SR Property & Sales Tax Analyst

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

IT, Sales & Business Development
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary
This position has a preference for a hire to be Minneapolis-based.
Perform property and sales/use tax reporting, analysis, and accounting by leveraging data analytics and technology resources. Perform property and sales/use tax planning and research, participates in the development of state and local tax legislation and the implementation of regulatory changes.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Property and Sales/Use Tax Compliance - Complete and/or review the accurate and timely filing of all property and sales/use tax filings per statutory requirements. Prepare and/or review tax payments and reconciliation of tax bills and GL accounts.

  • Data Analysis and Technology - Participates in identifying and analyzing development and enhancement opportunities for corporate systems used to meet sales/use and property tax reporting requirements. Gather and process data from external sources required to meet statutory and analytical reporting needs of the property tax reporting system.

  • Implement Technical Amendments and Conduct Transaction Research - Implement tax statutes, regulations and rules to ensure conformity with these authorities. Perform research on existing transactions to confirm taxability decision.

  • Accounting and Forecasting - Complete and/or review accounting and forecasting related to property and sales/use taxes in compliance with GAAP, regulatory, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Provide proactive process improvement recommendations and assist in implementing the accepted solutions.

  • Tax Audits - Lead and/or assist in administration of audits, leveraging data analysis and technology resources as appropriate; negotiate resolution of issues.

  • Assist in planning and research projects and all other duties as apparent or as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in business, finance, accounting, economics, management information systems, data science or related discipline.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, budgeting, billing and purchasing procedures and systems preferred.

  • Demonstrated detailed knowledge of property and sales/use tax policy and procedures of taxing jurisdictions preferred.

  • Four years of analyst experience.

  • Proficient at database and analytical and reporting tools.

  • Demonstrated communication, relationship, and analytical skills.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Non-BargainingThe anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $68,000.00 to $96,665.67 per yearThis position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

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