Buckingham Search

Tax Associate

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

A Chicago based Trading Firm is adding talent to their tax team! The company is fast-growing, tech-forward and offers stimulating work in a kind environment. If you are looking for: diversity in work, an ambitious career path, rewarding compensation, with less hours and more autonomy, this is a great opportunity for you!

They are searching for a Tax Associate, who will be exposed projects pertaining to global tax compliance, tax research and planning, transfer pricing issues, and 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.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare indirect tax returns for a variety of jurisdictions throughout the US, Europe, and Asia
  • Liaise with global service providers on preparation of both US and non-US income tax returns
  • Participate in the preparation of ASC 740 tax provisions for hybrid entities
  • Proactively identify needs for process enhancements and assist with the implementation of proposed solutions and automation
  • Collaborate with the team on complex transfer pricing issues and processes

Skills You’ll Need:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or a related field; CPA and/or MST preferred
  • 2+ years of tax experience, experience working in public accounting or large public company is preferred
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication with the ability to articulate complex tax and financial ideas to non-technical audiences
  • Impeccable ethics, integrity, and discretion when working with confidential information
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and an inquisitive mind
  • Experience with tax return preparation and/or background 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

Posted On: Tuesday, February 15, 2022

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