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Position Summary:

The Sr Tax Analyst is responsible for various aspects of the non income tax functions including sales/use, property/real estate, unclaimed property, and business licenses.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Prepare, analyze and scrub the sales and use data for submission to third party service providers.
  • Manage and Prepare the Property/Real Estate tax returns and all work papers necessary to adequately document positions claimed.
  • Manage and Prepare the Unclaimed Property, Annual Reports, and Business License returns and ensure the company is in full compliance with all relevant tax laws.
  • Monitor tax compliance calendar to ensure that all returns, and other tax filings are submitted timely.

Tax Audits

  • Manage and prepare the information gathering for all non income tax audits by the various state and local taxing jurisdictions.
  • Work with the auditor to reduce any assessments.
  • Review auditor workpapers, and analyze results of audits and the impact on future years. Recommend changes in procedures based on results of the audits.
  • Maintain regular communication with controller/finance personnel at various legal entities to understand direction and results of the audit and to convey any reserve that needs to be established.


  • Manage, analyze and prepare account reconciliations for the tax accounts maintained within the accounting ledgers.
  • Manage the Vertex sales tax calculation software that is used to calculate the tax for various legal entities.
  • Review A/P invoices to determine whether use tax needs to be paid on the invoice.
  • Provide customer support for various tax questions that arise.
  • Research various tax issues and provide support and technical advice.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Accounting
  • 5 - 7 Years Non Income Tax Experience
  • Experience with SAP, Vertex, and Excel

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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