Tax Senior/Manager – Federal Corporate Tax

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Chicago, IL
$70,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 07, 2017
Job ID
Top 15 Tax Firm—Downtown Chicago—Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Sizzle
  • Company focuses on tax only and commit full resources, training, and support to tax teams.
  • Company is growing and high performers will be promoted quickly.
  • Company is small, creating a tight-knit family atmosphere with a great work/life balance.
Note from the Hiring Manager
  • Seniors: 2-4 years’ experience with Top 20 CPA firm or corporate experience.
  • Managers: 4+ years’ experience with Top 20 CPA firm or corporate experience.
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree required, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree preferred; minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Advanced credential allowing for client representation before the IRS required (i.e. CPA or JD).
  • Managers: 4+ years’ relevant work experience with an accounting firm, including 3+ years’ Corporate Tax experience.
  • Leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficient use of technology, including Excel.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Plan, execute, manage, and complete tax projects.
  • Provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to a variety of clients, from early-phase companies to Fortune 500 corporations.
  • Market, design, and implement tax-planning strategies for clients and manage to budget.
  • Conduct primary and secondary review of complicated/complex income tax returns, including federal and multi-state, and provide ASC 740 tax provision support.
  • Managers lead teams in knowledge of software, processes, and workflows.
  • Managers maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, meet deadlines, and lead change effectively.
  • Managers supervise, develop, train, and mentor staff on tax projects and performance.
  • Managers also participate in professional growth and development of Associates and Senior Associates.