Title:  Tax Specialist Sr or Sr Lead

Date:  Jan 7, 2021
Legal Entity:  Entergy Services, LLC

*** This position can be filled as a Tax Specialist Senior Lead or as a Tax Specialist Senior depending on experience and qualifications. ***



Duties to include preparing and reviewing federal/state income tax and corporate franchise tax returns and/or state and local tax returns for Entergy and its subsidiaries.  Additional work duties will include assessment of changes in tax law and development of plans to implement such changes.  Position will need to work closely with federal and state tax counsel to implement planning strategies. 


Minimum education required of the position:

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

Advanced degree preferred, Masters in Taxation or Accounting


 Minimum Experience required of the position:

Tax Specialist Sr: 5+ years of work experience as a tax accountant

Tax Specialist Sr Lead: 6+ years of work experience as a tax accountant


Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Desired: CPA


Desired/Preferred experience:

5-10 Years’ experience, preferably in the utility industry

Strong overall computer and technology skills desired

Prior federal and state income 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: Level II
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 101212
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.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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