Senior Tax Specialist at Dow

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Freeport, Texas

Job Description:

Dow has an opportunity for a Senior Tax Specialist located in Midland, MI, Philadelphia, PA, Freeport, TX, or Virtual Office. The Senior Tax Specialist is aligned to the Tax Operations organization. This person ensures all tax planning, compliance, and tax audits activities are carried out flawlessly. In addition, the Senior Tax Specialist develops strategic insights and recommendations for complex problems by taking a new perspective on existing solutions in order to maximize shareholder value while ensuring the integrity of global financial reporting.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Manage the state and local income tax revenue agent reporting (RAR) process

  • Manage the state and local notice process (regular compliance and RAR related) using notice tracker

  • Lead global process improvements in our global tax portal (GTP) notice tracker

  • Assist with compliance requests from spun-out business units

  • Research and respond to federal income tax audit related information document requests (IDRs)

  • Research and respond to state tax audits and related requests

  • Assist with legal entity rationalization activities and serve as a compliance focal point in this area for tax operations

  • Develops insights in tax planning through in-depth knowledge of GAAP and recommends actions which will maximize shareholder value

  • Reviews and monitors events/transactions which could impact quality of data and when necessary, takes immediate action to influence work and accounting practices

  • Participates in local projects with Commercial, Legal, and Controllers.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • 5+ years of relevant technical experience in corporate multi-state income tax

  • 3+ years of relevant technical experience in corporate federal income tax

  • For U.S. Applicants: A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA license

  • Able to work with diverse, cross functional team members and business partners.

  • Works independently, is self-motivated and accountable.

  • Good team player and troubleshooter.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Experience with SAP

  • Experience with CorpTax/OneSource Tax Software

  • Experience with Microsoft Sharepoint

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Desktop applications

Note: This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.
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