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

Do you have excellent tax compliance and consulting skills and a strong desire to join a cutting-edge and innovative tax team? Do you like working to help companies achieve their tax objectives? 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 (Depreciation Analysis & Reporting Tool) 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.

  • Analysis and deployment and use-case identification of innovative technologies and process to drive value and efficiency through our client engagements.

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

  • Day-to-day participation and leading project management and delivery of tax advisory and consulting services to the client.

  • Day-to-day interaction with engagement teams, both domestically and internationally, in order to ensure proper 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. 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 value additive results our clients. Our people are entrepreneurial, innovative, 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 DART technology solution to help clients drive efficient tax cost recovery calculations and tax planning through advanced technologies and data analytics. Specifically, they specialize in a wide variety of fixed asset centric tax services such as:

Assisting Clients with annual and interim tax 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.



  • Ability to perform job responsibilities within a hybrid work model that requires US Tax professionals to co-locate in person 2 - 3 days per week.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or another business-related field.

  • Ability to travel 20%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.

  • One of the following active accreditations obtained, in process, or willing and able to obtain:

  • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for CPA

  • If not CPA eligible:

  • Licensed attorney

  • Enrolled Agent

  • Alternative Certification:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Chartered Financial Advisor (CFA)


  • Advanced degree such as MST or MAcc.

  • Mid-Level to Advanced skills in MS Project, Word, Excel.

  • Experience with Tax Depreciation Software including Sage, Bloomberg, PowerPlan TFA, etc.

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

  • Demonstrated effective research and verbal and written communication skills

  • Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience or equivalent

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $66,570 to $151,580.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation:

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.