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Tax Accountant

Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA Req #102
Friday, April 26, 2019

 SIRVA is a leading partner for corporations to outsource their mobility needs, relocating and moving their executives and staff globally. SIRVA offers an extensive portfolio of mobility services across approximately 170 countries providing an end-to-end solution to deliver an enhanced mobility experience and program control and security for customers. SIRVA has a portfolio of well-known and recognizable brands including Allied Van Lines, northAmerican Van Lines, SMARTBOX, and Allied Pickfords. For more information please visit www.sirva.com.
 

SIRVA brings together strong, collaborative people in a dynamic culture of mutual respect, support, and passion for the brand and product. We believe innovation drives winning performance, and we constantly challenge ourselves to be the very best we can in every aspect of our business. You will be surrounded by some of the brightest and most driven people in the industry. At SIRVA, you will be in great company!           

Position Summary:

THE TAX ACCOUNTANT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSISTING IN THE PREPARATION OF THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL, STATE,  AND INTERNATIONAL TAX COMPLIANCE. THE POSITION WILL SUPPORT THE TAX DEPARTMENT WITH THE ANNUAL YEAR-END INCOME TAX REPORTING.   THE TAX ACCOUNTANT WILL ASLO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FILING OF SALES/USE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RETURNS FOR VARIOUS AFFILIATED COMPANIES IN MUTILPLE STATES.  RESPONSIBILITIES ALSO INCLUDE THE RECONCILIATION OF TAX ACCOUNTS, POSTING OF MONTHLY TAX ACCRUALS, AND VARIOUS CLERICAL DUTIES TO SUPPORT THE TAX FUNCTION.

Functions and Responsibilities

-Assist with the preparation of US federal and international income tax compliance.

-Assist with the year-end tax accounting and financial reporting.

-Prepare and file sales/use and personal property tax returns, post necessary tax accruals, and complete tax account reconciliations.

-Assist tax team with various tax reporting, compliance, and filings.

-Assist tax department with various clerical duties.
 

Qualifications and Preferred Skills

The candidate should have a general understanding of corporate taxes including income, sales/use, and personal property taxes and the ability to compile related data received from internal resources to effectively prepare tax returns, along with having a general basic knowledge of accounting to accurately reconcile the related tax accounts and post monthly accruals.  Good interpersonal and organizational skills are required to effectively work with multiple departments within the company and gather information supporting the tax function.  At a minimum the candidate must be proficient in the basic use of Microsoft Excel and Word.
 

Education and Certification Requirements

B.S. in Accounting preferred.

SIRVA is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. SIRVA also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also SIRVA's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. The Federal EEO Law Poster may be found at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability of any part of the employment process, please send an email to Human Resources at HRSIRVA@SIRVA.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA