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35419 | Senior State Payroll Tax Compliance Consultant / Manager

ChicagoIllinois
Contract
Added - 02/27/24

Tax

A healthcare client of ours is seeking an Interim Senior State Payroll Tax Compliance Consultant / Manager to join their team (3 month contract). JOB DESCRIPTION: Support the Accounting & HR Leadership Team with a significant backlog of State Tax, Audit, & Compliance work related to Payroll Taxes and business tax issues. Hands-on seasoned tax consultant (manager/director level) to partner with the HR/Accounting Leaders to assess the current tax compliance issues/backlog and develop a work plan or road map to complete the payroll tax and compliance work spanning an estimated 26 states in US where company employees resided. Client is seeking guidance and expertise working with state tax authorities on payroll tax matters Research, analyze and respond to state government tax notices and audit matters Assist with the preparation of various work papers, fixed asset reconciliations, depreciation schedules, book and tax re-classes, book tax adjustments and other reconciliations to prepare federal and state income tax returns REQUIREMENTS / MUST HAVES: 7+ years of State Payroll Tax Compliance experience including supervisory and manager level responsibilities Degree in Accounting/Finance Payroll Tax expertise State and Local Tax Experience Prepared, reviewed, and coordinated the annual state and local income tax filings Tax Audit and Accounting experience assisting with legacy tax issues, audits, notices, tax provisions, and compliance matters. Researched and analyzed technical issues for planning and responded to state government tax notices and audits. Assisted with the filing of amended tax returns resulting from IRS audits. Prepared responses to state and IRS audit requests and gathered related documentation. Performed audits of employee benefit plan, non-for-profit, and regulatory compliance audits. Conducted examinations of transactions and account analysis and Identified audit issues. Reviewed fixed asset records to ensure compliance with US tax rules for Federal, AMT, State, and Earnings and Profits; prepared information required to support US depreciation, gain/loss, temporary differences and information reporting related to fixed assets. Ability to work remotely and independently to research and resolve tax issues Strong communication skills CPA a plus, but not required with relevant industry tax experience If you, or someone you know, is interested please apply today!

35082 | Senior Tax Manager

Arlington HeightsIllinois
Direct Hire
Added - 02/09/24

Tax

Role – Senior Tax Manager *In-office, open to hybrid once earned* Job Description: In this role the Tax Manager will be responsible for advising clients on the tax implications of their business objections, evaluating and selecting alternative actions to lessen tax burden and cost of compliance, identifying different methods of complying with tax regulations while acting as the primary client contact for complex tax issues. Having in-depth experience in preparing and reviewing complex not-for-profit informational and UBIT returns is also required. The Tax Manager is charged with applying knowledge to understand potential tax issues, and recognizing and communicating potential risks and potential changes in the tax policy Understand and assist in execution of growth strategies (research calls, pipeline management, COPs, etc.) Manage the engagement (job) project management, billing, ensures QC (technical) standards Take care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication) Efficiently review engagement work papers and tax returns Effective at supervising and training staff to prepare returns Possess a solid command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations Develop an expertise in responding to tax authority notices and client representation Oversee and supervise multiple engagements in progress simultaneously Manage client accounts and new service development Provide effective feedback to mentors and supervisory, senior and staff accountants Research complex tax matters and clearly communicate findings and recommendations Meet challenging client requirements and provide exceptional service Consistently display excellent written, verbal, and listening communication skills Identify new business development opportunities and assist in growing existing client services A minimum of 7 years of experience in a senior tax role within the finance industry. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A Master's degree, CPA, or other relevant professional certification is highly desirable. In-depth knowledge of tax accounting, tax planning, tax law, and tax compliance. Proven experience in managing tax audits and reviews. Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Strong leadership and team management abilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex tax issues to non-tax professionals. Proficiency in using tax software and other relevant computer applications. Demonstrated ability to stay current with the latest developments in tax law and regulations. High degree of professionalism and integrity, with the ability to handle confidential information with discretion.