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Deloitte Tax Senior, Federal Tax Services - DART (Depreciation Analysis and Reporting Tool) in Chicago, Illinois

Do you have excellent tax compliance skills and a strong desire to join a cutting-edge team? Do you like working to help companies achieve their tax objectives and their individual risk profiles? Do you have a passion for a unique and challenging role? If so, we have the career opportunity to keep you intrigued well beyond the tax code!

Work you'll do

As a Tax Senior in the FTS-DART group, you will be responsible for:

  • Participating in engagements requiring tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates including reviewing public information and tax-specific information.

  • Research and analysis of a wide range of tax issues encountered on our projects while working closely with both our engagement teams and our Partners.

  • Day-to-day participation of projects through the delivery of tax consulting services to the client.

  • Day-to-day interaction with engagement teams, both domestically and internationally, in order to ensure property staffing and participation on engagements teams.

The team

National Federal Tax Services (NFTS) is a national practice within Deloitte Tax LLP made up of multiple tax service offerings, including Global Tax Depreciation Services. Each NFTS service offering has been developed and built in response to a tax planning opportunity, a marketplace need, or a technological innovation - with the purpose of delivering results for our clients. Our people are entrepreneurial in spirit and have always had the work-hard/play-hard mentality. Team members within NFTS are viewed as tax specialists.

Deloitte's tax professionals use our proprietary Depreciation Analysis & Reporting Tool (DART) to help clients drive efficient tax cost recovery calculations and planning through advanced technologies and data analytics. Specifically, they specialize in a wide variety of services related to fixed assets, such as:

  • Assisting Clients with annual and interim cost recovery computations, including computing depreciation and gain/loss to support federal and state returns;

  • Preparing state tax depreciation schedules and related adjustments for states that have decoupled from federal tax depreciation;

  • Preparing and helping establish additional sets of tax depreciation books, such as Earnings and Profits (E&P) and non-confirming state regimes;

  • Leveraging and utilizing advanced global tax depreciation data analytics and visualizations to help identify tax planning considerations, potential tax risks related to Client's fixed asset data, and identify potential cash tax savings;

  • Assisting Clients with the analysis and validation of the of their carried PP&E timing differences and the related federal and state deferred tax balances;

  • Computing tax depreciation for financial forecasts, tax provision, long-range planning, and cash-tax planning;

  • Assisting Clients with RFP development, tax fixed asset vendor demonstrations and tax depreciation software selection;

  • Helping Clients with fixed asset system implementations or upgrades;

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field

  • 2+ years' experience in core federal tax compliance, including federal and/or international

  • Travel up to 50% (While 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)

  • One of the following accreditations obtained, or in process, or must be able/willing to obtain: Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office, Licensed attorney, Enrolled Agent

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree such as MST or MAcc

  • Mid-Level to Advanced skills in MS Project, Word, Excel, and Tax Depreciation Software

  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to effectively handle multiple, competing priorities

  • Demonstrated effective research and verbal and written communication skills

  • Previous Big 4 experience or equivalent

    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.

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.

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