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American Electric Power Tax Mgr in Columbus, Ohio



Tax Mgr

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Position Summary

The Tax Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading a tax team with duties comprised of staff development, tax compliance, tax accounting and reporting, processes improvement, special studies, forecasts, audits and legislative and regulatory support.

Principal Accountabilities

  1. Manage the tax accounting process including, consolidations, analysis, recording, and reporting of taxes, reconciling of tax accounts and assuring compliance with internal control policies and procedures.

  2. Manage the tax reporting function with both internal and external parties.

  3. Actively participate and /or drive process and technology improvements related to tax accounting and forecasting.

  4. Research, articulate and present tax issues to non-tax and non-accounting Finance team members.

  5. Manage the tax compliance efforts for assigned companies, including tax return preparation and tax payment processing. Coordinate tax research and develop tax return filing positions in cooperation with AEP Tax directors and Legal Tax.

  6. Assist in the preparation and review of federal, state & local income tax forecasts, analysis, and schedules to support the company’s planning processes.

  7. Support the development of staff by teaching, mentoring, and providing growth opportunities.

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Columbus, OH

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Minimum Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree.

Experience: Six (6) years of total work experience in business, finance or accounting with a minimum of three (3) years experience in tax functions.

Licenses/Certifications: Professional Certification (CPA, CMA, CIA) preferred.

Additional Information

The ideal talent will have:

Five (5) years at a Big 4 firm and currently holding a manager

level title with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in tax functions.

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Geographic Proximity:

Columbus OH Area

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