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Dow Jones Senior Analyst, Tax in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Dow Jones is currently seeking a Senior Tax Analyst to join the tax team. The tax team is a part of the Dow Jones finance organization responsible for all tax matters affecting US and international operations, including involvement in mergers and acquisitions, treasury, and business structuring decisions. The team works in partnership with the wider business functions on day to day and project related issues. The ability to learn quickly and deal with tight deadlines is important. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual who is looking for the opportunity to learn and expand their skills while contributing to the smooth running and continuous improvement of the tax team. The preferred candidate should have prior experience working in a Tax team.

Key Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Support all tax compliance and provision processes including Federal, State, Non-US, and Sales and Use

  • Assist with tax audits, responses to notices and inquiries from advisors and auditors

  • Identify process improvements, including leveraging automation to streamline workflows

  • Document and manage standard operating procedures, ensuring end to end processes are clearly documented

  • Monitor and manage own progress towards delivery of tasks to ensure team goals and own objectives are met

  • Assist with special projects as needed


  • Education - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or equivalent required

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the Tax field. – CPA or MST preferred but not required

  • Excellent analytical skills and comfortable working with data

  • Experience with tax research materials and applications

  • Ability to understand end to end processes and systems

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Experience working with SAP, Peoplesoft, Vertex, Alteryx would be useful, but training will be provided for candidates who show an ability and willingness to learn

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage projects for multiple disciplines

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and be a team player

  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work assigned to this role. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required and all relevant experience will be considered.

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 28803