Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction.
Our products such as Varilux, Crizal and Transitions are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.
We currently have a Senior Income Tax Analyst career opportunity at our Dallas, Texas location.
POSITION PURPOSE: The Senior Tax Analyst will work primarily as part of a team responsible for federal and state tax compliance, audits and tax provisions; with some assistance with tax modeling and planning.
Corporate income taxes
Ability to analyze financial data and reconcile information from data base to financial statements
Pull data from various systems to summarize tax position and workpapers for tax returns
Prepares federal and state income tax corporate returns including combined / consolidated filings and partnership returns
Prepare forms related to United States reporting of international operations.
Provides analytical support for the preparation of the Company's income tax provision and effective tax rate computations.
Prepares quarterly federal and state estimated tax payments and extensions.
Ability to identify and resolve tax issues.
Assist in support of IRS examination.
Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in federal and state income tax compliance and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans.
Research federal and state tax issues.
Assist with monthly maintenance of Tax fixed assets books, for non-integrated companies, and legal entity rollforwards.
Gather, coordinate and analyze information for defense of state income tax audits.
Prepare correspondence for federal and state tax authorities in response to notices and questionnaires.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers such as financial and government auditors.
Assist in research required for proposed transactions for the U.S. group.
Assist in gathering and analyzing data related to tax savings opportunities for the company.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors in Accounting; CPA or CPA eligible preferred
Minimum of three years experience in public accounting or private industry working primarily in corporate tax (consolidated and multi-state returns) and flow-thru entities a plus
Tax Software Skills Preferred: CorpTax (or similar)
Additional Software Skills Preferred: MS Suite, Oracle, OBIEE, Hyperion
Excellent time management and organization skills
Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
Ability to work with cross functional teams and proactively seek solutions or suggest improvements
Ability to analyze data to use technology in order to gain efficiencies
Self-Motivated, business savvy, integrity and team player
Research and Analytical skills a must