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Tax Manager
Chicago, IL

The American Medical Association (AMA), a nonprofit, is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation.  To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

As an employer, we are dedicated to many efforts, including employee learning and development, social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and wellness. 

Our well-defined culture has strongly impacted the prosperity of our organization.  Our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Collaboration, Agility and Trust are at the core of our efforts and continue to shape the success of the AMA.

We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Tax Manager on our Finance Team team.  In this role, you will be responsible for supporting AMA’s tax function, including areas of tax compliance, tax accounting, and tax planning for international, federal, exempt organization, state, sales/use, and other taxes. The Tax Manager is responsible for serving as a technical resource in researching and evaluating impacts of tax law changes for the AMA and supporting the Tax Director in recommending modifications to existing processes and policies.  This role will prepare responses and schedules for federal, state, and sales/use tax audits and support all internal departments on tax matters.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tax Compliance, Tax Accounting, and Tax Planning
• Prepares federal, state, sales/use, international, and property tax filings, returns, and payments for review by Tax Director
• Identify, develop, and implement improved processes and best practices to increase tax compliance efficiency
• Assists in reviewing proposed transactions and interpret complex tax laws to advise management, and internal stakeholders of tax implications 
• Preparation of income tax provisions for review by Tax Director
• Minimizes tax liability through sound and informed application of laws and regulations

Research and Analysis
• Performs complex tax technical research and tax planning, make recommendations on how to structure transactions, and work with internal stakeholders at all levels and across functions to implement recommendations 
• Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving tax law, and communicate impact to Tax Director and management team
• Provide tax law interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document conclusions in a clear, logical, and comprehensive manner
• Participate and lead special projects as requested 

Audit Representation
•Prepare and review documentation required for audits and responses to auditors
•Prepare and oversee communication with taxing jurisdictions in response to notices and inquiries

May include other responsibilities as assigned
 

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar field required, CPA required, and MST a plus
  2. 5 - 7 years minimum experience public accounting and/or in-house corporate tax experience required, not-for-profit tax experience a plus
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of tax laws
  4. Ability to build strong relationships at all levels throughout the organization
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills required for interaction with all levels of management, including ability to translate complex tax technical laws for non-tax professionals
  6. Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  7. Organized and effective at dealing with many activities simultaneously; demonstrated ability to meet commitments and deadlines

The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology.  Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance.  The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.

THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION

If you require any ADA accommodation to complete the AMA’s application for employment, please contact:

Placement@ama-assn.org or call  (312) 464-5000

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
AMA is an equal opportunity employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Commission provides
EEO lawsPDF FIle and the EEO poster supplementPDF FIle to explain employee’s rights in the workplace.

 

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