Grant Thornton LLP Corporate Tax Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois
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Corporate Tax Sr. Associate
Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.
The Corporate Tax Senior Associate works closely with staff on all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients. The Tax Reporting and Advisory team provides a variety of services to our clients in the areas of tax outsourcing, tax and finance optimization, tax technology and implementation as well as IFRS conversion.
The Tax Senior Associate is primarily responsible for reviewing income and non-income based taxes, statutory income compliance and consulting, transactional taxes, transfer pricing documentation and evaluation, reviewing the tax flow and tax functioning of our client’s operations, assisting in the evaluation and implementation of tax software and technology to increase efficiency as well as a variety of other job tasks depending on the engagement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget.
Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.
Review tax returns done by staff and make recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities; gain increasing responsibility in review process.
Prepare tax returns for more complex income tax clients.
Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters.
Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications - External
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Two to four years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience; experience in public accounting is a plus.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
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