Exelon Corporation Tax Manager, Federal Planning in CHICAGO, Illinois

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The Federal Tax Planning Manager will support the Director of Federal Tax Planning & Policy in furthering the objectives of the Company through critical functions including: tax research, writing, and planning, acquisition and disposition structuring, due diligence, and supporting special projects. This position focuses on identifying, evaluating, and implementing, in a team setting, opportunities to minimize the Company’s federal tax burden. This position will play a critical role in project management for the Tax organization in acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and internal restructurings, and will support positions taken on federal income tax returns.


  • Serve as Tax point person on M&A transactional activities, including acting as Tax project manager, coordinating and implementing due diligence, performing document review and drafting, conducting tax research, planning, and documentation.

  • Provide support and assistance in the identification, evaluation, development, and execution of strategies to reduce federal income taxes for all business units

  • Manage cross-functional teams in order to effectively implement value-added federal income tax planning initiatives, including day-to-day tasks in this regard.

  • Monitor, implement, and assist in potentially influencing federal legislation and regulations.

  • Support the review of filing positions for Exelon’s consolidated federal income tax return

  • Manage outside attorneys and consultants participating in projects



  • Member of State Bar

  • 5 or more years of technical tax experience in nationally recognized law firm or public accounting firm, or in-house tax department of a large publicly traded corporation


  • LLM in Taxation


Technical Competencies

  • Excellent research, organizational, written, verbal, and analytical skills

  • Ability to proactively manage and prioritize projects, and resolve complex tax issues, sometimes under time pressures

  • Ability to cohesively manage and work with cross-functional teams consisting of members both within and outside of the Tax organization

  • Reports to Director, Federal Tax Planning & Policy

Job Accounting & Finance

Organization: BSC Finance

Title: Tax Manager, Federal Planning


Other Locations: US-IL-CHICAGO

Requisition ID: 205920