Nestle Senior Tax Accountant in Arlington, Virginia

Nestle is the world's largest food and beverage company. With a legacy over 150 years, the company has more than 2,000 brands ranging from global icons to local favorite's, and are present in 191 countries around the world. Nestle's global HQ is located in Vevey, Switzerland and its US HQ has recently moved to Arlington, VA.

The US market is by far the largest Nestle Market in terms of sales and profit, manufacturing footprint, and covers all the Nestle businesses, i.e. Food & Beverage, Petfood, Waters, Nespresso, Skin Health and Health Sciences.

The tax department is a part of the Nestle finance organization responsible for all tax matters affecting the US operations, and is involved in all important mergers and acquisitions, treasury, and business structuring decisions. The tax department is a collaborative organization which works closely with legal, legislative affairs, treasury, accounting, human resources and business operations. The US personnel may be asked to assist other tax professionals globally on cross jurisdictional initiatives as well as the global tax functional leaders in Vevey, Switzerland.


Preparation of quarterly and annual tax provision, including tax-related financial statement disclosures

Calculate the effective tax rate and related disclosures

Identify and document book-to-tax differences, reconcile tax filings to tax provisions, and test deferred tax balances

Reconciliation of all income tax accounts and roll forwards

Identify and document uncertain tax positions and reserves

Incorporate tax accounting for mergers and acquisitions into financial reporting

Interact with third party auditors

Prepare and review all tax related journal entries

Support tax planning, controversy and compliance groups

Prepare tax management book for distribution to finance and tax leaders

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Requirements:

5-8 years of general tax and tax accounting experience

BA/Accounting related degree or CPA; Masters in Tax Preferred.

Strong Excel and ONESOURCE Tax Provision knowledge and/or similar experience

Self-motivated, team player/collaborative

Detail oriented while also being a strategic thinker with a "can do" attitude

Highly organized with excellent project management skills

Experience working with financial accounting systems, to include SAP and Hyperion

Understanding of ASC 740 or IFRS standards for Tax, preferred

Experience in corporate controllers group a plus

Up to 30% business travel


The Nestle Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Finance, Nestle USA

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.