North America / United States / CT / Wilton

Finance & Corporate Development

#: 86101-en_US / 86101



Senior Tax Associate – 86101

Finance and Corporate Development – USA Wilton, Connecticut 


The Senior Tax Associate will report to the Director of US Tax, as a member of the global tax reporting and compliance team.  This associate will support the federal and state tax compliance co-sourcing and SEC reporting for over 40 US entities. 

  • Coordinate and assist in preparation of the annual consolidated federal income tax return, state income and franchise tax returns including responding to information requests from external accounting firm and gathering various data to support return preparation
  • Prepare, distribute and collect tax compliance tax packages
  • Retrieve and analyze data details out of SAP and EPM for tax calculations 
  • Prepare and maintain all current and deferred tax work papers for  annual state and local income tax returns
  • Assist with and prepare Forms 1042, W-9, w-8BEN, Form 990, FBAR, FATCA
  • Prepare federal, state and local estimated income tax calculations
  • Maintain and update fixed assets and intangible tax depreciation and generate various tax depreciation and tax amortization needed for other uses
  • Compile data for calculations of quarterly state apportionment factors
  • Prepare routine tax entries for accounting
  • Prepare, organize and maintain tax returns and tax provision records and supporting documentation 



With your collaborative efforts and subject matter expertise, you will work with a high performing team that strives to deliver value to Nielsen’s shareholders.  You are able to manage tight deadlines and enjoy working with teammates and colleagues from various backgrounds and cultures.


  • Minimum 3 years tax experience with a large multinational company or public accounting firm
  • Experience with the preparation of federal and state corporate income tax returns 
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Google sheets
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management & SAP software a plus
  • BS in Accounting or Tax required; MBA or MST a plus


Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: Wilton,Connecticut 

Secondary Locations: Offsite

Travel:  No

Relocation Approved: No