Toledo, Ohio, United States

Tax Analyst

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Job ID 54417

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Tax Analyst contributes to Owens Corning’s success by preparing required tax filings and assisting with tax research, projects, planning, and audits, to ensure compliance with tax laws, and minimize overall tax liabilities.  The Tax Department leadership is committed to training and mentoring team members in a wide variety of tax issues and facilitating the professional and technical development of each team member.  In this position, you will experience a great team environment, excellent training and coaching, challenging project and compliance work, exposure and visibility throughout the company while working for a respected multi-national company.

Reports toThis position will report to the Federal and State Compliance Manager

Span of Control:  Individual Contributor

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Knowing Our Businesses and their Strategies

  • Build relationships within the functional organization, and the cross functional organization 
  • Understand and be able to articulate the objectives of the organization
  • Understand our customers, business channels and the unique challenges and needs of each

Executing Strategy

  • Primarily responsible for preparation of federal, state and US international tax returns
  • Perform tax technical research as necessary and documenting tax positions
  • Assist in responding to federal, state and local tax audit inquiries and jurisdictional tax notices
  • Participate in the quarterly and year-end provision process including reviewing tax provision reporting packages and performing US tax provision tasks as assigned
  • Participate in the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) compliance work related to both internal and external vendors including reviewing submitted Form W-8’s and preparation of Form 1042s
  • Collaborate with the Business Units and Global Tax personnel as well as cross-functional departments
  • Assist with tax planning, special projects, and with other tax related work as needed

Leading in the Tax Function

  • Inspire and participate in teamwork across staff functions to maximize the performance of the tax function
  • Communicate effectively with global finance and tax leaders to increase teamwork across the finance function; encourage and participate by communicating new ideas or processes to enhance all aspects of the tax function

Developing Talent

  • Regarded by employees of Owens Corning as a role model for their growth, development and conduct
  • Demonstrate strong accountability
  • Invest in growth and development; engage in personal development

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related area required; CPA certification, a MS or JD in Taxation, preferred
  • At least 2 years relevant tax/public accounting experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; advanced Excel preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • Fluent in tax return preparation software (CorpTax, desired), tax research software (RIA, BNA research tools, desired) and general ledger software (SAP, desired)

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Understanding of tax law; ability to research tax topics to stay current on changes in tax law
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Well organized and resourceful to ensure work is accurately and efficiently completed; plans in sufficient detail to enable work on multiple tasks
  • Ability to foresee and mitigate obstacles
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills; ability to work credibly and collaboratively with interdepartmental tax and finance teams
  • Demonstrate the ability to drive results
  • Strong financial and business acumen #LI-KJ1

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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