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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  


Tax Analyst or Advanced Tax Analyst (title based on experience)


Position Summary:

The Partnership Federal Income Tax Compliance section is responsible for federal partnership income tax compliance requirements for Marathon Petroleum Corporation, primarily MPLX LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership. 

Compliance responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of the annual forms Schedule K-1, Partner’s Share of Income and Deductions, as well as federal partnership returns of income for MPLX LP and its subsidiary partnerships.  The analyst also researches partnership tax issues, participates in business development projects, prepares deferred tax analyses, compiles forecasts, and investigates unitholder inquiries.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (advanced degree a plus and CPA or CPA candidate preferred).
  • 2+ (or 5+ for Advanced Analyst) years’ minimum of relevant corporate tax experience (domestic income tax compliance experience in Big 4 and/or large publicly traded entities).
  • Master Limited Partnership experience or Form 1065 partnership return preparation is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Experience with SAP, CorpTax and income tax provision software preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to thrive in a very collaborative working environment.
  • Ability to research tax issues.




About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,740 convenience stores in 21 states.


MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.4 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity.


Job Function: Corp Functions; Fin and Acctg

Travel Expected: 0%


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.


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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