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Job ID:025229
Position Type:Full Time
Travel Required:Yes, 10 % of the Time
Location:Houston, TX US
Relocation Provided:No
Remote Work:No
Job Description

Eaton is looking for a Senior Tax Analyst.  The Senior Tax Analyst will be located in our Houston, TX facility.

Position Description:

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.  This position will be located at Eaton's Houston, TX facility.


Prepare or assist in the preparation of various federal consolidated, separately filed and 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 audit managers 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. 

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required

Minimum 1 year tax experience
No relocation offered; candidate must reside within 50 miles of the work location
Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a continuous basis without company sponsorship 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Bachelors in Accounting/Finance from an accredited institution preferred

Masters of Tax preferred

CPA is desirable. 
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 communication skills including strong written communication skills to support the preparation of tax returns and financial reports. 
Excellent analytical skills. 

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit 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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