Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N Tax Accountant II in Chicago, Illinois

Description:

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BASIC FUNCTION:

This position is responsible for providing tax research and planning analysis/support to the Tax Director and Unit Manager of Tax Planning coordinating and providing technical and substantive tax law support with an emphasis on state premium taxation and state sales and use taxes. The position will also be responsible for HCSC’s Vertex Sales and Use Tax compliance software administration. This position will support compliance/audit processes to comply with applicable tax laws and represent HCSC tax positions. This position will also provide tax consulting, recommendation, and exposure analysis to management on a diverse array of tax issues arising within HCSC departments and subsidiaries; examining current tax law trends and developments in the insurance industry for tax planning initiatives and opportunities to permanently reduce and/or defer HCSC tax liability.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • 2 years experience preparing and reviewing federal and state tax returns.

  • Knowledge of and skills in tax research methodologies, resources, and web based tax research search engines.

  • Knowledge and skills to conduct face-to-face communications with IRS and state auditors in a mature and professional manner.

  • Experience and skills in interpreting information from various sources.

  • PC experience and skills to include Adobe, Excel, and Word.

  • Experience and skill in presenting business cases to and influencing high-level third party stakeholders.

  • Verbal and written communication skills, including correct grammar, appropriate word choice, precision, conciseness, structure, appropriate tone and level of detail for audience.

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Location: IL - Chicago

Activation Date: Monday, July 17, 2017

Expiration Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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