Sr Analyst - Indirect Tax

Energy Transfer Equity   •  

San Antonio, TX

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 103 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual excise/motor fuel returns for submittal to federal & state agencies
  • Prepare wires and check requests for payment of taxes and code to correct general ledger accounts
  • Preparation of reconciliations of excise & motor fuel tax related accounts;
  • Reconciles fuel receipt & delivery data against the general ledger. Research differences and communicate to the AR/AP supervisor for correction
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local authorities through communicating changes in taxes for proper adjustment to ERP system, reviewing ongoing developments in tax laws
  • Consolidate return reconciliations on a quarterly basis and upload to SaaS reconciliation software
  • Monitors account activity for changes in rates, purchases, accruals, etc., and uses reason to provide written explanations of variances
  • Uses discretion to scrutinize accounting records for unusual/extraordinary transactions, investigate findings and provide resolution
  • Maintain and update compliance due datereport for SOX compliance purposes
  • Respond to inquiries from accounts payable regarding the appropriate excise tax treatment of items
  • Register entities in new taxing jurisdictions, as required
  • Provide training to A/P office and field personnel to insure proper tax accruals
  • Assists during examinations by federal or state auditors
  • Initiates, documents, files and tracks excise tax refund requests
  • Maintain all compliance records in accordance with document retention policies
  • Research tax issues and work on special projects as needed

Required education or minimum level:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field
  • CPA or CMI candidatepreferred


  • 5+ years of experience in multi-state excise tax and/or motor fuel tax matters, preferably in the same or similar industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required because of interactions both inside and outside of the tax department
  • Proficiency in analyzing and reconciling accounts and preparing journal entries
  • Experience performing tax research using tax services such as CCH, RIA, BNA, etc.

Software Knowledge:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required
  • Knowledge of SAP and a tax software solution (like IGEN, Avalara/Zytax, OneSource/Sabrix, Tax Ware, and Vertex) is preferred

Physical requirements:

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally
  • Driving, walking, standing frequently

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet