Zurich NA Tax Analyst in Schaumburg, Illinois
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Zurich North America is hiring an Tax Analyst to join their team! We are open to hiring talent in our Zurich office located in Schaumburg, IL. The successful candidate under guidance will perform routine tax transactional tasks and resolve a range of straight forward problems in tax accounting, reporting, planning, audits, research and/or compliance to ensure actions are completed to appropriate service levels or defined procedures.
As a Tax Consultant I, you will under guidance, lead or perform complex tax transactional tasks and resolve a wide range of issues in tax accounting, reporting, planning, audits, research and/or compliance. This role is an important part of our business strategy. As a tax consultant, within our Corporate Tax unit you'll have the opportunity to join a team of talented tax professionals to provide valuable services to Zurich North America.You will have the ability to join an industry environment that is constantly changing. In this role you will add value toour tax team by working collaboratively and applying your specialized knowledge and experience.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Prepares tax returns and supporting workpapers, estimated tax payments and various other tax compliance.
Assists in preparing quarterly tax provisions, including reports to management and the external auditor, account reconciliations, tax basis balance sheet support, and execution of internal controls.
Supports company tax audits, responses to tax notices, and timely resolution of other tax controversy matters.
Performs basic technical research to address tax issues, including planning opportunities.
Provides other tax support, which may include analyses of pending legislation, preparation of required transfer pricing documentation and reporting, and implementation of legislative changes.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and No prior experience required in the Accounting and Finance areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Accounting and Finance area
Strong spreadsheet skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Accounting and/or tax internship and/or professional experience in public or corporate accounting
Experience with CorpTax and/or SAP
Microsoft Office skills; strong spreadsheet skills
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).
A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?
Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
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