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Robert Half Manager, Transaction Tax in CHICAGO, Illinois


Exciting opportunity open at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m


  • Continuously identify and implement process changes to improve efficiency and accuracy of transaction tax compliance data, filings, payments and related accounting and processes.

  • Manage the preparation of transaction tax returns by internal resources and the compliance service provider; responsible for reviewing and checking the accuracy of material returns as well as monitoring and reporting on related controls; manage and perform necessary testing of compliance systems and source data.

  • Manage the tax accounting processes and entries related to transaction taxes and advise the business and tax department on the financial statement impact of transaction taxes.

  • Serve as the primary liaison for transaction tax compliance matters between the State and Local Tax team and various business partners, including new business developments. In this capacity, timely share information within the State and Local Tax team regarding business changes (e.g., billing system changes, new product offerings, jurisdictional changes, sales volume changes).

  • Manage the collection and conveyance of information needed for transaction tax audits and other SALT planning projects and assist with state and local transaction tax audits.

  • Assist with special projects as needed.



  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or other financial discipline

  • 8-10 years of transaction tax compliance experience including at least 4 years in a managerial position overseeing automated compliance processes and managing multiple stakeholders

  • Comprehensive knowledge of state transaction tax laws

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal


  • Transaction tax compliance experience with a multistate U.S. organization involving a large volume of filings for multiple legal entities

  • Energy/Utility industry experience is desirable, though not at the expense of a broad base of experience

  • Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification and/or advanced degree (MST)

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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