Tax Accountant

$50 - $60 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois
Job ID: 139957
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Do you have a passion for accuracy and a strong understanding of retail tax complexities? Are you a team player with experience leveraging data analysis tools? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are seeking a highly motivated Tax Accountant to join our client’s growing team. In this role, you will play a key part in ensuring their retail tax remains in compliance across various jurisdictions. You will leverage your technical skills and retail industry knowledge to prepare and file accurate tax returns, manage data analysis and collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders.

This Tax Accountant position could be remote, but preference will be given to candidates that could work hybrid in the Western Suburbs of Chicago.

Tax Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file various sales and use tax returns (e-filing)
  • Manage data preparation and reconciliation for tax purposes
  • Conduct use tax reviews for self-assessment
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Research and analyze complex corporate tax issues
  • Maintain knowledge of current tax regulations and legislation
  • Independently manage workload and collaborate effectively with team members

Tax Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related business field
  • 4+ years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience with sales and use tax compliance, including e-filing, return preparation and reconciliation
  • Working knowledge of Excel (intermediate or advanced) with proficiency in formulas like VLOOKUP, PivotTables, SUMIF and COUNTIF
  • Familiarity with data analysis tools like Tableau, PowerBI or Alteryx a plus
  • Strong understanding of retail industry tax complexities
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Team player with a collaborative spirit

If you are a Tax Accountant with corporate tax experience, please apply today!

Thank you,

Allee Struve
Recruiting Lead – Management Resources
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. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here