Analyst – Tax Planning – Akron General Office Bldg

FIRSTENERGY SERVICE COMPANY

JOB DESCRIPTION
FirstEnergy at a Glance
We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nations largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]
The Analyst position will be within the income tax accounting group of the Tax Department and will report to the Manager, Tax Accounting. This position is remote and will be based out of the Akron, OH Corporate Office, with occasional travel into the office as needed.
Responsibilities include:
Performing various accounting and analytical tasks to support calculation of the income tax provision, including preparing journal entries for monthly and quarterly closing and documentation relating to financial reporting and internal control functions
Compiling and analyzing data necessary to support the preparation and filing of federal and state income tax returns
Compiling and analyzing data necessary to support the preparation and filing of various regulatory reports and/or rate cases
Reconciling various tax accounts as needed
Taking initiative to solve problems and bring issues to closure
Collaborating openly and honestly as part of a team
Demonstrating a commitment to excellence
Acting with integrity in all aspects of the job
Promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment
Demonstrating a willingness to question established procedures and processes
Demonstrating sound internal and external customer service
Consistently anticipating and delivering results
Proactively working to ensure knowledge is transferred to others
Demonstrating a solid commitment to all aspects of safety; maintaining a safe workplace for coworkers based upon knowledge of potential hazards and industry regulations/requirements
Qualifications include:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or comparable degree with Accounting minor or specialization, required.
Minimum 0-2 years work experience required
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Experience with SAP preferred but not required
Ability to follow established practices, procedures, and instructions, and produce accurate and timely work product
Flexibility and ability to adapt to shifting priorities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently on special assignments as directed
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversiApply here: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YmJnZW5lcmljLjc4NzYzLjEwNTA4QGZpcnN0ZW5lcmd5Y29tcC5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20