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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

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Requisition Number 19-0467
Title Manager Tax I
City Houston
State TX
Job Family Finance Accounting
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Houston Office
Description • Assist in a completing the quarterly and yearly tax provision as required by ASC 740, including the deferred tax asset/liability calculations.
• Assist with the drafting of all the required tax related SEC disclosures.
• Research and resolve all tax financial reporting positions including but not limited to situations involving the application of valuation allowances, ASC718 (FAS123r) and ASC270 (interim reporting requirements).
• Assist with required quarterly and annual SOX control
• Responsible for identifying, analyzing and resolving tax issues and their financial impacts on a wide range of transactions and global business initiatives.
• Analyze tax implication of company structuring and planning opportunities
• Prepare/Review Standalone Federal and State Income Tax Returns
• Analyze data and prepare annual 1042 form.
• Interfacing with outside co-sourcing service provider
• Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
• Conduct tax research using online tools and resources

Requirements • Strong ASC 740 knowledge and experience
•Minimum 8 years of ASC740 preparation experience is required
•BA in Accounting and CPA is required. MBA a plus. Public accounting experiences a plus
•PeopleSoft and Corptax provision software experience is preferred, but not required
•Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
•Self-motivated individual who is dependable and can follow through on all assignments.
•Strong self-starter with initiative, attention to details and strong organizational skills.
•Able to work in a fast-paced environment, with time sensitive deadlines.
•Able to grasp processes and concepts quickly and resolve accounting issues
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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