Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2024 01:35 AM


Tax Accountant The primary responsibilities of this position are the preparation of federal and state income and partnership tax returns as well as quarterly estimated tax payments for Southern Company and its subsidiaries. Other responsibilities are listed below. JOB REQUIREMENTS Education Requirements: BS in Accounting or Finance required. CPA highly preferred Experience Requirements : Minimum 1 year of tax accountant experience preferred. Ideal candidate will have some corporate income and/or partnership tax return preparation experience. Tax research is a huge plus. Experience utilizing tax return preparation software (preferably CSC Corptax software) Advanced MS Excel skills Knowledge, Skills & Abilities : Ability to apply thorough technical knowledge of income and partnership tax returns. Thorough understanding of accounting issues Strong oral and written communication skills Good business judgement Strong organization and documentation skills Ability to analyze current processes, identify issues, and recommend solutions. Behavioral Attributes : Self-directed with strong initiative Uses discretion concerning confidential and sensitive issues/information. Organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities. Versatile and resourceful Able to make decisions. Strong attention to detail Demonstrates continuous learning habits. Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company's values of unquestionable trust, superior performance, and total commitment. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Prepares federal and state income and partnership tax returns. Maintain partner capital account balances on a quarterly basis. Prepares quarterly estimated tax payments to the IRS and state jurisdictions. Prepares intercompany tax allocations of consolidated tax data. Research tax laws, determines optimum tax treatments of complex transactions and documents conclusions. Prepares amended income tax returns due to audit settlements. Responds to IRS and Department of Revenue information data requests. Assists subsidiaries' tax accounting personnel in identifying and understanding book/tax differences. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit 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 Identification: 4305 Job Category: Accounting & Auditing Job Schedule: Full time Company: Southern Company Services

Price - 61100 - 77400

• Location: Birmingham, AL Birmingham, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9079461267 Birmingham

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