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Tax Accountant

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Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Date posted:

Title of role: Tax Accountant – Reporting

Background & Purpose of the Job

As Tax Accountant you will be joining the Unilever North American tax department. The position offers exposure to both internal and external business partners including tax professionals, controller’s department, 3rd party service provider, Unilever Operations Center and Global tax and accounting departments. The primary role of this position is to assist in US tax reporting for both P&L and Balance Sheet. As a member of the tax reporting team, you will play a critical role in US tax accounting. This position will also support the federal audit of Unilever United States, Inc.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

Core responsibilities will include learning the entire tax reporting process- both the Unilever tax balance sheet process and the tax P&L and ETR process. Additional responsibilities include preparing/reviewing true up, tax journal entries, account reconciliation, Sarbanes-Oxley controls, SAP and reporting system updates, support for acquisition/disposition accounting and deferred tax balance reconciliations. Responsibilities will also include supporting and progressing the IRS audit and possibly federal compliance.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

This is a unique position, and the ability to build relationships will be essential. Also necessary are strong writing and communication skills, and the right energy and attitude to deal with auditors.

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting
  • CPA a plus
  • 3- 5 years tax accounting experience
  • SAP user
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office- Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

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For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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