Tax Senior/Manager – State and Local Tax (Income Tax)

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $110,000.00
Date: 11/21/2017
Job ID: 02476137
Job Description
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 Degree required, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree preferred.
  • Advanced credential required (i.e. CPA, JD, or IPT certification).
  • Managers: 5+ years’ relevant work experience with an accounting firm, including 3+ years of State and Local Tax experience.
  • Strong technical knowledge of state and local jurisdictional tax planning, consulting, and compliance work.
  • 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
  • Serve as members of various client service teams.
  • Work with Commercial and individual compliance professionals in reviewing state tax returns.
  • Participate in identifying client issues and communicating with key client personnel.
  • Conduct research on various client issues.
  • Managers supervise Senior Associates, Experienced Associates, and Associates.