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Sr. Corp Tax Accountant

Rosemont, IL 60018

Posted: 05/13/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Accounting and Finance Job Number: 25190 Pay Rate: $ 110000.00 - $ 125000.00

Job Description

Position: Senior Corporate Tax Accountant
Position Overview: Our client is seeking a seasoned Senior Corporate Tax Accountant to oversee and lead their tax compliance and strategy. This critical role involves managing a comprehensive range of tax-related responsibilities, from local to federal and international levels, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in compliance and reporting. Reporting directly to the Tax Manager, this position offers an excellent opportunity to apply your expertise in a dynamic environment, influencing tax policies and optimizing the company's tax practices.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead the preparation and filing of federal, state, and local income tax returns, including responsibilities in multiple states and cities, as well as international filings in Guam and Canada.
  • Conduct thorough and precise preparation of the income tax provision for financial statement purposes, alongside various tax planning and forecasting activities.
  • Ensure robust compliance with sales and use tax, franchise tax, and local taxes, and manage annual reporting for the parent company and its operating entities.
  • Coordinate with acquisition teams during new entity purchases, ensuring accurate asset recording and integration into existing tax and insurance frameworks.
  • Serve as the go-to expert on state and local tax regulations, spearheading research on multi-state tax laws, tax credits, and deductions.
  • Stay abreast of new tax pronouncements and advise management on their potential impacts.
  • Collaborate with external CPA firms on specialized tax projects and lead the company's representation during tax audits.
  • Manage and optimize the company's overall tax function, identifying and implementing improvement opportunities.
  • Oversee the management of casualty insurance, fixed assets, and the Surety Bonding Program, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting pronouncements and regulations.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required.
  • Solid working knowledge of federal and multi-state income tax laws.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a tax-focused position within a public accounting firm or a corporate tax department.
  • Strong research capabilities and proven ability to manage complex tax compliance issues.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Taxation or a related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar professional certification.
  • Experience in the construction industry is highly desirable.
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