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Senior Tax Analyst

Job ID 34177BR Location 300 WILMOT RD , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary
Responsible for providing tax support on state income tax planning, audit documentation, and accounting reports as they relate to corporate income taxes. Assists Planning Manager with ongoing project management to ensure that critical deadlines and key objectives are met. Assists in the development and documentation of processes for ongoing state tax planning initiatives. Actively monitors developments within business unit/subsidiary operations and provides recommendations on potential state income tax impacts. Assists with obtaining both federal and state tax credit incentives, and developing incentive plans. Monitors, reports, and develops positions on state legislative updates for potential income tax impacts to the business. Engages and works with other Corporate Departments, consultants, and government agencies as necessary on various income tax matters. Identifies areas of opportunity for tax savings through work with other departments, groups, consultants, etc.


Job Responsibilities
  • Prepares tax filings and/or responses to tax auditor inquiries and analyzes various tax laws, regulations and procedures.
  • Responsible for implementing projects related to tax filings and audits. Analyzes and summarizes tax information and prepares reports.
  • Collaborates with internal departments and external consultants, as required.
  • Serves as the tax liaison to business units/subsidiaries.
  • Assists and participates in the transition planning and implementation of procedures for new tax processes. Provides changes or enhancements to ensure “best practice” policies and procedures to gain synergies across all lines of business units.
  • Supports team in the formulation of analyses and recommendations relating to assigned tax area.
  • Participates in projects and process improvements for the department.
  • Mentors and develops tax analysis.
  • Third party audit requests are in compliance with government regulations and contract terms. Addresses issues / claims and corrects error root-causes.
  • Maintains active communication of tax results and issues.
  • Assists and participates in mergers and acquisitions, and tax planning initiatives.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com and VisionDirect.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company.
  • At least 1 year of experience analyzing and reporting financial data.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Experience in accounting system data retrieval.
  • Experience developing written communications.
  • Experience providing support on state income tax audits.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel that includes Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, Vlookups, and creating custom formulas.

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