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Property & Sales Tax Analyst II / Senior Property & Sales Tax Analyst Job

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: CO - Denver, US, 80202

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



**We will be hiring either a Property & Sales Tax Analyst II OR a Senior Property & Sales Tax Analyst depending on the experience level of the candidate.


Position Summary

This position will perform property and sales/use tax reporting and analysis through the most efficient means possible. This position will participate in property and sales/use tax planning and research, and the implementation of regulatory changes.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Property and Sales/Use Tax Reporting - Performs the accurate and timely preparation of multistate property and sales/use tax filings per statutory requirements as well as the analysis of the data used in the completion of these filings. Reconciles tax bills and GL accounts, prepares tax payments and makes appropriate journal entries.
  • Tax System - Monitor the gathering of tax data from source systems to ensure the continued confidence in the completeness of the data used by the reporting process. Gather and process data from external sources to meet the statutory and analytical reporting needs of the property tax reporting system.
  • Team Projects - Participate in joint projects with Technical and Audit team as directed.
  • Implement Technical Amendments and Conduct Transaction Research - Participate in the implementation of tax statutes, regulations and rules to assure conformity with these authorities. Assist in reviewing the taxability decision of existing transactions.
  • Reporting Controls - Participate in documenting and monitoring compliance with internal controls required for certification of accurate financial and accounting reports for the Department. Provide proactive process improvement recommendations and assist in implementing the accepted solutions.
  • Tax Policy and Planning - Assists with the development and implementation of procedures and policies pertaining to property sales/use tax.
  • Performs other non-routine duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or as assigned.

Minimum Requirements for Property & Sales Tax Analyst II

  • Degree in business, finance or accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Two years’ experience in sales/use and property tax compliance and accounting.
  • Ability to effectively use Excel spreadsheets and word processing software.
  • Knowledge of tax software and related systems (Billing, Supply Chain, General Ledger).
  • Demonstrated communication and relationship skills.
  • Sales/use and property tax research and analysis.


Minimum Requirements for Senior Property & Sales Tax Analyst


•College degree in Business, Accounting, Economics or related field, or equivalent work experience.

•Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, budgeting, billing and purchasing procedures and systems.

•Demonstrated detailed knowledge of property and sales/use tax policy and procedures of taxing jurisdictions that the Company operates within.

•Five years of analyst experience.

•Proficient at database and personal computer analytical and reporting tools.

•Periodic overnight travel required; may require extensive overtime at times.











As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 75600:Tax Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18789

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Denver

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