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Senior Tax Analyst – State Income Tax

  • 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 with an emphasis on state income tax with exposure to various state areas, including compliance, audits, planning, and provision. Individuals will gain knowledge of all of Cox’s lines of business and will collaborate with many groups within the Tax Department.  


  • Gain a thorough understanding of the state income tax function of the Company through strategic analysis.

  • Research/model issues arising from state income tax planning, transactions, audits, compliance, and legislative changes.

  • Prepare/review responses for state audit information requests and notices, review audit reports, and model settlement scenarios.

  • Prepare/review and file Company’s state income tax returns and payments, including managing external service providers and/or contractors.

  • Prepare/review multi-state and unitary apportionment, including planning and transactional impact.

  • Support acquisitions through state tax diligence and integration activities.

  • Analyze state uncertain tax positions, update/maintain effective state tax rates quarterly and provide analysis on various state provision inputs.

  • Assist in the analysis and implementation of strategic state planning concepts.

  • Maintain Tax Filing Calendar to ensure timely, complete, and accurate tax filings. 

  • Calculate estimated payments and extension payments.

  • Collaborate with internal Company departments and state Departments of Revenue to provide/gather data and resolve issues as needed.

  • Work on various projects related to newly created, dissolved, or acquired entities.



  • 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.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and tax return preparation software (OneSource)

  • Strong analytical, 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.


  • CPA

  • Public accounting experience 

  • The use of technology tools (such as Alytrex, UIPath, etc.) is a plus


Compensation includes a base salary of $85,500.00 - $128,300.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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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