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Tax Consultant




Job Number: 119816
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 12/06/2018
Job Description:
Our client, an international distributor in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Tax Consultant.  The need is immediate for a long-term consulting engagement.  The ideal candidate will have large company experience as our client’s annual revenue exceeds $1 billion.  The Tax Consultant will report to the VP of Finance & Tax.  The Tax Consultant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
TAX CONSULTANT Responsibilities:
Working with outside advisors (“Big 4”) to articulate company’s tax position and calculations 
Federal income, state income and state usage tax
Cataloging correspondence as it relates to audits, filings and tax positions
Determining  vendor tax exemption status and issuing exemption certificates as appropriate
Managing inventory of customer tax exemption certificates 
Administering Vertex tool for tax exemptions
Manage tax software upgrades as needed (Vertex, CCH)
Ad hoc projects supporting tax efficiency
Coordinate federal and state audits
Quarterly ASC 740 accounting
Tax planning and other special projects
Mentoring of department personnel
 
TAX CONSULTANT Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA and/or MST preferred
8 years corporate tax experience preferred
Qualified Accountant, ideally with a big 4 accountancy firm
Federal and state tax experience
Experience working with external auditors
Experience in manufacturing or distribution preferred (not a must)
Self-starter with the desire to work in a high-profile position
Critical thinking and attention to detail
Ability to adapt and react positively in a changing and dynamic work environment
Flexible approach towards changing work methods, deadlines and variable workloads
Works effectively in a team environment and has the ability to think outside the box 
Proficiency in Word and Excel; experience with Visio, Access and SharePoint a plus
 
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