1+ months

Tax Accountant

Kelly Services
Des Plaines, IL 60017
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**Job Title:** **Tax Accountant IProperty Tax and Sales Tax**

**Duration:** CONTRACT TO HIRE

**Location:** Des Plaines

**Hourly Wage:** $20-$23/hr.


This position is an excellent opportunity to gain versatile state and local tax experience, including exposure to the leasing industry. Personal Property Tax related responsibilities include preparing and filing business personal property tax returns (using PTMS), reconciling notices of value, remitting and billing back tax payments. Sales Tax related responsibilities include processing sales and use tax returns (using Vertex).


_Property Tax_

+ Prepare and file business personal property tax returns using PTMS software.

+ Reconcile notices of value and file informal appeals when necessary.

+ Pay and bill back property tax bills.

+ Apply for property tax refunds

+ Provide internal and external client assistance on property tax technical questions.

+ Research property tax inquiries and changes

+ Special projects as requested.

_Sales Tax_

+ Prepare assigned Sales and Use Tax returns using Vertex software.

+ Collect and organize data to prepare business licenses for multiple jurisdictions

+ File basic business license renewals.

+ Prepare EFT forms and related maintenance/update of state required information for processing of EFTs and returns.

+ Maintain exemption certificates electronically and enter Vertex.

+ Respond to notices received from various taxing jurisdictions.

+ Research basic Sales Tax inquiries using RIA-Checkpoint.

+ Special projects as needed


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ Associate degree in Accounting with 4-5 years of relevant work experience, or comparable on the job work experience in State and Local Tax

+ Experience with PTMS software a plus

+ Experience with Vertex or similar software a plus

+ Experience with Word and Excel, MS Access a plus.

+ Experience with on-line tax and accounting research tools, such as Thompson Reuters products (Checkpoint, RIA etc.) is also a plus

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to . Thank you for choosing Kelly Services!

Thank you,

Michelle Barnard

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the worlds most respected companiesproviding you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform your career. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 5,500 finance and accounting professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2019-08-26 Expires: 2019-10-21

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