Senior Tax Accountant

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 135054
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Are you a seasoned tax professional with a knack for navigating complex federal and state tax landscapes? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where your expertise can make a tangible impact? LaSalle Network is partnering with a Chicago-based company with investments spanning trading, education, insurance, and esports, seeking a dynamic Senior Tax Accountant to join their tax team. This client has six entities, and this Senior Tax Accountant will be expose to a variety of federal, partnership and non-profit tax returns to prepare. If you're passionate about tax compliance, strategic planning, and fostering financial growth, we want to hear from you.

As a Senior Tax Accountant, you'll be at the forefront of the tax operations, responsible for preparing and reviewing federal and state tax returns and its diverse range of partnership and corporate businesses. Your keen eye for detail and extensive federal tax experience will be instrumental in managing the tax provisions, maintaining tax basis schedules, and forecasting the company's taxable income and cash needs.

Senior Tax Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Tax Returns: Prepare and review federal and state tax returns and tax return workbooks and portfolio of partnership and corporate businesses (1065, 1120 forms)
  • Collaboration: Work closely with external return preparers to ensure tax returns are filed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Tax Provisions: Prepare annual federal and state income tax provisions
  • Tax Controllership: Maintain tax basis schedules, reconcile tax accounts and oversee other controllership activities to ensure financial accuracy and transparency
  • Tax Forecasts: Prepare quarterly forecasts of the company's taxable income and tax cash needs, providing valuable insights for strategic decision-making
  • Tax Compliance: Assist in ensuring compliance with all tax laws and regulations, responding to state and federal tax notices and audits with professionalism and expertise

Senior Tax Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; CPA certification preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in tax accounting, with a focus on federal tax compliance and provisions
  • Strong proficiency in preparing and reviewing federal and state tax returns (1065, 1120 forms) for partnership and corporate entities
  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex tax regulations and provide strategic recommendations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external stakeholders


If you are interested in this position and believe you qualify per the requirements above, please apply today!

Thank you,

Brad Whitlock
Project Manager
LaSalle Network

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.