Director of Tax

Employer
Enviva
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Post Date Title Director of Tax City Bethesda State MD About Enviva Enviva combines earth s oldest renewable energy source with st century technology to make wood pellets By using wood pellets instead of coal electric utilities can reduce the lifetime greenhouse gas emissions intensity of power generation by And wood pellets can provide uninterrupted power at any time at large scale and at comparatively low cost As a result Enviva delivers a sustainable cost efficient and essential complement to wind and solar power Founded in Enviva is today the world s largest producer of wood pellets aa small and seemingly ordinary product that is helping solve intractable challenges of energy and the environment and delivering real results Enviva owns and operates almost three million tons of wood pellet production capacity which we have strategically located in the southeastern United States one of the most attractive wood fiber regions in the world due to its abundance of commercial working forests and growing timber inventories We export our pellets to major utilities and power generators in the United Kingdom Europe and increasingly Asia that previously were fueled by coal enabling them to reduce their carbon footprint by about percent We make our pellets using sustainable practices that protect Southern forests And we employ more than people and support many other businesses in the rural South where jobs and economic opportunity are sometimes scarce We are proud that our procurement activities provide essential markets for low value wood and help keep forests forested At Enviva our job is more than making pellets We work for lower emissions healthy forests and strong communities Enviva conducts its activities through two entities Enviva Partners LP a publicly traded master limited partnership NYSE EVA and Enviva Development Holdings LLC a wholly owned private company Enviva Partners LP Enviva Partners LP NYSE EVA is a publicly traded master limited partnership that aggregates a natural resource wood fiber and processes it into a transportable form wood pellets Enviva Partners sells a significant majority of its wood pellets through long term take or pay agreements with creditworthy customers in the United Kingdom and Europe Enviva Partners owns and operates six plants in Northampton County and Ahoskie North Carolina Southampton County Virginia Amory and Wiggins Mississippi and Cottondale Florida They have a combined production capacity of approximately million metric tons of wood pellets per year In addition Enviva Partners owns a deep water marine terminal at the Port of Chesapeake Virginia which is used to export wood pellets Enviva Partners also exports pellets through the ports of Mobile Alabama and Panama City Florida Enviva Development Holdings LLC Enviva Development Holdings LLC develops and builds wood pellet production plants and export terminals It has a pipeline of projects under development to support growing demand for wood pellets Through a joint venture with the Hancock Natural Resource Group and other affiliates of the John Hancock Life Insurance Company Enviva Development Holdings is currently commissioning a metric ton per year production plant in Sampson County North Carolina and a deep water marine terminal in Wilmington North Carolina which will bring Enviva s enterprise production capacity to nearly three million tons per year Description As a critical member of the Accounting Team you will be responsible for the management and review of all federal state and local and international income tax returns Ks and informational filings that are required to be filed by Enviva Holdings LP and subsidiaries The successful candidate will lead an internal team and have the ability to identify and research potential tax issues surrounding the Company s strategic plans Responsibilities will include Lead develop and promote a team of four professional staff with a consistent focus on efficiencies within the tax compliance and reporting functions Manage and review all federal state and local income and international tax filings that are required to be filed by Enviva Holdings LP and subsidiary entities Manage the preparation and filing of Ks including the K tax reporting compliance process for Enviva Partners LP a publicly traded master limited partnership MLP Manage and review required fixed asset and taxable income details required to compute IRC sections b and c allocations Lead tax planning projects utilizing both internal resources and third party service providers Partner with Investor Relations team related to tax communications ranging from K FAQ s to implications of new tax regulations on Enviva and the broader MLP industry Prepare review and manage the Enviva Partners LP qualified income calculation Responsible for transfer pricing and management services agreement arrangements Partner with Operations and Development teams on all tax matters related to current and planned business activities Responsible for the annual forecasting of real and personal property tax obligations and tax incentive program reporting and compliance Manage the filing process Responsible for developing and implementing lean thinking strategies Other tasks as assigned Requirements BABS in Accounting Certified Public Accountant license required Master s degree in taxation preferred Minimum of years of progressive tax accounting compliance experience Public accounting experience coupled with partnership and corporate tax experience strongly preferred Master s degree in taxation preferred Strong verbal and written communication skills Expert knowledge of Excel and Word is required Demonstrated ability to work effectively with tax and accounting systems Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff Strong analytical abilities organized with attention to detail Motivated self starter

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