Salary Mid-Point: $90,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Senior Tax Accountant

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to tax accounting, compliance, planning, audits, and/or research functions of the corporate tax department
  • Prepare quarterly/monthly ASC 740 income tax provision calculation
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of tax accounts
  • Prepare / review the tax payments calculations for all entities / jurisdictions
  • Prepare tax footnote for quarterly and annual financial statements for all entities / jurisdictions
  • Coordinate the outsourced preparation of the federal, state and foreign tax returns with third party accounting firm, prepare workpapers/schedules, and review simpler completed returns
  • Support tax audits, responses to tax notices, and other inquiries for all entities / jurisdictions
  • Recommend /implement process changes to enhance efficiency
  • Collaborate with colleagues across finance and external service providers
  • Perform all internal controls as required.
  • Research various tax issues, summarize / document impacts to the company and communicate with appropriate individuals

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university, or equivalent
  • Master's degree in Taxation from an accredited college or university preferred
  • CPA certification preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in tax corporate tax accounting and compliance; mix of corporate tax department and national public accounting firm experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience with tax provision software (OneSource Provision) preferred
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of the work product
  • Highly adaptable to change and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves and dig-in to understand the business and systems
  • High attention to detail and documentation skills
  • Ability to prepare a concise and relevant analysis in excel
  • Well organized and self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines