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Senior Tax Analyst

Senior Tax Analyst

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Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


The Senior Tax Analyst is responsible for the review & managing of federal, state, and local income tax returns. The person in this role is also responsible for the review and managing of corporate tax accounting workpapers and analyses. The Senior Tax Analyst will perform tax research as needed and supports tax audit defense.  


Essential Functions: 

  • Reviews state and local income/franchise returns, property tax returns, and estimated payments.
  • Reviews federal and state tax work paper packages, including depreciation and amortization schedules and apportionment data.
  • Researches federal and state tax compliance issues; drafts research memoranda as needed.
  • Review activities at various location to ensure compliance with all applicable tax laws
  • Reviews annual and quarterly income tax provision calculations.
  • Perform internal control responsibilities related to tax and compliance filings.
  • Assist with issues involving accounting for income taxes (effective tax rate calculation, analysis of deferred tax assets and liabilities, etc.) and cash tax analyses.
  • Collaboratively supports Tax and Finance initiatives.
  • Good understanding with technology including experience with One Source Tax Provision, Oracle, HFM, Excel, and Word are preferred.
  • Maintain FIN 48 and other reserve computations and documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or degree in Finance or Business Administration with a strong emphasis in Accounting
  • CPA and/or advanced degree preferred
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience with a major corporation or CPA firm.
  • Good understanding of income tax concepts, planning, and compliance.
  • Ability to research various tax issues, including federal and state/local taxes are preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, collaborative, and demonstrates a strong sense of urgency & sensitivity around compliance deadlines.
  • Meets deadlines consistently and partners effectively with senior management and auditors
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and presentation skills

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteranstatus, or any other characteristic protected by law.