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Sr Tax Analyst

Date:  Jun 8, 2024

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 30359 



Molson Coors is recruiting for the exciting position of State Senior Tax Analyst on our U.S. state tax team based in Milwaukee. The State Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for key components of our annual U.S. state income and franchise tax compliance process. This role also supports preparation and review of the Company’s estimated state tax calculations and quarterly income tax provision calculation, including forecasting and modeling of our state effective tax rate. Reporting to the State Senior Tax Manager, the State Senior Tax Analyst will have ample opportunities for technical growth, as well as professional, leadership and career development in an environment that fosters continuous learning, collaboration, and excellence. Candidates who are detailed-oriented with strong analytical skills and solid grasp of tax laws and regulations regardless of specialization, will find this opportunity compelling. Moreover, there’s ample room for professional growth and advancement within the role.




Key Responsibilities


  • Support the U.S. state income and franchise tax compliance process including preparation and review of tax returns, estimates and extensions in all 50 states and numerous local taxing jurisdictions.


  • Assist in the preparation and review of the Company’s quarterly and annual state tax provisions and accounting for uncertain positions related to our domestic operations, and support compliance with our internal accounting controls.


  • Assist in the forecasting of our interim period state effective tax rate as well as cash tax liability, including the preparation and review of tax entries and related explanations of key activity and variances for Company leadership.


  • Lead the determination of the Company’s U.S. state apportionment and income allocation, and key state tax adjustments and tax credit utilization.  


  • Research and analyze the implications of multistate income tax law changes and business developments, including state modifications to federal taxable income, filing methodologies, and income apportionment.


Identify opportunities to cultivate tax technology and standardize processes to transform state income tax processes. 

  • Guide the successful resolution of audits and inquiries into the Company’s U.S. state income and franchise tax positions by taxing authorities through preparation of information requests and liaison with auditing agents.


  • Collaborate cross-functionally within Tax and with the business to ensure compliance with state income and franchise tax regulations, optimize tax strategies, and provide valuable insights to support the decision-making process.


Candidate Profile


The successful candidate must possess a strong desire to grow and learn and appreciate a challenging, yet rewarding work experience. She or he should be able to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines within Molson Coors’ fast-moving environment and flexible hybrid work arrangement. The successful candidate must be collaborative and a strong team player who asks questions and seeks new ways to approach existing challenges.


Required Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting


  • At least 4 years of U.S. state income and franchise tax compliance experience with a large public accounting firm or large U.S. corporation  


  • Demonstrated experience with certain U.S. state income tax principles and concepts, including income apportionment, nexus, conformity, and credits and incentives


  • Basic “ASC 740” knowledge with specific awareness of deferred tax accounting, uncertain tax positions and valuation allowances


  • Demonstrated experience with SAP or similar ERP system and Corptax or similar income tax software


  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills


Preferred Experience


  • Strong knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system and Corptax or similar income tax software


  • Experience analyzing U.S. federal and state income tax legislation


  • Experience managing audits and inquiries by U.S. state taxing authorities, including performing related diligence and drafting responses to information requests


  • Experience supporting the analysis and implementation of U.S. state tax planning opportunities


  • Basic knowledge of U.S. state indirect tax concepts, including understanding the property, excise and sales & use tax implications of business activity


  • Experience with Microsoft Power Automate tools, including data query and Power BI













Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  


  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office


  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities


  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are


  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization


  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities


  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources


  • On site Pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 


  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  

Molson Coors is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.  We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates of all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruitment processes, please e-mail

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee