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Tax Accountant - Mokena - 2021

Department: 104 - Acct/Finance
Location: Mokena, IL

 Summary:
The Tax Accountant provides support to the Senior Tax Manager and Tax Director on various financial 
initiatives within the organization. This position also ensures compliance standards are met in 
accordance with federal and state regulations and plan provisions are followed.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Tax Accounting:

  • Assist with tax preparation; monthly, quarterly, and annual income, sales, and excise tax returns
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly estimated tax payments
  • Research and maintain tax records
  • Administer the tax compliance calendar
  • Assist with tax audits
  • Assist in financial analysis of potential acquisitions
  • Assist with Employee Benefit Plans administration and compliance, including year-end audits 

Employee Relations:

  • Liaise with internal financial accounting group and external auditors
  • Respond to tax authority communications

Global Responsibilities:

  • Regular attendance and physical presence at work is an essential function of this position
  • This job may require additional duties not listed above and the employee may be asked to perform those duties to meet business needs

Qualifications:
Education/Specialized Knowledge/Professional Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelorís degree in Accounting; Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures Experience:
  • Proven work experience as a tax accountant

Skills/Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with accounting software packages
  • Familiarity with tax software packages
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Keen attention to detail

Working Conditions:

  • Operates within a professional office environment
  • Routine usage of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets
  • Minimal Travel required, typically less than 5% of the time

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to talk or hear; frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Ozinga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, veteran status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.


 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

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