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Entergy Tax Specialist Sr., or Tax Specialist, Sr. Lead (Tax Regulatory Support) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Tax Specialist Sr., or Tax Specialist, Sr. Lead (Tax Regulatory Support)

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

Description:

Posting End Date: 12/03/2021

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This position can be filled as a Tax Specialist – Senior or Tax Specialist - Senior Lead depending on experience and qualifications.

*The preffered location for this role is New Orleans, LA*

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is part of a new work group set up within Tax dedicated to Retail and Wholesale Regulatory filings, Testimony, Discovery Requests for Information, Regulatory Tax Strategy, and IRS and FERC Regulatory Accounting Requirements. This work group is a proactive response to the increased load of Regulatory activities for the Entergy System.

Duties to include preparing tax adjustments for both Retail and Wholesale Regulatory Filings and reviewing per book and regulated ADIT and Cost of Service calculations for Income Tax. Additional work duties will include assessment of changes in federal and state tax laws along with FERC Rate Making and Accounting Guidance and development of plans to implement the required changes. Position will need to work closely with Retail and Wholesale Regulated Filing Teams, Income Tax Accounting, Tax Depreciation, and Federal and State counsel to implement both changes in rules and regulations, as well as corporate tax planning strategies.

Qualifications:

Minimum education required of the position:

  • Tax Specialist, Sr - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience plus 5 years of work experience as a tax accountant, or in lieu of degree, 9 years of work experience as a tax accountant

  • Tax Specialist, Sr Lead - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience plus 6 years of work experience as a tax accountant, or in lieu of degree, 10 years of work experience as a tax accountant

Advanced degree preferred, Masters in Taxation or Accounting

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 Regulatory support experience, including knowledge of processes.

  • Adept at using technology tools for Regulatory support (PowerPlan, PeopleSoft, Cognos, UI Planner (P2R))

  • 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 adapt to quickly changing deadlines and responsibilities

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 104682

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the full statement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

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