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Tax Accountant

PLH Group Irving, TX Full-Time
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PLH Group provides energy infrastructure solutions to the North American electric power delivery and pipeline industries.

The Tax Accountant is responsible for compliance and planning for all transaction taxes; including but not limited to sales/use, property, fuel and excise taxes for all companies within the affiliated group. The position oversees and evaluates all transaction tax filings and manage the ongoing transaction tax projects and third party providers. Maintains and implements transaction tax policies and procedures with the guidance of the tax accounting leadership.


·       Review purchase and sales activity to identify taxable and non-taxable transactions, allowable deductions and exemptions and any allowable credits

·       Evaluate property rolls and prepare tax renditions for the various jurisdictions in which the companies operate

·       Identify cost-saving and profit maximization opportunities

·       Prepare and analyze transaction tax account reconciliations

·       Prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual transaction tax filings

·       Ensure compliance with internal controls and procedures

·       Recommend appropriate systems and software to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations

·       Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required

·       Other duties as assigned




·       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting - Required

·       Master's degree - Preferred


·     3-5 years of similar accounting experience

·     Public accounting experience

·     Experience with Excel and various Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

Licenses and Certifications

·    CPA active license - highly desired

·    CPA candidate in progress - preferred

Knowledge and Skills

  • Calculate sales/use tax, property tax, fuel and excise tax
  • Identify and mitigate tax risk and compliance
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual tax filings
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Extensive accounting skills with large automated accounting systems
  • Knowledge of the Thomson Reuters suite of tax software including OneSource Tax Provision, OneSource Income Tax and OneSource Indirect Tax.
  • ViewPoint, ERP

Recommended skills

Accounting Systems
Property Tax
Use Tax
Tax Compliance Software
Internal Controls
Enterprise Resource Planning
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