Senior Tax Analyst

  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job Posting Date: 23-Sep-2021
  • Department: Tax

Company Description

For over 100 years, BlueScope continues to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!   

Job Description

The role of the Tax Department is to provide expert counsel to Senior Management and the North American businesses (BBNA, Steelscape/ASC JV, NorthStar BlueScope Steel) in all tax matters, as well as comply with regulatory issues and filings.  This includes, but is not limited to: M&A activities, compliance, tax accounting, audit management, and tax planning.

The senior tax analyst contributes by preparing state tax returns, workpapers and quarterly estimates, provides general leadership and oversight and lead review of state tax compliance, assists with internal and external tax audits and contributes to tax savings through participating in value-add projects.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparing state tax returns, workpapers and quarterly estimates, advising on Company nexus
  • Calculating state and local tax estimated payments on a quarterly basis
  • Leading state tax planning projects including research as needed
  • Handling tax authority inquiries and responding to notices
  • Assist with internal and external audits



Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • At least 3-5 years tax experience with broad exposure to general tax compliance preparation applications
  • Familiar with Microsoft applications

Preferred Education & Experience Qualifications

  • Big 4 accounting experience
  • CPA certified or eligible
  • Experience with Onesource and/or BNA software

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and start/stop projects on a regular basis
  • Ability to build and develop positive peer relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills

Additional Information

The preceding job responsibilities and tasks were designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job duties and responsibilities required of associates assigned to this job.  Associates may be required to perform other duties as assigned.  Additional job competencies, individual goals, and performance measurements are set at the department level.

The benefits are just as rewarding as the work at BlueScope.  To support our goal, we offer a total compensation plan and an outstanding benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability, paid time off, and retirement. 

EEO Employer/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veteran

BlueScope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status, as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 




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