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Specialist, Tax

Company Overview
Intersect Power is a team of friends driven to preserve our planet for future generations through low-carbon energy and infrastructure solutions. Founded in 2016, the privately held clean energy company develops and owns some of the world’s largest clean energy resources serving customers in retail and wholesale energy markets across North America. The company is redefining the scope of the clean energy industry by enabling new pathways between clean electricity and the broader economy to enable the deep decarbonization of our economy. We are on an aggressive growth trajectory and are staffing key positions.
About the Role
The Tax Specialist will be responsible for preparing the company’s federal, state and international corporate and partnership tax workpapers as well as reviewing returns. The Tax Specialist will also assist in the preparation of the tax provision under ASC 740 for the Company’s financial statements, including any return-to-provision adjustments and effective tax rate computation to support the company’s annual audit process. This position will report directly to the Director of Tax and work closely with accounting, legal, and external tax consultants. 
Overview of Department
The Intersect Tax team is expanding and we are looking to bring in a person to help with the preparation of the tax returns and quarterly provisions. The tax team serves two primary functions for the company: 1) managing the tax compliance and financial reporting and 2) working with project finance and legal on the structuring and analysis of transactions. This provides the tax team with visibility into many aspects of the Company. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual corporate and partnership income tax workpapers as well as review of returns that will be prepared by 3rd party accounting firms
  • Preparing sales and property tax returns for Company’s US and international operations
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly tax provisions for the Company’s financial statements including uncertain tax position and valuation allowance analysis and coordinate review by external service providers
  • Maintain fixed asset tax depreciation calculations
  • Work with third party tax advisors on projects such as Sec. 382 study, UNICAP analysis, and other projects, as needed
  • Monitor federal and state tax developments and implement them in tax workpapers and returns
  • Assist with income and non-income tax audits
  • Assist with tax due diligence, tax structuring and tax modeling on various strategic corporate initiatives

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, ideally with a CPA or working toward completing a CPA
  • 2-3 years of proven experience in corporate and partnership taxation
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively communicate with all team members
  • Strong background in systems and process improvement
  • Knowledge of partnership rules under Subchapter K of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Knowledge of ASC 740 is a plus
  • Experience in solar power / renewable energy industry considered a plus
  • Self-starter – willing to work independently and proactively
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines
*A note on qualifications: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role. 

Physical and Sensory Requirements

  • Mostly sedentary work; using standard office equipment including: a computer, keyboard, and telephone. 
  • Position is part of a remote team, with regular electronic and video communication
  • Position requires some travel for company-wide meetups: ~4 weeks total through a calendar year. 
Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email [email protected]

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary: USD$85,000 – US$95,000 with 20% annual target bonus
  • Exceptional Healthcare:  Access comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans with 100% premium coverage for both you and your dependents. 
  • Financial Security:  Benefit from a 3% non-elective employer contribution to your 401k or RRSP, ensuring your financial future is on the right track.
  • Time Off:  Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) +  two company-wide vacation weeks (Fourth of July & End of year). We believe in the importance of rest and relaxation.
  • Family-Friendly Policies:  Experience up to 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave, with an additional 6 weeks for birth parents. We support you through the exciting journey of parenthood.
  • Mental Health and Well-being:  Access mental health and behavioral coaching services through Ginger, providing you with the support you need to thrive both personally and professionally.
  • Family Planning Support:  Navigate family planning with ease through our partnership with Carrot, ensuring a seamless experience for new parents.
  • Perks:  Enjoy a variety of perks, including a $150 USD monthly food stipend on UberEats and a pet insurance allowance. We care about the little things that make a big difference.
  • Tech-Ready:  Gear up with our new hire tech package, including a laptop, monitor, docking station, webcam, headphones, and more. Set up your home office with provided furniture, including a desk and chair.
At Intersect Power we believe in fostering a supportive and enriching environment for our team members. Join us and experience a workplace that truly values you, inside and outside the office!
Note:  We welcome applicants who do not have current enforceable non-compete restrictions that would hinder their employment with us. If you are currently under a non-compete agreement with a previous employer, we kindly request that you carefully review the terms of that agreement and ensure that your potential employment with us does not violate those terms. 
Unsolicited resumes or referrals from third-party recruiting firms or agencies are not accepted by Intersect Power.
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