Tax Associate - Energy Industry!

Houston, TX 77010

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Accounting/Finance Job ID:: 131061 Pay Range: $100,000-130,000 / year

Job Description

Tax Associate - Energy Industry! 

Primary focus for Tax Associate role:
  • State income and indirect tax compliance, including tax return preparation, tax payments, and handling tax audits, under the supervision of the senior manager. For several states’ income tax filings, unitary tax returns including other affiliates are required. This position is also responsible for the administration of SharePoint, which we use as a portal site to efficiently communicate with our affiliates and subsidiaries.
  • Federal excise tax compliance for the import business of chemical products, including tax return preparation, tax payments, and handling tax audits, under the supervision of the senior manager.
Tax Associate duties:
State and local pro forma income tax compliance including:
  • Preparation of apportionment factors,  state adjustments taking into account each state’s conformity to the federal Internal Revenue Code, income tax settlement with unitary group members, estimated tax payments, including calculations, and extensions, and other miscellaneous state taxes
  • Understanding of compliance for unitary income tax filings, responsible for the preparation of the income tax return, and interacting with an external tax advisor for the preparation of other unitary filings. 
Compliance with state and local indirect tax filings mainly for personal property tax on fixed assets including:
  • Preparation of property tax renditions accurately
  • Keeping track of receipts of appraisal notices
  • Reconciliation of appraisal notices received and the renditions filed
  • Taking necessary actions to correct discrepancies if any
  • Making tax payments, and Maintenance of the internal property tax manual.
Other related tasks for state and local income and indirect tax audits including:
  • Provide support for tax audits
  • Provide research for legislative changes, tax planning, etc.
Compliance with federal excise tax including:
  • Making semi-monthly tax payments
  • Preparation of quarterly return
Other related tasks for federal excise tax

Tax Associate Requirements:
  • OneSource income tax preparation software experience.
  • Microsoft Office with proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • 3-5 years of related tax experience.
  • College degree in accounting.


Meet The Recruiter

Molly Gutierrez, CPC
Direct Hire Recruiting Manager

My recruiting specialty starts from the top down, allowing me to work with everyone from C-level Executives to Entry Level graduates within the Accounting, Finance, and Supply Chain arenas.

I’ve been with Burnett Specialists since 2012, and I love finding the right fit for both my clients and candidates!

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