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State and Local Taxes Senior Accountant

Deerfield, IL · Accounting/Finance

Excellent company looking to add a successful Senior Accountant Professional to their team!

***Hybrid position working with our team in Deerfield and Chicago***

How will you contribute:

  • 60% review and 40% preparation of franchise and income tax returns for various states, including exemptions, credits, and incentives. 

  • Participate in a full range of SALT engagements, tax research, preparation of technical memorandums, drafting client correspondence, and counseling clients in defending against state audits.  

  • Assist with sales/use taxes to identify corporate structures that can reduce client's tax liability. 

  • Recognize and inform senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients. 

  • Participate in continuing education classes to stay up to date on accounting standards and tax law. 

  • Assist with training and developing staff. 

About YOU!  

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or tax. 

  • Working towards CPA, JD, CMI or CCIP (from the Institute for Professional in Taxation) or CPA eligible (with 150 credit hours). 

  • 2+ years of SALT experience in a mid-market public accounting firm. (Plante Moran, Crowe, RSM, Grant Thornton, BDO, Sikich, Forvis, Baker Tilly, Moss Adams, Cohn Reznik, Wipfli, Eisner Amper, Armanino, Citron Cooperman or any other top 40 nationally ranked firm)

  • CPA designation or pursuing a CPA (eligible to sit with 150 credit hours)
  • 2+ years of SALT experience in a mid-market public accounting firm (no Big 4 candidates)



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