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Eaton Corporation Senior Tax Analyst - Federal in Massachusetts

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.

Qualifications

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)

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What you will get from usEaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.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.

Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.

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