Sr Tax Analyst

Updated: April 19, 2024
Location: United States-North America - USA-NC-Morrisville-1030-SyncSt
Job ID: 24002214

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Sr. Tax Analyst

Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We’re a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you’ll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you’ve dreamed of.

Why Syneos Health

  • #SyneosHealthLife means we’re committed to our Total Self culture – where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person’s unique contributions make a difference.
  • We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it – you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

 Job responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on federal, international and state tax aspects related to the preparation of quarterly and annual tax provision calculations including Section 163(j), uncertain tax positions, deferred revenue, etc. and reviewing U.S. legal entity tax provision calculations.
  • Assist in the analysis and preparation of tax accounts. Calculate and/or review estimated payments and extension filings for both federal and state jurisdictions.
  • Assist in the maintenance and adherence to Sarbanes-Oxley Controls.
  • Monitor for changes in tax laws and/or financial reporting guidance and calculate and report the tax impact of such changes.
  • Support and develop process optimization for the consolidated global income tax provision process as well as other income tax functions.
  • Assist with the data gathering and review of the U.S. Income Tax Return Form 1120, including all related elections and disclosures ensuring accurate tax filings. Coordinate with outside firm for preparation of U.S./state income tax returns.
  • Assist in responding to IRS/State audit information requests and routine tax notices.
  • Work alongside other members of the finance organization and broader business to provide advice on income tax related issues and questions as well as to obtain information to accurately reflect income tax results.



Syneos Health® is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities. 

Every day we perform better because of how we work together, as one team, each the best at what we do. We bring a wide range of talented experts together across a wide range of business-critical services that support our business. Every role within Corporate is vital to furthering our vision of Shortening the Distance from Lab to Life®.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know: 

Why Syneos Health
•    We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical       and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
•    We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are             dedicated to taking care of our people. 
•    We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together               diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related field.
  • Master’s in Accounting/Tax and CPA preferred.
  • 4+ years of relevant tax experience including international and/or domestic income tax planning, compliance, and provision (ASC 740)/SEC. reporting preferably in Big 4 public accounting or publicly held multinational company.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with ONESOURCE tax software and Alteryx is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, team environment.


Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees. The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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