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Tax Analyst I, II or Senior, Income Tax

Location: Rapid City, SD, United States
Job ID: 34687
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2023
Salary: $51500 to $77300 Annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

The primary function of the Tax Analyst I, Income Tax is to support the tax objectives, goals and priorities for all aspects of the income tax regulatory process in coordination with Accounting, Treasury, Operations, and Regulatory which align with the broader goals of the organization. In this role, you will assist in preparing, communicating and reporting all income tax information for internal decision-making, internal and external reporting and filings, support the development, analysis, and interpretation of tax legislation, procedures, tax and regulatory accounting, including forecasts and strategic plans, and help drive digital and analytical transformation. 

SALARY RANGE: Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

  • Level I: $51,500 - $77,300
  • Level II: $62,150 - $93,300
  • Senior Level: $73,700 - $110,600


LOCATION: This position may be located at our corporate headquarters in Rapid City, South Dakota.

  • Relocation financial assistance is available amount may vary based on individual circumstances.


  • Assist in the preparation, forecast and reporting of the Company's US GAAP income tax provisions, in accordance with IRS, GAAP, SEC, FERC and other regulatory principles. 
  • Assist in the coordination of tax compliance for periodic preparation of tax returns and statutory filings.
  • Support and maintain effective internal controls and support the preparation of variance analyses and account reconciliations.
  • Provide accurate and timely information and support disclosure requirements in SEC, Regulatory and other filings, as requested.
  • Contribute in compliance with tax laws and regulations related to assignments.
  • Research and timely communicate the explanation of tax legislation, rate changes, and rules.
  • Drive continuous improvement of tax processes using digital workflows and other tools to automate manual data entry and extractions.
  • Support the creation of tax policies and initiatives that support and enable business strategies.
  • Analyze and interpret company financial forecasts and results as directed.


  • Sustain Income Tax software programs and facilitate the development of real-time analytical reporting
  • Assist in process improvements, data automation development, and other strategic initiatives. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Level I:  

  • No experience required. Training Provided.
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field, such as Accounting, Finance or Economics required. 

Level II:  

  • Minimum of (3) three years of accounting or tax experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field, such as Accounting, Finance or Economics required. 

Senior Level

  • Minimum of (5) five years of accounting or tax experience or an equivalent combination of public accounting and/or industry experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field, such as Accounting, Finance or Economics.


  • Solid understanding of US GAAP, SEC, FERC, and other regulatory principles.
  • Knowledge of current regulations and tax laws.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products, specifically Excel.
  • Technological agility (i.e., automation tools, process improvements, adoption of new software).
  • Ability to develop in-depth knowledge of systems such as PowerPlan and PeopleSoft/Oracle.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity that includes analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with a focus on customer service, both internal and external.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package!  Annual discretionary bonuses, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off benefits, including paid holidays and parental leave, company paid life insurance and disability benefits (short and long term), an employee assistance program and well-being benefits, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.  If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit for more information.   

Wage: 51500 to 77300
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Tax Analyst I, II or Senior, Income Tax

Rapid City, SD, United States