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Tax Accountant in Des Plaines, IL at New Flyer

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer of America – North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Tax Accountant to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

 Position Summary:

As a key member of our Finance/Tax Team you will be responsible for performing required tax filings and complying with Federal, State, and Local tax laws.

What You Will Do:

  • Prepare and file U.S. state tax returns.
  • Prepare workpapers for U.S. form 1120 and tax provision.
  • Complete tax depreciation and reconciliation.
  • Prepare state estimates and extensions.
  • Prepare and file informational type returns (1099s, W-9s, 1042s, W-8s, FATCA, etc.)
  • Update various analysis and continuity schedules used for tax provision.
  • Assist in federal and state audits and fulfilling information requests.
  • Assist with tax functions including; unclaimed property, property taxes, franchise taxes, secretary of state annual reports and excise taxes.
  • Other miscellaneous tax filings.
  • Research of various tax planning positions.


Preferred Skills

  • Two years’ experience in a US Tax role
  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline
  • CPA designation is an asset
  • Ability to converse in a professional manner in both written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and possess initiative to seek improvements
  • Motivated self-starter with capabilities to work within a fast paced team oriented environment.

New Flyer is an EEO/AAP/Female/Minority/Disabled/Vets Employer

Apply Now!

If you would like to apply for the position of Tax Accountant, or know someone who would, please submit a resume to: employment@newflyer.com

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