Atlanta Main, US

Location Details:  hybrid

Title:  Specialist, Tax, F&A, Americas

Tax Specialist


Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people and 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


In this role, you will have the flexibility to organize your work between office and remote, in a hybrid work culture.


We are now looking for a Tax Specialist for Finance & Accounting team . In this position you will manage tax compliance and payment processes in the US, with focus on indirect taxation. You have one of the key roles in the tax audit processes in the US. This permanent position reports to the Tax Manager, Americas and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


Tax Specialist’s key responsibilities:


  • Assist Tax Manager with US federal and state tax compliance processes for two legal entities with approximately $1B in revenues
  • Prepare and file sales and use taxation in over 40 state and local jurisdictions
  • Manage other sales and use tax processes, including Avalara reporting system
  • Process property tax assessments and tax bills (including payments) timely and accurately
  • Assist Tax Manager in tax reporting in accordance with IFRS and statutory regulations
  • Manage governmental inquiries and audits of tax filings
  • Assist in compliance of customer and vendor tax exemption certificates
  • Research, document and communicate indirect tax issues to Tax Manager and/or Management
  • Ensure timely and accurate responses to customer inquiries on sales tax issues, as needed


Global Tax team is a part of Kemira CFO office, which provides accurate and timely information and drives efficiency improvements through best-in-class finance & accounting and planning & controlling services as well as risk management, treasury, investor relations, M&A operations and IT.


What you can expect from us:


  • Excellent in-house tax analyst opportunities in the US
  • Global multinational corporate atmosphere
  • Excellent team spirit, expertise and collaboration tools that let you perform at your best
  • Hybrid work model


What you’ll bring to the team:


  • Bachelor´s degree in taxation, accounting and/or finance
  • 4+ years’ experience as a tax consultant or in-house tax analyst with indirect taxation knowledge
  • An independent mindset and strong analytical skills
  • Good communication and co-operation skills
  • Ability to work proactively and independently
  • Experience with SAP and HFM desired


Join Kemira and create better every day


For more information, please contact Tax Director Marika Nordlund by email marika.nordlund@kemira.com or by phone + 358 50 365 5839.


Please apply with CV no later than 30 August 2022 at kemira.com/careers.


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to further develop our  diverse and inclusive workplace​.


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and oil & gas. In 2021, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 2.7 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.