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Plante Moran, one of  Fortune’s 100 Best companies to work for, and one of America’s largest US Public Accounting firms, is currently seeking a Sr. Tax Consultant.  The position will be located in Elgin, IL (Northwest Chicago Area).

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Review returns for individual, trust, partnership, corporate and foreign tax clients, including federal, foreign, state and local tax returns, estimated payments and extensions, and Federal and State tax audits
  • Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters
  • Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts
  • Discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of tax staff
  • Provide thorough and effective review of staff work product while providing constructive feedback and identifying staff developmental needs
  • Make recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities; gain increasing responsibility in review process
  • Participate in client engagements from the beginning to completion, this includes planning, executing, and completing tax projects
  • Work with client management and staff at all levels to perform tax services
  • Monitoring the effective tax rate, as well as quarterly and annual financial statement tax related disclosures
  • Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities
  • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve tax-related issues, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
  • Maintain and continue developing relationships with clients, including involvement in networking and business development activities
  • Work to gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements
  • Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis
  • Participates in formal proposal process
  • Develop client presentations and participate in selling opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • 3-4 years of recent tax experience in public accounting
  • CPA Required
  • Experience with corporate returns and pass through entities is a plus
  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff on engagements
  • Ability to organize work effectively and meet deadlines
  • Proficient with tax software applications
  • Superior problem solving ability
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to work overtime and Saturdays during busy season
  • Qualified individuals must either reside in the  Chicago area or be willing to relocate for this opportunity.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship.  

If you have problems uploading your resume, please send resumes directly to Jaclyn.Budenz@alexmann.com

 

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