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LG&E and KU Energy Tax Analyst in United States

Job Description

Tax Analyst



This position will have various responsibilities within the Corporate Tax department. The position will assist in preparing/reviewing the company's income tax compliance, including, but is not limited to, federal, state, local income tax filings, estimated income tax payments, income tax audits and other tax authority correspondence. The position will also assists with miscellaneous tax filings including Property Taxes, Utility Gross Receipts Taxes, Sales/Use Taxes, franchise, license, and other taxes. Additionally, the position will assists with accounting and forecasting functions with respect to taxes and assists in the evaluation of new tax laws and regulations applicable to the Company, as well as other tax related research.


220 W Main Street





Company Paid Relocation - External

Not Provided

Job Function

Finance & Accounting

Required Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in accounting, or an alternate field. Minimum of 2 years of related experience in tax or equivalent accounting/industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications

CPA or MBA preferred.

Intermediate knowledge of corporate tax principles including book/tax differences, depreciation, deferred taxes, current taxes payable, and income tax provisions. Ability to apply ASC 740 income tax accounting principles. Ability to independently analyze tax issues and make appropriate recommendations to management. Ability to research new/complex tax matters and apply results to returns, accounting records, etc., as applicable. Current working knowledge of accounting rules and regulations, including US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Intermediate working knowledge of FERC and state public service commission's accounting rules and regulations. Intermediate working knowledge of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, including internal controls, documentation and compliance requirements. Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and other PC software programs as required by job responsibilities. Intermediate working knowledge of Oracle and PowerPlan Tax Modules, as required by job responsibilities. Written and oral communication and presentation skills, including technical research memos, situational analyses, etc

Job Description

Participates in the Company's compliance with current tax laws and regulations.

Assists in the preparation of the Company's federal, state, and local tax returns, reports, and schedules.

Participates in recording the Company's federal, state, and local tax accounting expense and ASC 740 requirements.

Assists in efforts to minimize the Company's tax liability in compliance with tax laws and regulations.

Assists in dealings with the Internal Revenue Service, State departments of revenue, and other taxing authorities.

Trains personnel in the areas of tax and accounting and compliance, and verifies work done by tax accounting personnel.

Conducts research in order to answer tax compliance and tax accounting questions.

Assists in reviewing proposed legislation for impact on the Company.

Assists in the preparation of forecasts of tax accruals, deferrals, and expenses.

Prepares information for internal/external auditors.

Develops and maintains tax spreadsheets and enters data to software products.

Prepares responses to data requests from various agencies regarding rate case intervention.

Assists in identifying process improvements for the Tax Department.

All other duties and projects as assigned.

Work Conditions

Primarily sitting with optional walking.

Physical Effort

Normal office environment.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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Job Summary


LG&E and KU Energy

Start Date

As soon as possible

Employment Term and Type

Regular, Full Time

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

2+ years