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Date: Sep 6, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77043

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

The tax accountant will utilize business, tax and technology knowledge to contribute to the effectiveness of the department.  The position entails the preparation and maintenance of tax filings, related schedules and workpapers for federal, state, and local income taxes. Assist in the preparation process and analysis of the consolidated income tax provision and the compliance of ASC 740 / IFRS and various other tax compliance filings, issues, and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of federal consolidated and state and local income and franchise tax returns and work papers, including state income tax apportionment work papers for separate and unitary filing states.
  • Assist managers with preparation of federal and state tax provisions, as well as other federal and state tax accounting matters to include effective tax rates, accruals, payments and refunds.
  • Prepare and reconcile tax fixed assets.
  • Assist the Senior Manager and Director with federal and state income and franchise tax audits.
  • Assist with federal and state tax planning and restructuring utilizing corporations, LLC’s and partnerships.
  • Research and analyze various federal, state, and local technical tax issues, and prepare supporting memoranda.
  • The candidate will help gather data necessary for federal and state tax incentives and credits.
  • Monitor federal and state tax legislation, court cases, etc. for applicability to the company.
  • Assist with periodic cash flow tax projections.
  • Assist with tax SOX 404 compliance and documentation.
  • Assist with other tax department projects as determined by management.


  • Bachelor’ degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • CPA and / or Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of professional experience, preferably with a corporate tax department of a large multi-state company or a Tier 1 or Tier 2 public accounting firm

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding of and proficiency in ASC 740 / IFRS and tax compliance / provision
  • Understanding of federal and state taxes and knowledge of tax regulations
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multi-task and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity, and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude
  • Dedicated to superior client service
  • Team player that desires to learn and grow professionally
  • The ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal personnel and / or external consultants
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • Experience with Thomson Reuters OneSource tax return and provision software, and Thomson Reuters Checkpoint research software preferred
  • Experience with BNA Fixed Asset software preferred
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, cement, concrete, or aggregates industries preferred 

Working Conditions

  • Able to work extended hours as necessary
  • Able to work with standard office/computer Equipment
  • Capable of working in an open office environment
  • Capable of working in very close quarters

Physical Requirements

  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force occasionally
  • The job involves sitting most of the time but also involves walking or standing for brief periods 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors  

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Houston