Sr. Tax Accountant – Compliance

Requisition: 74647

PSEG Company: PSEG Services Corp.

Salary Range: $ 90,800 – $ 149,800

Incentive: PIP 15%

Work Location Category: Remote Local

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

The primary purpose of this Sr. Tax Accountant (Compliance) position is to prepare the consolidated/combined federal and state income tax returns, using Corptax, for assigned companies. This includes federal and state estimated tax payment calculations and extensions.Note: for this role, the successful candidate will have experience in preparing federal and state corporate income tax returns.

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of the monthly, quarterly, and annual tax compliance work papers, including adjustments such as apportionment, intercompany eliminations and other book to tax differences.
  • Maintain reconciliations of federal, state and local income tax accounts and preparation of tax journal entries as required.
  • Compile necessary information to respond to federal and state audits, working with Sr. Tax Manager to complete the state audits.
  • Assist in proactive streamline of process to create efficiency through automation.
  • Perform required tax research to assist in resolving tax matters.
  • Ensure compliance with SOX controls.
  • Strong desire for career growth advancement and in building a strong foundation for business development.

Job Specific Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field plus 5 years tax experience in corporate or public accounting environment
  • General knowledge of GAAP Accounting Standards as they pertain to Income Taxes (ASC 740)
  • Excellent organization and follow up skills that allow for the ability to handle priorities and meet commitments.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Zoom, etc.
  • Strong professional presence and credibility


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • MS in Taxation
  • Regulated utility experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of PowerPlan Provision is a plus
  • Ability to build & maintain relationships

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years of experience


Bachelors in Accounting


None Noted


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