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Senior Tax Accountant- REMOTE

Boston, Massachusetts | Albany, New York | Atlanta, Georgia | Austin, Texas | Concord, New Hampshire | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania | Hartford, Connecticut | Indianapolis, Indiana | Providence, Rhode Island | Sacramento, California | Springfield, Illinois | Remote

As a member of the Global Finance team, you’ll be on the forefront of key finance initiatives and gain exposure to a wide array of financial responsibilities. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and join a team committed to driving value at a $3 billion global leader on the front lines of making our world a safer place. It takes strategic thinking and a drive for high performance, process simplification and financial accuracy. But if you can bring that, you can help make a real impact.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in finance at PerkinElmer.

  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • Influential

Our Culture

  • People

    Driving increased awareness on employee expectations, prioritizing career development and developing a deeper talent pipeline

  • Value Creation

    Responsible for building a training library to further develop, expand and refine our financial skillsets and leadership capabilities

  • Technology & Process

    Developing the desired technology roadmap for finance to streamline processes, enhance financial analysis and drive company results

  • Finance Community

    Increasing the Finance community camaraderie, developing a “One Team” culture and engaging employees through more than just work

Employee Quote

I never thought I would learn as much as I have over the past year. I attribute this to my peers and senior leadership, without whom would not have been possible. I’m so grateful to be working in a company with a culture that promotes career development and collaboration.

Christian Borelli, Financial Analyst, Corporate FP∓A


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Location(s) Boston, Massachusetts, Albany, New York, Atlanta, Georgia, Austin, Texas, Concord, New Hampshire, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Hartford, Connecticut, Indianapolis, Indiana, Providence, Rhode Island, Sacramento, California, Springfield, Illinois, Remote Status Regular Job ID JR-031898

PerkinElmer is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst. Responsibilities involve US federal, state and international tax compliance, US aspects of the income tax provision, tax research and planning projects, and audit activity. The role will require regular contact with accounting, treasury, finance and other personnel across the Company worldwide. The individual will be part of an international tax team and it will be necessary to exercise initiative and project management skills in connection with tax compliance and planning projects.


  • US federal, state and US international tax compliance including working with external advisors preparing returns (workpapers, forms, statements and disclosures), research into applicable tax return positions, and process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in gathering data from HFM & SAP and preparing complex Excel-based tax models with tax technical analysis and insight.
  • Prepare/review components of the federal, state and US international income tax provision, including research around the tax accounting treatment of various transactions; and compliance with SOX protocols.
  • Present to management on relevant technical developments.
  • Respond to Information Document Requests as part of federal, state or local tax audits and provide analysis to support tax positions on audit, as needed.
  • Ongoing communication with Accounting, Legal and Treasury groups regarding various tax matters will be required.

Critical Success Factors
Technical Skills: Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Tax. Master’s degree in Taxation or CPA preferred. 3+ years of tax experience with a “Big 4” CPA firm and/or large multinational company. Working knowledge of federal, state and US international income tax concepts and related compliance issues. Experience analyzing business transactions and determining the tax consequences. Working knowledge of accounting theory to ascertain potential tax ramifications of business transactions. Experience with HFM, SAP, OneSource Tax Provision(OTP), Sage Fixed Asset Software, a plus.

Communication Skills: Effectively communicates with and engages various levels of the organization verbally and in writing; produces clear, understandable documentation. This role involves working with a diverse and global team of tax professionals and includes regular communications with individuals outside of the tax department, including Treasury, Legal, Accounting and the Controllership.

Management of Resources: Allocates time and resources efficiently; continually seeks ways to improve individual/team efficiency. Demonstrates ability to be effective within a matrix environment. Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and take ownership of projects, performing job requirements with minimal oversight and strong attention to detail.

Business & Organization Knowledge: Prioritizes understanding the PerkinElmer business and the impact of business decisions on tax and vice versa.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree
  • 3-5 years experience in a public or private tax department focused on US income tax computations, ASC740, and compliance activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The candidate will hold a CPA license
  • 3 years of supervising the work of a tax staff, reviewing the quality of tax calculations, and demonstrated contributions to the overall tax reporting activities of a tax department.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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