Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.

{msg}

Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • 804 Carnegie Center Princeton, NJ 08540-6213
    Princeton, NJ 08540

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Email Send Failed!

Tax Analyst

NRG Energy, Inc • Princeton, NJ

Posted 16 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Other Great Industries
Engineering
4

Applicants

How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Purpose: Prepares federal, state & local tax compliance & return filings within all tax laws and regulations and research to ascertain optimal tax minimization; serve NRG’s management and finance function by identifying and pursuing tax savings opportunities that enhance cash flow and earnings.

Responsibilities: 

  • Domestic Tax Compliance – Preparation of NRG federal and state corporate income and franchise tax returns including all aspects of general ledger interface into RIA / Thompson Insource tax software, compliant with return processes and scheduling, determination of temporary differences,  preparation of apportionment methods and data for state filings, calculation of proper tax base for state franchise taxes, and transitioning acquisitions including tax elections and nexus issues. Assist with estimated payment computations and filings, taxable income forecasts, tax allocation schedules and research of federal and state tax issues.

  • Partnership Tax Compliance and Planning – Preparation of 1065 tax returns, tax basis and capital account workpapers, and analysis and review of partnership and LLC agreements.

  • Tax Provision Support – Provide support for the return to provision annual true up process including reconciliation from tax returns as filed to tax provisions and assist with FIN 48  audit reserve analysis

  • Audit Support – Draft responses to and state tax inquiries; draft responses to Notices of Proposed Adjustments.  Prepare the maintenance of the central tax files for all NRG domestic subsidiaries; coordinate updates to domestic legal organization charts.

  • Special Projects- Participate with the tax functional team in areas of tax minimization opportunities, 382 NOL studies, tax basis rollforwards, Fixed Asset reconcilations, transaction taxes, tax systems and other ad hoc projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting or equivalent experience, and two or more years of corporate consolidated and state tax compliance experience in public accounting or private industry
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of iternal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member; ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • Experience with RIA / Thompson Insource tax software for return preparation
  • Experience with JDE/SAP  accounting software a plus
  • Ability to manipulate word processing and spreadsheet computer software (Windows based Word and Excel); demonstrated work paper technique.
  • Knowledge of tax laws (federal, multi-state and local); knowledge of financial, accounting (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)), legal and business principles.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated planning and organizing skills; ability to think strategically/long-term.
  • CPA a plus, experience with corporate and partnership tax return preparation and research; experience preparing return filings to tax provisions preferred.


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 http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

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

Official description on file with Human Resources

Job ID: 18041-en_US
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
CAREERBUILDER TIP
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.