Cargill Tax Analyst in Wayzata, Minnesota

Tax Analyst

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.


Position Purpose

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 primary responsibility of the Tax Analyst is to assist in the preparation and consolidation of the income tax provisions for the Cargill group. The Tax Analyst will also assist with income tax provision process-improvement initiatives and other various projects. The Tax Analyst will develop a strong knowledge of income tax accounting related calculations and policies.

Principal Accountabilities

25% Responsible for the preparation of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.

30% Responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual current and deferred income tax provision calculations. Assist in the preparation and analysis of the consolidated global income tax provision.

20% Responsible for coordination and initial review of income tax accounting information requests. Perform initial research related to ASC 740 items. Collaborate with team members to review results.

25% Assist with projects and process improvements as assigned. Analyze data to identify areas for improvement.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business with an emphasis in accounting

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ASC 740 or income tax

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Tables and Vlookups

  • 1-2 years of income tax or accounting experience

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: WAY06876