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Tax Reporting and Advisory TRA Senior Associate

Company name
Grant Thornton LLP.

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Feb 01,2019

Valid Through
May 17,2019

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Tax Reporting and Advisory (TRA) Senior Associate','042821','!*!Grant Thornton is

collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global

organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we

have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Tax Reporting and Advisory (TRA) Sr. AssociatePosition Summary:

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led

Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with

insightful, practical tax advice.  In addition to tax professionals across

the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical

knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international

tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal

tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private

wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation,

not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services. The TRA Senior Associate works closely with staff on all phases of project

and engagement management for multiple clients.  The TRA team provides a variety of services

to our clients in the areas of tax outsourcing, tax and finance optimization,

tax technology and implementation as well as IFRS conversion.


The Tax Senior Associate is

primarily responsible for reviewing income and non-income based taxes,

statutory income compliance and consulting, transactional taxes, transfer

pricing documentation and evaluation, reviewing the tax flow and tax

functioning of our client’s operations, assisting in the evaluation and

implementation of tax software and technology to increase efficiency as well as

a variety of other job tasks depending on the engagement.


Essential Duties and



client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning,

executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget.


train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess

performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as



tax returns done by staff and make recommendations on return preparation

regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities; gain increasing

responsibility in review process.


tax returns for more complex income tax clients.


and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to

prepare and process returns and research tax matters.


to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities.Other duties as assigned.

','!*!Preferred Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting.CPA preferred.

Two to four

years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience;

experience in public accounting is a plus.

Additional Information:

Ability to work

additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.

Benefits: Grant

Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an

extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles.  For a complete list of benefits, please visit Founded
in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is

the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s

leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant

Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices across

the U.S., with more than 590 partners and 8,500 employees in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India. Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held

companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious

organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products,

financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant

Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth

holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission

fulfillment or innovation. It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment

opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to,

recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination,

are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex,

age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status,

veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable

federal, state or local law.  ','US-IL-Chicago','Grant Thornton Tower','171 N. Clark St. Ste 200','Chicago','60601','Tax Reporting and Advisory (TRA) Senior Associate

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Company Profile
The people in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients in more than 100 countries. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity.

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