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Sr. Tax Analyst at NRG Energy

Sr. Tax Analyst

NRG Energy Princeton, NJ Full Time
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At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at [ Link removed ] . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:

The Senior Tax Analyst position reports to the Senior Tax Manager and will primarily be responsible for preparation of federal, international, state & local tax return filings as well as preparation/review of quarterly and annual tax provision and tax basis analysis.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of NRG federal income tax returns, state corporate income and franchise tax returns, international tax forms
  • Preparation of apportionment methods and data for state filings and calculation of proper tax base for state franchise taxes
  • Calculation of estimated payments and filings, taxable income forecasts, tax allocation schedules and research of federal, state and international tax issues
  • Draft responses to state tax inquiries; draft responses to Notices of Proposed Adjustments
  • Calculate book-to-tax adjustments for the tax provision and reconcile related deferred tax balances for temporary differences
  • Analyzing & maintaining tax accounts, balances and related reconciliations
  • Significant experience with OneSource Tax Provision and OneSource Income Tax software
  • Support and implement process and technology improvement initiatives
  • Proactively develops and implements improved processes to minimize income tax risk and enhance internal controls
  • Analysis of changes to federal, state and international tax laws
  • Assists internal and external auditors with information requests and explanations as needed
  • Perform special projects and ad hoc analysis as requested

Working Conditions:

  • Open office environment
  • Remote working conditions
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years of corporate income tax experience (a combination of working in public accounting & corporate tax department is a plus)
  • Working knowledge of ASC 740 (SFAS109, APB23, FIN18, FIN48) and SOX404
  • Advanced Excel skills required (pivot tables, vlookup, hlookup formulas, etc.)
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Self-starter with ability to manage competing projects in time-constrained environment
  • Active learner - able to enhance personal, professional and business growth through new knowledge and experiences; pushes the organization to learn from other industries' standards and practices
  • Knowledge of Oracle HFM and SAP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline required
  • Masters in Tax and/or CPA
  • Degree in Information Systems and/or experience in Tax Technology a plus

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Organized and flexible - ability to manage multiple projects/assignments, while meeting deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and able to partner in a team-oriented environment
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines



NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at [ Link removed ] )

Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources


Recommended Skills

  • Corporate Tax
  • Franchise Tax
  • Tax Return
  • Income Tax
  • Tax Laws
  • Internal Controls
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