Buckingham Search

Tax Analyst

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Tax Analyst

World Class Trading Firm is committed to world class research. They seek scientific boundaries, push through them, and apply cutting edge research to global financial markets. Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We believe in winning together and unlocking unique individual talent by incentivizing collaboration and mutual respect. We design, develop, and deploy technologies that change our world, fund start-ups across industries, and partner with leading global research organizations and universities to solve problems.

Are you a highly organized, strong communicator with an interest in global tax issues? Do you have an analytical mind, enjoy solving challenging problems in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and have a curiosity that pushes you to reach your fullest potential while adding value to your team? If so, this role may be a good fit for you.

In this role, you will be exposed to global tax compliance, transfer pricing issues, tax research and planning, and including the preparation of US and non-US tax returns, indirect tax filings, and global tax provisions. You will also be involved in ongoing process improvements and tax automation projects, working cross-functionally with a variety of teams at Jump.

This role is based out of our Chicago office with an expectation to work in the office a portion of each week.

What You'll Do:

  • Assist with researching complex and unique tax issues, while working cross-functionally with other teams, both inside and outside the Finance team
  • Liaise with global service providers on preparation of both US and non-US income tax returns
  • Prepare indirect tax returns for a variety of jurisdictions throughout the US, Europe, and Asia
  • Proactively identify needs for process enhancements and assist with the implementation of proposed solutions and automation
  • Participate in the preparation of ASC 740 tax provisions for hybrid entities
  • Collaborate with the team on complex transfer pricing issues and processes
  • Assist with responses to tax authority correspondence and tax examinations
  • Continuously grow your tax knowledge by monitoring global tax updates to identify issues
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

Skills You’ll Need:

  • At least two years of tax experience in public accounting
  • BS/BA in Accounting or a related field
  • CPA and/or MST preferred
  • Experience with tax return preparation in your area of expertise
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication with the ability to articulate complex tax and financial ideas to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Impeccable ethics, integrity, and discretion when working with confidential information
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team to define and resolve issues
  • Flexible, conscientious, and motivated by constant change
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and an inquisitive mind
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred, but not required:
    • Indirect Tax
    • International Tax
    • Preparing ASC 740 tax provisions
    • Fixed asset data management and calculating tax depreciation adjustments
  • Reliable and predictable availability


Posted On: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Compensation: $75-90K



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