Tax Accountant

Heidrick & Struggles Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

Heidrick & Struggles is a premier provider of executive search, leadership assessment and development, organization and team effectiveness, and culture shaping services globally. In our more than 60 year history, we have conducted some of the most high-profile C-suite and board-level searches in the world.

Today, we are working with our clients across 29 countries to help them accelerate their performance and respond with agility to new opportunities and challenges in every industry. We continue to raise the bar in serving our clients as trusted leadership advisors, and we are also providing an expanded range of data-driven, tech-enabled tools and platforms across our executive search and consulting businesses.

Managing top talent isn't just our business. It's our passion, and we are committed to investing in and developing the careers of our own people.

We look for people with experience from a variety of industries and diverse educational backgrounds who are passionate about partnering with innovative and influential organizations and share our commitment to our purpose to help our clients change the world, one leadership team at a time.

If you're ready to start or grow your career with us, learn more about our available opportunities at our website.

Job Description:

Responsible for the accurate preparation and timely filing of federal and state tax returns and estimates, assist in preparation of global tax provision, FIN 48, international compliance (5471, 8868), transfer pricing, and various tax projects.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Prepare federal and state tax returns and associated estimated payments

  • Research and analyze federal and state technical issues for planning and responding to government audits

  • Prepare multi-state tax apportionment

  • Assist in preparation of quarterly and annual income tax provisions, tax footnotes, and analysis of effective tax rates in accordance with ASC 740 and FIN 48

  • Prepare Form 5471 and 8868

  • Assist with preparation of transfer pricing

  • Maintain the global tax calendar

  • Prepare sales, use, personal property, and other local tax returns

  • Prepare tax account analysis and reconciliations

  • Responsible for coordinating company responses on US federal, foreign, state and local tax examinations.

  • Assist in various tax projects, as assigned

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS/BA in Accounting required (CPA preferred)

  • Position requires 0-1 years of tax experience, Big 4 accounting firm or equivalent corporate tax department experience is preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills

  • Strong PC skills extensive experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Experience with tax software (OneSource) preferred

  • Experience with accounting software (Hyperion, Oracle) preferred

Heidrick & Struggles is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or citizenship status.

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