US Tax Analyst/Accountant


Location Denver, Colorado
Team Tax
  • Closing: 8:40am, 3rd Feb 2023 MST

Job Description

Meet Enerplus    

We’re an independent North American exploration and production company focused on developing our high-quality assets through a disciplined, returns-based capital program. This focus, our accountability and our people will help us deliver differentiated long-term shareholder value. We are proud of what we do and how we do it. Our core values include a commitment to develop our resources responsibly and profitably, while making a positive contribution to society. Consistent with this commitment, we work to ensure that our operations remain safe, resilient and sustainable. Operational excellence in a safe and responsible manner is our number one priority.  


We strive for a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can actively participate and contribute. Our company is made up of skilled people with diverse backgrounds and experience. We are innovative, motivated, and accountable. This extends to how we work and the flexibility we provide employees. Our Flexible Work Location Program does not prescribe a one size fits all in-office approach. Leaders and employees have shared accountability to determine the ideal mix of remote and in-office time. We aim for an environment that supports individual work location preferences and optimizes performance in every role and team across the company.  


The Opportunity  

Enerplus is on an exciting journey to become Best in Basin. We are looking for a US Tax Analyst/Accountant to join our Tax team. This position can be located in Calgary or Denver. As a member of this team, you will support the company’s efforts to ensure compliance and determine proper tax treatment of issues. You will also assist with the preparation and review of tax returns and tax provisions for Canada and the United States. A commitment to data integrity and accuracy is critical in this position.  


What You Will Do  

  • Prepare and review US corporate income tax returns, including cost and percentage depletion calculations 

  • Assist with gathering information, calculation and documentation of US Research and Development credits 

  • Perform U.S. tax horizon modeling and analysis 

  • Prepare and review quarterly and year-end income tax provisions for U.S.  

  • Perform U.S. earnings and profits calculation  

  • Assist with the company’s transfer pricing documentation 

  • Participate in corporate transactions such as due diligence, structure, document review, financing, closing, post-closing reorganization 

  • Assist with tax authority audits and coordination with various internal departments to obtain audit trail evidence 

  • Research relevant tax laws, regulations, and rulings to determine proper tax treatment of issues 


The Requirements    

  • 3-5 years of relevant U.S. corporate income tax experience 

  • Professional accounting designation (CPA) 


What You Bring  

  • Working knowledge of US tax software. Experience in OneSource or GoSystem is an asset 

  • Advanced Excel skills 

  • A strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills.  

  • Strong verbal and written communication   

  • An affinity for the details: devotion to accuracy and data integrity  

  • The ability to work independently as part of a high-performance team 

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills 

  • The ability to multi-task, meet internal and external deadlines efficiently 


We encourage anyone to apply without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by Federal, State/Provincial or local law.   

Enerplus uses an innovative recruitment platform called Applied. Your application will be reviewed blindly - removing unconscious bias and promoting fair and smart hiring decisions. When you apply, you will be asked to answer a set of questions related to this position. Your answers will be made anonymous prior to being reviewed by the hiring team. We look forward to hearing about your experience with Applied.   


We thank all applicants for your interest and effort in applying. We only contact candidates selected for interviews. By applying, you consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information provided during the application and selection process.   



Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Fri 3rd Feb 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Fri 3rd Feb 2023