Is your next mission to build the future of energy? As a veteran, you understand the value of teamwork, responsibility and dedication. These are the foundations of military service and qualities we value at Southern Company. After you've served your country, turn your military training into an opportunity to serve our nine million customers. Veterans are a great fit for our company. Our culture (based on a safety-first mindset, trust in our teams, dedication to superior performance and a total commitment to success) comes naturally to many of our veteran employees, enabling them to excel and become leaders in our company.
Southern Company Tax Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia
The primary responsibilities of this position are :
(a) The preparation of tax depreciation and other property-related components of the federal and state income tax returns and quarterly payment estimates for major subsidiaries of The Southern Company; and
(b) the calculation of deferred tax data for financial accounting purposes. Other responsibilities are listed below.
Remote work available for out of state candidates!
BS in Accounting required
CPA highly preferred
Corporate income tax return preparation experience, including working knowledge of code, regulations, and administrative pronouncements
Experience with a regulated utility preferred, with deferred income tax accounting knowledge
Some tax research experience preferred
MS Excel skills
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to apply thorough technical knowledge of income tax returns
Knowledge of electric utility business and regulated accounting
Strong oral and written communication skills; communicating effectively at all organizational levels with both technical and non-technical employees
Good business judgment
Self-directed with strong initiative
Uses discretion concerning confidential and sensitive issues/information
Organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
Able to make decisions
Strong attention to detail
Demonstrates continuous learning habits
Builds and maintains effective relationships, resolves conflict, and confronts issues constructively
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares depreciation and other property-related Ms for federal and state income tax returns
Prepares depreciation and other property-related Ms for estimates of quarterly payments to the IRS and states
Prepares federal and state deferred income tax actualization data and entries
Prepares federal and state deferred income tax budgets
Utilizes PowerTax software in all of above
Researches tax law and determines optimum tax treatment of complex transactions and has the ability to document conclusions
Assists subsidiaries' tax accounting personnel in identifying and understanding book/tax differences
This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities
Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.
Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Operating Company: Southern Com. Services, Inc.
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): No
Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)
241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE
Req ID: SCS2010094