Tax Manager in Chicago, IL at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 12/21/2017

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

JOB LOCATION: Global Headquarters, Chicago, IL


  • Manage quarterly & annual accounting for income taxes for a multinational public corporation:  determination of effective tax rate, maintenance of balance sheet tax accounts, and preparation of related financial statement ASC 740 and FIN 48 disclosures
  • Manage domestic and international post-acquisition tax integration and determination of tax entries for US GAAP purchase accounting
  • Monitor transfer pricing policies and related documentation
  • Monitor BEPS and other international legislative changes that may impact LKQ’s tax position, including tax accounting implications
  • Monitor tax team’s SOx compliance
  • Assist in tax planning projects
  • Prepare responses to IRS income tax audit inquiries
  • Periodic (1-2 times per year) international travel required

Job Requirements


  • Experience in accounting for income taxes (ASC 740, FIN 48), including tax effects of US GAAP purchase accounting required
  • Strongly preferred experience with US tax reporting of international operations
  • Experience with corporate tax compliance and provision systems preferred (OneSource, TaxStream, or CorpTax)


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Masters in Taxation highly desirable
  • 7 or more years progressive experience in corporate income taxation
  • Significant large corporate group experience in public accounting and/or a corporate tax department

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.