Federal Tax, Senior Analyst in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 12/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Tax

Job Posting Title:

Federal Tax, Senior Analyst

Job Description:

The Federal Tax Senior Analyst will work with internal and external resources in the preparation of the Company’s quarterly and annual tax provision, U.S. tax filing obligations, tax planning and M&A transactions.  Collaboration and communication are necessary to work effectively with individuals within the Tax department, Finance, Operations, and external consultants.

Roles & Responsibility

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Review of quarterly and annual U.S. and international tax provisions and ensure they are in accordance with U.S. GAAP/ASC 740.
  • Assist with the compliance efforts of all tax accounting controls and documentation requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • Assist with various aspects of FIN 48 – Accounting for Uncertainties in Income Taxes, including review of tax position memos and FIN 48 requirements.
  • Review of the U.S. taxable income calculation and federal tax return, including international tax packages and informational reporting requirements.
  • Review of extension and quarterly federal estimated tax payments
  • Assist with federal tax audits (international as necessary).
  • Assist with various tax planning and structuring projects.
  • Assist with research and writing internal reports on various topics to support the Company’s tax positions.
  • Review and maintenance of Tax Fixed Assets.
  • Assist with continuous process improvements and integration of various aspects of the tax function to achieve optimal efficiency, effective controls and quality. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships throughout the finance organization to increase understanding of the business and keep current with transactions and/or other changes/activities that may affect the tax results.

Other areas of responsibility include:

  • Assist with preparation of tax rate forecasts.
  • Support tax planning initiatives, credits & incentives opportunities, and special projects such as business acquisitions and divestitures and provide analysis of specific tax impacts; Responding to questions from the business, monitoring tax law changes and participating in business process change initiatives.

Organizational Relationships         

  • Internal Relationships: Communicates with Accounting, External Reporting, Treasury, and Financial Planning & Analysis departments throughout the year on a regular basis; with Legal, Human Resources, foreign-based regional headquarters personnel and other internal parties as issues & opportunities arise
  • External Relationships: Collaborate with outside advisors on various tax matters; Interact with independent auditing firm in support of company’s ASC 740 calculations


  • The position requires an undergraduate degree in accounting or related field. 
  • A CPA and a graduate tax degree (or working towards a degree) preferred. 
  • The experience required is 3 to 5 years in the corporate tax department of a publicly traded company or the tax group of a Big 4, or similar, public accounting firm with prior ASC 740 and federal income tax compliance preferred. 


  • Minimal travel required

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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