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Senior Tax Analyst – Tax Reporting

  • 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 is hiring a Senior Tax Analyst to support the Tax Reporting Group, with primary responsibilities related to the quarterly and annual provision processes and finalizing federal taxable income for compliance purposes. The ideal candidate will gain knowledge of Cox’s lines of business and will collaborate with many groups within the Tax Department.


  • Prepare quarterly and annual worldwide tax provisions, including journal entries, tax account reconciliations, and footnote disclosure.

  • Prepare quarterly taxable income and cash tax projections.

  • Prepare deferred tax analysis, including tax basis balance sheet

  • Finalize federal taxable income for assigned companies, which includes preparing and/or reviewing supporting federal tax return work papers and explaining provision to return differences.

  • Support the company’s growth by providing analysis on mergers and acquisitions, purchase accounting, divestiture, and restructuring.

  • Research applicable laws and regulations/generate supporting documentation for issues raised during taxable income calculations.

  • Research newly enacted and proposed legislation for potential impact on the company’s financial position and potential tax savings opportunities.

  • Collaborate with internal and external groups to facilitate the information gathering process and the resolution of tax issues.

  • Work on various income tax and provision projects as needed.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, leveraging technology.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 2-4 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 analytical, technical, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Experience with tax provision, investments, partnerships, and acquisition related tax issues.

  • 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

  • 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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