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Tax Accounting Manager

Creative Financial Staffing Schaumburg Full-Time
$75,000.00 - $85,000.00 / year
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Senior Tax Accountant

About the Company

Our client, a multi-billion, international manufacturing/distribution  company is looking to add a Sr Tax Accountant  to their growing tax department. This company offers career advancement, strong leadership, and a collaborative and innovative environment.  Additionally, this individual will be developed into a manager, and have the opportunity to make an impact. 

Job Responsibilities

The Senior Tax Accountant will assist in the preparation and review of the income and franchise tax, including but not limited to the following: consolidated federal income tax return, separate company and combined state income tax, franchise tax, excise tax and similar returns.

Specific duties in this accounting management role include:

  • Filing federal, state, and local tax documents that involve preparing property tax returns, state and federal pages, including state and municipal returns, extensions, and quarterly payments
  • Assist in the calculation, preparation, and review of all federal, state and foreign estimated payments and extensions.  
  • Assist with tax audits by gathering information requested by auditors, reviewing auditors’ proposed adjustments and documenting conclusions for Tax Manager’s review. 
  • Responsible for the preparation of the quarterly and annual domestic income tax provisions (including schedules and workpapers) required under ASC 740, which includes analysis of deferred income taxes, identification, analysis and quantification of income tax contingencies for FIN 48 analysis and validation of all income tax related accounts on the financial statements. 
  •  Research and document tax related issues and propose solutions or other actions to Tax Manager.  
  • Follow legislative updates and determine the applicability to company’s business activities.  
  • Accomplishing accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

We are looking for a Sr Tax Accountant who combines a solid background in tax accounting and exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You should be detail-oriented and have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills, as well as good analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for this position include:

  • BS degree in Accounting or a related field
  • CPA or MST, preferred
  • 2+ years of tax accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience preferred 
  • Solid understanding of tax process, systems and software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Effective communication skills to interact with tax and non-tax personnel
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

Please email resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: tax accounting, tax accountant, accounting, CPA

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices


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Tax Accounting Manager
$75,000.00 - $85,000.00 / year
Estimated Salary: $81K
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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