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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  




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 Income Tax Manager. 




  • 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.



  •  Bachelors Required, Accounting or Finance:  Masters in Tax a plus
  •  General ledger and tax software experience (such as SAP or CorpTax) is preferred. A strong proficiency in Excel is required.
  •  The candidate must demonstrate a sufficient background in tax knowledge/experience to be able to perform this work. Three (3) years work experience preferred.


Travel Expected: Up to 10% 



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.


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.



Job Function: Corp Functions; Fin and Acctg

Travel Expected: Up to 10%


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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

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