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State SeniorTax Analyst

at IBM Power Systems

Posted: 10/1/2019
Job Reference #: 243474

Job Description

State SeniorTax Analyst

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 State Tax Analyst will:
  • 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.


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Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

Role ( Job Role )
Tax Professional

State / Province

Primary job category

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation

Contract type

Employment Type


Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required
No Travel

IBM Business Group

Preferred Education
Master's Degree

City / Township / Village

Being You @ IBM
IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Multistate Corporate Income/Franchise Tax.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Big 4 public accounting OR large multinational corporation experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in office application software products (e.g. Microsoft applications).
  • At least 3 years’ working experience in Tax Preparation Programs (e.g. CorpTax, One Source, etc).

United States

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
  • Master's Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 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 Tax Preparation Programs (e.g. CorpTax).

Secondary Job Category
Tax and Treasury

Eligibility Requirements

Position Type

Early Professional Track
Not Applicable - Professional Hire

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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