State Income Tax Compliance Analyst


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role

ExxonMobil is seeking individuals with a minimum of 2 years state income and franchise tax experience for an available Senior Tax Analyst position. This position is an integral part in ensuring the accuracy of state and local income and franchise tax compliance along with the ability to adapt to legislative changes in real-time. This position requires a strong understanding of state and local income and franchise tax laws and regulations and their effects. Candidates must have the ability to learn systems such as SAP and CorpTax and the capability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines. Positions will be in Spring, Texas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyzing and completing tax adjustment calculations and documentation
  • Preparing and timely filing returns, estimated payments, extensions, etc.
  • Partnering with Controllers and other functions on state tax provision activities
  • Communicating issues, results, and opportunities clearly and effectively
  • Providing state and local income and franchise tax compliance support for planning and income and franchise tax audits
  • Researching and evaluating tax laws and regulations in relation to business activities


Through these activities you will build a strong working network across the finance function and with other business groups. You can expect to be involved in state and local income and franchise tax issues spanning different worldwide operation locations as well as an array of entity types. Innovation and self-motivation are strongly encouraged throughout your career. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. A degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s) in Accounting is preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years state and local income and franchise tax compliance experience
  • Demonstrated analytical, research, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop in-depth knowledge of systems such as CorpTax, SAP, and other analytic tools
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines independently 

Preferred Skills, Abilities, & Knowledge

•    Experience preparing and filing U.S. Federal Income tax returns
•    Knowledge of accounting systems (SAP); ability to retrieve, organize and analyze operational and accounting data


General skills: 
•    Ability to work independently
•    Self-motivated – take initiative to develop solutions
•    Teamwork & Coordination – ability to work well in groups
•    Willingness/ability to meet rigid due dates
•    Effective interpersonal skills 
•    Effective communication skills – preparation of clear and concise communication(s) to taxing authorities, business clients, supervisors and managers


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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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