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Sr Tax Analyst

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 21402

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

Grace is seeking a Senior Tax Analyst to join our Tax Department team! This role reports to the Senior Manager, Global Tax Operations located in Columbia, Maryland.

The position requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of domestic and international income tax law and U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.  The Senior Tax Analyst must have strong written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills and the desire to initiate change, act proactively with minimal supervision and respond with a sense of urgency to drive execution through the organization.


  • Preparation of the income tax provision, domestic and international, on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Identification of income tax issues and FIN 48 positions along with alternative resolutions
  • Preparation of valuation allowance analysis
  • Reconciliations of income tax accounts
  • Preparation and review of federal income tax returns
  • Preparation and review of state income tax returns
  • Preparation and review of Forms 5471 and 8858
  • Ensure compliance with all required filings, mandates and law changes
  • Ensure compliance with tax notices by assisting with the review of notices and maintenance of the tax notice database
  • Assistance with intercompany transfer pricing initiatives
  • Review of apportionment reports supporting state returns and planning initiatives

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 5+ years of relevant tax experience in either public accounting or a corporate tax department, salary is commensurate with experience
  • Strong analytical and verbal/written communication skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment                
  • Experience with corporate tax software and on-line tax research products
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience with SAP, SAP BPC,
  • Experience with ONESOURCE Income Tax and Tax Provision software


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. 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, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore