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Lancaster, PA, US

Tax, Accounting, ERP, CPA, Data Management, Finance, Technology, Data


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Job Description :

Job: Finance
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 10%


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Senior Tax Analyst who will be responsible for federal tax return preparation/review and tax reporting, which requires applying specialized expertise to all aspects of Armstrong's business transactions. Additionally, the Senior Tax Analyst will be responsible for the preparation of the income tax provision, preparation and review of the federal income tax return, assistance with tax planning projects, as needed, and process improvement related to both financial statement and income tax return reporting processes.


Key Responsibilities of the Senior Tax Analyst:

  • Preparing the income tax provision on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Identifying income tax issues and FIN 48 positions along with alternative resolutions
  • Preparing valuation allowance analysis
  • Reconciling income tax accounts
  • Preparing and reviewing of federal income tax returns
  • Ensuring compliance with all required filings, mandates and law changes
  • Ensuring compliance with tax notices by assisting with the review of notices and maintenance of the tax notice database
  • Assisting with identification of tax credit opportunities
  • Assisting with Sarbanes Oxley compliance, data management, and organization efforts within the Tax Dept.
  • Identifying and analyzing potential income tax law changes
  • Providing assistance to tax leadership with tax planning projects including analysis, documentation, and conclusions
  • Supporting and implementing process improvement initiatives within the Tax Dept.
  • Preparing/reviewing of federal quarterly estimated payments and extensions


Required Qualifications for the Senior Tax Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Business Administration, or a closely related discipline
  • 3+ years of relevant tax experience in either public accounting or a corporate tax department, salary is commensurate with experience
  • Strong analytical and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment               
  • Experience with corporate tax software and on-line tax research products
  • Experience with Microsoft Office


Desired Qualifications for the Senior Tax Analyst:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience with SAP, SAP BPC, and Hyperion
  • Experience with ONESOURCE Income Tax and Tax Provision software



Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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