Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Role Summary:

Baker Hughes is currently hiring a Tax Operations Analyst based in The Woodlands, Texas.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing planning, research and business advisory services regarding US Sales & Use tax technical, systems, and compliance related matters.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that Baker Hughes complies with applicable sales and use tax laws with the highest integrity.
  • Support Tax Manager in audit issue resolution and data gathering and development
  • Reconcile sales tax returns to underlying return details, general ledgers, and systems of original entry.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Baker Hughes and its industry to identify sales tax issues and value-add services.
  • Develop an in-depth functional knowledge of company buy-to-pay and invoicing systems to support the sales tax audit function.
  • Create, maintain and update tax rules within transaction tax calculation systems.
  • Perform sales tax research using sources such as state and local tax Statutes, Regulations, Code/Administrative Authority and reputable tax research organizations.
  • Prepare written memoranda to identify, analyze, resolve, and document tax issues associated with sales tax audits and refund claims.
  • Participate in the training of Baker Hughes finance, operations and sourcing personnel on sales and use tax matters.
  • Assist in process improvement projects related to the transmission of sales and use tax data used within return preparation and filing.
  • Assist Tax Manager in the facilitation and implementation of sales and use tax planning opportunities.
  • Assist Tax Manager and Business Development Teams with merger, acquisition and divestiture reviews and integration of businesses to centralized compliance processes.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 2+ years of indirect tax experience in major accounting firm, law firm or multi-national company
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Experience managing projects.
  • Experience using an ERP system and Tax related software
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Desired Characteristics:
  • Oil and gas industry experience preferred
  • Ability to work cross functionally.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using SAP or Oracle ERP systems preferred
  • Experience using the following tax software - TR OneSource Tax Determination engine and Alteryx preferred


The Woodlands, TX