FirstEnergy Corp. Tax Analyst - Akron, OH in Akron, Ohio
Tax Analyst - Akron, OH
Akron, OH, US, 44308
Job Function: Business Analyst
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 36224
FirstEnergy at a Glance
We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]
The position will report to Manager, Tax Accounting and is located at the Corporate Office in Akron, Ohio.
Monthly and quarterly financial reporting of taxes, including journal entries and account reconciliations for income taxes, sales & use taxes, gross receipts taxes, and property taxes
Computing and analyzing items impacting effective tax rate
Assisting in documenting tax controls and processes to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Supporting multiple financial forecasts by estimating temporary and permanent book-tax differences impacting consolidated taxable income, the effective tax rate, and cash taxes
Preparing federal and state income tax returns in various jurisdictions as needed
Participating in special projects in the Tax department or across the Controller’s group
Providing outstanding service and responsiveness to internal stakeholders
Demonstrating a commitment to safety
Demonstrating a commitment to diversity & inclusion, as well as all other FirstEnergy core values and behaviors
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
Minimum 0-4 years’ relevant work experience required. Relevant work experience will include experience working in public accounting firm, corporate tax department or accounting department
Some tax research experience preferred
Introductory knowledge of ASC 740 income tax accounting principles
Tax return preparation experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Critical thinking skills
Strong communication skills, able to contribute as a member of cross-functional teams both within the Tax Department and across other areas of the company, and interact with external or internal auditors as needed
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.
Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland
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