Tax Analyst - Transaction Tax 



The Transaction Tax Analyst will assist in the efficient, timely and accurate preparation of NRG and its affiliates’ sales and use tax compliance obligations and other duties as assigned.  Review of capital expenditure and consumable invoices to determine taxability and ensure proper accruals are maintained.  Prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations.  Maintain sales and use tax licenses.  Support the Senior Tax Analyst in tax audit defense and timely respond to and resolve correspondence and notices from tax authorities.  Provide other tax support as needed and / or assigned.


  • Review of capital asset and consumable expense (products and services) invoices to determine appropriate taxability. Ensure the proper tax amount is charged or set-up the appropriate accrual.  Develop taxability matrixes for internal use.
  • Efficiently, timely and accurately prepare sales and use tax returns, including processing of payments and filing.  Timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual account reconciliations to ensure that balances are consistent with returns filed/payments made and any special issues.
  • Support the audit defense of NRG and its affiliates’ sales and use tax positions.  Pull invoices and other documentation required to respond to audit requests and defend positions.  Timely resolution of correspondence and notices from tax authorities.
  • Perform assigned research using RIA or other on-line tax software, internet and other research tools.  Prepare memorandum, matrixes and other correspondence summarizing research and reaching applicable conclusions.
  • Working with other tax team members to ensure departmental deadlines are met and objectives are achieved.  Other tax issues as assigned.
  • Proactive maintenance sales and use tax knowledge and professional development.
  • Other tax compliance and responsibilities as assigned or necessary.
  • Overtime and weekends may be required depending upon department needs.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelors degree.  Preference for Accounting or Finance degree.
  • CPA a plus and research and tax provision experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of iternal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member; ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • Experience with RIA / Thompson Insource tax software for return preparation preferred.
  • Experience with JDE  accounting software a plus
  • Ability to manipulate word processing and spreadsheet computer software (Windows based Word and Excel); demonstrated work paper technique.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals, basic sales/use tax compliance, familiarity with audit support.
  • Industry expertise, experience with gross receipts taxes and unclaimed property a plus. 
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated planning and organizing skills; ability to think strategically/long-term.

NRG Energy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Business Unit 000322-Texas Tax  

Position Tax Analyst - Sales & Use Taxes  

Number of Openings 1  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

Req Number ACC-13-00026  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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