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Senior Tax Analyst – Federal Compliance Strategy & Process

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Enterprises, Inc. is hiring an experienced and highly motivated Senior Tax Analyst to be a part of the federal compliance strategy and process team for Cox Enterprises, Inc. The ideal candidate will have a foundation of tax compliance experience, the ability to multi-task, and effective written and oral communication skills.


  • Prepare federal corporate tax returns; be the primary point of contact for the consolidation process, which has 75+ entities.

  • Prepare partnership returns, including the gathering of data, calculation of capital accounts, and identification of tax issues.

  • Research changes in tax laws and regulations, model the impact on the organization, and determine the impact on income tax forms.

  • Support the company’s growth by integrating new acquisitions into tax compliance processes, including pre-acquisition returns, short-year tax return considerations, tax filing analysis, etc.

  • Maintain the company’s stock and partnership investments, including the maintenance of book and tax basis within a tax technology tool.

  • Support the outsourcing of the company’s tax depreciation computations, which includes coordinating information to be provided to the outsourcer, communicating deadlines, and reviewing deliverables.  

  • Assess the existing tax processes, identify areas for improvement, and develop and implement strategies to streamline tax processes, increase efficiency, and enhance accuracy.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including internal tax groups, finance teams, and division accounting groups, to understand their tax-related requirements to identify innovation opportunities, and share transformation ideas.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 4 years of experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as a master’s degree in accounting and 2 years ‘experience in a related field.

  • Strong organizational, technical, written, and oral communication 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.

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with demonstrated performance as a team player.

  • Proficient with MS Office suite of products and tax software


  • CPA

  • Public accounting experience

  • Experience with, investments, and acquisition related tax issues

  • OneSource experience  

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

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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