Exelon Sr Tax Analyst in CHICAGO, Illinois

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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

The State and Local Tax Senior Analyst (SALT Senior) applies state and local tax knowledge in assisting with state and local tax audits, aiding in tax decisions, identifying tax planning opportunities and risks, implementing tax planning, and providing tax compliance support. This individual research various state tax issues to arrive at the most advantageous and proper treatment under the tax law and documents the analysis and conclusions. The SALT Senior reviews and prepares state tax returns and supporting schedules to confirm that the appropriate positions are taken, assists with the corporate-wide state income/franchise, property tax, and transaction tax issues, drafts a wide range of state and local tax memoranda, and assists with the implementation of tax technology initiatives.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assists with implementation of new technologies to stream line state tax compliance.

  • Provides support to corporate partners related to sales tax exemptions and taxability determinations

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures to assist with, and streamline, state tax compliance

  • Gathers data, formulates position statements, coordinates, or negotiates with respect to examinations by state tax authorities

  • Investigates and solves technical state tax issues, including those connected with state tax returns and planning

  • Assists with implementation of complex state tax planning strategies and the resolution of a broad range of associated issues

  • Reviews and prepares working papers, schedules, reports and other correspondence, related to state tax returns, or other items related to tax returns or to tax payments (i.e., reserves) necessary to comply with tax laws, or other items related to accounting for state income taxes

  • Researches various state tax matters to arrive at the most advantageous and proper treatment under the law; prepares memoranda (including FIN 48 memoranda) on conclusions

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or other financial discipline

  • At least three years of state tax consulting/planning experience expected from within or outside the company.

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree, such as Masters in Tax and/or Juris Doctorate

  • Experience with state income tax apportionment and/or compliance.

  • Big-4 experience

  • CPA License or JD

POSITION SCOPE AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Reports directly to the Senior Manager, State and Local Tax

  • Ability and experience with supervising administrative staff and interns, as appropriate

  • Ability to work independently (requiring minimal detailed instruction and supervision)

  • Ability to interact and build relationships within the Tax organization and outside Tax (e.g., Treasury, Accounting, Legal, FP&A, business units)

  • Detailed knowledge of state tax law and rules and regulations

  • Excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills

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Job Accounting & Finance

Organization: BSC Finance

Title: Sr Tax Analyst

Location: IL-CHICAGO

Requisition ID: 209400