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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.Description

Responsible for identifying, researching, and analyzing tax issues relating to acquisitions, divestitures, and other tax planning and reporting initiatives that minimize tax costs and/or increase cash flow; coordinating withholding and reporting matters; and providing assistance in the resolution of tax issues in the most advantageous and expeditious manner.


The individual is expected to carry out the function with moderate supervision and guidance.  With experience, the individual will be expected to carry out certain responsibilities with less oversight. The individual must be able to work in a team environment, meet deadlines, and communicate matters in a timely manner.

  • Investigate, recommend and implement courses of action to minimize the Company's Federal tax liabilities.

  • Design and implement change-management projects that drive value, mitigate risk, and improve overall process within the Tax Department.

  • Review and structure acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations to insure they are accomplished in the most tax advantageous manner.

  • Perform and coordinate tax due diligence for acquisitions and reverse tax due diligence for divestitures.

  • Review and comment on transaction-related contracts with respect to acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations.

  • Review court decisions, existing law and regulations, and proposed and actual changes in law and regulations, and advise management of the resulting effects on the Company and generally, insure compliance with the Federal tax laws.

  • Prepare accounting method changes, claims for refund, requests for relief and rulings.

  • Provide technical assistance to the tax reporting and tax audit groups with respect to the preparation of regulatory filings and the examination of filed US returns.

  • Provide technical assistance to the tax reporting, accounts payable, supply chain and other personnel regarding reporting and withholding on payments of U.S. source income to nonresident aliens.

  • Provide technical assistance to other Corporate departments in those areas in which their operations are tax-affected.

  • Recommend adoption of and changes in tax policy by the Company; draft Corporate Policies and Procedures with respect to same.

  • Advise and recommend specific proposals and transactions to management and Corporate departments (e.g., Corporate Development, Treasury, and Financial Planning).

  • Recommend reference of tax matters to outside advisors when appropriate and coordinate the Company's efforts in support of work being done by outside advisors.

Additional Information

  • J.D. and B.S. in Accounting or another bachelor's degree with CPA
  • LL.M. in Taxation a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years of concentrated experience in above areas of responsibility with multi-billion multi-national corporation or either a large law firm or a “Big 4” accounting firm (or combination thereof).


Desired Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • CPA Certificate required
  • Licensed to practice law in the United States


Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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