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Tax Analyst, Senior

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 29414 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Position Summary:

The Tax Department operates as a “matrix” organization and our staff members have opportunities to work in multiple functional areas.  This position will have an emphasis on the following responsibilities:

  • Research and resolve income and state and local tax issues related to utility-specific, property tax, sales and use, and general business matters
  • Prepare and review federal and state income tax returns, state and local tax returns, and estimated tax payment computations

Our Senior Tax Analysts typically have additional responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Prepare and review quarterly income tax accounting provisions and account reconciliations, including FAS 109 and FIN 48 analyses
  • Respond to information requests from various tax authorities
  • Partner with our business units and proactively implement tax planning for business transactions
  • Exhibits excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge in tax technical/professional concepts



  • B.A. or B.S. degree (Accounting or Tax emphasis preferred)
  • Minimum of four years of corporate tax experience, in either public accounting or industry


  • Advanced degree in accounting, tax, or law
  • CPA or JD preferred
  • Relevant corporate tax experience with a focus on income tax accounting
  • Good analytical skills, and ability to research and interpret income tax law and accounting authorities
  • Knowledge of SAP, access database, research software and tax accounting and/or tax compliance software a plus
  • Strong abilities to manage multiple projects to conclusion
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to navigate in a computer intensive environment

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climate change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.