Walgreens Senior Tax Analyst, Corporate Income Tax in DEERFIELD, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Summary

Responsible for providing support in federal and state income tax compliance and quarterly income tax provisions, projections, and estimated payments. Actively monitors developments within business operations and provide recommendations on related tax matters. Collaborates with other Corporate Departments as necessary. Assists in minimizing tax liability through best practices and knowledge of tax laws and regulations. Provides proficiency within a tax function by interpreting business issues and applying best practices. Assists in solving tax problems and serves as an experienced resource to provide new perspectives and identify solutions.

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. 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.

Job ID: 54780BR

Title: Senior Tax Analyst, Corporate Income Tax

Company Indicator: Walgreens

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Function: Finance/Accounting

Full Store Address: 300 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015

Full District Office Address: 300 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-4614-00005-2

External 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 and sales and use tax audits.

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel that includes Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, Vlookups, and creating custom formulas.