Senior Tax Analyst


June 10, 2021

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Your Role and Responsibilities
We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society and the workplace.IBM is a leader in this worldwide transformation and just the place to further define and develop your career in Tax. Our dedicated teams of business professionals give our clients more than solutions – we ask, “what else is possible?”
As a member of our IBM Tax team, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your expertise with a market leader, while exploring and connecting with virtually every part of IBM, in over 160 countries.
Did you know?
IBM Tax is a dynamic, growing team with potential for career growth in many areas- you’ll constantly learn, develop new skills and contribute to the advancement of your field. As an IBM Tax professional you'll have the opportunity to become a subject matter expert, expand your technical skills and abilities and leverage new opportunities within other tax areas or by participating in a Global Tax Assignment.
IBM tax professionals work not only with federal and state income tax compliance, they collaborate closely with our legal, indirect tax, payroll, transfer pricing, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions teams to create, develop and implement business solutions that will continue to transform IBM's tax strategies.
As an IBM tax professional you will gain exposure and experience to highly complex tax technical issues that may not be possible in another tax environment.
The Senior Tax Analyst will:
  • Support the Federal Tax Manager on all US federal income tax matters.
  • Prepare and review multistate and local corporate income/franchise tax filings.
  • Assist with multistate and local corporate income/franchise tax audits.
  • Prepare & analyze the impact of proposed and enacted legislation. Support multistate and local tax planning by researching tax law, preparing memo’s to explain state implications of filing positions and modeling.
  • This position will interact regularly with State & Local Income Tax Team, Federal Income Tax, International Income Tax, Accounting,and Finance Teams.

Candidate should have advanced knowledge in the following areas:
  • Advanced knowledge of multistate and local corporate income/franchise tax filing issues including filing methods, modifications, apportionment and attributes.
  • Working knowledge of state tax provision and state FIN48.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting rules, Internal Revenue Code provisions including tax reform items and state tax research tools.
Candidate should be a strong team player who can work independently, efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment. Candidate should possess exceptional organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects.
This position will have significant impact and interaction with personnel at all levels within IBM so the candidate should also possess demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills. Candidate should be a self-starter, willing to take initiative on assigned projects.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Multistate Corporate Income/Franchise Tax.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Big 4 public accounting OR large multinational corporation experience.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in office application software products (e.g. Microsoft applications).
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in Tax Preparation Programs (e.g. CorpTax, One Source, etc).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Master's Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Multistate Corporate Income/Franchise Tax.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Big 4 public accounting OR large multinational corporation experience.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Tax Preparation Programs (e.g. CorpTax).

  • None

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy.
Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities.
Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

This position is eligible for participation in an IBM sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.