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Senior Tax Accounting Analyst - NY/DE

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Wilmington, DE, US, 19803

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

IFF in is seeking a Sr. Tax Analyst to join our team! It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. 


This position has a flexible location between Wilmington, DE and New York City. 


In this position, you will serve as a key member and collaborative partner to the Corporate Tax team. The incumbent will prepare U.S. and non-U.S. tax provisions consistent with ASC740, assist in the administration of direct income tax audits and administer and initially review U.S. income and franchise tax compliance. 
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

•    Team with the Tax Analyst to prepare monthly U.S. tax provisions. 
•    Execute monthly reviews of Non-U.S. income tax provisions.
•    Perform analytics and reconciliations, and, on a quarterly basis, assist with the tax close, including the preparation of tax disclosures (i.e. 10-Q, 10-K).
•    Administer U.S. income and franchise tax compliance by providing data necessary for preparation of the tax returns, including extensions and estimated tax payments. 
•    Coordinate with consultants and execute initial reviews.  
•    Participate in the administration of direct income tax audits (Corporate Income or Franchise Tax) and assist with the resolution of federal and state tax notices.
•    Manage one Tax Analyst – Provisions
•    Maintain excellent working relationships with Local Finance Controllers and Managers, Global Service Center, outside tax consultants, Corporate Tax and Finance Departments
•    Stay up-to-date on trending federal and state tax law and ensure newly enacted tax laws are incorporated into tax provisions in the proper period.
•    Ensure proper documentation is maintained when preparing tax provisions and tax returns.

Job Requirements

The following are required: 

•    BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, or related field
•    3-5 years of corporate tax provision and compliance experience from a public accounting firm or large multinational corporation
•    Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments, and prioritize each assignment
•    Solid tax accounting experience (ASC 740), including tax provision preparation and reconciliation of current and deferred tax accounts; Ability to research technical tax matters
•    Extensive knowledge in federal and multistate income tax compliance
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
•    Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills
•    Ability to make assumptions based on experience and use best judgement when preparing the income tax provisions, federal and state extension, and estimated tax calculations.


The following are preferred: 

•    CPA
•    MS in Taxation 
•    Experience with ONESOURCE Income Tax Provision
•    Previous management experience


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace.  Visit to learn more about our Equality Policy.

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia