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Senior Tax Analyst in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 5/14/2023

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Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers’ business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.


The Senior Tax Analyst will be responsible for preparing and reviewing federal, state and local tax returns, including work papers supporting the domestic and foreign filings, preparation and review of estimated tax payments and assisting with ASC 740 calculations.


Company: Standard Motor Products, Inc. ($1.4 billion, global, NYSE manufacturer/distributor of automotive replacement parts) located Long Island City, NY


Activities: Primary responsibilities of the position would include:

  • Prepare, review and file various federal, state and local tax returns.
  • Prepare and review estimated tax calculations.
  • Participate in the tax provision process.
  • Assist Tax Director with ongoing and future acquisitions, both domestic and foreign.
  • Prepare and review various foreign forms included in the federal consolidated filings (Forms 5471, 8858, etc…). Familiarity with FATCA cross-border transactions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of tax laws, updates, and revisions. Ability to identify tax issues, perform research and present findings to the Tax Director.
  • Assist with IRS and state inquiries and audits.
  • Perform special projects and other related duties.

Experience and Skills:

  • Approximately 5-6 years of tax experience; mix of “Big 4” and industry preferred.
  • Ability to manage his/her time effectively, meeting deadlines consistently while working on multiple tasks without sacrificing quality of work.
  • Capable of working as a team player. Strong work ethic a must.
  • Ability to exercise proper judgment with above average analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in CCH ProSystem fx Tax; CCH ProSystem fx Workpaper Manager; Thomson Reuters Checkpoint or other comparable software is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Masters in taxation is a plus. CPA preferred.


The estimated salary range for this position is $100,000- 130,000. The actual salary offered will be based on a wide range of factors, including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and where applicable, licensure or certification obtained. Market and internal equity factors are also considered.

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.