Pearson Senior Tax Analyst in Bloomington, Minnesota

Senior Tax Analyst


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Key Objective:

The Senior Tax Analyst will report to and support the Tax Director in the management and coordination of all aspects of tax compliance, provision, audits and planning for the US.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of the preparation of the income tax provision, including analysis of financial data, tax accruals and uncertain tax positions

  • Assist in IFRS group reporting of US tax provision figures and related schedules

  • Coordinate the collection and analysis of financial documentation necessary for the preparation of corporate income tax returns and estimated tax payments and preparation of tax returns and related reports to ensure organization is in compliance with governmental tax regulations

  • Supervise tax advisory and internal projects such as R&D credits, accounting method changes, nexus decisions, earnings repatriation, DPAD and transfer pricing

  • Implement solutions to minimize tax expense and cash tax payments

  • Management of state and local income tax audits and input into the federal audit.

  • Research and analysis of company compliance with applicable tax laws.

  • Work effectively with other sub-teams in the tax department including group reporting, business support, transfer pricing, strategy, indirect and employment tax

  • Assist with tax department special projects



· Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

· 3 years corporate tax experience in public or private industry

· Knowledge of OneSource Tax Provision, Income Tax, GL Manager and other modules

· IRFS and ASC 740 experience and knowledge

· Experience with process improvement,

· Experience in dealing with federal and state audits


· Must have good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to interact with management and other department/subsidiary personnel to obtain information

· Accounting, communication, technology, organization, and leadership skills


Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 10, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1809937

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled