Sales and Use Tax Illinois

Full time
Based on Experience
illinois 10/02/2018   Full time Based on Experience

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A STS Sales and Use SALT Manager is responsible for advising clients of the tax implications relating to their business objectives, recommending alternate courses of action, as well as identifying different methods of complying with tax regulations. In this role, the STS Sales and Use SALT Manager will be charged with marketing, networking and business development within his/her area of experience and specialization and recognizing potential changes in tax policy and applying new policies to tax compliance. In addition, the STS Sales and Use SALT Manager will work with the Core Tax Partners, Directors, and Senior Managers to provide SALT expertise to their clients. 

Qualifications 
Education: 
- Bachelors degree in Accounting or other relevant field required 
- Masters degree in Accounting/Taxation or J.D. preferred 

Experience: 
- More than five (5) years of prior experience in state and local/multistate experience required 
- Prior experience supervising tax professionals on a project or engagement basis required 
- Prior experience preparing and/or reviewing tax provisions preferred 
- Prior experience with corporate taxation, consolidations and partnerships preferred 

License/Certifications
- CPA certification or other relevant certification preferred 

Software: 
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word 
- Exposure to and familiarity with standard tax applications and research tools preferred 

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
- Superior analytical and research skills 
- Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details 
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment 
- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously 
- Capable of effective managing a team of tax professionals and delegating work assignments as needed 
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel 
- Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel 
- Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements 
- Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels 
- Advanced knowledge of appropriate application of tax standards to ensure effective and efficient delivery of tax services 
- Advanced knowledge of sources of relevant information utilized in tax filings 
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of cause / effect for taxable conditions on clients and the potential tax issues 

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