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CenterPoint Energy Senior Analyst, Tax in Houston, Texas

Senior Analyst, Tax - CNP03578

CenterPoint Energy is looking for a Senior Analyst, Tax to join our CNP Regulatory Tax team, located in Houston, TX .

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CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

Competitive Pay

Paid Training

Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

Metro and parking discounts

Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off

Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

Learn more in the “About Us” section of our careers web site.

As a Senior Analyst, Tax you will drive the business by maintaining tax processes that maximize efficiency. You will also be responsible for calculating and tracking property related book/tax basis differences, as well as, assisting with regulatory reporting.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Prepare and review fixed asset book to tax rollforwards and maintains fixed asset related book to tax differences.

  • Utilize PowerTax system to calculate depreciation deduction and to aid in the preparation of fixed asset rollforwards.

  • Utilize SAP and/or PowerPlan to analyze book fixed asset information.

  • Prepare the studies related to the repair and mixed service deductions utilizing Alteryx.

  • Assist with the preparation/review of various regulatory reporting and rate case filings for regulated utility business units.

  • Conduct tax research and analysis of Internal Revenue Code or other statutory and case law using tax research software.

  • Prepare and/or review various components of the quarterly ASC 740 accruals including the calculation of fixed asset related book to tax differences.

Your background includes:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance

  • At least 5 years of income tax consulting experience or equivalent income tax compliance experience in business or industry with a strong foundation in fixed asset accounting and US federal and state corporate income/franchise taxation.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office software required with advanced excel skills.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the federal and state tax laws and regulations, accounting and related application of such, and exercise a high level of independent judgment within established systems and procedures

A bonus to have:

  • CPA

  • Advanced degree

  • Knowledge of FERC accounting

  • Proficiency in SAP and Powerplan/PowerTax

  • Experience with Alteryx

Job Location: Houston, TX


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Accounting & Finance - Tax

Primary Location US-TX-Houston-CenterPoint Energy Tower

Job Posting Oct 12, 2021

Posting End Date Oct 26, 2021

Req ID: CNP03578