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Tax Manager
Summary
Title:Tax Manager
ID:LU-667-18
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Accounting & Finance & Audit
Location:Londonderry, NH
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:03053
Description

Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, is a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution business group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Mandate:

This position is primarily responsible for managing the corporate tax matters of the Liberty East group of companies and is a key position in the tax department to ensure entities under the Liberty East group meet their external and internal tax reporting and compliance requirements.

Job Functions:

  • Prepare or review U.S. GAAP quarterly and annual income tax provisions and effective tax rate reconciliations for Liberty East group to support public reporting and stand-alone financial statement requirements. Ensure appropriate internal controls are executed.

  • Work with third-party tax preparers to ensure Liberty East group income tax returns are filed accurately and timely

  • Support the regulatory filing and forecasting process to ensure accurate and timely reporting. Sponsor testimony as needed

  • Assist in long-term tax forecasting and annual tax expense budgeting

  • Ensure local income tax provisions are appropriately recorded on a timely basis

  • Work with financial statement and government tax auditors to ensure smooth audit processes

  • Provide technical tax support for sales and property tax matters

  • Assist in tax research and planning assignments

  • Provide income tax subject matter expertise support for long term enterprise resource planning project

  • Respond to ad hoc tax queries and advise internal parties of tax implications on transactions as needed

  • React to change productively and undertake other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in U.S. corporate income tax along with a professional accounting designation (CPA preferred)

  • Exposure to regulated utility income tax matters preferred, but not required

  • Degree in tax, accounting, finance, or business

  • Self-directed and ability to work independently in a subsidiary location and report to headquarters in a timely, comprehensive manner

  • Excellent communication skills (both written & oral) and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with other team members and different departments

  • Attention to detail and strong hands-on skills

  • Able to work with and meet tight deadlines

  • Proficient in the use of MS office products; SAP or similar; Power Plan and Power Tax exposure preferred; Hyperion smart-view preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.‚Äč Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.

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