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Tax Analyst

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Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  October 25, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job Summary

The tax team has a challenging full-time opportunity for a detail-oriented Tax Analyst.  The position is responsible for U.S. Federal and State Excise Tax compliance as well as providing support to planning, audit and general accounting and finance team.   


Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of all U.S. Excise Tax returns and U.S. State Sales Tax Returns
  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of regulatory and industry related compliance such as Energy Information Administration forms.
  • Provide support to US Commodity tax team to obtain and maintain current licenses, registrations and bonds as required for Cenovus and its’ subsidiaries to conduct its business activities in the various U.S. jurisdictions.
  • Support Marketing & Customer Services teams to exchange exemption certificates and licenses with our suppliers and customers.
  • Set-up and maintain Excise Tax rules and rates in systems to ensure appropriate charging and collection of Excise Taxes.
  • Set-up and maintain Sales Tax rules and rates in systems to ensure appropriate charging and collection of Sales Taxes.
  • Maintain current and historic exemption certificates from customers and ensure proper customer set-up and tax treatment in Husky systems and invoices
  • Monthly accounting reconciliations of Excise Tax G/L accounts including managing adjustments and corrections
  • Liaise with Cenovus Canadian Tax Department
  • Under the guidance of Sr. Tax Analyst, conduct tax research on U.S. tax related matters
  • Support all U.S. Federal and State Excise Tax audits
  • Prepare and Maintain Pollution Control Tax Certificates for capital projects
  • Additional Tax analysis and general accounting and finance team support as required



  • One to three years’ experience in accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong data analytic skills are preferred
  • Excellent organizational and verbal/written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A high degree of initiative and self-motivation


Education & Professional Designations

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Completion of a university or college degree is preferred
  • An accounting designation is desirable

Safety Sensitive

  • Safety Sensitive: No
  • Employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.


Organizational Competencies

  • Drives for Results
  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.