Tax Analyst

Finance Dallas, Texas


Job Family: Finance

The Finance organization is responsible for leading and participating in a number of critical functions including: supporting executive management decisions making by analyzing results, assessing strategic alternatives and developing strategic plans; communicating financial results and forecasts with critical stakeholders, including executive management and Board of Directors, shareholders and regulators; managing the Company’s balance sheet, including interest rate and liquidity risks; establishes the Company’s capital policies and prioritizes investments; develops and implements controls to reduce operational risk; developing and maintaining financial data and systems. The Finance organization works across functions and Business lines in the Company, requiring a broad understanding of our business, risk and strategy.

Job Function: Controllership & Tax

The Controllership function is responsible for the operations and controls surrounding accounting, tax and financial reporting of the institution. This function’s responsibilities demonstrates expertise in processing transactions, recording accounting entries, managing the general ledger and reconciliations, and interpreting and complying with technical accounting matters and financial reporting disclosure requirements. Through the Controllership function, stakeholders receive relevant insight and commentary on transaction-level and financial results for analysis and decision making. The Tax function prepares income tax returns and indirect tax filings. Provides research and advice on tax-related matters.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Analyst, Tax is responsible for the day-to-day tax reporting actions focused on supporting, administering, preparing reports and analysis in accordance with compliance and standard operating procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Administers the day-to-day actions focused on supporting, preparing and analyzing reporting for the Tax Reporting department in accordance with compliance and standard operating procedures.
  • Collaborates with other departments across the organization to gather data for tax return preparation;
  • Assists with various tax planning and research projects such as the review of proposed transactions and new business initiatives; prepares written memorandums documenting findings.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual tax provisions for financial statements including gathering data, analyzing results, and communicating outcomes;
  • Monitors tax and accounting rules for changes applicable to the Company.
  • Researches and responds to queries from tax authorities and requests from external auditors;
  • Performs analytical review of corporate tax balances.
  • Researches open items for assigned reconciliations; communicates with team members to resolve and clear any outstanding issues.
  • Prepares monthly reporting using existing guidelines and standards for the tax department.
  • Provides clerical and/or administrative support for the corporate tax department as needed.

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education -
    • Bachelor's Degree: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent field.
    • or equivalent work experience
  • Experience -
    • 0-3 years Tax Accounting or Tax Compliance
  • Skills & Abilities -
    • Broad theoretical knowledge of taxation practices and reporting procedures.
    • Ability to follow guidelines and standard operating procedures.
    • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to focus on details to ensure and maintain data accuracy.
    • Proficient data entry skills.
    • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Collaboration - Teamwork:
    • Foundational - Learning and Developing
      • Works effectively in team settings
      • Shows appreciation for others' help and lends a hand when needed to complete shared tasks

  • Execution - Initiative:
    • Foundational - Learning and Developing
      • Displays a can-do attitude and willingness to learn
      • Proactively clarifies one’s tasks and responsibilities

  • Risk Management - Knowledge of Risk Management Policies, Regulations, Processes and Procedures:
    • Foundational - Learning and Developing
      • Learns about and diligently follows established risk management policies, processes and procedures

  • Change Orientation - Support for Change:
    • Foundational - Learning and Developing
      • Learns new methods and procedures or modifies them to meet new standards
      • Is positive about new approaches and methods resulting from change

  • Problem Solving - Problem Identification:
    • Foundational - Learning and Developing
      • Defines issues accurately and identifies the critical components


Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

Employees desiring consideration should complete an online application, utilizing the appropriate process as subscribed by the posting entity. Employees should provide all pertinent information to support their candidacy.

To be considered eligible for internal posting, Santander employees must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Completion of at least one year of active service in Santander
  • Completion of at least twelve months in current position
  • Be in “Good Standing”   

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At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We encourage everyone to apply.