Houston, TX, US Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Tax Accountant

Wärtsilä in Houston is looking for a Corporate Tax Accountant to manage tax compliance for all our US based companies, including research, planning, acquisition support and integration regarding corporate taxes. This is a permanent position.


Main Responsiblities:

  • VAT compliance

  • Transfer Pricing

  • Federal and State Corporate Income Tax compliance

  • Form 1042-Withholding Tax compliance.

  • Deferred Tax calculations & reporting

  • FinCen/FBAR compliance

  • Tax research for compliance in new jurisdictions and new types of revenue stream

  • Process improvement for compilation of tax data

  • Monthly Tax provisions for Recording purposes

  • Coordination with tax firm to enhance deferred tax calculation process to include HFM forms.

  • Development of support system that encompasses all USA companies

  • Jurisdictional tax reporting process for LTSAs in the USA

  • Business Licences in different states

  • Annual R&D Credits

  • Financial reconciliation of withholding Tax Accounts.


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or relatable field

  • Must have experience using SAP

  • CPA preferred but not required

  • Accounting concepts / GAAP / IFRS

  • Tax and Regulatory Compliance

  • ERP systems and file hierarchy concepts

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment within a diversified workforce

  • Ability to interpret and explain complex legislation to non-accounting specialists

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Negotiation skills

Last application date: 25/08/2024 


Why you and us

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.

If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application. Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship. Salary range is $85,000 - $120,000, depending on experience and education. The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.  Eligibility to participate in: the discretionary incentive plan assigned to the level of position upon offer of employment; medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) plan and flexible spending accounts, subject to plan terms; Company-paid benefits such as life insurance, short- and long-term disability, subject to applicable waiting periods.  Paid time off (PTO) is accrued on a per-pay period basis in accordance with tenure in the Company; a new hire can expect 17 days per year. Twelve (12) Company-paid holidays.

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: https://www.wartsila.com/careers


Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.

Nearest Major Market: Houston