• Tax Accountant

    Job Locations US-WI-Beloit
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  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


    Leading to better.

    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!


    Leading to better, together.

    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:


    • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    • Empowering our people
    • Promoting diverse thinking
    • Investing in innovation
    • Acting on sustainability
    • Embracing our differences

    Description and Responsibilities

    This role is a unique opportunity for a dynamic and progressive Accounting professional that offers a potential stepping stone to exceptional candidates to develop a successful, rewarding career with a progressive fast-moving organization. Kerry offers excellent technical and professional development opportunities to successful candidates.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for income tax matters in North America. In addition, the role will involve exposure to tax matters across various countries in which Kerry operates, and is therefore suited to an individual who also wants involvement in international tax opportunities.

    Based in the North America Tax function in Beloit, Wisconsin, this role will lead to significant career development opportunities for the right candidate. In addition to opportunities within Tax, opportunities regularly arise in other functions, including Finance and General Business. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with, and learn from, the Senior Management Team. This role gives the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to learn and progress in an environment which will support, facilitate and promote career progression within Kerry.

    Key responsibilities:

    •Liaising with Financial Control in Beloit
    •Liaising with Regional & Group Tax Management
    •Assisting with M&A integration activity and related restructuring, as required
    •Preparation and review of North America income tax computations and tax returns
    •Audit assistance as necessary
    •Assist with transfer pricing matters
    •Other ad hoc projects as assigned



    •A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field or equivalent combination of education and related professional work experience
    •An interest in developing corporation tax knowledge in all function areas


    •Experience in corporation tax, but not required
    •Familiarity with Hyperion, OneSource, and tax research software


    Competencies Required:

    •0-4 years of experience
    •Excellent numerical and technical analysis skills
    •Good knowledge of systems and IT
    •Excellent Interpersonal Skills
    •A proactive attitude with an ability to work on his/her own initiative
    •Drive and determination
    •Ability to prioritize and work on tight deadlines to ensure that compliance requirements are met in a timely and accurate manner


    Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.


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