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Sr. Manager-Global Tax Planning

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company: UGI Corporation

Power up your career in the dynamic energy industry! UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a Fortune 500 company based in the greater Philadelphia region.  UGI distributes and markets energy products and services through our subsidiaries; operating natural gas, electric and liquefied petroleum gas (propane) businesses around the globe. UGI has a track record of delivering diversified energy solutions and strong financial performance since 1882. Our products fuel more comfortable lives for our customers by heating homes and providing gas for indoor cooking and outdoor grilling. We power businesses with liquefied natural gas products for offices, factories and vehicle fleets. UGI, through subsidiaries, is the sole General Partner and owns 26% of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU), the nation’s largest retail propane distributor. 


In addition to a challenging career and competitive compensation, our employees enjoy:

Generous Health & Welfare Benefits Including:

- Medical
- Dental
- Vision
- Optional Health Savings Account
- Optional Dependent Care Savings Account
- Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Prescription Coverage
- Health Advocate
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program

Additional Benefits Include:
- 401K with a generous company match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Assistance with Professional Credentialing
- Adoption Assistance
- Pet Insurance
- Onsite Deli 
- Employee Discount Programs


Reporting directly to the head of tax this role will support the tax planning, research, acquisition structuring, due diligence processes as well as lead special projects.  This position focuses on identifying, evaluating, and implementing opportunities to minimize the Company’s global tax burden.  This role will play a critical role in project management for the Tax organization in tax planning projects, acquisitions, global restructurings and support of global tax positions.


Responsibilities include:


  • Manage the tax planning process by evaluating, researching and implementing short and long-term tax savings strategies by collaborating with 3rd party subject matter experts and global internal resources across various functions.  
  • Manage planning, modeling and evaluating global tax implications of dividend and cash repatriation plans.  This includes evaluating U.S. tax implications as well as global withholding tax positions.  Analyze, advise and execute on the most tax efficient opportunities given the global tax legislative environment.
  • Provide support to Tax Director on all acquisition matters including structuring, due diligence and implementation of tax strategies.
  • Researches and advises on various technical matters as part of the planning process as well as issue resolution, strategy implementation and risk management.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and monitor business developments to ensure tax strategy is kept current and meets needs of a global growing company.


Requirements include:


  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or economics and an advanced degree in taxation are preferred. 
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in Tax
  • An active CPA license is preferred.  Training in international tax matters. 
  • Strong project management skills and ability to lead projects across various functions.
  • Both Federal and International tax planning experience will be critical. 
  • Experience managing mergers and acquisitions from a tax perspective.
  • Advanced knowledge of U.S. income tax law, basic knowledge of accounting for income tax principals is a plus. 
  • Ability to present and discuss technical tax concepts to a non-tax audience.
  • Ability to project manage multiple projects in a complex fast pace environment. 
  • Ability to manage various levels of people from staff to senior management. 
  • Strong business communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders. 
  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills are required in this role. 
  • Strong risk management and process improvement skills. 



All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


UGI Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company maintains and observes employment policies that do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, age, ancestry and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. This applies to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classifications, work assignments, promotions, demotions, layoffs, terminations, transfers, and all other conditions of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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