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Saab Global

Corporate Tax Accountant

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 July 2024

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is seeking a Corporate Tax Accountant to join our expanding team in Syracuse, NY.   The Tax accountant, under guidance of the tax manager, will work closely with outside firms and support in all phases of corporate tax reporting including state and federal filings and deposits, indirect domestic filings and International VAT filings.  This position will also work closely with and support the accounting department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the proposals team by reviewing and researching tax requirements in new domestic and international jurisdictions

  • With assistance from external firms, manage recurring International Tax and Vat Filings

  • Respond to State, Federal and International tax inquiries and support on audits

  • Support in building new internal processes to better manage our growing tax requirements

  • Preparation of recurring Tax returns including Sales & Use, Excise, FBAR and local municipality returns

  • Coordinate with external firms on State and Federal compliance

  • Prepare Tax budgets and Forecasting

  • Research and analyze new tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance  

  • Ability to work with staff across departments and locations while utilizing analytical and problem solving skills

  • Assist with ad hoc projects within tax and the accounting team as needed  

Compensation Range: $61,600-$75,500

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in public and/or private industry

  • Detail and Deadline oriented and ability to work independently

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work across departments and with related party entities in the US and Internationally

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.