Specialist Tax


Location: United States

Job Type: Not Specified


About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success

About the Role

Provides US Tax expertise in the management of international, corporate and regional tax matters, and attendance to BHPs tax obligations and external reporting requirements.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Assist in preparation and review US Federal and State tax returns
  • Conduct tax research and analysis; assist with implementation of tax advice
  • Be accountable for the accuracy and completeness of tax data and/or analysis provided to tax management or other internal/external stakeholders, ensuring that tax risks and opportunities are identified, quantified and incorporated in advice.
  • Ensure that tax accounting, forecasting, and reporting activities are performed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner and assist with planning for such activities
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders within the businesses and functions
  • Identify process improvements and assist with implementation
  • Prepare and where necessary, review, complex tax calculations, perform modelling, and analytics for tax compliance, reporting, and planning projects.
  • Coordinate tax compliance and reporting processes to ensure timely submission of tax returns, tax payments, and financial statements.
  • Work closely with Manager Tax US to provide day to day support on tax matters related to US.
  • Proactively identify and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives within work area.
  • Analyse new tax legislation and other tax developments/announcements as they impact BHP investments in the region and globally, participating in cross-functional working groups to provide conclusions and recommendations to management.
  • Work with Manager Tax US to provide guidance on proposed purchase/sale/exchange or other restructuring transactions as required.
  • Review and analyse fiscal terms, contracts and commercial proposals for recommended tax language and structuring for optimal outcomes.
  • Aid in the efficient and effective use of 1SAP, OneSource Tax Provision Software, and other local software, if applicable.

About You


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Professional qualification (CPA/ICAA, Bar member) or similar tax qualifications, either completion or currently pursuing will be added advantage.

Experience & Technical Competencies:

  • Experience working with a large corporate or professional environment preferred.
  • Proficient in tax research and analysis.
  • Experience in Federal and State tax compliance, including international tax planning.
  • Experience in tax accounting under IFRS or US GAAP.
  • Working knowledge of SAP, OneSource Income Tax, or OneSource Tax Provision software will be a plus.
  • Mining industry experience will be a plus.

Non-Technical Competencies:

  • Fluent English

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect.

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran

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