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Sysco Director of Global Tax Reporting and Planning GSC - US in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Employment Type:

Full Time

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Position Description:

Sysco is a Fortune 100 company based in Houston, TX with operations in 25+ countries and FY22 revenues of more than $68 Billion. This role is responsible for managing the Company's tax reporting obligations, including the preparation of the worldwide tax provision and related SEC disclosures for the consolidated year-end and quarterly financial statements in accordance with ASC 740 and FIN 18. In addition, this role is responsible for maintaining a reliable tax forecasting process for the effective and cash tax rates. This role will also advise the director, Tax Compliance on the preparation of the US-related tax returns as necessary.

Position scope includes, but is not limited to:

Primarily responsible for ASC 740 and FIN18 SEC reporting and disclosure Manage Global Tax forecasting and modeling of Effective Tax Rate and Cash Taxes working closely with Financial Planning, Operations, Treasury, and executives across the company. Maintain tax reserve inventory (FIN48, FAS5). Assist compliance Director with US tax return filings. Complete Tax provision modeling related to tax planning and research including providing the financial analysis support for initiatives/projects as well as law change modeling. Effectively manage relationships and deadlines with internal teams, external auditors and oversee the work of third- party service providers within budget and time constraints. Reports to the Sr. Director, Global Tax Operations and works closely with Tax leadership Team. Lead and develop other team members in Tax, financial reporting, and other operational areas while maintaining a strong relationship of mutual trust and respect Coordinate with service providers as necessary on specific projects, as needed.

Estimated Specific Responsibility Breakdown:

  • ASC740/Forecasting - 60%

  • Tax return assistance and other - 20%

  • Research, planning, due diligence, and business support - 20%

Position Requirements:

  • Tax Experience - 8 years. of Tax Department specific accounting for Income Taxes and/or Public Accounting Firm experience with responsibility for tax provisions, forecasting

  • Degree - BBA in Accounting, or Master of Taxation a plus

  • CPA required

  • Some US State and Local Experience a must - International a plus

  • Strong Financial and Tax Accounting Skills

  • IT Skills - Advanced Excel and coordination with Sysco IT data requests a must. Ability to use Tax Research Software and Tax Accounting Financial packages. OneSource Tax Provision experience a plus.

  • Big 4 and SOX Experience in documentation and disclosure

  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic and rapidly changing business environment


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.