Company: Petroplan
Skills: Accounting
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

The Sr Advisor, Tax Reporting supports the client US Tax function by performing complex tax planning and research activities, including analyzing federal, international and state income tax legislation (including tax reform legislation) and relevant authorities, and tax modeling related to proposed and existing transactions. Primary focus is on tax planning and research but will also include the integration of the planning and research with the U.S. Income Tax compliance group

What You Will Do
*Assists Director with tax planning and research and its application to complex transactions (often in the billions of dollars) proposed for the client to support the Company's significant capital growth program, taking into consideration Client's complicated inbound structure, which includes material controlled foreign corporations and complicated cross-border tax issues.

*Responsible for the tracking various tax attributes of Client's U.S. entities; including, but not limited to tax basis; earnings and profits roll forwards; loss carryforwards (NOLs and interest), and transfer pricing studies.

*Perform income tax modeling, in connection with the Client Long Range Forecast (LRF) including regular tax, BEAT, and GILTI.

*Assist in strategic tax planning and efficient tax structuring to maximize after-tax earnings from domestic, cross-border and international investments, acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, reorganizations and other large-scale complex corporate transactions being evaluated by Business Development and other commercial teams.

*Provides tax support in respect of Client's U.S. pipeline projects, renewable projects, marketing and financing businesses.

*Assists in 1) monitoring the complex U.S. tax environment and legislation (including potential US Tax Reform), including determining impacts on Client's complex organizational structure (especially the U.S. / Canadian structure) 2) planning tax efficient repatriation strategies and 3) reporting to senior management on potential impacts and recommended reorganizations/actions.

*Supports Tax Reporting in the answering of audit queries.
*Assist in other non-specific tax activities as needed

*Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Science or a related field.
*Certified Public Accountant designation and/or graduate degree preferred (MS/MBA with tax specialization or law degree).
*7 or more years of progressively responsible experience in income tax preferably in the energy industry (including cross-border and international tax experience).
*Thorough knowledge of federal and state income taxes.
*Strong Excel, Word, oral and written communication skills.
*Superior analytical skills.

Working Conditions:
*Normal office-related working conditions and occasional travel.
Physical Requirements (Office)
Grasping, kneeling, light - moderate lifting (objects up to 20 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, typing, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement and the ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.

Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.


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