Sr Analyst - Tax

Energy Transfer Equity   •  

San Antonio, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 183 days ago

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Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • 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 date report 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 
  • Maintain all compliance records in accordance with document retention policies; and
  • Research tax issues and work on special projects as needed


Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field;
  • 5+ years of experience in multi-state excise tax and/or motor fuel tax matters, preferably in the same or similar industry; 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required; and
  • CPA or CMI candidate preferred



Preferred Skills:


  • Proficiency in analyzing and reconciling accounts and preparing journal entries;
  • Experience performing tax research using tax services such as CCH, RIA, BNA, etc.;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required because of interactions both inside and outside of the tax department; and
  • CPA or CMI candidate preferred.
  • Knowledge of SAP and a tax software solution (like IGEN, Avalara/Zytax, OneSource/Sabrix, Tax Ware, and Vertex) is preferred.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet


Job Location San Antonio, Texas, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Tracking Code 9169-323