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Lead Tax Analyst

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Location: Canonsburg, PA, United States
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Req ID: R00931782-OTHLOC-908

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Description

        

Job Title:  Lead Tax Analyst

Job Code:   103645

Job Summary

This position resides within the dynamic, fast-paced Corporate Tax Department at NiSource.  Position responsibilities may include monthly tax accounting and financial reporting under ASC 740, preparation of complex separate entity and consolidated Federal and state income tax returns as well as preparation of tax aspects of the Company’s financial plans and assistance with tax research, strategic tax planning and required reporting/planning for NiSource’s rate-regulated entities.

 Provides value-added financial services to both internal and external customers.  The incumbent may assume responsibility for financial activities, including but not limited to reviewing and interpreting the impact of financial reporting proposals promulgated by governing bodies; preparing analytical studies on historical, forecast, and pro-forma financial data; developing comprehensive financial data reports for both internal and external customers; and providing other needed expertise and reporting to accurately reflect and manage financial matters.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; uses effective approaches for choosing course of action or developing appropriate solutions; takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. (Professional Judgment)
  • Compiles, organizes and formats data, including qualitative analysis required for internal and external reporting.  Identifies and researches reporting issues, provides recommendations, assists with the adoption of new reporting requirements. (Reporting)
  • Recognizes situations where the regulatory framework and rate case outcomes drive our business;  Supports regulatory initiatives by gathering data and preparing regulatory schedules and/or preparing pro-forma calculations, testimony and data requests; Assists with review and analysis of regulatory documents;  Appreciates the application of the regulatory construct to our business. (Regulatory)
  • Understands terminology and developments. Knows when to and can apply technical knowledge to processes, procedures, and tasks. (Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills)
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of financial statements, metrics and measures, and key strategic business initiatives; Understands and utilizes economic and industry data as it relates to job responsibilities.  (Business Acumen)
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the operating plan and role in the F&A organization; Has a general knowledge of other departments' role in the F&A organization; Collaboratively develops solutions between corporate and business units. (Understanding F&A)
  • Demonstrates our commitment to quality by documenting work fully and accurately. (Documentation of Work Performed)
  • Takes action to identify, analyze and improve existing processes within our organization to maximize opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness and meet new goals and objectives. (Continuous Process Improvement)

Required Qualifications for Position

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other related business discipline
  • Requires knowledge of PC applications
  • 7 years or more experience in finance, accounting, regulatory or a related field
  • Requires multiple functional experience

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Prefer CPA
  • Prefer MBA

Disclaimer

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Posting Start Date:

2023-03-17

Posting End Date (if applicable):


Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.
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