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Sr Transaction Tax Analyst

Company: Constellation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAt Constellation, a freshly independent and soon-to-be Fortune 200 company, we're providing the energy and services to transform our future. Combining next generation technologies and product offerings with the country's lowest carbon generating fleet, our company is purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis.

Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now we're speeding delivery of low-carbon or no-carbon power to help families, communities, governments, and businesses meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals. Constellation provides 10 percent of total clean power and 22 percent of clean baseload power in the United States and is the leading competitive retail supplier of energy products, services and clean energy solutions. The race is on to confront climate change, and no company is more ready to meet that challenge.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and power a successful career.

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days; and much more.

Join us as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future. Energize your career with Constellation.
JOB TYPE: Hybrid/Primarily remote. Occasional in person meetings with team in the Chicago, IL or Baltimore, MD offices (1-2 days/month). Ideally candidates will be base in Chicago or Baltimore.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITIONThe Senior Transaction Tax Analyst will have responsibility for transaction tax compliance and accounting requirements for Constellation's retail business. This includes transaction tax compliance processes for multiple entities, multi-state sales and use tax audits, the monthly accounting reconciliation process and analyzing and reviewing the impact of tax law changes.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist with the preparation of transaction tax returns & supporting workpapers, including sales and use tax, gross receipts taxes, business license taxes and other indirect taxes as applicable (35%)
  • Assist with various state & local indirect tax audits, including supporting tax management on presenting, explaining, and supporting the company's tax position on relevant issues with government auditors (25%)
  • Assist with research and review tax law changes that may impact customer billing and procurement processes, and propose process changes to integrate any tax law changes into Company operations as applicable (20%)
  • Review customer exemption status and accuracy of taxable products and line items, communicate changes and perform necessary follow up to ensure relevant systems are updated on a timely basis (15%)
  • Assist with technology projects to automate transaction tax compliance and implementation of those projects (5%)
    JOB SCOPEReports directly to the Tax Manager. QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Undergraduate Accounting or other financial discipline
    • At least 5 years related experience including at least 3 years of professional tax experience focusing on transaction tax compliance
    • Familiarity with all areas of federal and state transaction tax law
    • Appreciation of the impact of taxes on the financial statements
    • Good research, writing and communication skills
    • 40 hours of ongoing annual continuing professional education will be required of all professionals in the Department (at the Company's expense)
      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Energy/Utility industry experience is desirable, though not at the expense of a broad base of experience
      • Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification and/or advanced degree (MST)
        Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

        VEVRAA Federal Contractor#LI-remote

        Associated topics: analysis, bi, business, business analyst, business finance, consult, financial analyst, market, refinement, regulation

Keywords: Constellation, Chicago , Sr Transaction Tax Analyst, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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