Tax Analyst

| Chicago

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
The Tax Analyst is part of the Motorola Solutions, Inc. Global Tax Team supporting global corporate tax return compliance, tax planning/audits, tax accounting and financial statement reporting for a $8B multinational with operations in over 65 countries. The US tax team is located in downtown Chicago, IL with regional tax members in Canada, Asia, and Europe. We offer a dynamic work environment where your ideas and input will be valued.
Job Description

The tax analyst will contribute to the overall success of the U.S tax department by working in a supportive role with the various tax functions (i.e., Federal, State, Tax Accounting, and International Tax). The position will provide a broad and diverse experience within the global corporate tax function by providing exposure to the income tax life cycle for both the international and domestic areas as it impacts financial statement tax provisions, the consolidated federal income tax return, state income tax returns, and various examination inquiries. This role will require interaction with the accounting, finance, and legal teams and will include communication with external tax advisers.

 

The ideal candidate for this position is one with a solid foundation of corporate tax concepts who is looking to broaden their skills in other areas of corporate taxation.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities may include (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Preparing and reviewing work papers, allocations, and corporate income tax returns (federal, state, and / or international).
  • Research and documentation of various international and domestic tax issues.
  • Assist in the quarterly and annual tax provision process in accordance with ASC 740 Accounting for Taxes
  • Support global tax compliance and planning initiatives.
  • Participate in identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities in the tax compliance process to increase efficiency.
  • Proactively support multiple work streams within the global corporate tax function.
  • Assist with intercompany transactions, global transfer pricing issues, and foreign audit support

Additional Knowledge/Skills

  • CPA and / or Masters Degree in Taxation a plus.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills at both tax technical and non-technical business levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Proficient in MS-Word and Excel. Experience with Tax compliance software, CorpTax a plus.

Basic Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university.

2+ years of corporate tax or accounting experience


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
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Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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