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Senior Tax Analyst

Company: Oceaneering
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

This position serves as functional tax support for the North America & US Int' region. The Senior is responsible for supporting the North America & US Int' Tax Manager in providing the necessary (1) tax compliance and provision support for local statutory financials and consolidated US parent company reporting and (2) tax planning support for the region. This position will have a significant focus in the company's North America & US Int' operations and tax compliance. This role will assist with the overall tax lifecycle (planning, provision, compliance, and controversy) for the relevant jurisdictions. The job functions of this position will encompass approximately 40% tax accounting, 30% tax compliance, and 30% tax research/planning, providing tax support to commercial and operations teams, special projects, and tax controversy.


  • Role provides the opportunity to work in hybrid environment, working both virtually and in office when required.
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the year
      Duties & Responsibilities

      • Ensure the company is tax compliant within operating jurisdictions
      • Assist with coordinating tax filings and information requests from 3rd party service providers
      • Facilitate resolution of tax audit exercises within the operational jurisdictions
      • Assist in preparing transfer pricing documentation, especially regarding intercompany transactions
      • Support the functional group efforts around various indirect taxes such as VAT, GST, payroll, etc.
      • Prepare and review international tax forms for the US Form 1120 including Forms 1118, 5471, 8858, 8865, 8991, 8992 and 8993
      • Prepare US international taxation support including foreign tax credits, foreign source income, Subpart F, GILTI, BEAT and FDII
      • Identify and communicate opportunities for process improvement with the provision and compliance process
        • Responsible for preparation of the current and deferred tax provision calculations, FIN 48, RTP and TBBS for the respective jurisdictions
        • Prepare quarterly and annual tax provision workpapers
        • Record current and deferred taxes within operating jurisdictions
        • Identify and evaluate corporate income tax uncertainties
        • Develop and comply with internal controls around tax reporting
        • Draft technical memos for US international reporting
          • Support and contribute to the execution of international tax planning, provisions, filings, and controversy matters
          • Provide international tax advice regarding structuring of new business, projects, client, and supplier agreements
          • Undertake permanent establishment reviews and making recommendations as needed
          • Assist with other special projects, including foreign restructurings and analyzing the cash tax and financial reporting impact of tax planning
          • Assist with international acquisitions, restructuring, planning, and implementation
          • Monitor international-related legislative updates for potential impact to Oceaneering operations
          • Keep abreast of new legislation and developing best practices

            • Bachelor's degree (Business, Finance, Law, Accounting, or related field)
            • Minimum five (5) years of corporate and/or public tax experience with emphasis on North America & US Int' tax matters
            • Strong experience of corporation tax and tax compliance and track record of dealing with tax authorities
            • Strong research, communications, and organizational skills
            • Fluent in English
            • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
              • CPA or CPA candidate
              • Master's in taxation, JD, or LLM with emphasis on taxation
              • Public accounting background, corporate tax, or mix of both
              • Experience working for US multinationals and/or Energy companies
              • Experience with tax compliance, research, planning, and tax accounting for North America & US Int'
              • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft ERP System
              • Experience with ONESOURCE Tax Provision (OTP) Software
              • Experience with tax research software tools, such as Checkpoint or Orbitax
              • Experience with Alteryx, PowerBI, PowerQuery, Tableau, and UiPath
                • Uses feedback and reflection to develop personal strengths and address areas of professional development
                • Demonstrates agility and the ability to prioritize in response to changing situations
                • Builds relationships throughout Tax and within the greater organization to foster meaningful relationships and promote collaboration
                • Develops technical skills by embracing best practices and feedback from others
                • Develops technical knowledge through on the job learning and exposure.
                • Embraces learning and development opportunities
                • Strong analytical skills with a pro-active approach towards the desired result
                • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
                • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
                • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of laws and regulations.
                • Ability to leverage the shared service team in India
                • Supports documentation of processes/conclusions and adequate record keeping for tax provision, compliance, controversy, and internal/external reporting
                • Collaborates on special projects with tax team members and cross-functional Oceaneering organization
                • Supports process improvements, standardization, and implementation initiatives
                • Contributes to an inclusive culture that delivers equity, encourages authentic connections
                  Additional Information

                  This position is Hybrid - Remote and will require commuting to a designated office. Hybrid work schedules are determined by the hiring manager based on business need.

                  Equal Opportunity Employer

                  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering, Houston , Senior Tax Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas

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