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Tax Accounting Manager at Robert Half

Tax Accounting Manager

Robert Half Chicago, IL Full-Time
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Ref ID: 01300-0012348435

Classification: Tax Analyst/Manager/Director

Compensation: DOE

Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!! 

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Job Description:

A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:

  • A hybrid work environment, up to 3 days per week of remote work
  • Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
  • Generous PTO and Parental leave
  • Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision

What you will do:

As a member of the Accounting team reporting to our Accounting Manager - Tax, you will play a key role in helping the team with day-to-day tax operations functions such as income tax requirements, Federal, State, and Local tax compliance, sales and used tax and other ad-hoc projects, to support business needs. This position will also interact with key finance, accounting, and other business partners. Requires the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, multitask and prioritize responsibilities and demonstrate strong analytical skills with the ability to make smart business decisions using a good sense of judgement.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

• Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual income tax provision workpapers, including calculations, tax account roll forwards, and analysis of uncertain tax positions

• Identify, assess, and implement process improvements and documentation in tax operations to optimize income tax accounting and compliance processes

• Maintain policies and procedures applicable to accounting and tax processes.

• Maintain internal control processes and standards and ensure effectiveness and compliance with US GAAP.

• Prepare and review Federal, State, and local income tax returns

• Own tax controls and assist with quarterly assessment and documentation

• Complete monthly/quarterly close activities, including ASC 450 tax accruals

• Assist with tax research and documentation of tax accounting and other tax technical matters

• Assist management and oversight of daily operations of the accounting department, including, but not limited to accounts payable, leases, fixed assets, financial reporting, and taxes.

• Work with Finance to monitor business forecasts and related results to analyze and maintain effective tax rate and forecasts

• Work with internal and external auditors and regulatory examiners.

• Assist with issuance of annual GAAP financial statement audit report.

• Assist in preparation of annual financial statements and tax related footnotes.

• Spearhead ad-hoc projects


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

• 3 years of previous accounting/tax experience

• Critical thinker, alert to conditions that may indicate possible misstatement due to fraud or error

• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and delegate duties

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

• Understands the importance of team building, both inside and outside the Accounting group

• Strong knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

• [Preferred] Prior SEC/regulatory work environment experience and knowledge of Accounting software

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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