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Tax Manager
Schaumburg, IL

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$85,000 - $130,000 / yr

As a Tax Manager, you would, under guidance, lead or perform complex tax transactional tasks and resolve a range of problems in tax accounting, reporting, planning, audits, research and/or compliance to ensure actions are completed to appropriate service levels or defined procedures.

The responsibilities for the role are as follows:

  • Prepares or reviews complex tax returns and supporting workpapers, estimated tax payments and various other tax compliance. 
  • Prepares or reviews quarterly tax provisions, including reports to management and the external auditor, account reconciliations, tax basis balance sheet support, and execution of internal controls.
  • Supports company tax audits, responses to tax notices, and timely resolution of other tax controversy matters.
  • Performs technical research to address complex tax issues, including planning opportunities.
  • Provides other tax support, which may include analyses of pending legislation, preparation of required transfer pricing documentation and reporting, and implementation of legislative changes.
  • Analyzes processes and recommends improvements in the immediate area of responsibility.
  • Monitors legislative and organization developments related to the selected functions.
  • May manage or supervise selected functions, including planning, implementation, scheduling, and timely completion.
  • Analyze processes and recommend improvements in the immediate area of responsibility.
  • Participate in local projects or initiatives, evaluates potential impact on local reporting units, performs local implementation of changes. 

Basic qualification for Tax Manager 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or Finance and 6 or more years of experience in the Corporate Tax area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Corporate Tax area

Preferred qualifications

  • CPA
  • 6 or more years of experience in corporate tax in a medium to large corporation or public accounting firm
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Masters Degree in Tax
  • Progressive income tax experience in medium to large public accounting firms or corporate tax department
  • Experience with CorpTax and/or SAP
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Statutory accounting knowledge
  • Ability to coordinate teams on long term projects


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