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Entry-Level Tax Analyst

Company: Zurich
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:


Zurich North America is hiring an Entry-Level 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.


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.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and No prior experience required in the Accounting and Finance area

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2 or more years of experience in the Accounting and Finance area

Preferred Qualifications:


  • CPA

  • Strong spreadsheet skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Master’s Degree

  • 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

A future with 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 148 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 click here 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 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1 

Keywords: Zurich, Schaumburg , Entry-Level Tax Analyst, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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