Senior Tax Accountant in Chicago, IL at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 12/29/2017

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

JOb Location: Global Headquarters, Chicago, IL


  • Accounting for income taxes – review and consolidation of LKQ’s global tax provision
  • International tax matters – review of Forms 5471 for LKQ’s international subsidiaries, and calculation of consolidated U.S. foreign tax credit
  • Research and application for state and local tax incentives
  • Transfer pricing documentation
  • Response to IRS Federal audit inquiries
  • Tax planning support for mergers & acquisitions and strategic tax planning initiatives

Job Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Prior experience with ONESOURCE or Corptax

Strong Microsoft Office user

Strong tax research and communication skills

3+ years of large group corporate tax experience in public accounting or a corporate tax department

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Undergraduate degree in Accounting and CPA required; Masters in Taxation highly preferred

MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE: Computer, multi-user telephone system, copier, fax machine, advanced internet skills and very knowledgeable with the use of Microsoft Office programs.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Working hours will be adjusted at the discretion of the Director to accommodate workload. Must have the ability to work under conditions of frequent interruptions and must also work under pressure comfortably.


  • Competitive Pay
  • 401k Plan with generous employer match
  • Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
  • Paid Holiday leave (7) days after first 90 day period, and a Paid Time Off Program after 6 months
  • Experience and qualified managers on site


  • We are environmentally responsible.

LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.

*The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.