• *Senior Tax Analyst, Planning - Wilmington DE

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/15/2019 1:48 PM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for 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 operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 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 3,500 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.


    The Senior Tax Analyst will support the Director, Tax Planning in furthering the objectives of the Vice President, Tax in crucial functions to include: tax research and planning, due diligence, acquisition structuring, transfer pricing, compliance, and special projects. This position will play a critical role in impacting the ongoing strategic objective of minimizing financial statement and cash tax burdens.


    Role Responsibilities:

    Transfer Pricing: (75%)

    • Assist in monitoring the transfer pricing process including the preparation and/or review of country-level contemporaneous documentation and benchmarking studies to determine the appropriateness of arms-length results.
    • Model potential intercompany transactions to support determination of tax effective structuring that aligns with business objectives;
    • Monitor and assess transfer pricing results in order to determine necessary true-up adjustments to arrive at appropriate arms-length results;
    • Prepare/update intercompany agreements and documentation as well as maintain intercompany agreement database and tracking.
    • Prepare intercompany allocation calculations (e.g. management fees) and supporting documentation.
    • Assist, as needed, with the valuation of businesses and certain business assets;
    • Assist in monitoring and assessing updates in Transfer Pricing Guidelines to include planning and country-by-country (CbCr) reporting in relation to the OECDs BEPS initiative.
    • Other duties and special projects as assigned


    Tax Planning: (15%)

    • Assist in the identification and execution of strategies that maximize both P&L and cash tax savings in ongoing business activities while integrating new business initiatives and operations, in various geographies;
    • Assist in the provision of Federal tax law information and interpretations by researching codes, rules and regulations to understand and advise on tax ramifications to the business;
    • Prepare financial analysis along with implementation plans in support of tax reduction strategies;
    • Assist with various US and International tax provision components and return processes;
    • Ensure impacts of current regulations/legislation opposite tax reporting /compliance, accounting, and controversy aspects are appropriately assessed and documented;
    • Provide analysis and support for quarterly and annual financial statements and US and International tax return filings;
    • Assist with special projects, such as global withholding tax planning, cash repatriation planning, merger and acquisition tax issues, ongoing structure maintenance, etc.
    • Assist in managing the relationships with outside tax service providers, ensuring that service providers have all of the pertinent and current information required to provide the most appropriate tax and business advice;
    • Stay current in regard industry developments and technical competencies using internal and external resources and associations;



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar program
    • 4-6 years of related tax experience in a Big 4 and/or large multi-national corporate tax department
    • 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


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