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Tax Analyst - Indirect 

Position Tax Analyst - Indirect  
Location Northbrook, IL - Utilities, Inc. Corporate  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Category Accounting/Finance  
About the Organization UTILITIES INC., is a growth focused, multi-state water-wastewater utility dedicated to ensuring our customers access to a clean and safe water supply while doing so in the most environmentally sound manner possible. We believe in promoting responsible water use and sustainable water practices to enhance the overall quality of our customers' lives and meet our country's future water needs.

Comprised of over 400 dedicated, skilled people who are the key to our every day success, Utilities, Inc. values commitment, ethics, knowledge, and customer focused service that allows us to effectively deliver comprehensive water and wastewater services while achieving our mission of Superior Quality, Efficient Operations and Exceptional Service.

We offer employees an enjoyable, challenging, collaborative environment. Through encouraging career development, cross-training and the support of continued education we strive to give our employees the tools to succeed and create a path for professional growth.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Job Title
Tax Analyst - Indirect 

Corporate Accounting


Supervisor’s Title
Compliance Tax Manager

Job Summary
The Indirect Tax Analyst participates in the effective and efficient operation of the Corporate Tax Department. This position leads the indirect tax compliance requirements. In executing the responsibilities required of this position, the Indirect Tax Analyst interacts with a variety of accounting, finance, and operations personnel throughout the Company.

Essential Functions

Sales and Use Tax Compliance

  • Prepares and files monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual state sales and use tax returns.
  • Assists in research and analysis of various sales/use tax issues.

Property Tax Compliance

  • Prepares and files local personal property tax renditions.
  • Process real and personal property tax payments.
  • Assists in research and analysis of various property tax issues.

Unclaimed Property Compliance

  • Prepares and files various state unclaimed property returns.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Prepares and files monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual utility receipts tax returns.
  • Prepares and files monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual regulatory returns with each state’s Public Utility Commission.

Business License Compliance

  • Prepares and files business/license tax returns and applications.

Tax Accounting and Administration

  • Maintains monthly compliance calendar to ensure the timely reporting and payment of taxes.
  • Maintains JDE system for changes of sales/use tax rates.
  • Updates and maintains tax-exempt certificates.
  • Prepares account reconciliations for indirect taxes.
  • Prepares annual property tax accrual.
  • Assists with responding to internal and external inquires.
  • Supports the Corporate Tax Department projects and initiatives.
  • Supports the Corporate Tax Department in responding to audit inquires of the indirect tax function.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assists in the annual preparation of various state corporate income tax returns.

Additional Skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Ability to interact independently with peers and management.
  • Possess excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Work under deadlines and multitask.


Physical Demands
Light to moderate physical activity; requires normal hearing and vision.

Equipment Used
PC and/or laptop, calculator, copy/fax/scan machine, telephone and other general office equipment.

Additional Comments
This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as desired.

Number of Openings 1  

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