Ryerson Senior Tax Analyst - IL Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Position Description: Ryerson, a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America, serving customers through a network of service centers across the United States, Canada, Mexico and China, is looking for a Sr. Tax Analyst to play a pivotal role within the Corporate Tax Department located in downtown Chicago, IL. This position will report to the Tax Manager, but will work with all members of the team including the VP of Tax.

The roles and responsibilities of this position will include activities in the areas of accounting/financial reporting, compliance, controversy and planning associated with corporate taxes such as:

  • Preparation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual income tax provision work papers and build expertise of ASC 740 requirements

  • Manage income tax account reconciliations and tax entries with the accounting department

  • Preparation/review of book to tax differences for members of the consolidated group Analyze fixed asset addition/disposal detail in the tax books

  • Coordinate preparation of the consolidated federal income tax returns

  • Preparation and/or review of Forms 5471, 8858 and 8865 for Controlled Foreign Corporations

  • Preparation and/or review of various separate company and combined/unitary state income tax returns

  • Review of quarterly estimated tax payments

  • Preparation and/or review of other filings such as Foundation returns, Foreign Bank Account Reporting, etc.;

  • Respond to various federal, state and local income tax notices

  • Research of various federal, international, state and local income tax issues

  • Participation or lead federal, state and local income tax audits

  • Implementation of tax planning ideas

  • Coordinate with outside consultants as required

  • Make recommendations for process improvements

  • Build strong business relationships with personnel at various locations in order to assist with tax issues and minimize tax assessments

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree is required. An advanced degree and/or CPA is a plus

  • 3 - 6 years of federal and/or state income tax and tax provision experience is required, public accounting experience is a plus

  • Strong analytical, organizational, technical and technological skills, work well with other members of a team and possess excellent communication abilities and intellectual curiosity

  • Knowledge of MicroSoft Excel and Word required; knowledge of OneSource tax provision and compliance software is a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 4570

Functional Area: Tax

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years

Location: IL-Chicago

Department: Tax

Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Relocation Provided: No