Tax Accountant

Eversource Berlin , CT 06037

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:Summary:

Essential Functions:

Compute, analyze and allocate tax expenses for both federal and state.

Prepare and file tax returns applicable to State Sales and Use, Gross Earnings, Property and Motor Carrier Road Tax.Prepare estimated payments for sales and use taxes.

Prepare schedules to be used in the federal tax returns.

Provide assistance in the preparation of the federal tax returns.

Assist in coordination of the investigational activities for all federal and state tax auditors, regulatory auditors, and outside auditors.

Analyze, as requested, the taxes presented on the corporate books, budgets or forecasts for management, regulatory reports, rate-case presentations or outside inquiries.

Provide necessary information and guidance to generate tax expenses for rate cases, budgets, forecasts and the corporate financial model.

Provide assistance in maintaining the accuracy of data processing programs dealing with taxes.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of federal and state statutes and regulations pertaining to income taxes

  • Knowledge of tax laws and requirements pertaining to corporate taxes

  • Strong knowledge of basic accounting theory

  • Strong knowledge of functional accounting practices and procedures

Other Preferred Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of utility accounting and finance

  • Knowledge of ratemaking theory and practice

  • GAAP

  • SEC Regulations

  • Accounting research techniques


  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • Ability to apply consistently sound judgment

  • Strong functional understanding of computerized accounting programs

  • Demonstrated skill with MS Office applications (specifically Word and Excel)

  • Ability to multi-task and shift among multiple priorities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Collaborative, team player

  • Demonstrate initiative and personal ambition to continue to learn and develop professionally

  • Ability to interpret and relate complex information in a user-friendly manner

Education: A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or closely-related field required.

Experience: The selected individual must possess a minimum of 5 years (F Level) related accounting experience preferably in a corporate and/or public accounting environment.

Licenses & Certifications: None

Physical Aspects:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

  • Position requires occasional travel by car.

Worker Type:


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Finance/Accounting Jobs

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

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