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Arizona Public Service Tax Analyst II in PHOENIX, Arizona

Tax Analyst II

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85004-3903

Company: APS

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.


Tax Analyst II - Prepares monthly income tax accounting workpapers and journal entries. Prepare Federal and state corporate income tax returns using general knowledge of industry practices, techniques and standards; assist with a variety of federal and state income tax audits; respond to moderately complex queries from federal, state and local tax authorities; research routine federal, state and local tax issues. Work is closely supervised and follows specific, detailed instructions. Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other personnel in the Tax and Accounting departments.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in tax, accounting or related field with a minimum of two (2) years of experience;

  • OR MBA, MST, CPA or JD; OR equivalent work experience in tax, accounting or related field.

Major Accountabilities

1) Timely and accurate preparation of monthly accounting for income tax workpapers and journal entries.

2) Assist with filing of income tax returns, including preparation and review of returns and associated workpapers.

3) Successfully and efficiently operate tax software programs and assists in identifying continuous improvement opportunities.

4) Ensure compliance with federal, state and local tax regulations.

5) Respond to routine queries from tax regulatory authorities, including basic requests for information from government tax auditors.

6) Research and resolve routine income tax issues.

7) Promptly and accurately respond to routine inquiries from other APS departments and affiliated companies.

8) Reduce company tax liabilities through routine tax planning. This includes examining company practices and procedures and recommending cost-saving changes.

9) Preparation of the tax allocation calculation, quarterly estimated tax payments, budget and forecast for tax and coordination of the 1099 preparation process.

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Flex Role:

This position is not required to be performed at a specific APS facility as long as adequate technology and a solid ergonomic set up are present. Pending agreement with leadership, employees hired into this role will be able to choose where they prefer to perform their work. Employees will have two options to choose from:

  • APS office based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from an APS facility.

  • Home based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from his/her home.

    *Employees in Flex roles are required to reside in Arizona (or NM for Four Corners-based employees). Role types are subject to change based on business need.