Wolverine Worldwide Senior Tax Analyst in Rockford, Michigan

Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

This position will support the worldwide tax responsibilities of the company primarily relating to the company’s consolidated US corporate income tax return, tax research and tax planning initiatives. With limited supervision, relies on experience and judgement in the gathering of tax data and provides input and recommendations based on research of various tax related issues. The position will require collaboration with the corporate accounting group as well as other business groups within the company.

  • Compile and analyze data and organize supporting workpapers for the preparation of the U.S. consolidated tax return including reporting requirements of foreign operations.

  • Prepare data and materials for the worldwide tax provision and SEC reporting requirements.

  • Analysis of balance sheet tax accounts and quarterly reconciliations.

  • Conduct preparation of transfer pricing associated documentation for US and foreign operations.

  • Provide support for tax audits.

  • Collaborate on various tax related projects including M&A work, corporate restructuring and legal entity maintenance.

  • Conduct tax research on various US, state & local and foreign tax issues as needed.

  • Support implementation of tax planning initiatives to reduce the company’s effective tax rate and cash taxes.

  • Perform duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

  • Perform other duties as required/assigned by manager.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

  • CPA or Master’s in Tax preferred.

  • 3-5 years of tax experience in in public accounting or industry.

  • Tax research experience.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels throughout the organization and government representatives.

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks and to achieve mandated deadlines


Normal office environment. Some travel may be required.

Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.

External Job Posting Title: Senior Tax Analyst

Brand/Group Assignment: Corporate

External Company URL: www.wolverineworldwide.com