Newell Brands Senior Analyst - State & Local Tax in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Senior Analyst-State & Local Tax

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Senior Manager-Corporate Tax

Job Duties:

  • Team with the co-sourcing partner in the preparation and review of the state tax returns.

  • Prepare the quarterly state effective tax rate calculations and estimates.

  • Lead the state tax data collection process for tax accounting and compliance.

  • Review the state modification and apportionment work papers.

  • Assist with the state and local income and franchise tax audits and notices.

  • Assist in monitoring the state tax legislative changes.

  • Assist in research and implementation of state tax planning strategies to reduce the Company’s effective tax rate.

  • Support the federal tax compliance team and assist with the preparation of the federal tax returns.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance

  • CPA or Master’s Degree in Taxation preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, or company operating in a complex, global environment required. Minimum 2 years of experience in State & Local Tax.

  • Strong knowledge of a variety of state and local tax laws, including multi-state income tax planning, compliance, preparing returns, and income tax accounting.

  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, HFM, SmartView, SAP, RIA Checkpoint and other computer knowledge

  • Task oriented and highly organized with the ability to prioritize effectively while working on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent follow through skills with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Expert tax technical skills, including unitary filing, apportionment methodologies, tax base rules, tax research, and compliance and consulting as it relates to multi-state jurisdictions

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.