Missouri Gas Energy.
The Tax Controversy Senior Manager is an integral partner in ETE’s, ETP’s, and SUN’s goals to enhance shareholder value by effectively partnering with Finance, Tax and Businesses in resolving state and local tax controversies relating to all business segments. In this role, you will be primarily responsible for effectively managing state and local tax audits and controversies, including collecting and analyzing information and providing complete and concise responses to the appropriate authorities. Additional responsibilities include (1) project management to ensure all state and local audit, appeal and litigation matters are progressing on a timely basis, (2) assisting with federal audits, as necessary, (3) ensuring that transactions with significant tax impact are fully documented in a timely manner, and (4) participating in process improvement activities, both in defining and implementing such improvements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage multiple projects to deliver results, including tracking status of open matters, managing due dates, working with cross-functional groups to obtain additional facts and analyses as needed to support our positions, re-prioritizing as needed to adapt to change, and monitoring trends and other key performance indicators.
Build rapport with internal colleagues and external advisors and authorities. Quickly find common ground, establish successful working relationships, and facilitate effective discussions with team members, advisors and authorities.
Engage in rigorous, logical analyses to fully understand issues, positions, relevant support, and alternatives. Includes collecting and analyzing data, tax rules and other information to support or refute a position, reviewing alternative positions/support, and providing recommendations.
Organize and summarize information in a clear, concise manner, specifically tailored for the intended audience, both internal and external.
Exhibit sense of overall responsibility for projects/tasks, and involve appropriate internal/external team members and senior management in the audit process at the proper time in order to successfully complete each project/task.
Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
At least 5-7 years of relevant tax experience in large or mid-size accounting firm or Big 4.
Oil and gas industry experience preferred.
BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred.
Previous experience managing multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines and managing work of outside vendors or contractors.
Previous experience analyzing and illustrating tax consequences of various alternatives, summarizing advantages/risks of options, and providing related recommendations.
Previous experience working with cross functional groups and leading group based projects from inception through execution.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/DISABILITY/VETERAN
Dallas, Texas, United States
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