Senior Manager, Tax

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Tax
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

If you are interested in applying for this job opportunity, please email your resume in Word format to and put “Senior Manager, Tax” in the subject line.


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Our client, a rapidly growing company is seeking an experienced Senior Manager, Tax! The Senior Manager will have the opportunity to grow with the firm and have lots of exposure to M&A and more!   The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience.


  • Have your own office
  • Flexible work times
  • Competitive Base Salary



  • Supervise the Federal and State Tax Function as they pertain to U.S. Taxation, including the preparation and review of all Federal and State tax returns and their defense on audit.
  • Oversee and review Sales & Use Tax process and tax returns.
  • Maintain all tax systems/processes for the compliance and tax reporting function and recommend changes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Review the work of Staff Tax Members and provide guidance on process improvements, workpaper development, and facilitate cross-functional knowledge transfer among the Tax Team.
  • Proactively monitor changes in Federal and state tax rules to ensure that appropriate planning, compliance, and reporting actions are undertaken. Lead Federal Tax projects and initiatives within the Tax Team and throughout the U.S. operating divisions.



  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance or Law
  • 5-7 years of income tax provisions, income tax accounting and tax compliance
  • Understanding of international tax rules (foreign tax credits, Subpart F, transfer pricing, intercompany allocations, Forms 5471, 8858, 1118, etc.
  • Strong federal and state background including consolidated C corps, M&A and restructurings
  • Strong organization, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Straight public or straight industry ok, but ideally would like a blend
  • CPA/MST is preferred
  • JD/LLM in Tax preferred
  • Foreign currency/hedging transaction tax issues preferred


Company Information: 

Publicly traded company with 3300 employees worldwide, 30+ employees here at corporate headquarters, and they own 60-70% of the market share.  They have been doing a lot of acquisitions.  The tax department consists of a staff 7.



  • The tax departments consists of only 7 people, however, EACH person has their OWN office!
  • The company has been doing a lot of acquisitions. Growing rapidly.
  • Will have a lot of M&A Exposure, international exposure and SEC exposure.
  • There is a gym in the building that is free for people to use.
  • It’s faced paced, running on a very lean environment.
  • The goal is to improve profitability and the CEO is a good leader and wants to grow faster and change meaningfully.
  • He wants a good culture.
  • The strength of the leadership team is a common thread of success for the company and they want to create a lot of opportunity and do meaningful acquisitions.  They want their integrity in tact with everything they do.
  • 2 weeks vacation, unlimited sick days



For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to with “Senior Manager, Tax” in the subject heading


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