Senior Tax Accountant

Chicago, IL |$90-100K | Job ID: 118088

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with a prestigious private foundation headquartered in Chicago in search of a Senior Tax Accountant. This foundation has a multi-billion-dollar endowment that supports efforts around criminal justice reform, climate change, nuclear risks and supporting journalism around the world.

From 100% health insurance overage to tuition reimbursement up to $15,000, to ‘Wellness Fridays’ where every other Friday is a day off, this foundation prides itself on supporting a health work life balance for its staff. This position has a competitive compensation range of $95,000-$105,000.
The Senior Tax Accountant will participate in analysis of accounting and tax issues and handle tax research questions. This role will also support month end close functions and will sit on a finance team of 14-15 other professionals.

The ideal candidate is a tax professional in industry or out of public accounting interested in being a part of a mission driven organization and ready to collaborate and support tax and accounting related needs for the foundation.
Senior Tax Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Review and prepare multi state tax returns
  • Be prepared to handle 990 and 990-PF tax returns
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and yearly close process
  • Prepare general ledger entries, analysis and reconciliations
  • Collect and follow up on federal and state schedule K-1’s and foreign reporting form
  • Assist with preparation for the annual audit
Senior Tax Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related degree required; master’s in Taxation (MST), CPA or J.D. preferred
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Strong direct income tax experience in public accounting is preferred
  • Exempt organization experience is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
If you are interested in this Senior Tax Accountant opportunity, please apply today!
Thank you,
Brad Whitlock
Accounting and Finance
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.