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Lead Tax Analyst - Sales Tax

Company name
CenterPoint Energy

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Accounting, Sales, Business Analyst

Posted on
Mar 04,2019

Valid Through
Jun 17,2019

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Lead Tax Analyst - Sales Tax','CNP02630','!*!Job Summary: Leads CenterPoint Energy’s (CNP) efforts in responding to taxing jurisdiction audits, notices, and proceedings related to sales, use and miscellaneous taxes. Responsible for complying with state and local tax laws and for maintaining CNP’s sales tax processes that maximize efficiency.  Essential Functions:• Leads CNP’s efforts in handling sales tax audit examinations including audit defense and refund claims and communications with outside authorities.• Acts as lead on assigned audits for CNP companies.• Conduct sales tax research to provide guidance in the assessment and analysis of transaction taxes relating to expansion and acquisition transactions.• Lead staff assisting on audit defense and refund claims work• Assist on a regular basis with state and local sales tax refund work• Initiate process and procedure improvements to streamline the sales tax function.• Identify and implement prudent tax planning strategies driving measurable tax benefits.• Assist with internal testing of the taxes imputed based on the transaction tax software system, Sabrix.• Assist in compliance with SOX policies, procedures and internal controls, and FAS 5 reserves.','!*!Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college or university.  Will consider relevant job-related CenterPoint Energy experience for non-degree candidatesExperience: Minimum 7 years work experience in a sales and use tax consulting experience or equivalent sales tax compliance experience in business or industry.  Proficiency in Microsoft software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience with SAP and OneSource (Sabrix) sales tax decision software preferred. Competencies: 1. Business and Financial Acumen – Understand the impact actions and decision have on the bottom line of the enterprise.2. Coaching and Development – Develop others’ capabilities to empower them to reach their potential.3. Collaboration – Eliminate boundaries and drive common goals. 4. Connecting, Listening, and Sharing – Maintain open, active, two-way communication5. Customer Focus Through Service – Understand and exceed the expectations of internal and external customers6. Enterprise Mindset – Act in way that are best for the company as a whole7. Results Orientation – Reject the status-quo, find opportunities to improve and drive outstanding business results8. Steadiness - Demonstrate strength, poise, and an appropriate presence. Physical Requirements: • Able to demonstrate the manual dexterity required to operate a personal computer.• Able to view computer terminal/screen, sit, stand or walk for long periods of time.• Must possess the ability to operate a copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone and other miscellaneous office equipment.• Able to demonstrate the manual dexterity required to operate a personal computer.• Able to view computer terminal/screen, sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Working Conditions:• Able to produce quality work in fast paced environment with daily pressure to meet deadlines.• Able to work irregular hours and overtime as needed or required to meet established deadlines.  #LI-TS1  ','!*!

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individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,

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sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran

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CenterPoint Energy
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Company Profile
Welcome to CenterPoint Energy. We're a company with more than 5 million metered customers and a long history of service. CenterPoint Energy is composed of an electric transmission and distribution utility serving the Houston metropolitan area, local natural gas distribution businesses in six states, a competitive natural gas sales and service business serving customers in the eastern half of the U.S., interstate pipeline operations with two natural gas pipelines in the mid-continent region, and a field services business with natural gas gathering operations, also in the mid-continent region. We're an established company with substantial assets that are managed by experienced people.

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