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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.



The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Tax Analyst, are to: 

·   Be responsible for timely analysis of the monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll tax returns and payment funding for federal, state and local tax withholding, social security taxes and state unemployment taxes for the US and Puerto Rico to ensure timely remittance and reduce tax compliance exposures;

·   Be responsible for filing Quarterly Federal Returns, tax credit filings, Puerto Rico reporting and Foreign Affiliates reporting not supported by the thierd party;

·   Provide tax analysis and guidance on divestiture, reorganization and acquisition activities;

·   Perform manual filing/reporting of W2s and W2Cs to social security website for a small number of US residents who work outside the US;

·   Provide analysis and data support to the tax team with the calculation of corporate tax credits including agricultural opportunities and the preparation of state corporate apportionment factors for the US and Puerto Rico;

·   Provide support to internal and external partners by analyzing and resolving complex agency inquiries and notices from federal, state and local taxing authorities and communicating as appropriate to third parties;

·   Be accountable for analysis of special payments like Short Time Incentives for state tax allocation requirements & managing input of relevant entries for payroll processing/recording;

·   Lead the US and Puerto Rico W2 and W2C tax reconciliation process with Payroll and relevant business partners;

·   Reconcile payroll tax reporting rates between SAP & third-party vendors;

·   Partner with the Payroll team, Treasury, Corporate Tax, IT, Global Mobility, Equifax, ADP and Government agencies to ensure tax compliance;

·   Ensure adherence with Bayer policies, as well as all US Federal, State and Local regulatory compliance requirements as it relates to payroll tax activities such as: Federal, State and Locality Rates, new legislation, Reciprocity Agreements, Tax Allocations, Filings and W2/W2Cs to prevent company exposure to tax penalties;

·   Be responsible for timely payroll tax recordings of bi-weekly equity transactions;

·   Perform other duties or special projects as assigned or required;

·   Develop, document, and maintain payroll tax processes to ensure compliance;

·   Be responsible for creation and maintenance of SNOW documents, Front Office communications and all process documents related to payroll tax activities;

·   Identify, provide recommendations and implement process improvement opportunities to enhance the payroll tax processes;

·   Create, execute, and analyze monthly GHP system testing including TUBS, SAP Notes and Agency Rate Changes.



Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

·   Bachelor’s degree with five years’ Tax, Payroll and/or Accounting experience;

·   Demonstrated ability to manage complex payroll tax issues and an understanding of US and Puerto Rico Federal, State and Local payroll tax regulations;

·   Demonstrated understanding of US & Puerto Rico W2/W2C reporting & filings requirements;

·   Confidence in autonomous decision making;

·   Analytical & accounting experience with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel);

·   Ability to maintain confidentiality with highly sensitive information & adhere to data privacy & internal compliance requirements

·   Drive to identify & execute on process improvements;

·   Strong organizations skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities, work under pressure & maintain a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;

·   Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary;

·   Role model for the Bayer LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, Efficiency) Values.



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