Analyst - Tax Planning - Akron General Office Bldg at FirstEnergy Corp

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Akron, Ohio

Job Description:


FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers' lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]

The Analyst position will be within the income tax accounting group of the Tax Department and will report to the Manager, Tax Accounting. This position is remote and will be based out of the Akron, OH Corporate Office, with occasional travel into the office as needed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing various accounting and analytical tasks to support calculation of the income tax provision, including preparing journal entries for monthly and quarterly closing and documentation relating to financial reporting and internal control functions
  • Compiling and analyzing data necessary to support the preparation and filing of federal and state income tax returns
  • Compiling and analyzing data necessary to support the preparation and filing of various regulatory reports and/or rate cases
  • Reconciling various tax accounts as needed
  • Taking initiative to solve problems and bring issues to closure
  • Collaborating openly and honestly as part of a team
  • Demonstrating a commitment to excellence
  • Acting with integrity in all aspects of the job
  • Promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Demonstrating a willingness to question established procedures and processes
  • Demonstrating sound internal and external customer service
  • Consistently anticipating and delivering results
  • Proactively working to ensure knowledge is transferred to others
  • Demonstrating a solid commitment to all aspects of safety; maintaining a safe workplace for coworkers based upon knowledge of potential hazards and industry regulations/requirements

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or comparable degree with Accounting minor or specialization, required.
  • Minimum 0-2 years' work experience required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP preferred but not required
  • Ability to follow established practices, procedures, and instructions, and produce accurate and timely work product
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to shifting priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on special assignments as directed

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
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