Corporate Tax Senior


Warrendale, PA

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

JOB ELEMENT - Domestic Provision – 40%

  • Preparation and review of the quarterly/annual income tax provision calculation of the Company’s US entities, including reconcile and maintain inventory of all book / tax differences, deferred tax accruals, tax account reconciliation and rollforwards, and financial statement disclosures.
  • Timely recording of differences in the US tax return filings and the provision amounts reported in the Corptax system
  • Interact with local Accounting/Finance teams as necessary
  • Respond to tax information requests from external audit
  • Keep up to date on changes in tax laws that affect the tax calculations

JOB ELEMENT – Domestic Compliance – 50%

  • Maintain and expand knowledge of emerging domestic tax issues.
  • Prepare and review estimate and extension payment calculations and ensure timely payment of estimated taxes
  • Preparation and review of annual tax returns including supporting workpapers
  • Calculate tax depreciation, including ADS, federal, and state calculations
  • Respond to notices and manage tax audits from federal or state tax authorities
  • Manage tax process improvement projects and streamline/link data collection of tax information. Identify opportunities to leverage Hyperion financial reporting, tax technology, and Corptax software to automate the data collection process for income tax accrual analysis and tax compliance

JOB ELEMENT – Domestic Planning – 5%

  • Perform needed modeling for tax planning
  • Maintain proper documentation and support for the Company’s claimed research and development credit

JOB ELEMENT – Other – 5%

  • Assist with international tax as needed or when opportunities exist
  • Other as necessary

SUPERVISES:      No direct reports but will have the opportunity to review teammates work and development management skills with time.

Education & Experience

EDUCATION:      B.S. or B.A. degree in Accounting

EXPERIENCE:      3 to 7 years of professional experience in tax


  • Understanding of ASC740 and US GAAP
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with federal and state income tax regulations and tax issues relating to a multi-state corporations
  • Flexibility, multi-tasking, and ability to do many jobs simultaneously while adhering to strict reporting and tax deadlines
  • Strong excel spreadsheet skills
  • Corptax software preferred
  • Must be able to work in and promote a team environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Detail oriented but with ability to understand and work toward the bigger picture
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Making and Continuous Improvement
  • Innovation and Results Oriented

Working Conditions

Hybrid - Three days in office, two days remote

Physical Requirements

Able to work during normal business hours

Safety Requirements

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp. Corporate EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities

All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and Coherent Corp. Corporate EHS standards.

Culture Commitment

Ensure adherence to company’s values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at Coherent Corp.:

Integrity – Create an Environment of Trust

Collaboration – Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas

Accountability – Own the Process and the Outcome

Respect – Recognize the Value in Everyone

Enthusiasm – Find a Sense of Purpose in Work


Coherent Corp. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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