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Manager Utility Tax

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 


Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  


Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 




The position is responsible for managing the completion of plant tax accounting schedules including depreciation and related issues for over $12 billion of gross plant for Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas System. The position is responsible for managing the preparation of the Federal and Florida income tax returns for the regulated utilities along with the associated tax research and tax planning.  The position is also responsible for managing the financial and regulatory income tax accounting.



  1. Manage all fixed asset tax processes for the regulated companies.  This responsibility includes managing the completion of all depreciation related schedules, including regulated tax schedules, book/tax basis differences, associated deferred taxes, forecasts and annual budgets for tax depreciation, and Administration of PowerPlan Tax module/Power Tax software.
  2. Manage special tax projects related to fixed asset tax books, such as repair studies, process improvement initiatives, regulatory and rate case filings, and Investment Tax Credit calculations.
  3. Manage the preparation and review of Tampa Electric Federal and Florida income tax returns, including tax return true ups and ASC 740/FAS 109 schedules and associated tax research.
  4. Manage the preparation and review of Tampa Electric income tax budgets and forecasts including the current and deferred, P&L impact, cash flow from tax payments and balance sheet presentations.
  5. Manage the monthly tax provisions, including regulatory and financial income tax accounting schedules required for financial reporting and SEC purposes.
  6. Coordinate and review company responses to auditors’ data requests and notice of proposed adjustments to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  7. Develop and maintain a professional network in industry organizations such as EEI and Power Plan tax committees to monitor technical trends, participate in benchmarking and industry issue resolutions



Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in Accounting/ and or Finance

PreferredCPA and /or advanced degree in taxation.



RequiredMinimum of 7 years of corporate income tax experience related to the duties & responsibilities of this position is required.

PreferredMinimum of 3 years of regulated utility experience in the electric or natural gas industry is desirable. Experience working in a Corporate Tax department of a Public company or Big 4 Public Accounting Firm.



RequiredProficiency in Excel, Microsoft Word, Tax provision and tax return software. Advanced knowledge of accounting principles (ASC 740/ FAS 109). Advance technical income tax knowledge. Ability to manage projects, prioritize and handle multi tasks. Must be detailed oriented.  

PreferredKnowledge of regulatory and utility tax, including plant tax accounting models. Knowledge of Power Plan Tax module/ PowerTax preferred.  Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and Word, Onesource tax return software and RIA research platform.


Ability to work under deadlines. Overtime required during quarterly SEC financial reporting and other deadline driven projects.



  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!



STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.



Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

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