Pay Rate: $0
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract
My Chicago client is looking for a Senior Tax Manager to join their team. This role is an integral part of the Corporate Finance team. It will be responsible for all tax-related matters to include filings, correspondence related to tax, and working with third parties related to tax items, and will be responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting both internally and externally. 

What you will do:
  • Coordinating the annual tax filings, quarterly state filings, regulatory filings, and reporting required
  • Gather and maintain work papers, and ensure all tax returns are accurate and timely filed
  • Assist in preparation of consolidated financial statements
  • Coordinate all IRS and State Agency Income and Franchise Tax responses
  • Assist partners with the preparation of quarterly estimates
  • Lead and support the year-end tax preparation process
  • Assist, Advise, and Recap tax research; explain complex tax concepts and procedures
  • Implement tax planning initiatives, prepare taxable income estimates
  • Manage, develop, train, and guide a team of accountants to support the business
  • Collaborate with Finance CFO and Controllers on tax and accounting issues impacting the Company's financials
 What you will bring:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance is required; with a specialty in tax or JD preferred
  • CPA and/or 7 years of tax practice experience with public accounting firm
  • 7-10 years of progressive tax experience working for a public accounting firm as well as within an accounting or finance department, working in  corporate tax
  • Big 10 public accounting tax experience preferred
  • Must have experience preparing partnership returns, K-1s, state, local and composite returns
  • Prior experience preparing the following: account roll-forwards and depreciation and Amortization schedules, corporate tax returns, all special allocation analyses leading to the return, working knowledge of corporate financial statements, summary recaps for senior management
  • Must have a full understanding of financial consolidation and intercompany relationships, roll up to the individual 1040
  • Proven ability to advise on Cash vs Accrual and State revenue Allocation matters
  • Provided tax planning forecasts and estimated taxes
  • Ability to work with multiple GL programs and tax preparation programs
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Prior experience representing clients or assisting or practicing in front of regulatory or compliance bodies
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