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Senior Tax Specialist, Federal Planning and Transactions

Cox Enterprises | Atlanta GA 39901 USA | Part Time | Posted: 01/12/2021

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Primary Location: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202000868

Cox Enterprises is hiring a Senior Tax Specialist, Federal planning and transactions to join our team.


  • Provide Federal tax planning support to all Tax Department functions, including:
    • Research applicable laws and regulations for strategic federal initiatives
    • Draft supporting documentation for tax positions, including memos for financial statement audits
    • Maintain investment database to track investment attributes and deliver compliance schedules
    • Work with legal and accounting firms to assess the applicability of planning ideas to Cox
    • Provide technical support for the compliance team on an ad hoc basis
    • Monitor enacted and proposed legislation for potential impact on the company’s financial position and potential tax savings opportunities
    • Consult on various pension plan positions and prepare relevant non-profit returns
  • Provide merger, acquisition, and other transaction support, including:
    • Perform tax due diligence for potential acquisitions
    • Prepare materials summarizing deal structures and tax implications
    • Compute tax impacts of transactions
    • Provide transaction-related support to IRS CAP audit team including drafting IRS presentations
    • Develop relationships with contacts within the company and outside the company to gather information for transaction planning and disclosure
    • Coordinate with Tax Department teams to ensure proper reporting of tax positions
    • Maintain legal entity organization charts


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 2-4 years of experience in tax
  • CPA/Master’s degree and public accounting experience preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and tax return preparation software (OneSource)
  • Strong analytical, federal income tax technical, written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to lead, manage and prioritize multiple assignments and projects; resolve complex tax issues, and consistently deliver a thorough and accurate work product with great attention to detail
  • Demonstrated performance as a team player, highly motivated, and a self-starter

Who We Are

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 39901, United States
Categories Accounting/Bookkeeping/Finance

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