Tax Analyst (State Income/Franchise Tax) in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 930851BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Tax Analyst is primarily responsible for filing state income/franchise tax returns, city income tax returns and annual reports with various jurisdictions. This position also involves working with systems to gather data needed for state income/franchise tax returns. This position requires return compliance. Also this position requires interaction with the law department for legal entity annual report filings.

Job Requirements


  • Prepare and file city and certain state income tax returns
  • Maintain good standing of all legal entities by filing and paying annual reports and certain franchise taxes by due dates
  • Respond to inquiries from states regarding tax filings
  • Manage and monitor monthly tax calendar to ensure completeness and accuracy of tax filings due
  • Reconcile monthly P-card statement to annual report filings and submit expense reports. Agree/reconcile amounts to general ledger
  • Work with income and franchise tax staff to obtain information needed to file certain reports and franchise taxes
  • Interface with the law department regarding reporting requirements and ad hoc requests for details and information regarding filings
  • Other special projects as needed

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Other Related Field
  • Strong computer software skills (Excel, Word and Database management)
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong Analytical and organizational skills

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships
  • Ability to multitask, work well under pressure, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Detail orientation, with high degree of accuracy
  • Effective time managements skills and sense of urgency
  • “Can do” attitude, capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints and capable of self-direction