AES United States Corporate Tax Associate in Arlington, Virginia

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare tax analysis in support of business transactions and quarterly reporting requirements. Perform research and document positions.

  • Actively support tax reporting requirements, including preparatory work in support of tax compliance, controversy, transfer pricing and tax accounting. Understand and support the achievement of KPIs that seek to improve performance and efficiency.

  • Develop an understanding of the evolving tax law environment globally and begin to follow specific areas of tax policy.

  • Proactively manage workload, anticipate impediments and communicate status of deliverables

  • Perform quantitative analysis to determine tax attributes, develop models that automate and allow for toggle-based assumption inputs, document methodology and process.

  • Build and apply a base of technical tax knowledge that facilitate the optimization and accurate forecasting of AES' tax posture.

  • Ensure timely accurate and complete tax reporting results.

  • Build a base of new technical tax knowledge and the flexibility to adapt to evolving regulations.

  • Develop technical knowledge related to tax and related attributes. Deliver timely and accurate data analytical products through strong financial modeling capability.


  • Familiarity with financial statements, public company filing obligations and accounting concepts.

  • An understanding of global financial markets and commerce.

  • Must have an interest in tax law and policy and its application to a dynamic multinational firm.

  • Self-motivated with good time management skills. Anticipatory and curious mindset, willingness to challenge assumptions.

  • Critical thinking skillset able to consider multi-variable analysis. Comfort managing multiple work streams and competing priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Ability to develop and defend a stated position.

  • Strong background working in excel, writing advanced formulas, construction of macros and development of financial models.

Create an extraordinary future.

AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 10,500-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.

We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families. So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES.

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