Unit Manager Tax Planning in Chicago, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Health Care Service Corporation   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Finance & Insurance

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

Unit Manager, Tax Planning


Job Purpose:


The Unit Manager is responsible for supporting federal and state income tax audits and leading ad-hoc tax planning projects.


In addition, the Unit Manager will review HCSC's tax-advantaged product portfolio - health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, flexible spending accounts - to ensure compliance with Federal tax rules.


Required Job Qualifications:


  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting.



  • Five (5) years of experience in taxation; strong knowledge of tax law plus experience preparing and reviewing Federal and state income tax returns.



  • Knowledge of the health care industry and products; experience with tax issues surrounding employer-provided health benefits.



  • Ability to manage multiple projects.



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



  • Experience researching tax issues, laws, and conducting research using databases.



  • Knowledge of tax research methodologies, resources, and web-based tax research engines.



  • Experience in the tax audit process.



  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal management, staff from various divisions and external vendors.



Preferred Job Qualifications:


  • Experience with in-person interactions with Federal and/or state auditors.



  • Experience with insurance company taxation.



  • Public accounting experience.



  • Licensed CPA or Masters' Degree in Taxation.



  • Experience supervising staff-level accountants.



HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Requirements:

HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants.

Please note that only requests for accommodations in the application process will be returned. All applications, including resumes, must be submitted through HCSC's Career website on-line application process. If you have general questions regarding the status of an existing application, navigate to "my account" and click on "View your job submissions".

Valid Through: 2019-10-23