Sr SALT Tax Analyst

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Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 220991
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2019

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Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

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The State and Local Tax Senior Analyst (SALT Senior) applies state and local tax knowledge in assisting with state and local tax audits, aiding in tax decisions, identifying tax planning opportunities and risks, and implementing tax planning. This individual researches various state tax issues to arrive at the most advantageous and proper treatment under the tax law and documents the analysis and conclusions. The SALT Senior reviews state tax returns and supporting schedules to confirm that the appropriate positions are taken, assists with the corporate-wide state income/franchise, property tax, and transaction tax issues, and drafts a wide range of state and local tax memoranda.


1 Gathers data, formulates position statements, coordinates, or negotiates with respect to examinations by state tax authorities 

2 Investigates and solves technical state tax issues, including those connected with state tax returns and planning 

3 Assists with implementation of complex state tax planning strategies and the resolution of a broad range of associated issues 

4 Reviews working papers, schedules, reports and other correspondence, state tax returns, or other items related to tax returns or to tax payments necessary to comply with tax laws, or other items related to accounting for state income taxes 

5 Researches various state tax matters to arrive at the most advantageous and proper treatment under the law; prepares memoranda (including FIN 48 memoranda) on conclusions 

6 Uses knowledge of state tax concepts to seek to identify opportunities to minimize company’s tax burden 




4 year degree in a business-related field with 5 to 8 years business-related experience and demonstrated success in finance or business operations.

At least three years of state tax consulting/planning experience expected from within or outside the company. 

Effective financial analysis skills, combined with effective written and verbal communication skills.

Exposure to accounting principles, financial metrics and financial statement relationships

Working knowledge of Business Operations & industry practices.

Thorough computer-base analytical skill (e.g. Access, Excel, Power Point, database management)


Advanced degree, such as Masters in Tax and/or Juris Doctorate

Big-4 experience

CPA License or JD

- Reports directly to the Senior Manager, State and Local Tax
- Ability and experience with supervising administrative staff and interns, as appropriate
- Ability to work independently (requiring minimal detailed instruction and supervision)
- Ability to interact and build relationships within the Tax organization and outside Tax (e.g., Treasury, Accounting, Legal, FP&A, business units)
- Detailed knowledge of state tax law and rules and regulations
- Excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills

The preceding position description is intended to provide the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be a detailed description of the position or a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position, nor is it intended to indicate the exact amounts of time an individual will perform various position duties.

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