Indirect Tax Analyst

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Nashville, TN, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Position Summary:

The Regional Accounting Center delivers accounting and reporting services and expertise for the businesses that it serves. The Indirect Tax Analyst will be a member of the team assisting with the execution of activities that require the use of specific accounting systems (e.g. in SAP/HFM and other ERP systems/applications) using the accounting rules (IFRS), mainly in the area of record-to-report.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Support and execute in an accurate and timely way the required ongoing Sales and Use Tax, Property Tax and miscellaneous Business Registration filings for the entities in the USA and Canada.
  • Key Indirect Tax operations expert for the region
  • Maintain and monitor the Indirect tax compliance of the entities with outside service providers
  • Assist the Corporate Tax Department with Indirect Tax Audits
  • Prepare annual 1099 and other informational forms as needed
  • Ensure tax relevant intercompany journal entries are properly recorded and documented
  • Prepare and review monthly general ledger account reconciliations for various sales and use tax, property tax, and other miscellaneous tax accounts, including creating and submitting journal entries, as needed
  • Daily interaction with the Country Tax Managers and Global Business Services (Shared Services) organization
  • Advises on complex matters or questions related to Indirect tax, including training and knowledge sharing with internal customers
  • Identify opportunities to improve and automate processes and controls and drive continuous improvement

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • 2-5 years of experience in an indirect tax role and capable of analyzing complex tax processes and issues
  • Adequate knowledge in Indirect tax matters (e.g. USA sales/use tax, Canadian GST/HST/QST/PST, and personal and real property tax matters)
  • Ability to work in accordance with Tax Team Lead under time pressure during month-end close and continuously retain ‘an eye’ for the details
  • Autonomous in organizing responsibilities and work
  • Good working knowledge of accounting in SAP or similar ERP system
  • Full professional proficiency in English


AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 25411 

Nearest Major Market: Nashville