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Tax Associate (CareerSpring)

Tax Associate – Chicago, IL

Tax Associate – Equity LifeStyle Properties

Type: Full-time
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
Location: Chicago, IL
Compensation: $55,000-$65,000

What you’ll do:
As a Tax Associate, you will assist with tax compliance, including the accurate and timely preparation of federal, state and local income tax returns for ELS, a publicly-traded REIT.  You will also gather information, research tax laws and correspond with taxing agencies.

Experience & skills you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • 0-2 years experience in a tax role. If you have a focus on real estate partnerships and REITs, this is a plus.
  • The ability to follow directions to accomplish goals in an effective manner.
  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills.
  • Intermediate excel skills with the ability to master advanced excel skills quickly.
  • Working knowledge of tax software systems is a plus.

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