Tax Specialist, Sr Lead

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  




Entergy Services, Inc ("Entergy") seeks a qualified Tax Specialist, Sr Staff, for a position in its corporate Tax Services Department for state and local tax compliance.  Responsibilities include reviewing sales and use tax compliance and other state and local miscellaneous tax returns.  Reviewing property tax filings and preparing property valuations.  Reviewing significant transactions to determine taxability; responding to tax related questions from other departments and business units; and providing tax guidance for contracts and purchases of materials and equipment.   Defending sales and use tax audits, including obtaining supporting documentation, preparing schedules to support the findings and researching sales/use tax audit issues.  Monitoring and ensuring compliance with any new tax laws and regulations.  Assisting with implementing planning opportunities and process improvements.  


Minimum education required of the position:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience.

MBA or Advanced Degree is a plus


Minimum Experience required of the position:

  • Tax Specialist, Sr Staff - Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience, 10+ years of work experience as a tax accountant, or in lieu of degree, 20 years of work experience as a tax accountant
  • Tax Accounting experience is a plus


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
CPA or CMI is a plus


Desired/Preferred experience:

  • Experience in the utility industry preferred.
  • Strong overall computer and technology skills desired.
  • Prior property, sales/use tax preparation and review experience, including knowledge of processes.   
  • Adept at using tax technology tools (Thomson Reuters OneSource, PowerPlan)
  • Ability and proficiency in Microsoft Office products (primarily Excel) and also Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively use tax research tools




Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107655
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.



As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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