Tax Director

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

A Parker + Lynch manufacturing client located in downtown Chicago has a newly created Tax Director position to lead the development of their tax department. With the backing of their private equity firm they have been gearing up the company for a potential IPO and as a result, have built out numerous accounting functions. The focus of the Director will be to manage relationships with the external tax firm, review tax compliance, tax provision, form tax strategy, and build out the team.

The ideal candidate could come from a reputable public accounting firm with tax compliance and provision experience at the manager/senior manager level or a leadership role in a mid to large manufacturer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of US GAAP tax provision calculations
  • Managing tax controls and compliance (SOX)
  • Management and review of federal, state/income, property, sales and use tax
  • Tax research (GAAP, ASC 740, ASC 805)
  • Process implementation, improvements
  • M&A support
  • Cross functional projects with teams in finance and accounting
  • Coordinating with external tax firm


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • MST preferred
  • CPA highly preferred
  • Public accounting experience

To learn more about this position, please submit a resume directly to this posting.