Analyst, Taxation (State)

Posted 29 Sep 2018

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 182498


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role: Provides required State tax returns to relevant taxation agencies. Defends tax filing positions to relevant taxation agencies to alleviate or reduce an increased tax burden. In this role the Analyst will provide required State tax returns to relevant taxation agencies. Defends tax filing positions to relevant taxation agencies to alleviate or reduce an increased tax burden. 

Assists with State tax audits (Income, Sales and Use, Property and Other Various Taxes).

  • Assists with quarterly and year-end closing process.
  • Assists in the Preparation of annual State Corporate Income tax returns.
  • Prepares data to provide to third party return preparers (Sales and Use, and Property, and Unclaimed Property).
  • Prepares Annual Reports and Licenses.
  • Prepare Account Reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct tax research as needed
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly estimated payments and extensions.
  • Assists with State and Local Tax incentives.
  • Addresses various other tasks as required.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate results with different teams to achieve objectives within the area.

Who you are: Requires a BS-BA in Accounting or equivalent business area. Requires professional experience (approximately 2-4 years). Requires an existing knowledge and experience in own discipline. Requires relevant computer skills (Excel, Word, BNA, SAP, Oracle, OneSource, CorpTax software systems).

Skills: Must be detail oriented individual. Must work well to tight deadlines. Must be a team player.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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