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Marathon Petroleum Company



The State Tax Compliance group is responsible for all state and local income and franchise tax compliance related to Marathon Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiaries. The primary function is the preparation of annual state and local income and franchise tax returns for Marathon's corporations and partnerships. This includes filing tax returns, calculating installment payments and addressing state audit requests. The analyst is expected to handle multiple tasks and be able to meet a variety of tax return filing deadlines. This position interfaces with other departments within F&A and other organizations including Consolidation Accounting, Financial Planning and Business Development. This position reports to the State Tax Supervisor. 


Preparation of state and local income and franchise tax returns in accordance with established due dates, including the analysis of apportionment data and state depreciation deductions.


Calculate quarterly estimated state and local payments, including processing payments, in accordance with established due dates.


Provide support and answer various state tax audit information requests.


Interface with Accounting Organization personnel to obtain needed financial data and information.


Provide analysis and information required in tax planning activities when such matters arise.


Assist in preparation of the quarterly tax forecasts including providing/reporting variance analysis to tax management.


Perform research and complete legislative analysis for the various states.


Assist in other special project assignments within the Tax Compliance organization.


Maintain appropriate tax accounting records and calculations for current and previous years.


Minimum Requirements:

Degree: Bachelors Required

Major Discipline: Accounting or Tax

Certifications: Certified Public Accountant is preferred

Computer Proficiencies: SAP, CorpTax, and income tax provision software experience is preferred. A strong proficiency in Excel is required.

Years Experience: The candidate must demonstrate a sufficient background in tax knowledge/experience to be able to perform this work. Three years work experience preferred.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%




About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.


MPC is the nation's third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.


Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines.


MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Tax, Accounting, ERP, SAP, CPA, Finance, Technology

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