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Senior Tax Accountant

Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryIn this contemporary accounting role, the senior tax accountant will partner with the outsourcing service provider to ensure excellence in core tax compliance and income tax provision preparationThe subject matter is centered on tax accounting and tax compliance.The senior tax accountant coordinates with tax managers, external reporting, consolidations group, and technical accounting team to apply accounting policy and generate superior quality analysis.Reporting to the Director of Income Tax, this role supports the tax managers and mentors internal tax staff.The senior tax accountant is a change agent continuously enhancing process and improving the control environment.This position represents an excellent opportunity for a tax professional looking for experience in a wide range of tax areas which will continue to build as the person learns more about the company and the tax function. This position will report directly the Director, Tax Operations, and work closely with other managers.Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Responsible for the preparation of corporate and partnership federal, state and local income tax returns, extensions and estimates using OneSource.
  • Prepare federal tax adjustment work-papers and analysis.
  • Review and maintain tax fixed assets, perform reconciliations in Oracle fixed asset system.
  • Assist in tax research on various federal, state and international tax issues and prepare memos as needed.
  • Track and monitor tax law changes.
  • Assist with domestic federal and state tax audits as well as notices. Prepare responses to taxing authority inquiries; model potential settlements.
  • Preparation and analysis required for tax accounting for the annual and quarterly US GAAP financial statements including review and/or preparation of income tax account reconciliations and underlying tax payments, tax reserve analysis, and various tax footnote support.
  • Responsible for maintaining OneSource Tax Provision and Tax Compliance and communicating with 3rd party outsourced provider.
  • Assist in implementation of automation improvement opportunities for the Corporate Tax Department.
  • Participate in and facilitate process for tax department S-Ox controls.
  • Special Projects - Assist in special project and tax planning support as needed.
  • Provide analysis where tax planning requires support and quantify benefit/exposure.Qualifications & Job Requirements
    • 4+ years of relevant tax experience in public accounting and/or large corporation tax department with ASC 740 experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
    • CPA designation or MST preferred.
    • Strong financial systems and general ledger experience, including a strong understanding of basic accounting concepts (Debits and Credits).
    • Experience utilizing general ledger or financial reporting systems and tax software.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and in written form, with all levels of the organization.
    • Detail-oriented team player with strong analytical, modeling and organizational skills especially with large amounts of data.
    • Self-motivated individual with ability to take on multiple projects, manage deadlines, prioritize work and perform independently.
    • Must be able to identify when judgements or higher-level assistance is needed; Ability to adhere to internal due dates and work-plans; work under tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks.
    • Must build good working relationships within the corporate tax department, accounting functions and business unit personnel.PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES & Qualifications
      • OneSource tax software experience preferredAt CDK, we believe inclusion and diversity are essential in inspiring meaningful connections to our people, customers and communities. We are open, curious and encourage different views, so that everyone can be their best selves and make an impact. CDK is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, creed or religion, age, disability (including pregnancy), results of genetic testing, service in the military, veteran status or any other category protected by law.Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US. CDK may offer employer visa sponsorship to applicants.

Keywords: CDK GLOBAL INC, Hoffman Estates , Senior Tax Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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