KBR Sr. Accountant - Transaction Tax in Houston, Texas

Title: Sr. Accountant - Transaction Tax

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1071530


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, procurement, construction, and services company, we support the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, industrial, and commercial markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business segments, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our clients have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With more than 27,000 employees around the world, we deliver top-quality service and performance in engineering, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services to clients who entrust us with their most vital projects.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title:

Sr. Accountant – Transaction Tax

Position Description

KBR is seeking a Senior Accountant to manage the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to team members; will initiate and keeps track of tax reports, returns, and other information connected to taxes. The Senior Accountant will ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and tax statutes to reduce tax liability. Job duties will include but not be limited to the following:

Responsibilities: Position to be split between Property Tax and Sales Tax and Unclaimed Property

Responsible for Real and Business Personal Property Tax compliance

Responsible for the administration of the property tax software PTMS, and company accruals, and audits.

Assist with gathering and preparation of documentation for sales use tax audits

Quarterly Account Reconciliations for property tax.

Assist Sales use tax team as needed for monthly reconciliations/SOX Testing

Ensures compliance with state and local property tax laws;

Ability to engage in informal and formal negotiations with assessors, boards of equalization and appeal courts-preferred.

Assist with other special projects- Sales Tax, Unclaimed Property, Intercompany

Knowledge of property tax laws and regulations and valuation methodology for real and personal property

Ability to evaluate historical and current tax information and estimate future tax expense.



PTMS a must

Bachelor’s Degree required plus a minimum of 3-5 years relative experience

CMI preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products

Excellent computer skills including spreadsheets and information systems

SAP experience preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task with little supervision

Ability to work in a complex deadline oriented environment



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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