Republic Services Senior Tax Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Senior Tax Analyst assists with federal compliance of tax related issues by preparing and reviewing income tax returns as well as computing book-tax differences. The Senior Tax Analyst also assists with state and city compliance by preparing and reviewing state and city income/franchise tax returns and responds to federal, state, and city audits and/or notices as well as other tax support projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Strong written and oral communication skills. • Strong problem solving skills. • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. • Ability to communicate clearly with respect to relevant issues. • MS Office including Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint. • Knowledge of application systems including Lawson, Essbase, and CorpTax. • Office equipment including, but not limited to, computer, phone, fax machine, copier, and calculator.

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Assist with tax compliance including various federal, state and city income tax returns and franchise tax returns with a medium to hard level of complexity.

  • Review tax compliance of federal, state and city income tax returns and franchise tax returns with an easy to medium level of complexity.

  • Review and/or prepare excise tax returns for trucks, fuel and insurance.

  • Provide support for federal, state, city income/franchise and excise tax audit and appeals.

  • Provides support for various tax projects including tax research, tax modeling, fixed asset accounting, state apportionment, and other tax related projects.

  • Participate in mentoring and developing tax analysts

  • Assist with various tax initiatives on an as needed basis.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (required).

  • Master in Tax, business or other advanced degree.

  • Minimum 2 years of recent corporate tax or public accounting experience.

  • Experience with tax software, preferably CorpTax.

  • Experience with tax research software, preferably BNA, RIA or CCH.

  • Understanding of accounting concepts and the application of those concepts to tax related issues.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or the ability to sit for the CPA examination.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.