Tax Manager - Tax Accounting and Compliance

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Optiver is looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Tax Accounting and Compliance Manager. As the Tax Manager, you will play a key role in Optiver’s core tax function.

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for GAAP and IRFS tax provisions:
    • Streamline GAAP and IFRS tax provisions
    • Work with the Finance team to maintain tax related general ledger accounts
    • Calculate and monitor ETR
    • Deliver financial statement audit tax support: Collaborate with the Finance team on financial reporting support, tax accounting, and disclosures
    • Integrate tax law changes into tax accounting and reporting process
  • Manage Federal, state, and multi-national tax compliance:
    • Own successful completion of US, NL and UK returns
    • Track and manage growing state tax footprint
    • Calculate and pay quarterly estimated tax payments
    • Participate in audit defense
  • Develop and implement effective internal controls surrounding tax accounting and compliance
  • Drive a continuous improvement mindset across all activities; identify new opportunities to add value to the business
  • Other tax projects

 What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA certification required
  • 6-10 years of experience
  • ASC 740 experience required
  • Strong track record of updating, monitoring, and improving control environment
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented individual able to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Partnership & multi-state experience a plus
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment authorization for this job opening

About Optiver:

Optiver is a leading proprietary trading firm using technology to provide the most up-to-date and competitive prices in financial products around the world. Put simply, we improve the markets. Achieving this requires excellence in everything we do. That’s not merely an aspiration, but our reason for being.

We’re seeking people who up the ante with nerve, with guts and, most importantly, with heart. We’re looking for the bold. Does that describe you? Then opt in.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

130 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

An Insider's view of Optiver

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of my favorite aspects of Optiver is the openness of our company culture. We’re always encouraged to learn from each other and share ideas across teams, and this spirit of collaboration really permeates every interaction you’ll have.

Xiaoyu

Quantitative Trader

What are Optiver Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Optiver hosts a family-oriented summer event.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fully paid health insurance premiums for employees • Generous 401(k) Plan • 25 days of paid vacation • Free catered breakfast and lunch daily • Weekly in-house chair massages • Complimentary in-house barista

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