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Sr. Tax Accountant Sales and Use Tax

Date: May 5, 2019

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

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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 works on more complex projects in order to meet the company's tax obligations and objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares tax returns, tax declarations, and other required reports to ensure on time and accurate submissions with minimal supervision
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and update tax determination software rules and tax rates
  • Examines current processes for potential audit exposure areas and formulates plans to minimize exposure
  • Proactively monitor transaction tax legislative proposals and law changes to ensure appropriate compliance and identify potential opportunities
  • Collaborates with auditing, accounting, and other departments on tax matters
  • Guides 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 as they apply to the oil and gas industry
  • 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: 5 - 8 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 (NYSE:CHK) 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

Job Segment: Tax, Accounting, Compliance, CPA, Finance, Research, Legal

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