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Income Tax Accounting Specialist

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

This senior level position analyzes and interprets tax regulations, prepares required tax reports performed in accordance with current legislation, and leads advanced projects in order to meet the company's tax obligations and objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Guides the process on tax returns, tax declarations, and other required reports to ensure on time and accurate submissions with little to no supervision
• Prepares strategic forecasts and models for various tax accounts
• Prepares correspondence and interacts with external tax agencies and consultants (for example, auditors)
• Examines and offers guidance on current processes for potential audit exposure areas and leads initiatives to minimize exposure
• Evaluates and implements tax savings opportunities on current processes as well as proposed transactions
• Communicates with other departments to see how best to optimize the company's cash flow and present process recommendations to management
• Mentors and trains less experienced staff
• Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant tax codes and rules
  • Advanced ability to analyze current and potential processes in consideration with state and/or federal tax guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of tax research tools


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Preferred: Other - CPA


  • Minimum: 8 - 12 years related work experience


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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