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BASF Tax Analyst in Beachwood, Ohio

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Tax Analyst (2000030) – Beachwood, OH

Where the Chemistry Happens

The Tax Analyst is responsible for the tax operations for BASF Construction Chemicals U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Responsibilities include coordination of income, franchise, sales & use, gross receipts, withholding, VAT and property tax filings, payments, accounting and audits. Additionally, the Tax Analyst will work closely with management to ensure compliance with applicable tax laws and that an appropriate control environment is maintained.

Formula for Success

Corporate Tax Analyst

  • Work directly with and maintain relationship with external tax advisor

  • Coordinate federal, state local income and franchise tax return and estimated payment compliance

  • Coordinate sales and use, VAT, gross receipts, and withholding tax return compliance

  • Prepare and manage timely filing and compliance of property and real estate tax return requirements

  • Assist with all aspects of tax auditor inquires

  • Develop and maintain tax minimization environment through lawful tax avoidance methods (exemptions, credits, abatements, etc.)

  • Maintain system supported tax basis accounting for deferred tax calculations and accounting

  • Maintain proper documentation to support transfer pricing policy and control environment

  • Research tax issues as necessary

  • Maintain company IT solutions for sales & use and property tax


  • Must have at least 5 years of progressive tax experience in a multi-national corporation

  • Bachelors Degree is required. Degree in Accounting/Finance is preferred. CPA, MBA and/or CTP designations a plus

  • Must have strong Excel skills

  • Must have knowledge of basic Accounting Principles

  • Ability to meet deadlines and deal effectively with auditors

  • Ability to think analytically, and to provide in-depth analysis and recommendations using critical thinking and sound judgment

  • Effective communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels both as a self-starter and in a team environment

  • Ability to plan, organize and lead the work with minimal supervision

  • Experience implementing common processes and practices across a diverse structure

  • Experience with SAP, Vertex and PTMS desirable

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: TAFI - Tax & Finance

Organization: N-EBN/C-Controlling-63002775

Title: Tax Analyst

Location: OH-Beachwood

Requisition ID: 2000030