Lead Senior Tax Analyst

Job Summary:

Participates in the implementation of tax strategy. Collaborates in minimizing tax liability through advanced knowledge of tax laws and regulations and best practices. Identifies new opportunities as well as maintaining current tax processes. Guides and mentors staff and develops relationships with key stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

• Identifies, recommends, and communicates tax savings opportunities to management and key stakeholders through presentations and periodic reporting.
• Provides advanced knowledge of new and existing tax methodologies by researching new law and attending conferences and seminars in the tax industry.
• Participates in divisional and company-wide projects and programs to develop engagement for division-wide and company-wide initiatives.
• Participates in projects and process improvements for the department.
• Collaborates with other tax functions to implement optimal tax solutions.
• Develops relationships with business units to serve as a partner in the business unit's processes for value creation activities.
• May guide and mentor more junior analysts. Supports and trains staff members on new and existing tax processes and value creation projects.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. As America's most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company.
  • At least 2 years of experience with technical tax laws, regulations and interpreting tax laws.
  • At least 2 years of experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company OR a high school diploma/GED and at least 6 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • At least 1 year of experience in indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other team members.


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