Entergy Tax Specialist, Sr or Sr Staff in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Finance

MRV Minimum Salary :$69,500.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$163,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 73888

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%


* This position can be filled as a Senior Staff Tax Specialist or as a Senior Tax Specialist depending on experience and qualifications.

Duties to include preparing and reviewing federal/state income tax and corporate franchise tax returns and/or state and local tax returns for Entergy and its subsidiaries. Additional work duties will include assessment of changes in tax law and development of plans to implement such changes. Position will need to work closely with federal and state tax counsel to implement planning strategies.


Minimum education required of the position:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience.

Advanced degree preferred, Masters in Taxation or Accounting

Minimum Experience required of the position:

Tax Specialist, Sr. - 5 years of work experience as a tax accountant

Tax Specialist, Sr. Staff - 8 years’ experience as a tax accountant.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired: CPA

Desired/Preferred experience:

5-10 Years’ experience, preferably in the utility industry

Strong overall computer and technology skills desired

Prior federal and state income tax and/or property, sales/use tax preparation and review experience, including knowledge of processes.

Adept at using tax technology tools (Thomson Reuters OneSource, PowerPlan)

Ability and proficiency in Microsoft Office products (primarily Excel) and also Adobe Acrobat

Demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Ability to effectively use tax research tools

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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