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Kemin Industries Tax Manager in Des Moines, Iowa


Kemin Industries is seeking a Tax Manager who will add value by furthering the advancement of various aspects of tax related functions, including tax compliance and income tax accounting. Enjoying the opportunity to work under direction of the Worldwide Senior Tax Manager, this role will work with the team to ensure that all tax projects and initiatives are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

We Are Kemin  

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  

We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   

We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers around the world .   

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…

  • A competitive financial package - in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

  • Robust health and wellness support - we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities - Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world - Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators - Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.


  • Manage the preparation of the transfer pricing portfolio

  • Prepare and review annual federal and state income tax returns as required, including gathering worldwide information and preparation of tax return work papers

  • Utilize fixed asset software to manage tax fixed asset book and related book/tax differences for income tax reporting

  • Prepare and review quarterly filings, including estimated income taxes and various government census reporting

  • Ensure compliance with all state requirements, including income, sales/use and property tax filings

  • Research and coordinate the resolution of various tax technical issues

  • Provide regulatory information to accounts payable, finance and purchasing personnel with regard to various state sales/use tax laws

  • Correspond with various tax authorities regarding assessments, tax notices, audits requests, and other related issues

  • Implement new technologies to streamline processes and take Kemin to a billion-dollar company

  • Responsible for filing appropriate documents for state business and payroll requirements

  • Responsible for coordinating cross-departmental and cross-business unit information reporting


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with Masters of Tax or CPA

  • 4+ years of various tax and accounting experience

  • General knowledge of corporate federal and state income tax taxation with transfer pricing experience a plus

  • Multi-language ability a plus

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills, organized and detail oriented

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team environment

  • Possess a high degree of personal motivation and sense of urgency

LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date2 months ago(4/26/2021 12:18 PM)

Job ID 2021-6957

Positions 1

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time