Direct Tax Senior Analyst

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are the world’s largest independent energy and commodities trading company. Every day we use our expertise and logistical networks to distribute energy around the world, efficiently and responsibly. From 40 offices worldwide, we seek to add value across the energy supply chain, including deploying our scale and market understanding to help facilitate the energy transition. To date, we have committed over $1 billion of capital to renewable projects, and are identifying and developing low-carbon opportunities around the world.

Our people are our business. Talent is precious to us and we create an environment in which individuals can reach their full potential, unhindered by hierarchy. Our team comprises more than 65 nationalities and we are committed to developing and sustaining a diverse work force. Learn more about us here.

 

Job Description

Our Direct Tax team serve as vital members of the Vitol organization.  Vitol’s Tax team is comprised of high-achieving individuals who have a proven track record of expanding their value-added impact far more broadly than a traditional tax role would allow.  In addition to managing the federal, state, and international tax compliance of the North American Vitol entities, they provide expert tax guidance to management, commercial, investments, and other relevant teams.  Members of the Direct Tax team are responsible for guiding and managing all of the tax aspects of our trading, renewable asset, and service companies and will gain exposure to Vitol’s core trading business, upstream businesses, renewables (wind/solar/carbon capture/etc.) businesses, as well as in deal and investment transactions.  As a group capable of providing meaningful tax analyses and detailed insight, they are called upon regularly and often by Senior Management to provide information used in senior regional and global decision-making processes.  Vitol’s Tax organization couples a dynamic and challenging work environment with a team eager for growth, learning, and career development.

 

Successful candidates will:

  • Be curious, creative and up for a challenge
  • Have a genuine desire to build relationships across a global business
  • Be comfortable undertaking new concepts and ideas associated with a fast-paced, dynamic business
  • Have strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Continually assess, challenge and improve processes
  • Have a strong sense of accountability and ownership of key deliverables
  • Be an open communicator who is eager to share and receive information
  • Earn the trust of others by continuously demonstrating the ability to follow-through

Specific Job Duties Include: 

  • Supporting investment and deal teams in new business acquisitions and/or sales processes
  • Performing the review and/or preparation of federal, state and local income/franchise tax returns and preparation of estimated/extension tax payments
  • Performing and/or reviewing the various federal and state components of the quarterly income tax accruals, conducting federal and state tax account reconciliations, maintenance of deferred tax items, and determining current and deferred federal and state tax for provision reporting purposes
  • Gathering, organizing, calculating and correctly utilizing data from the general ledger and accounting (VEGA) and trading (VISTA) systems
  • Responding to federal and state income and franchise tax audits and jurisdictional tax notices
  • Identifying tax savings opportunities and performing tax planning
  • Other duties as assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time
  • Attendance is an essential function to this role

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years of federal/state tax consulting experience or equivalent federal/state tax compliance experience in business or industry
  • Federal tax experience is required
  • Advanced Excel skills are required
  • Exposure to partnership tax is preferred
  • CPA license is preferred

Additional Information

  • Be able to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects
  • Be curious, creative and up for a challenge
  • Have a genuine desire to build relationships across a global business
  • Be comfortable undertaking new concepts and ideas associated with a fast-paced, dynamic business
  • Have strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Continually assess, challenge and improve processes
  • Have a strong sense of accountability and ownership of key deliverables
  • Work effectively both as part of a team and independently
  • Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Earn the trust of others by continuously demonstrating the ability to follow-through

 

 

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