AES United States Sr Manager, US Tax Reporting in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Serves as an important team member responsible for tax accounting and other compliance-related matters associated, with an emphasis on regulated businesses. The position will build strong relationships with finance function and business line tax counterparts in the US SBU and corporate office., reporting into the Director, US Tax Reporting. Travel within the US may be required.

  • Manage the preparation, review for accuracy and prepare complex aspects of the Domestic income tax provision process, including maintenance of deferred taxes, uncertain tax positions and return to accrual adjustments meeting all KPI targets, with an emphasis on regulated businesses.

  • Work collaboratively with the tax team, as well as those outside of Tax, to provide high quality tax reporting and ensure the correct application of unique industry specific rules as may be required.

  • Manage and review the preparation of accurate and timely filed consolidated federal and state income tax returns, including all forms and attachments, with an emphasis on regulated businesses.

  • Support regulatory filings and rate cases including assisting in the preparation of testimony, responding and reviewing questions from the Commission(s) and other interested parties, preparing and reviewing tax amounts included in regulatory filings and other work as needed.

  • Understand legislative changes to U.S. federal and state and local tax laws, and identify opportunities and adverse consequences.

  • Identify, manage and capture efficiency improvement opportunities in line with annual targets.

  • Manage and review federal tax audits, and other regulated utility industry tax matters (as may be required).

  • Manage and develop direct reports and other members of the US-Domestic tax team.

Qualifications :

  • BS Accounting; CPA / MST strongly preferred.

  • prefer 8+ years or more of regulated entity tax experience;

  • Big 4 accounting firm and large corporation tax department experience and/or regulated entity tax experience preferred

  • Able to self organize and coordinate with other tax team members across different offices where appropriate.

  • Excellent judgment and verbal communication skills; Ability to synthesize large volumes of information quickly and accurately to advise on ASC740 implications; tailor information to convey, timely, the most relevant data and decision points with various audiences (e.g. supervisors, tax peers and financing and business teams).

  • Working knowledge in the ASC 740 impacts of complicated acquisitions / dispositions / reorganizations; intermediate understanding of an array of tax free, taxable, partnership and consolidated return technical provisions as well as Separate Company Financials, Rate Cases, and strategic transactions.

  • Strong organizational, management and writing skills.

  • Willingness to challenge current processes and procedures with an emphasis on developing process improvements to gain overall efficiencies.

  • Excellent problem solving, strategic & creative thinking and interpersonal skills.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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