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Southern Company Senior Accountant - Tax in Fully Remote•Atlanta, United States

Senior Accountant - Tax

Fully Remoteā€¢Atlanta, GA



We are seeking a corporate tax Senior Accountant to be the lead person responsible for coordinating and providing data for a wide range of international, federal, state and local tax activities between PowerSecure and our parent company, Southern Company.

The successful candidate must have a solid technical background and strong communication skills to be a business partner who builds and maintains relationships with various teams within PowerSecure and the Southern tax teams.

This position provides exposure to high levels of management, requiring skills in managing priorities and articulating complex tax concepts in easy-to-understand terms to non-accountants.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Corporate income tax-related reporting.

  • Preparing account reconciliations and journal entries.

  • Tax accounting research.

  • Corporate insurance-related accounting.

  • Assistance with other corporate accounting functions.

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value, cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401(k) plan

  • Paid vacation, holidays, personal and sick Days

  • Flexible spending accounts / Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive programs

  • Educational Reimbursement plan.


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting

  • 4+ years of experience in public accounting or public/industry combination with a focus on corporate income taxes

  • CPA highly preferred

  • Familiarity with foreign tax credits, state returns, apportionment, and tax research

  • High proficiency with MS Excel

  • Experience performing traditional month-end close processes, including journal entries, reconciliations, analytical reviews preferred.

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Operating Company: PowerSecure

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