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Indirect Tax Analyst (Partially Remote - 3 days per week in the office)


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 states. 


What we can offer you:


LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.


Job Highlights

  • Prepare monthly tax reports to be used in the filing of US sales and use tax returns.
  • Prepare the US sales and use tax returns.  Including assisting with Canadian VAT returns.
  • Prepare checks and ACH credit requests for tax payments, certified mailing, copying and filing of all tax returns.
  • Support state tax audits, inquiries, and notices, and reverse sales and use tax audits.
  • Maintain customer sales tax exemption database(Avalara software).
  • Research and review new tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance
  • Prepare account balance reconciliations and journal entries for accounting
  • Work with customer service representatives to ensure sales and use tax requirements are met.
  • Assist with various tax projects including tax planning strategies.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other business related field.
  • 0-3 years of relevant experience.  Will consider a new graduate.
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills, planning and organizational skills.
  • Intermediate SAP and Excel skills.
  • Some travel required.


What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .


Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  3929

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Work Arrangement:  Partially remote

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Database, ERP, SAP, Tax, Technology, Finance, Research

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