Cargill Senior Tax Analyst II in Wayzata, Minnesota

Senior Tax Analyst II

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


This position is a member of the Income Tax Accounting Group within Cargill’s Global Tax & Customs function. The Income Tax Accounting Group is responsible for U.S. GAAP accounting activities related to income taxes on a global basis. This includes working closely with finance and tax professionals throughout Cargill as to the proper financial statement treatment and presentation of income tax related items. The Senior Tax Analyst II will develop a strong knowledge of income tax accounting related calculations and policies. This position will have specific regional responsibilities. The Senior Tax Analyst II will assist in the preparation and review of the annual and quarterly global income tax provision calculations, assist in the research of technical income tax accounting items, and participate in continuous improvement initiatives.

70% Income Tax Accounting

  • Responsible for preparing analysis and consolidation of quarterly non-US income tax provisions, including the effective tax rate, current and deferred tax reconciliations, and valuation allowance analysis

  • Responsible for analysis and review of assigned jurisdictions or regions

  • Assist with quarterly and annual global income tax provision inquiries and reporting

  • Assist in the research and analysis of the proper income tax accounting treatment related to corporate transactions.

  • Provide initial conclusions on income tax accounting related items for assigned items and/or jurisdictions.

  • Collaborate and communicate with finance and enterprise partners

30% Continuous Improvement

  • Proactively identify areas for potential improvements on existing processes

  • Provide subject matter expertise for process improvement projects and system implementation

  • Active participation on initiatives and projects as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent degree

  • Five years or more of income tax and/or accounting experience at a public accounting firm and/or multinational corporation

  • Experience must include a focus on income tax accounting (ASC740)

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified public accountant designation/license

  • Motivation to work within a high-performing team environment

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06653