Deloitte Multistate & Local Tax Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Job Title/Job Code: Manager, Multistate & Local Tax
Job Role Overview: This role is part of the U.S. Firms' Taxes Direct Tax & Partner Tax Matters teams.
Job Overview & Key Relationships: As our Multistate & Local Tax Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the US State and Local income and franchise tax accrual process, and for managing the state and local tax return preparation, filings, and payments. You will also be responsible for reviewing the state tax K-1 information prepared for Deloitte US Firms' partners.
Coordinate the US State and Local income and franchise tax accrual process
Manage State and Local tax return preparation, filings and payments for partnership tax returns, composite nonresident returns, and nonresident withholding tax returns
Manage the annual partner state tax elections process and the collection of nonresident non-joiner affidavits; review withholding and composite taxes per partner calculations
Review state tax apportionment calculations and state add-back/subtraction adjustments
Review of partner state and local K-1 information for Deloitte US Firms' partners, and communications related thereto
Assisting with partner questions regarding complex multistate issues related to their Deloitte state K-1 information and withholdings
Manage reporting of state and local tax credits and incentives
Manage implementation of any multistate income tax related legislation enacted
Conduct multistate technical research as needed
Strive to continuously improve the State and Local tax accrual and compliance processes within tax operations, identifying and implementing best practices (including technology solutions) in a strong control environment
Manage State tax planning and forecasting initiatives in collaboration with other members of the Tax department and of the business; analyze opportunities for state tax savings
Manage State and Local direct tax audit function in response to inquiries and requests from authorities
Manage preparation and archiving of complete documentation on State tax positions and issues
Make recommendations on business and process improvements related to multistate matters
Master's degree in Accounting/Taxation required
CPA or other relevant certification
Five (5) + years of prior Big 4 experience in state and local/multistate for pass-through entities
Maintains strong knowledge of tax compliance, tax reporting, tax research, and tax planning on a multi-state level
Prior experience supervising tax professionals on a project or engagement basis
Ability to train and develop multistate staff
Ability to assist US firms in examinations before state revenue departments and to work directly with state auditors to resolve audit issues
Prior experience preparing and/or reviewing tax accruals / reserves
Apportionment and revenue sourcing for income, business activity and indirect taxes
State tax forecasting / planning experience
+Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship now, or at any time in the near future.
+Travel up to 20% (While 20% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
- Experience implementing tax compliance automation software projects; including knowledge of Thomson Reuters OneSource, GoSystems or other software
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.