. This role requires a solid professional to maintain our standing with government agencies and our peer group of corporations.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.

In this role, you will:

  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of various federal consolidated and separately filed returns as well as partnership income tax returns.
  • Prepare or assist in completing various tax adjustments used in the calculation of federal taxable income.
  • Perform tax research on an as needed basis.
  • Develop strong network of peers to optimize intra and inter department communication.
  • Support Eaton's federal controversy team in the defense of federal returns on audit.
  • Participate in intra-departmental and inter-departmental special projects and process improvement teams. Examples may include initiating or monitoring organization changes, evaluating financing alternatives, and monitoring or evaluating accounting process changes.
  • Participate in gathering information for various tax saving initiatives, domestic information reporting and tax accounting for reporting purposes.
  • Assist in quarterly preparation of ASC740 calculations for various US subsidiaries on an as needed basis.

    When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from accredited institution
    • Minimum two (2) years of corporate and/or public accounting tax experience
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • CPA
      • Master's degree in accounting, finance and/or taxation
      • Experience with federal income tax compliance, planning and tax reporting
      • Experience with Corptax tax preparation software, Oracle and/or SAP
      • Experience with tax research credit

        Position Success Criteria:
        • Ability to successfully and consistently work on multiple assignments simultaneously and adjust to rapidly changing priorities
        • Ability to work independently and take ownership of assignments within a team setting
        • Working knowledge of federal income tax law and US GAAP accounting
        • Computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
        • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities and meet deadlines
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to support the preparation of tax returns and financial reports
        • Excellent analytical skills

          We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

          We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
          • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
          • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
          • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
          • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
          • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
          • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)




            North America - US/Puerto Rico

            Primary Location

            United States-Texas-Houston

            Other Locations

            United States-Mississippi, United States-Idaho, United States-Texas, United States-California, United States-Kansas, United States-New Mexico, United States-Massachusetts, United States-Oklahoma, United States-Alabama, United States-Pennsylvania, United States-Indiana, United States-Minnesota, United States-Arkansas, United States-Missouri, United States-Georgia, United States-Illinois, United States-North Carolina, United States-South Carolina, United States-Alaska, United States-Kentucky, United States-Washington, United States-Connecticut, United States-Louisiana, United States-Utah, United States-Arizona, United States-Ohio, United States-Wisconsin, United States-Michigan, United States-Nevada, United States-Virginia, United States-Rhode Island, United States-Florida, United States-Nebraska, United States-Tennessee, United States-West Virginia, United States-Maine, United States-New Jersey, United States-Colorado, United States-Iowa, United States-Maryland, United States-Oregon, United States-Hawaii

            Work Locations

            Houston TX Loc 10


            Corporate Sector

            Job Level

            Individual Contributor



            Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


            Does this position offer relocation?

            Relocation from within hiring country only


            Yes, 10 % of the Time

            Requisition ID :110733

Keywords: Eaton-EN, Detroit , Senior Tax Analyst - Federal, Accounting, Auditing , Oregon, Michigan

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