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Staff Tax Accountant in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
    Finance
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/30/2018

Job Description

True Value Company is the only hardlines wholesaler with a globally-recognized brand and serves over 4,400 retail locations in 60 countries. Joining True Value offers a culture that:

  • Embraces personal and professional growth
  • Recognizes diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation while balancing your work-life needs

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

Join the Tax Department as a Staff Tax Accountant and make an immediate impact. Under the direction of the Tax Manager, this position is responsible for the sales/use tax filings of the company as well as other significant tax compliance and administrative requirements. The position interacts internally with various levels of financial, operational and legal management and externally with our Customers/Retailers, state and local tax agents and various tax consultants. Strong communication skills, attention to detail and organizational skills are highly desired.

Position Description

  • Compile the information needed and oversee the completion, filing and funding of all sales and use tax, property tax, excise tax and miscellaneous returns along with maintaining all supporting documentation.
  • Participate in the defense and administration of all state and local tax audits of the corporation
  • Communicate and resolve tax jurisdiction issues, vendor requests, member inquiries and documenting company tax positions
  • Assist Supervisor and Tax Director as needed

Position Qualifications

Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:

  • One to three years of related experience required
  • Tax Accounting and Finance experience required
  • Vertex Software - preferred
Minimum Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or equivalent work experience
  • Attention to detail is required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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