Senior State Tax Analyst

Salary: USD 80000 Annually


We’re Hiring for a Sr. State Tax Analyst!     

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!    

THE ROLE: The Sr. State Tax Analyst will assist with United States Federal and State tax reporting and compliance procedures. The Senior Tax Analyst will support the tax department by assisting in preparation of State corporate income tax returns, quarterly State tax provision calculations, along with providing general tax department support services.   

We offer a full benefits package to include Flexible Time Off (FTO) for salaried positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and additional miscellaneous benefits.        

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.       

  • Assist with quarterly and annual United States domestic tax provisions, including state tax current and deferred rates and state modifications using OneSource tax provision
  • Preparation and analysis of State book/tax differences for provision and tax return preparation
  • Assist with preparation/review of State income/franchise tax filings including estimated payments and extensions.
  • Respond to and resolve tax notices and communicate with taxing jurisdictions as necessary
  • Assist Tax Department with one-off projects connected with or primarily impacted by US State income tax matters on US operations
  • Assist with implementation of tax system upgrades and process improvements. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting required. MS in Taxation or working towards a degree is preferred.  CPA certification desirable.
  • Minimum of one to two years of tax experience in Federal and State income taxation with emphasis on U.S. tax law as applied to corporations.  Experience with the application of U.S. tax law to foreign operations of U.S. multinationals a plus.
  • Experience preparing Federal, State and Local consolidated, Unitary and separate corporate tax returns.
  • Strong Excel skills and knowledge of OneSource preferred.
  • Cross Boundary Collaboration: Collaborates effectively within his/her own team and across functional, business, geographic, and boundaries, showing a willingness to work with others, share information and insight, and leverage different points of view. 
  • Analytical Decision Making- Makes evidence based decisions using all available relevant data.  Makes decisions within his or her scope of responsibility, and understands when it is necessary to ask for guidance. Leverages available tools, resources, and the expertise of others.
  • Inspiring Accountability- Accepts responsibility for his/her own actions, results, and subsequent learning.  Aligns words with action: follows through on commitments, and openly and proactively communicates when commitments will not be met.
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work- Remains agile by planning his or her work to maximize productivity, while adapting effectively to meet changing circumstances.  Prioritizes moderately complex work appropriately based on dependencies, technology context, and the impact to the business. 
 The estimated salary range for this position is $80,000 to $125,000 plus bonus.   Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range.  At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.    

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.      

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.    

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.