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Tax Compliance Manager

Lisle, IL

Job/Position Summary

Ensures compliance with tax reporting requirements and accuracy of the tax-related financial statement disclosures.  Assists Tax Director in developing strategic initiatives to reduce the worldwide effective tax rate.   

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Responsible for timely preparation of the US income tax returns, including consolidated federal 1120 return, foreign tax credit Form 1118, reporting for non-US subsidiaries Forms 5471, 8858 and state returns.
  • Preparation of U.S. quarterly estimated tax calculations and extensions.
  • Preparation of state sales and use tax returns, and property tax returns.
  • Responsible for the overall return calendar and coordination of timing and inputs with other finance team members.
  • Review and respond to information requests from tax authorities, manage audits, and proactively identify adjustments to be proposed.
  • Identify and implement process improvements for the current tax return processes.
  • Research and document income tax accounting methods, tax positions, processes and nexus reviews.
  • Responsible for administering and maintaining the tax preparation software. (CorpTax ).
  • Advises Tax Director regarding the impact of new tax legislation(s). 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategic tax planning for federal and state taxes.
  • Assists with various other tax matters including ongoing review of tax procedures to streamline processes and minimize risk.
 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong analytical skills. Exposure to a broad base of income tax issues, including state tax and international tax, preferred.
  • Sound decision-making skills using analytical data and information from internal and external sources.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset to improve output and free up resources for analytical support.
  • Planning, time management, and organizational skills are required to meet reporting and special project deadlines with demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate financial information to non-financial managers. Good verbal and written communication skills must also be possessed for presentations, letters, and memos.
  • Exceptional computer skills, including knowledge of SAP, Corptax, HFM, OneSource and Microsoft Office applications.
  • High Integrity, self-starter, and a strong work ethic.

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting required. Master's Degree in Accounting or Taxation or MBA preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in corporate taxation for a public accounting firm or in a corporate setting required. 
  • CPA preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work several hours at a computer.
  • Ability to occasionally work nights and weekends.
  • Minimal travel (under 10% domestically).

Working Environment

  • Standard office environment.
EEO Statement
CTS Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who complies with all applicable federal, state and local employment laws. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CTS Corporation will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. It has been and shall continue to be both the official policy and the commitment of CTS Corporation to further equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of, among other characteristics, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
We fully comply with all applicable Department of Labor and EEOC rules, regulations, guidelines, and orders including but not limited to Executive Order 11246 and 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4, 60-250.5(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a).  The parties hereby incorporate the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a)(7), 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, 41 C.F.R. § 60-300.5(a) and 41 C.F.R. § 60-741.5(a), if applicable. Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and drug screening.

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Applicant must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US.
No agencies please.

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