Senior Accountant - Tax

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Senior Accountant position in the Tax Department. The preferred candidate will have general corporate tax experience with a strong interest in international tax. The primary location for this position will be in Houston, Texas, Pullman or Spokane, Washington. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a rapidly growing, dynamic, fast paced corporation as a member of an excellent accounting team and learn international tax, then this position is for you!


  • The Senior Accountant will work closely with the International Tax Manager on the preparation of thetax provision which includes the affiliated foreign entities.

  • Perform tax research and draft memos on international matters.

  • Assist with international compliance including the calculation of the company's cross border taxes.

  • Assist with BEPS compliance, including the preparation of country-by-country reporting and information required for Master and Local files as required by various jurisdictions.

  • Participate with the global mobility group to monitor the company's mobile work force with consideration to permanent establishment issues and transfer pricing.

  • Assist International Tax Manager with inter-company charges pursuant to various Agreements.

  • Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.

  • Understand. Create. Simplify.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • B. S./B. A. degree in Accounting
  • 4 to 5 years experience in Tax
  • Innovative, motivated, self-directed
  • Experience with various aspects of Excel
  • Familiar with tax research tools such as CCH, Checkpoint, Orbitax
  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL

  • Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

  • C. P. A. or Master's Degree with an emphasis in Tax
  • International experience or a strong interest in international tax work

Location Information

This position could be located in our Houston, TX or Spokane, WA offices or at our corporate headquarters in Pullman, WA.

SEL s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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