Req ID:  1529


Date:  23-Jun-2022

Senior/Analyst, Tax

Job Description

As a member of the Global Tax department, you will be helping to manage aspects of the DFS tax functions and mitigate DFS’ global tax liability while ensuring compliance with all Federal, state and international tax laws and regulations.  You will assist DFS’ Tax Managers/ Director on a variety of tax compliance and advisory projects involving Asia Pacific and / or Oceania jurisdictions and work as a consultant to DFS’ divisions.  You will also act as internal business advisor to identify and analyze tax issues of individual DFS companies and effectively communicate compliance, advisory and practical solutions to DFS stakeholders. 

  • Prepare Federal, State and/or City tax computations and returns:
    • Assist with the preparation and/or review of tax work papers and returns for DFS companies located in Asia Pacific and / or Oceania
    • Prepare or review estimated income tax payments.
    • Prepare or review quarterly and annual information returns.
    • Maintain and update the tax compliance calendar.
    • Review tax depreciation treatment for fixed assets purposes.
    • Review withholding tax obligations, where applicable.
  • Assist with transfer pricing documentation in Asia Pacific and / or Oceania, including working with the transfer pricing specialist and / or local country teams to gather transfer pricing information and/or assist with preparing for transfer pricing reviews.
  • Prepare tax research on international tax issues, where required.
  • Assist with Federal, state and local tax audits of DFS companies.
    • Compile documentation and prepare analysis for responses to tax authority information requests.
    • Work with the local country teams or tax advisors to mitigate audit assessments.
    • Prepare amended tax filings to reflect audit results and carryforward adjustments.
  • Assist, support and lead on tax projects, both independently and as team member.
  • Assist with analysis and review of DFS’ tax provisions and preparation of the Company’s consolidated financial statement tax provision and tax footnote in accordance with local GAAP for the Asia Pacific and / or Oceania divisions.

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Accountancy 
  • 3-5 years experience with major accounting firm, large corporation or combination of both
  • Strong analytical ability with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter who is able to handle multiple priorities, produce quality results and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Experience with data analytics, automation of tax process and/or digital transformation would be a plus
  • Proficient in use of Excel, Word and tax preparation software. Experience with BPC and SAP general legger software is a plus. 

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.